Art

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

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Swiss Aerial Photographer Finds Paradise Lost in Iran

Georg Gerster’s aerial photos of Iran will be demonstrated in a photography exhibition in Tehran in second half of September.
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Iranian Artist Combines Painting with Music

An Iranian artist has combined painting with music, allowing viewers to play some music while watching the artworks.
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Sand Sculpture Festival in Caspian Sea Coast in Northern Iran

A few days ago, a Sand Sculpture Festival was held in the Khazar Abad coast of Caspian Sea, near the city of Sari, northern...
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Iranian Love Story Illustrated on a $5,800 Manteau

A gifted clothes designer has illustrated the old Iranian love story of Shirin and Farhad in miniature on a raw silk manteau, which is worth about $5,800 (200m rials).
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Iran Undecided about Exhibition of Its World-Class Artworks in Europe

Although anti-Iran sanctions are removed as per the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, Tehran is still unsure whether to send some of its world-class artworks to Europe and display them in their museums.
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Photo Exhibition in Tehran Marks Nelson Mandela’s Birthday

A photo exhibition was held on Monday, July 18, in Negarestan Garden in Tehran to mark the birthday anniversary of Nelson Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist.
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Iranian Woman Wins UNESCO Photo Contest

Iranian photographer Sara Mardani won the UNESCO international photo competition, which aimed to promote reading books and spread the message of tolerance.
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Photo Exhibition of Late Kiarostami Underway in Tehran

A number of photographs taken by the internationally-acclaimed filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami, who recently died in Paris, have been put on display since July 15...
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Photo Story: From Childish Dreams to Palestine on Fire

Mahmoud Alkurd, a conceptual and fine art photographer, has portrayed the innocence of poor Palestinian children and their expectation for victory in his photographs and posters.
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IAF Plans ‘$130 Art Sale’

The Institute for Promotion of Contemporary Visual Art will soon hold a ‘$130 Art Sale’ in mid-September at the Iranian Artists’ Forum (IAF) in Tehran.

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