Art

Art News of Iran

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

Iran’s Largest Origami Structure Folded in Shiraz

The city of Shiraz in southern Iran is hosting the country’s largest origami structure, which folds a huge dinosaur with a height of five metres.

Endless Blue; Exhibition of Paintings with Chemical Compounds

Endless Blue is an exhibition by an Iranian painter who has used chemical compounds and polymer to project his ideas on the minds of the visitors.

Sculpture Exhibition Displays Changes Human Beings Undergo

An Iranian artist recently held an exhibition with the main theme of changes that human being undergo to move from what they are to what they want to become.

Sculpture Exhibit Depicts Iranian Women’s Transition to Modernity

Sculptures made by Iranian artist Behzad Ajdari are put on display at an art gallery in Tehran, portraying the transition of Iranian women from tradition to modernity.
Silk Road

Iran to Host First Silk Road Festival

The Iranian capital of Tehran is to host the first edition of Silk Road festival as one of the largest international, cultural, artistic, tourist, economic, trade and scientific festivals in the world.

Quake-Hit Iranians Add Colour to Their Lives in Conex Boxes

The people whose houses were devastated by a strong earthquake in Iran’s Kermanshah province last year have started painting the conex boxes they use for temporary accommodation in order to make them more pleasant for living.

Iranian-Armenian Painter Combines Western Art, Eastern Mysticism

Combining western arts with eastern mysticism is one of the leading features of the paintings of Iranian-Armenian artist Sonia Balassanian.

Iranian Photographer Turns Broken Camera into Smartwatch

An Iranian photographer has managed to make a watch that can take photos with the help of a broken camera.

Iranian Child Named Youngest Artisan of Asia-Pacific

Arvin Khospi, a 9-year-old child from the city of Marivan in Western Iran, has been named the youngest handicraft artist in the Asia-Pacific region.

Iranian Children Use Painting to Call for Global Peace    

Tehran recently hosted an exhibition of paintings by Iranian children and adolescents, which were drawn with the aim of promoting the culture of kindness and peace in the world.

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