Art

Painting, sculpture, installation, creativity – the latest news and stories from galleries and museums in Tehran and across Iran.

Int’l Street Theatre Festival Opens in Iran’s Marivan

The 12th edition of Marivan International Street Theatre Festival was opened in Marivan County in western Iran on Saturday, September 9.
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Iranian Sculpture, Painting Museum Reopened after over 15 Years

A contemporary sculpture and painting museum was reopened in Tehran on Tuesday (September 5) after over 15 years of being closed.
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Expressionist Artist Holds Exhibition in Memory of Late Wife

Kiumars Kiasat, a prominent Iranian expressionist artists, has opened a solo exhibition of works he painted in memory of his late wife.
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Art, Culture Most Universal Iranian Elements: Minister

Iran’s new culture minister says the country’s artworks and cultural products are the most well-known Iranian elements across the globe.

Museum of Iranian Dolls, Culture Opens in Tehran

The ‘Museum of Iran Dolls and Culture’ has been established in the Iranian capital of Tehran to make its visitors familiar with the stories of different ethnicities in Iran.
Disabled Girl Acclaimed for Painting Ronaldo’s Portrait with Her Feet

Disabled Girl Acclaimed for Painting Ronaldo’s Portrait with Her Feet

A portrait of Christian Ronaldo, the superstar of Real Madrid and Portugal football teams, painted by an Iranian disabled artist has grabbed the attentions of football circles across the world.

Iranian Artist Cuts Salvador Dalí’s Moustache!

An exhibition of works by Iranian artist Amir-Mohammad Qassemizadeh was recently held in Casa di Dante (House of Dante) in Florence, Italy.

Over 70 Artworks Sold at 7th Tehran Auction for $7m

Tehran Auction fetched $7 million at its seventh edition, held on Friday, July 7, at Parsian Azadi Hotel in Iran’s capital city.
Copyright Bill Top on Iran Parliament’s Agenda: Minister

Copyright Bill High on Iran Parliament’s Agenda: Minister

Iran’s minister of culture says the country’s Parliament is set to discuss and approve a bill on copyright and intellectual property in coming weeks.
Los Angeles ‘Freedom’ Sculpture Inspired by Cyrus Cylinder

Los Angeles ‘Freedom’ Sculpture Inspired by Cyrus Cylinder

Inspired by the well-known Cyrus Cylinder, an Iranian-American artist has built a new public art installation, known as the Freedom Sculpture, which was unveiled in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

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