Art

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

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Iran Art Exhibition Uses Culture to Bridge Middle East Divides

In an art exhibition in Iran, artworks by Iranian and Arab artists have been put on display in a rare show of bonhomie in a region blighted by conflict and rift.
Frankfurt Book Fair

Iranian Female Story Tellers at Frankfurt Book Fair

During the recent Frankfurt Book Fair, the Iranian story-telling tradition known as ‘Naghali’ was presented to the visitors by Iranian female Naghals.
Sohrab Sepehri

Iranian Artworks to Be Displayed in Christie’s Auction in Dubai[:es]Obras iraníes en la subasta...

Christieʼs 250th anniversary celebrations continue this season in Dubai with sales of Modern and Contemporary Art (18 October).[:es]Continúan las celebraciones por el 250 aniversario de Christie, permanece la temporada en Dubái con las ventas de arte moderno y contemporáneo (18 de octubre).

Iranian Architecture Shines in Eastern Europe

Mehr Khaneh (House of the Sun), a project in Ukraine inspired by Iranian traditional architecture and the ancient culture and religion of Mithraism, has drawn foreign media attention in an international exhibition.
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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.
Musical Painting

Iranian Artist Combines Painting with Music

An Iranian artist has combined painting with music, allowing viewers to play some music while watching the artworks.
Sand Sculpture Festival

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...
Shirin and Farhad story on  Manteau

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).
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art

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.
Photo Exhibition -Nelson Mandela’s Birthday

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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