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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.

Visually Challenged Artist Creates Fascinating Paintings

A visually challenged Iranian woman has put on show dozens of her amazing paintings at an exhibition in Tehran.

Roloff Beny’s Precious Photo-Books Unveiled in Tehran

Two precious books by renowned Canadian photographer Roloff Beny were unveiled at the specialized library of Niavaran Palace-Museum Complex in northern Tehran.

Iran Leader Urges Artists to Beware of Enemy’s Soft War

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has urged Iranian artists to work harder in the face of a “pervasive soft war staged against the country by the enemies”.

Australian Actor Praises Iranian Artists

Australian actor, producer and theatre instructor John Samaha says it is an extraordinary experience to work with Iranian artists.

French Graphic Artist Holds Exhibition in Memory of Iranian Maestro

A collection of posters and type designs by French graphic designer Thomas Huot-Marchand are on display at the Iranian Artists Forum in memory of the late Morteza Momayyez, the father of graphic arts in Iran.

Black on Dark: An Exhibit of Iranian Calligraphy Art

Famous Iranian calligraphy artist, Azra Aghighi Bakhshayesh, has put on show her latest works in an exhibition called “Black on Dark” in Tehran.

Mural by Two Australian Artists Unveiled in Tehran

A mural drawn by two Australian artists has been unveiled in the Iranian capital Tehran on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of diplomatic relations between Iran and Australia.

Kermanshah Hosts Doll Carnival on Quake Anniversary

Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults recently held a carnival of huge dolls in two cities in the western province of Kermanshah, which was hit by a devastating quake last year.

Two Iranian Women Rewarded by World Craft Council

Two Iranian female artists from the southern province of Fars have managed to win two awards from the World Crafts Council.

Epic Play with Disabled Actors Staged after 10-Year Rehearsal

An epic play with 30 elderly and disabled actors was finally staged in Iran after nearly a decade of rehearsal.

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