Thursday, October 6, 2022

Art

Award-winning Iranian photo-journalist Ashouri-Nia dies at 42

Award-winning Iranian photo-journalist and photo blogger Arash Ashouri-Nia passes away at the age of 42 due to electrocution.

Famous Iranian photographer dies of brain hemorrhage

Babak Borzouyeh famous Iranian photographer has died after slipping into a coma due to brain hemorrhage.

Ikat, an 800-year-old art, in Iran’z Yazd

Ikat (Daraee, Persian word for asset) is one of the beautiful and unique hand-woven fabrics produced in the Iranian city of Yazd. The industry is known as Ikat weaving. They make the fabric using natural silk and very beautiful geometric designs and pictures.

Iran’s museum authority confirms smuggling of historical painting to UK

A senior official with the Iranian ministry of cultural heritage confirms reports that a portrait of Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar was taken out of the Golestan Palace in Tehran and later smuggled and sold abroad.

Oscar-winning director Farhadi to get “Maestri del Cinema” award in Fiesole

The Roman Theater of Fiesole in Florence, Italy, will be granting its 2022 Fiesole Maestri del Cinema (Masters of Cinema) Award to the Oscar-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, who will become the first Middle Eastern filmmaker to receive the title.

Top Iranian poet Ebtehaj hospitalized in Germany

Veteran Iranian poet Hooshang Ebtehaj has been hospitalized in Germany for kidney failure, according to his son.

40 days into deadly collapse: Metropol photo exhibit

A photography exhibition focusing on the Metropol Building collapse in Abadan, in the southern Iranian province of Khouzestan, has opened in Tehran.

Oyster Ornament Exhibition held in Iran’s Cultural Heritage Ministry

The exposition of oyster and traditional ornaments was held at the central building of Iran’s Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts.

The collapse of human beings in the works of an Iranian artist using Mixed Media Technique

An exhibition of Farid Shams Yousefi’s works entitled “Disintegration” is being held at Ev gallery. The collection was formed during the Coronavirus pandemic with the theme of people being under pressure, and its creator has used Mixed Media Technique on recycled cardboard.

Iran’s successful participation in 3 international handicrafts events in Uzbekistan

The Iranian Deputy Minister of Handicrafts and Traditional Arts said: “Holding three major international events in Bukhara, Uzbekistan, with a focus on handicrafts has had a significant impact on boosting our regional and international credit in the field of handicrafts and has increased the willingness of tourists from other countries to travel to Iran.”

Qatar to host Persian carpet fair during 2022 World Cup: Iranian deputy minister

An Iranian deputy minister says Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has promised to Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi to hold a Persian carpet fair during the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Isfahan opens Polish children photo exhibition

The Iranian city of Isfahan has opened a photo exhibition featuring Polish refugee children who came to the city during the Second World War.

Playing the Taar at Iran’s oldest religious edifice

The “Dasht-e Majnoon” musical tableau, a work of art by Midya Farajnezhad, recounts parts of the beauties of Chogha Zanbil Ziggurat.

Marmar Palace, Iran’s Museum of Art

Marmar Palace, is one of the historical palaces of Tehran and a major tourism attraction, which was built in 1934 on an order by the then Iranian ruler Reza Shah.

Artifacts returned from France to Iran on display

A collection of 29 historical objects of the period between five thousand years ago and the Islamic era was recently returned to Iran through the efforts of the Iranian cultural counsellor in France.

Iran displays historical objects repatriated from France

Iran has put on display 29 historical objects the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts says were returned to the country from France after a flurry of diplomatic contacts with Paris.

Tehran museum director removed after performer dives into artistic work

Tehran’s Museum of Contemporary Arts on Sunday hosted a performance during which an incident drew various reactions including criticism from people and authorities that caused the removal of the director of the museum from his post.

Tehran art exhibition features contemporary view of nature

Tehran’s Jaleh Art Gallery is hosting an exhibition dubbed, “Nature in the Contemporary Perspective” featuring a diverse collection of paintings.

Iran hosts exhibition of compound sculptures

The Iranian capital, Tehran, is hosting an exhibition of compound figures made of wood and terracotta.

Day 6 of Fajr Film Festival

On the sixth day of the Fajr Film Festival in Milad Tower, the two films of "Henas" directed by "Hossein Darabi" about the life of nuclear martyr Dariush Rezainejad and "Golden Night" directed by "Yousef Hatamikia", the son of the famous Iranian filmmaker Ebrahim Hatami Kia, were screened.

More films screened on 5th day of Iran’s intl. Fajr Festival

The 40th edition of Iran’s Fajr International Film Festival has entered its fifth day, with two more films going on screen at the country’s biggest cinematic event.

Hamedan hosting snowman making festival

On the occasion of the arrival of the Ten-Day Dawn, marking the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, and the Lunar month of Rajab, with the help of Hamedan Municipality, a snowman making festival was held in the city in western Iran.

Iran’s Farhadi loses Golden Globe race to Japan’s Hamaguchi

The movie “Drive My Car”, directed by Japanese filmmaker Ryusuke Hamaguchi, won the Golden Globe for best non-English language film. “A Hero” directed by Asghar Farhadi was among the five nominees in the Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language category.

Iranian director Hamid Labkhandeh passes away

Renowned Iranian director Hamid Labkhandeh has passed away at the age of 70.

Iran actor Payman Maadi among Sundance 2022 jury members

Iranian actor Payman Maadi has been selected as one of the jury members in the 2022 Sundance Film Festival in the US. The film festival will take place in hybrid format from Jan. 20 to 30.

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