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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.

Iran to Host First Silk Road Festival

The Iranian capital of Tehran is to host the first edition of Silk Road festival as one of the largest international, cultural, artistic, tourist, economic, trade and scientific festivals in the world.

Quake-Hit Iranians Add Colour to Their Lives in Conex Boxes

The people whose houses were devastated by a strong earthquake in Iran’s Kermanshah province last year have started painting the conex boxes they use for temporary accommodation in order to make them more pleasant for living.

Iranian-Armenian Painter Combines Western Art, Eastern Mysticism

Combining western arts with eastern mysticism is one of the leading features of the paintings of Iranian-Armenian artist Sonia Balassanian.

Iranian Photographer Turns Broken Camera into Smartwatch

An Iranian photographer has managed to make a watch that can take photos with the help of a broken camera.

Iranian Child Named Youngest Artisan of Asia-Pacific

Arvin Khospi, a 9-year-old child from the city of Marivan in Western Iran, has been named the youngest handicraft artist in the Asia-Pacific region.

Iranian Children Use Painting to Call for Global Peace    

Tehran recently hosted an exhibition of paintings by Iranian children and adolescents, which were drawn with the aim of promoting the culture of kindness and peace in the world.

150 Iranian-Islamic Works to Be Auctioned at Christie’s London

Dozens of Iranian manuscripts and historical object are going to be put up for auction in an exhibition in London later this month.

Iranian Artist Uses Plastic Bags to Give Environmental Warning

Damages inflicted on the environment and human’s negative impacts on the nature and the wild life were the main theme of an exhibition recently held by an Iranian artist in the capital city Tehran.

French Artist’s Exhibition in Iran; Journey from Words to Drawings

Saless Gallery in Tehran recently hosted an exhibition of drawings by French artist Jean-Pierre Brigaudiot, entitled “A Blue as Blue as the Scarlet”.

Dutch Antiques on Show in Iran National Museum

A collection of Dutch antiquities and artworks are on show at the Muslim Era section of the National Museum of Iran in Tehran.

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