Saturday, June 25, 2022

Art

Afghan Artists, Literati Shining in Iran

These days, there is fear, more than ever, of Afghanistan reverting to what it was in the years from 1996 to 2001 when art and the artists’ right to survive was threatened.

Iranian Works on Display at World’s Most Prestigious Graphic Event

A poster exhibition showcasing works by Iranian graphic designers is underway in Poland on the sidelines of the 27th Warsaw Poster Biennial.

Exhibit Showcasing Andy Warhol’s Works Opens in Tehran

An exhibition showcasing several of American Artist Andy Warhol’s works have opened at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art.

Exhibition of Calligraphy Paintings Underway in Tehran

A group calligraphy exhibition is underway in the Iranian capital, Tehran, showcasing a selection of calligraphy paintings by Iranian masters.

Tehran Hosting Urban Arts Festival ahead of Nowruz

The 6th Tehran Annual Urban Arts Festival has opened in the run-up to the Persian New Year which starts on March 21, 2021.

Rarely-Seen Persian Artworks to Be Exhibited in Sydney

A collection of rarely-seen Persian artworks and crafts is to be displayed at Australia’s Powerhouse Museum, a major branch of the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences in Sydney.

‘Hanging Roots’ Exhibition Displays Trend of Human Decline

Iranian artist Ali Vaziri has displayed at an exhibition called “hanging roots” his works of art which depict the trend of decline among human beings.

Iran, Thailand to Work Together to Tackle COVID-19 Impact on Culture, Art

Iran and Thailand have underlined the need to exchange experience on tackling losses inflicted on the culture and art sector due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Iranian Miniature: A Unique, Fabulous School of Art

The Iranian miniature, which was recently registered by the UNESCO as a world heritage, includes a whole range of arts, including flower and bird painting, illustration with human themes, illumination, decoration of books with Islamic-themed miniatures, etc.

Tehran’s Old Alleys Get New ‘Colourful’ Life

The 'Colourful Alley' is a project that seeks to breathe new life into the old alleys of the Iranian capital Tehran in collaboration with local residents.

Iran to Attend Tokyo Int’l Art Fair Slated for March 2021

Several Iranian artists will take part in the 2021 edition of Tokyo International Art Fair, which is to be held in March 2021.

Miniature Art Registered on UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage

The miniature art has officially been registered on the List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Tehran’s Niavaran Palace Hosting Ceramics Biennial

A national ceramics exhibition has been opened in Niavaran Cultural Centre, north of Tehran.

Tehran’s Moqaddam Museum: A Qajar-Era Mansion with Exquisite Tilework

The Moqaddam Museum in the Iranian capital, Tehran, is a tiled mansion dating back to the Qajar era.

Iran’s Kashan Hosting Annual Contemporary Art Event

The 10th Persbook Annual Contemporary Art Event is being held in the Iranian city of Kashan with works by 19 artists displayed in individual and collaborative sections.

Master Farshchian: I Saw Imam Reza’s Face and Painted Him!

Renowned Iranian artist Mahmoud Farshchian recounts how he painted his famous work of art which depicts Imam Reza, the eighth Shiite Imam.

Iran in Photos: Murals of Tehran

Paintings and murals that decorate the walls of the Iranian capital are sometimes lost in the city’s hustle and bustle.

Iran’s Hamadan Hosts 3D Lighting Performance on Ashura

On the occasion of first decade of Muharram, the historical events of the Islamic month are narrated with three-dimensional lighting in Iran.

Tehran Hosts ‘Tough-Skinned’ Art Exhibition

"Tough-skinned" is the title of a group exhibition of paintings and sculptures, displaying a collection of works by various Iranian artists.

Tehran’s Milad Tower Hosts ‘Birth of Peace’ Group Exhibition

A group exhibition of artworks titled "Birth of Peace" was held at Milad Tower of Tehran from 7 to 9 August, 2020.

‘Let’s Stay Healthy’ Exhibits Works Created in Quarantine

The “Let’s Stay Healthy" virtual exhibition is currently underway at Tehran’s Afrand Gallery, displaying the works Mohammad Baqer Ziaei has created under the pandemic lockdown.

Iranian Artist Advances to Finals in UNESCO Painting Contests

An Iranian artist has found her way into the final stage of a painting contest held by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Iran Objects to Turkey’s “Islamic Calligraphy” Proposal to UNESCO

Iran has officially objected to Ankara’s proposal for the registration, by UNESCO, of what it calls “Islamic calligraphy” as part of Turkey’s intangible cultural heritage.

Iranian Photographer Nominated for Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2020

A series of photos taken by a young Iranian photographer has been shortlisted for the Leica Oskar Barnack Award, an international photo contest held by Germany.

Iran’s First ‘Gallery Alley’ Opens in Qavam Orangery of Shiraz

The first "gallery alley" of Iran has been opened in the historical passage of Qavam Orangery, Shiraz.

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