Festival-Visual Arts

Int’l Festival of Visual Arts Kicks Off in Tehran

The 9th edition of Fajr International Festival of Visual Arts opened on Sunday in Tehran at two venues, Niavaran Cultural Center and Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, and will run through February 18.

Accomplished Iranian Painter and Sculptor Dies at 98

Reza Laal Riahi, a renowned Iranian painter and sculptor, has passed away in the Belgian capital of Brussels at the age of 98.

Iranian Artist’s Surreal Artwork on Boston Walls

Mahdi Qadyanloo, an Iranian surrealist artist with more than 100 murals in different cities, has completed a painting on a wall in the US city of Boston.

Iranian Artist Combines Painting with Music

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

Paintings Inspired by Persian Carpets on Show in Tehran

A new exhibition of paintings, inspired by the wonderful motifs and attractive colours of Persian carpets, has opened at Tehran’s Etemad Gallery.

Parviz Kalantari’s Lost City

Iranian Architecture Narrated by the Painter of Desert Landscapes Parviz Kalantari: “I was asked what type of a city is an Iranian city. I replied, ‘A city with a poet sitting behind each one of its windows.’”

2016 Tehran Auction Breaks Sales Record

The 5th edition of the Tehran Auction was held on 27 May at Azadi Hotel where the best of Iranian art was introduced and sold to art collectors, with total sales breaking the $8m mark.

Street Posters to Promote Environmental Culture

Environmental catastrophes affect almost all aspects of our lives and one way or another we are all responsible for what we have done to the Earth. We all share the same earth and are fully responsible for what we do on it.

Young Iranian director to judge US event

Young Iranian animation director Mona Abdollah-Shahi has been selected as one of the jurors of the Northwest Animation Festival in the US.
Parviz Tanavoli Works

Women and jewelry, from conservatism to adventurism

Iranian sculptor Parviz Tanavoli shares his thoughts on women and jewelry.

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