Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Visual Arts

Iranian, Afghan artworks on display in Tehran

The Sateen Exhibition, displaying Iranian and Afghan artists’ works, is underway in Tehran.

Iranian Artists Rank 6th in Cité Internationale Des Arts

The director general of France’s Cité internationale des arts (International City of Arts) says Iranian artists have ranked sixth among 100 countries in this artist-in-residence building.

Iranian Artist Turns Milan Drug Hub into Gallery

A young Iranian artist has turned a former dreadful drug hub in the Italian city of Milan into a gallery for displaying precious artworks.

Old Iranian Lady Starts Painting ‘Suddenly at 84‘

An 86-year-old Iranian woman, who started painting all of a sudden two years ago, has put her paintings on display in an exhibition in the capital city of Tehran.

4th Khayyam Int’l Photography Exhibition Opens in Tehran

The fourth edition of an international photo expo titled “Khayyam 2016 International Exhibition of Photography” opened in the Iranian capital of Tehran on May 26, in a ceremony attended by FIAP officials.

Albanian Artist Wins Tehran Sculpture Symposium

Albanian artist Genti Tavanxhiu has won the first prize at the 8th Tehran International Sculpture Symposium for his 280cm-high limestone sculpture “Fragile”.

European Sculptors Praise Tehran Sculpture Symposium’s High Quality  

Two European sculptors taking part in the 8th Tehran International Sculpture Symposium, currently underway in the Iranian capital, have expressed satisfaction with the unique quality of the convention, calling it a wonderful event which is among the best ones worldwide.

‘Swedish Dads’ Put on Display in Iranian Artists Forum

A photo exhibition by Johan Bävman, titled “Swedish Dads”, was recently opened at the Iranian Artists Forum in Tehran in a ceremony attended by Sweden’s ambassador to Iran and a number of guests from the European state.

4 Iranian Works Included in Bologna Children’s Book Fair Catalogue

Works by four Iranian illustrators have been included in the catalogue of this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair, the biggest international trade show and book fair dedicated to children’s books, currently underway in Italy.

49 Works by 32 Iranian Artists at Christie’s Dubai

An exhibition of 163 artworks by the most sought-after Iranian, Arab and Turkish artists will be held in Dubai March 16-18, and then auctioned on March 18 at Christie’s upcoming sale of modern and contemporary art in the Middle East.

A Tour of Art Galleries in Tehran

Year after year, the art galleries of Tehran become more prosperous. Iranian people are now more willing than ever to see art and buy gallery items.

Renowned Iranian Artist Holds Painting Workshop for Child Labourers

Kambiz Derambakhsh, an acclaimed Iranian graphic designer and cartoonist, has held a painting workshop for Iranian working children.

World Should Know More about Iran’s Visual Arts: Hungarian Artist

Gizella Varga Sinai, a Hungarian artist who has been living in Iran for years, believes that Iranian visual arts can be presented to the world just like its cinema.

New York Museum Protests Trump’s Visa Ban by Displaying Iranian Artists’ Works

In a move to protest against Trump’s travel ban, New York City’s Museum of Modern Art has rehung part of its permanent collection with works by artists from Iran and two other majority-Muslim nations whose citizens are blocked from entering the US.

Iran through Eyes of Thai-Swiss Painter

A Thai-Swiss artist, recently put her paintings on display in an exhibition named “Iran through my eyes” in a gallery in Tehran.

Iranian Art and Culture Put on Display in Belarusian Capital

Over 100 artworks have been put on display in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, as part of the Iranian Art Exhibition that opened in the art gallery of University of Culture in Minsk on 30 January.

Int’l Festival of Visual Arts Kicks Off in Tehran

The 9th edition of Fajr International Festival of Visual Arts opened on Sunday in Tehran at two venues, Niavaran Cultural Center and Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, and will run through February 18.

Accomplished Iranian Painter and Sculptor Dies at 98

Reza Laal Riahi, a renowned Iranian painter and sculptor, has passed away in the Belgian capital of Brussels at the age of 98.

Iranian Artist’s Surreal Artwork on Boston Walls

Mahdi Qadyanloo, an Iranian surrealist artist with more than 100 murals in different cities, has completed a painting on a wall in the US city of Boston.

Iranian Artist Combines Painting with Music

An Iranian artist has combined painting with music, allowing viewers to play some music while watching the artworks.

Paintings Inspired by Persian Carpets on Show in Tehran

A new exhibition of paintings, inspired by the wonderful motifs and attractive colours of Persian carpets, has opened at Tehran’s Etemad Gallery.

Parviz Kalantari’s Lost City

Iranian Architecture Narrated by the Painter of Desert Landscapes Parviz Kalantari: “I was asked what type of a city is an Iranian city. I replied, ‘A city with a poet sitting behind each one of its windows.’”

2016 Tehran Auction Breaks Sales Record

The 5th edition of the Tehran Auction was held on 27 May at Azadi Hotel where the best of Iranian art was introduced and sold to art collectors, with total sales breaking the $8m mark.

Street Posters to Promote Environmental Culture

Environmental catastrophes affect almost all aspects of our lives and one way or another we are all responsible for what we have done to the Earth. We all share the same earth and are fully responsible for what we do on it.

Young Iranian director to judge US event

Young Iranian animation director Mona Abdollah-Shahi has been selected as one of the jurors of the Northwest Animation Festival in the US.

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