Art

Painting, sculpture, installation, creativity – the latest news and stories from galleries and museums in Tehran and across Iran.

Iranian Designer Talks of Her Collaboration with FIFA World Cup Google Doodle

Rashin Kheiriyeh, an Iranian graphic designer, has talked about her experience of designing Google’s FIFA World Cup doodle for the Iranian national football team.

Persian Zilu on Show in China International Fair

An international exhibition of Zilu, an ancient type of rug and floor covering, was opened on Wednesday at the China National Silk Museum in the city of Hangzhou.

Qajar Relics on Show in Tehran’s Golestan Palace

Golestan Palace in the Iranian capital is hosting three exhibitions in which monuments and works belonging to the Qajar dynasty are being shown to the public.

Iranian Artist Makes Beautiful Artifacts Out of Stones

A man from the city of Sabzevar in Iran’s Khorasan Razavi Province creates stunning handmade objects using stone.

Iranian Pupils Draw Paintings for Parentless Children

An exhibition of paintings drawn by little kids for unparented and neglected children was recently held in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Iran Marks Red Cross Day by Creating Largest Peace Painting

A group of Iranian artists have created the country’s biggest peace painting to commemorate the World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, May 8.

Iranian Artisan Uses Scrap Metal to Make Lovely Statues

Bahram Ashofteh, a highly talented Iranian craftsperson, has managed to turn scrap metal leftovers into very beautiful statues.

Tony Cragg Gifts Iran with His “Roots and Stones” Sculpture

The Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMoCA) has unveiled a new sculpture titled ‘Roots and Stones’ gifted to the museum by the British-German artist Tony Cragg.

Serbia Keen to Promote Iranian Artworks: Minister

The Serbian minister of culture and information says he would like the people of his country to get more familiar with Iranian works of art.

Iran’s Qajar Era Films to Be Restored in France

A collection of films belonging to the Qajar era found at Tehran's Golestan Palace are going to be sent to France for refurbishment, an Iranian official announced.

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