Art

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

Iran's Hamadan Hosts 3D Lighting Performance on Ashura 5

Iran’s Hamadan Hosts 3D Lighting Performance on Ashura

On the occasion of first decade of Muharram, the historical events of the Islamic month are narrated with three-dimensional lighting in Iran.
Tehran Hosts ‘Tough-Skinned’ Art Exhibition

Tehran Hosts ‘Tough-Skinned’ Art Exhibition

"Tough-skinned" is the title of a group exhibition of paintings and sculptures, displaying a collection of works by various Iranian artists.
Tehran's Milad Tower Hosts 'Birth of Peace' Group Exhibition 5

Tehran’s Milad Tower Hosts ‘Birth of Peace’ Group Exhibition

A group exhibition of artworks titled "Birth of Peace" was held at Milad Tower of Tehran from 7 to 9 August, 2020.

‘Let’s Stay Healthy’ Exhibits Works Created in Quarantine

The “Let’s Stay Healthy" virtual exhibition is currently underway at Tehran’s Afrand Gallery, displaying the works Mohammad Baqer Ziaei has created under the pandemic lockdown.
Iranian Artist Advances to Finals in UNESCO Painting Contests 1

Iranian Artist Advances to Finals in UNESCO Painting Contests

An Iranian artist has found her way into the final stage of a painting contest held by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Iran Objects to Turkey’s “Islamic Calligraphy” Proposal to UNESCO

Iran Objects to Turkey’s “Islamic Calligraphy” Proposal to UNESCO

Iran has officially objected to Ankara’s proposal for the registration, by UNESCO, of what it calls “Islamic calligraphy” as part of Turkey’s intangible cultural heritage.
Iranian Photographer Nominated for Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2020

Iranian Photographer Nominated for Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2020

A series of photos taken by a young Iranian photographer has been shortlisted for the Leica Oskar Barnack Award, an international photo contest held by Germany.
Iran's First 'Gallery Alley' Opens in Qavam Orangery of Shiraz 6

Iran’s First ‘Gallery Alley’ Opens in Qavam Orangery of Shiraz

The first "gallery alley" of Iran has been opened in the historical passage of Qavam Orangery, Shiraz.
Bones Exhibition

Bones Exhibition; A Link between Human Body and Nature

Iranian artist Atash Shahkarami is holding an exhibition of her paintings called "The Bones" at Tehran’s Vista gallery.
Jahan-Nama Museum; A Collection of Artworks from Entire World 1

Jahan-Nama Museum; A Collection of Artworks from Entire World

Jahan-Nama Museum, which contains collections of artworks from all over the world, is located in Sahebqaraniyeh Palace, northern Tehran.