Art

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

Iranian Miniature: A Unique, Fabulous School of Art

The Iranian miniature, which was recently registered by the UNESCO as a world heritage, includes a whole range of arts, including flower and bird painting, illustration with human themes, illumination, decoration of books with Islamic-themed miniatures, etc.

Tehran’s Old Alleys Get New ‘Colourful’ Life

The 'Colourful Alley' is a project that seeks to breathe new life into the old alleys of the Iranian capital Tehran in collaboration with local residents.

Iran to Attend Tokyo Int’l Art Fair Slated for March 2021

Several Iranian artists will take part in the 2021 edition of Tokyo International Art Fair, which is to be held in March 2021.

Miniature Art Registered on UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage

The miniature art has officially been registered on the List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Tehran’s Niavaran Palace Hosting Ceramics Biennial 21

Tehran’s Niavaran Palace Hosting Ceramics Biennial

A national ceramics exhibition has been opened in Niavaran Cultural Centre, north of Tehran.
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Tehran’s Moqaddam Museum: A Qajar-Era Mansion with Exquisite Tilework

The Moqaddam Museum in the Iranian capital, Tehran, is a tiled mansion dating back to the Qajar era.
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Iran’s Kashan Hosting Annual Contemporary Art Event

The 10th Persbook Annual Contemporary Art Event is being held in the Iranian city of Kashan with works by 19 artists displayed in individual and collaborative sections.
Master Farshchian I Saw Imam Reza’s Face and Painted Him 1

Master Farshchian: I Saw Imam Reza’s Face and Painted Him!

Renowned Iranian artist Mahmoud Farshchian recounts how he painted his famous work of art which depicts Imam Reza, the eighth Shiite Imam.
Murals of Tehran

Iran in Photos: Murals of Tehran

Paintings and murals that decorate the walls of the Iranian capital are sometimes lost in the city’s hustle and bustle.
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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.