Sunday, January 29, 2023

Art

Calligraphy exhibition at Niavaran Cultural Center (PHOTOS)

The exhibition, which opened at Niavaran Cultural Center on August 16, will run through August 25.

Turkey exhibits Islamic artworks by Iranian artists

The Turkish city of Istanbul has played host to an exhibition of Islamic artworks by Iranian artists, which are based on Persian calligraphy reflecting Safavid motifs.

Artists in Mashhad transcribe holy Koran in Ramadan

A group of Artists has transcribed part of the holy Koran and Islamic Hadiths in the fasting month of Ramadan.

Rainbow of Hope (PHOTOS)

Images of the largest water color workshop in the country featuring a 10-by-1 meter image of the capital in water color.

Sohrab Sepehri’s Painting Sold for $845K at 4th Tehran Auction

The total revenue of the sales added up to over $6.4 million.

Live painting-the-music performance by Iranian artists (PHOTOS)

Snapshots of the 2nd live painting-the-music performance which brought a painter and a musician together to create improvised paintings with music as a source of inspiration.

International festival of creativity in Islamic arts opens in Iran

An International Festival of Creativity and Innovation in Islamic Arts and Handicrafts has been held in the northwestern city of Tabriz.

An art gallery as big as a megacity (PHOTOS included)

Over 700 artistic works from Iran and other countries have appeared on Tehran billboards to turn the capital into the world’s largest art gallery ever.

The man of art moves on and leaves the past behind

A solo exhibition last year by Aydin Aghdashloo pulled in a big crowd of his fans, young and old alike, who stood in long lines for hours to watch his great works.

Iran artworks sold at Christie’s Dubai Auction (Photos)

Iranian artworks are sold 100 percent at the 2015 Christie’s Dubai Auction.

Rainbow, a journey into light in Tehran

Rainbow is one out of 100 artworks by Germany’s Otto Piene which will be showcased in Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art for three weeks.

European concerns over Iran are groundless

What is presented in Europe about the Middle East, including Iran, is not based on reality, said the Dutch musician.

Pieces of Life are there on the table at an art gallery

Visitors of Life see a table at an entire gallery space; this way everybody can have their own interpretation of life and its true meaning.

World Free of Violence poster exhibition opens in Tehran

The minister of culture and Islamic guidance and the president Rouhani’s chief of staff attended an opening ceremony of a poster exhibition dubbed “World Free of Violence”.

Kish Island to host 1st intl. sculpture symposium

The pleasant climate of Kish Island in winter, proper facilities, and the ease of transportation for foreign passengers without any visa requirement will boost the presence of international artists in the event.

Art needs freedom and with courage comes freedom

Grandson of the late Imam, Seyyed Hassan Khomeini, has said that it takes courage to enjoy freedom which is itself a must for art.

Restored Sphere by Arnaldo Pomodoro is unveiled in a Tehran Museum

Organization of such a ceremony is a reflection of good relations between Iranian and Italian artists, said the director of Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art.

Whenever I reach the end, I start from scratch

Newsha Tavakolian, a self-taught photographer, says her success has no bearing on her gender.

He did not lose his life, life lost him

Hassan Hazer Moshar, a self-taught artist who took up art at the age 70 after he came out of a coma, has passed away.

A dress with a message of peace and solidarity with the world

An Iranian dress designer makes a traditional dress to be a representative of Iranian culture in the Asian Cup 2015.

The wrinkled Mona Lisa on display in a Tehran gallery

Wrinkles are not a reflection of death, annihilation; rather they are a sure sign of life. They represent aging which is still beautiful.

Iranian children shine in Bulgarian Painting Contest

A number of Iranian children were awarded at the Bulgarian painting competition entitled “Music and Devotional Dances”.

Traditional art of matting in Iran in photos

People in Khuzestan province, southwestern Iran, weave mats or wicker mats by palm leaf fibers.

Uselessness is part of contemporary art

The exhibition which showcases a collection of artworks by Mr. Tanavoli’s students is intended to define the concept of uselessness in arts.

Macedonia hosts Iranian cultural program

A photo exhibition by an Iranian photographer along with a fair of Persian arts has been staged in Macedonia.

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