Friday, April 19, 2024

Visual Art

Iranian Artists Gives Live Performance on Significance of Peace

Iranian painter and sculptor Alireza Asanlou has given a live performance about peace at the Baroque Gallery 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.

Busts of Top Iranian Artists, Elites on Display at Tehran Symposium

The 2nd edition of Iranian Elites Sculpture Symposium (Dedicated to Contemporary Artists) is being held from July 1 to 9 in capital Tehran.

Tehran Hosting ‘Free Line’ Calligram Exhibition

The “Free Line” calligram exhibition is being held in Tehran with the aim of bringing artworks by three generations of Iranian artists together.

‘Inhabitants of Moan’ Exhibition Underway in Tehran

A painting gallery named the “The Inhabitants of Moan” by Iranian painter Abolfazl Rafiee is currently underway in the capital Tehran.

Painting Depicting Crucifixion of Jesus to Be Auctioned in Iran

A precious painting by Mahmoud Farshchian, the most famous Iranian miniaturist, depicting the crucifixion of Jesus Christ will go under the hammer at an auction in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Iranian Sculptor’s Works to Be Displayed at Venice Biennale

Iranian Artist Massoud Akhavan Jam has participated in the 58th Venice Biennale exhibition to put on show two of his largescale sculptures.

Tehran Hosting Teer Art Fair 2019

The Teer Art Fair is a cultural event during which galleries from across Iran come together to showcase their art pieces in a single time and place.

Finding Real Heroes in Old War Photos

What Saeed Sadeqi shot thousands of times during the Iraqi imposed war on Iran in the 1980s were not bullets, but photographs. Three decades on, he now has a specific goal: to find as many war heroes in his old photos as possible.

Tehran Hosting 3rd Exhibition of ‘Press Photo of Year’

The 3rd edition of “Press Photo of the Year” exhibition has opened in Tehran, putting on display 169 photographs selected from among 4,000 photos submitted in five sections.

Iranian Artworks Warmly Received at French Biennial of Fine Craft

Works by 10 Iranian artists have received a warm welcome at the Fine Craft Biennial Exhibition recently held in Paris.

Iran’s Pavilion among Most Attractive Ones in Venice Biennial Arte

Iran’s pavilion has been chosen as one of the most attractive pavilions set up at the 59th edition of Venice Biennial Arte 2019 in Italy.

Iran’s Pavilion Opens in Venice Biennial Arte 2019

Iran has officially opened it pavilion titled “Being and Singing” at Venice Biennale Arte 2019 near St. Mark's Square, featuring artworks by three Iranian artists.

Paris Hosting ‘Iran Photo (Inside & Outside)’ Exhibition

The French capital of Paris is hosting the second edition of an Iranian photography exhibition called Iran Photo (inside & outside) which offers a nuanced view of Iran, one that reveals the complex changes that the country has experienced over the last four decades.

World Wood Day Event Praises Iranian Artist’s Work

The World Wood Day event recently held in Austria rewarded a magnificent work of art by Alireza Bavandpour, a prominent wood artist from Kermanshah in Western Iran.

Monir Farmanfarmaian, Prominent Master of Folk Art, Dies

Famous Iranian artist and traditional folk art collector Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian has died at the age of 97.

Italian Artist’s Works on Show in Tehran

An exhibition of the works by Italian artist Giuseppe Salvatore Barilaro titled "The Identity of the Shapes" is underway at Tehran’s Sareban Gallery.

Oldsters Thrilled to See Their Portraits Painted on Village’s Walls

An Iranian artist in the north of the country has started to turn the frontage of village houses into beautiful portraits of old men and women.

Pre-Nowruz Festival of Coloured Eggs Underway in Tehran

A festival of coloured eggs is underway in the Iranian capital of Tehran as part of Baharestan 98 event which is held on the eve of the Persian New Year, or Nowruz, with the participation of 450 artists at 10 sites.

Tehran Hosts ‘Euphoric Garden’ Art Exhibition

The Iranian capital Tehran recently hosted an exhibition of paintings by Elham Nafisifar called “Euphoric Garden”.

City Art Rejuvenates Tehran in Lead-up to Persian New Year

An annual arts event has opened in the Iranian capital, Tehran, to welcome the Persian New Year Nowruz, which is just days away.

Fajr Festival Showcases Conceptual Ceramic Art

A variety of statues and conceptual ceramics have been displayed at the 11th edition of Fajr Festival in Tehran.

Over 150 Illustrations, Cartoons on Display in Fajr Visual Arts Festival

The 11th edition of Fajr Visual Arts Festival is underway in Iran showcasing 82 illustrations and 74 caricatures and cartoons by 61 artists from across the country.

Fajr Visual Art Exhibition Displaying Post-1979 Iranian Art

Art pieces from various Iranian artists have been put on display in an exhibition in Tehran with the main theme of the Islamic Revolution and the Sacred Defence.

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.

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