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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.

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.

Iranian Woman Holds Painting Exhibition Inspired by Prague Sculptures

An Iranian woman has held an exhibition of paintings combining Iranian and East European art, which are inspired by statues in the Czech capital Prague.

Iranians’ Hospitality Attracts French Artist Couple

A French artist, who has traveled to Iran along his wife to hold a photo exhibition says they were fascinated by Iranian culture and hospitality.

Works of Art Fetch Over $3m at Tehran Auction

Items at an auction in the Iranian capital, Tehran, have sold for a record of over three million USD.

Iranian Painter Creates Works in Iranian-style Expressionism

Farzin Fakhri Yaseri is an Iranian painter and writer from the city of Langarud in the north of Iran who has a small workshop in which he paints and writes.

New Books Developed for Visually Challenged Children

Visually challenged children are being trained to illustrate the books they themselves read.

Iranian Man Turns into Painter in his Eighties

Hassan Moradi, at the age of 84, has become one of the most famous painters in Iran whose works of art are put on display once a week at the best galleries of Tehran.

Iranian Artist Turns Waste Papers into Artefacts

A creative artist has put on show his illustrations that are drawn on waste papers, mostly receipt papers, in a bid to say that people must change their lifestyle and take better care of the environment.

Iranian Cartoonist Receives Intl. Prestigious Award

An Iranian cartoonist from North Khorasan Province has received the third award of the international EXILE cartoon festival in Germany, said Vahid Namazi, Director of North Khorasan’s Artistic Center.

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