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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.

World Wood Day Event Praises Iranian Artist’s Work

The World Wood Day event recently held in Austria rewarded a magnificent work of art by Alireza Bavandpour, a prominent wood artist from Kermanshah in Western Iran.

Monir Farmanfarmaian, Prominent Master of Folk Art, Dies

Famous Iranian artist and traditional folk art collector Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian has died at the age of 97.

Salt Statues on Display in Art Festival East of Iran

Artists from 12 Iranian provinces have put on show their salt statues in a national festival held in a marsh in South Khorasan, eastern Iran.

Italian Artist’s Works on Show in Tehran

An exhibition of the works by Italian artist Giuseppe Salvatore Barilaro titled "The Identity of the Shapes" is underway at Tehran’s Sareban Gallery.

Khoos Doozi; A Beautiful Pricey Handicraft (+Video)

Khoos Doozi is a traditional Iranian needlework which uses narrow plastic strips in various colours for sewing on different clothing.

Persian Architecture in Photos: Tiling of Golestan Palace

Golestan Palace is a magnificent structure in Tehran whose construction dates back to the Safavid era, about 440 years ago, but has been renovated for several times in the following centuries.

City of Zanjan; Birthplace of Filigree Art

The city of Zanjan in north-western Iran has been registered as the national city and birthplace of filigree art, which dates back to several thousand years ago.

Verni-Weaving; Nomadic Art Indigenous to Iran’s Ahar

Verni is a flat tapestry which is woven by nomads in the Iranian city of Ahar, and is similar to Kilim and rug when it comes to its texture, raw materials, patterns and so on.

Oldsters Thrilled to See Their Portraits Painted on Village’s Walls

An Iranian artist in the north of the country has started to turn the frontage of village houses into beautiful portraits of old men and women.

Iran to Attend Prague Performance Design Quadrennial

Iran is, for the first time, going to participate in a major international theatre design event held in the Czech Republic.

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