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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.

City Art Rejuvenates Tehran in Lead-up to Persian New Year

An annual arts event has opened in the Iranian capital, Tehran, to welcome the Persian New Year Nowruz, which is just days away.

Tehran Hosting Exhibition of Contemporary Art Jewelry

The third edition of Contemporary Art Jewelry Exhibition is underway in Arya Gallery north of the Iranian capital of Tehran.

Fajr Festival Showcases Conceptual Ceramic Art

A variety of statues and conceptual ceramics have been displayed at the 11th edition of Fajr Festival in Tehran.

Over 150 Illustrations, Cartoons on Display in Fajr Visual Arts Festival

The 11th edition of Fajr Visual Arts Festival is underway in Iran showcasing 82 illustrations and 74 caricatures and cartoons by 61 artists from across the country.

Iran’s ‘Got Talent’ Show Turning into Household Name

A new talent show called “New Age”, which some believe is an Iranian version of the famous “Got Talent” show, has gained amazingly in popularity just a couple of weeks after its first episode went on air.

Iranian Baluch Woman Designs Dress for Queen of Brunei

A famous Iranian costume designer has designed a dress for the queen of Brunei upon the request of Iran’s Ambassador to the tiny country.
‘Iranian Theatre Most Influential in Middle East’

‘Iranian Theatre Most Influential in Middle East’

A renowned Nigerian theatre director has hailed Iranian drama, saying that the country has the strongest theatre industry in the Middle East.

Fajr Visual Art Exhibition Displaying Post-1979 Iranian Art

Art pieces from various Iranian artists have been put on display in an exhibition in Tehran with the main theme of the Islamic Revolution and the Sacred Defence.

Iran Using Adult Colouring Books to Attract Foreign Tourists

The tourism officials of the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad have adopted a new initiative to attract more foreign tourists.

Iranian ‘Mona Lisa’ on Display in Turin Museum

A painting by Fereshteh Setayesh, an Iranian woman artist, titled “La Gioconda”, has been acquired by the Turin Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and put on display at its permanent collection.

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