Art

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

Tehran Preparing for Nowruz with Colourful Street Arts

The third edition of “Baharestan” (Land of Spring) street art event is currently underway in the Iranian capital with the aim of promoting happiness and enthusiasm among the citizens ahead of the New Persian Year.

Kamal-ol-Molk School; Museum of Qajar Art in Downtown Tehran

The Negarestan Garden-Museum, a Qajar era monument in Tehran’s Baharestan Square, is host to a museum displaying works of renowned Iranian painter Mohammad Ghaffari and his students.

Tehran’s Dead Trees Turned into Magnificent Artworks

Several dead trees of Tehran’s Valiasr Street, one of the longest streets in the Middle East, have been carved by wood artists and turned into beautiful pieces of art ahead of the Persian New Year or Nowruz.

Wednesday’s Lady; Traditional Doll Linked to Spring-Cleaning

A doll designer has unveiled a new doll inspired from a Persian folklore tradition related to the New Year, which is still reverberating in northern provinces of Gilan and Azarbaijan.

Photo Exhibition in Tehran Compares Nomadic Life in Iran, Italy

The photos of the lifestyle and culture of Iranian nomads taken by an Italian photographer have been recently put on a comparative display along with those taken from Italian nomads.

Marriage Proposal at Iranian Photo Festival Raises Eyebrows

The guests of the closing ceremony of the “Image of the Year Festival” in Tehran were surprised when a young photographer chose the event to make a marriage proposal to his colleague on the stage.

Exhibition of Louvre Museum’s Items Opens in Tehran

An unprecedented exhibition of dozens of artworks and relics belonging to France’s Louvre Museum has been opened to visitors in Tehran.

Inside the First Iranian Museum Dedicated to a Female Artist

Monir Shahroudi Farmanfarmaian, an acclaimed 93-year-old artist known for her elaborate mosaics made of mirrored glass, is among Iran’s biggest artistic names at home and abroad.

Tehran Hosts Live Fashion Design Contest

A live fashion design contest was recently held in the Iranian capital Tehran as part of 7th Fajr International Fashion and Clothing Festival.

Fashion, Clothing Festival Underway in Tehran

The 7th Fajr Fashion and Clothing Festival has kicked off in the Iranian capital Tehran and will be open to visitors until March 4, 2018.

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