Saturday, May 21, 2022

Iranian Artists

Female Iranian filmmakers, actresses condemn ‘sexual violence’ in cinema

Iranian female filmmakers and actresses have issued a statement to condemn what they have called violence against women in the country’s cinema.

Tehran art exhibition features contemporary view of nature

Tehran’s Jaleh Art Gallery is hosting an exhibition dubbed, “Nature in the Contemporary Perspective” featuring a diverse collection of paintings.

Iranian actress Hatami granted honorary award at France film fest

The Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema in France has offered an honorary award to award-winning Iranian actress Leila Hatami, the president of its jury, for her carrier.

Second day of Fajr Film Festival held in Iran

On the second day of Iran's Fajr Film Festival, movies were screened in theatres of Tehran and other Iranian cities in the competition section, while critics watched two films at the Milad Tower Conference Center in the capital.

Prominent Iranian actress to chair French film festival

Well-known Iranian actress Leila Hatami was named as the president jury of the 28th Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinemas.

Color and light combination in dream palace

A creative artist in the city of Saleh Abad, Hamadan Province, has used colorful pottery fragments to decorate the walls of a house turning it to a palace of light and color.

Iran short movie wins best foreign film prize at US festival

Iranian short film "A Poetess" has received the Best Foreign Film award from the jury in the California Women’s Film Festival.

Masoud Kimiai paintings exhibit draws droves of visitors

An exhibition displaying the paintings of the famous Iranian director Masoud Kimiai has triggered huge enthusiasm among visitors.

Iran Calligraphy Heritage in Malek Musuem

The 16th session of the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Paris has recognized the “National Program to Safeguard Traditional Art of Calligraphy in Iran” as an intangible heritage.

Iranian rapper acquitted of premeditated murder

A lawyer for an Iranian rap singer says Iran’s Supreme Court has upheld a verdict acquitting Hamid Sefat of premeditated murder.

Asghar Farhadi wins Asia-Pacific Best Director Award for “A Hero”

Famous Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi has won the Best Director Award at the Asia-Pacific Film Festival in 2021 for his film "A Hero".

Prominent Iranian cartoonist Derambakhsh dies at 79

Kambiz Derambakhsh, well-known Iranian cartoonist, died on Saturday afternoon in Tehran after a short illness due to the infection of coronavirus.

Prominent Iranian artist Darroudi dies at 85

Iran Darroudi, well-known Iranian painter, film director, art critic and university professor, died of cardiac arrest at the age of 85 in Tehran on Friday.

Vishka Asayesh Wins Best Actress at US Winter Film Awards for “The Badger”

Iranian feature film, The Badger, directed by Kazem Mollaie and produced by Sina Saeedian, has won the IndeiPix (best independent film) and best actress awards at the 10th Annual Winter Film Awards International Film Festival in the US.

Iranian artist Fatali Oveisi dies

Renowned Iranian television and cinema actor and director Fatali Oveisi has died at a hospital in Tehran. Oveisi went into a coma due to a massive stroke on September 30. He was 76 when he died.

Iranian Illustrator Juxtaposes Omar Khayyam & Fyodor Dostoevsky in Painting

An Iranian illustrator has put on display a painting featuring Iranian poet and philosopher Omar Khayyam and prominent Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky as a medium to show the cultural interaction of Iran and Russia.

Prominent Iranian Actor Dies of COVID-19, laid to rest

A funeral ceremony has been held for Veteran Iranian star of screen Siamak Atlasi at Behesht-Zahra cemetery in the capital, Tehran.

Iranian artist holds exhibition entitled “Amazed by Bird”

The exhibition of Iranian painter and sculptor Pantea Rahmani entitled “Amazed by Bird entitled “Amazed by Bird” began on September 10 and will run until September 28.

Teahouse Paintings: Iran’s History in Pictures

Teahouse paintings present an illustrated history of Iran, i.e., display historical events in the form of pictures.

Iranian Film Restored by Scorsese’s Foundation with Funding by George Lucas

The Iranian masterpiece “Chess of the Wind” has been revived thanks to the efforts of Martin Scorsese's Film Foundation and with funding by Star Wars director George Lucas.

Tehran Hosting Exhibition of Unique Abstract Paintings

A painting exhibition titled “Post-, Pre-Time” has opened in the Iranian capital, Tehran, showcasing works drawn with acrylic paint on canvas.

World-Famous Iranian Stuntman Dies after Movie Scence Accident

Renowned Iranian stuntman Arsha Aghdasi has died of the injuries he sustained in an accident at the scene of a film being shot in the Lebanese capital, Beirut.

Iran’s First NFT Multimedia Exhibit Themed on ‘Trump’ Opens in Tehran

Iran’s first multimedia group exhibition on the non-fungible token (NFT) platform is underway in the capital city.

The Carpet Which Introduces Iranian Art in Olympics

A few days ago, an Iranian artist unveiled an Olympics-themed framed rug in Tokyo, where the 2020 Olympics is underway.

From Tehran to Rome: A Journey through Art

The Italian Embassy in Iran is working on a project called “From Tehran to Rome: A Journey through Art” which focuses the lives of Iranian and Italian artists who have a history of studying or working in any of the two countries.

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