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Art News of Iran

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

Iranian Cartoonist Receives Intl. Prestigious Award

An Iranian cartoonist from North Khorasan Province has received the third award of the international EXILE cartoon festival in Germany, said Vahid Namazi, Director of North Khorasan’s Artistic Center.

Tehran Hosts Exhibition of Paintings on Integrity of Power, Militarism

An exhibition of paintings by Amir-Hossein Zanjani, entitled "Marching", was recently held at Mohsen Gallery in Tehran.

Sanandaj; The City of Iranian Sculptures

The city of Sanandaj in Kurdistan Province, western Iran, is home to a large number of statues built in honour of the literary figures, poets, athletes and prominent people of the city.

Côte d’Ivoire Art Exhibition Underway in Tehran

The Iranian capital Tehran is hosting an exhibition of artworks and masks used by various tribes of Ivory Coast.

Spanish Playwright’s Masterpiece on Stage in Tehran

Veteran Iranian director Ali Rafiei has staged an adaptation of Spanish dramatist Federico García Lorca’s “The House of Bernarda Alba” in the Iranian capital Tehran.

Tehran Hosting Exhibition of Urban Sculptures

The sixth biennial exhibition of urban sculptures is underway in the Iranian capital of Tehran, where 59 maquettes have been featured and put to the vote of visitors.

Louvre Museum Urges Rediscovery of Qajar Art

Yannick Lintz, the director of Islamic Art at the Louvre Museum, has hailed the unique features of Persian art during the Qajar era, highlighting the need for conducting further research to rediscover Persian artworks created in the nineteenth century.

Collection of Works by Contemporary Artists on Display in Tehran

An exhibition of works by 13 contemporary Iranian painters and calligraphers is underway in the Iranian capital Tehran.

Farshchian University Opened to Protect, Globalize Islamic-Iranian Arts

A new university, named after legendary master of Persian painting and miniature Mahmoud Farshchian, has been opened in Iran with the main goal of protecting and globalizing traditional Islamic-Iranian arts.

Victor Hugo’s ‘Les Miserables’ on Stage in Tehran

Iranian director Hossein Parsaei has staged a big-budget musical adaptation of Victor Hugo’s masterpiece “Les Misérables” in the Royal Hall of Espinas Palace Hotel in the Iranian capital Tehran.

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