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‘Hanging Roots’ Exhibition Displays Trend of Human Decline

Iranian artist Ali Vaziri has displayed at an exhibition called “hanging roots” his works of art which depict the trend of decline among human beings.

Iranian Miniature: A Unique, Fabulous School of Art

The Iranian miniature, which was recently registered by the UNESCO as a world heritage, includes a whole range of arts, including flower and bird painting, illustration with human themes, illumination, decoration of books with Islamic-themed miniatures, etc.

Tehran’s Moqaddam Museum: A Qajar-Era Mansion with Exquisite Tilework

The Moqaddam Museum in the Iranian capital, Tehran, is a tiled mansion dating back to the Qajar era.

Iran’s Kashan Hosting Annual Contemporary Art Event

The 10th Persbook Annual Contemporary Art Event is being held in the Iranian city of Kashan with works by 19 artists displayed in individual and collaborative sections.

Master Farshchian: I Saw Imam Reza’s Face and Painted Him!

Renowned Iranian artist Mahmoud Farshchian recounts how he painted his famous work of art which depicts Imam Reza, the eighth Shiite Imam.

Iran in Photos: Murals of Tehran

Paintings and murals that decorate the walls of the Iranian capital are sometimes lost in the city’s hustle and bustle.

Iran’s Hamadan Hosts 3D Lighting Performance on Ashura

On the occasion of first decade of Muharram, the historical events of the Islamic month are narrated with three-dimensional lighting in Iran.

Tehran Hosts ‘Tough-Skinned’ Art Exhibition

"Tough-skinned" is the title of a group exhibition of paintings and sculptures, displaying a collection of works by various Iranian artists.

Tehran’s Milad Tower Hosts ‘Birth of Peace’ Group Exhibition

A group exhibition of artworks titled "Birth of Peace" was held at Milad Tower of Tehran from 7 to 9 August, 2020.

‘Let’s Stay Healthy’ Exhibits Works Created in Quarantine

The “Let’s Stay Healthy" virtual exhibition is currently underway at Tehran’s Afrand Gallery, displaying the works Mohammad Baqer Ziaei has created under the pandemic lockdown.