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Iranian Culture Ministry Opens Digital Library
Tehran, June 15, 2011: The digital library of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance+s Center for Media Studies was inaugurated during a ceremony at the center on Tuesday.
Italian Festival to Screen Iranian Film
Tehran, June 14, 2011: Iranian director Hamid-Reza Aliqolian+s Flamingo No.13 is set to be screened at the 2011 edition of Italy+s A FILM FOR PEACE International Film Festival.
Janet Rady Fine Art Presents "Breakfast in Tehran~Contemporary Iranian Women"
London.- Janet Rady Fine Arts are pleased to present "Breakfast in Tehran: Contemporary Iranian Women" on exhibit from June 13th through June 26th. Breakfast in Tehran will be a chance to see a selection ...
Prague Festival Praises Puppet Show about Persian Mystic
Tehran, June 12, 2011: A puppet show on the Persian mystic Mansur Al-Hallaj (c. 858–922) won two awards at the World Festival of Puppet Art Prague that was held from May 30 to June 5.
Tehran Next Stop for ECO Calligraphy Exhibition
Tehran, June 12, 2011: The calligraphy artworks created by sixty artists from Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) member countries will go on display at the Diplomatic Gallery of the ECO Cultural ...
Iranian Artworks Well Received in Venice
Tehran, June 10, 2011: Art-lovers have warmly welcomed the Iranian artworks presented at the 2011 edition of the International Art Exhibition of the 54th Venice Biennale in Italy.
Iranian Troupe to Perform “Macbeth” at Armenian Shakespeare Festival
Tehran, June 8, 2011: Iranian stage director Hossein Farrokhi will perform “Macbeth” at the Shakespeare International Theater Festival which will be held in Yerevan, Armenia this coming September.
Sculptor Tanavoli Happy to See “Heech” Gains Popular Acclaim
Tehran, June 8, 2011: The celebrated Iranian sculptor Parviz Tanavoli, known as the country+s first significant modern sculptor, is delighted that his statues of “Heech” (meaning nil in Persian) have ...
London Festival Screens Iranian Films
Tehran, June 7, 2011: Two Iranian films have been screened at the 2011 edition of the Mosaiques Festival of World Culture in the British capital of London.
asanian bas-reliefs at Tang-e Chogan under invasion of lichens and fungi
LONDON, (CAIS) -- Lichens and vegetation growing in the cavities and cracks of the Sasanian bas-reliefs at Tang-e Chogan, a part of the ruins of the ancient city of Bishapur in southwestern Iran are gradually ...
London school screens film on Sadeq Hedayat
“From No. 37”, a documentary that explores the life of the Iranian author Sadeq Hedayat, was screened at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London on Tuesday.
A Conversation with New York-based Iranian artist Kamrooz Aram in Dubai
Iranian-born New York-based artist Kamrooz Aram continually examines the power of mystical symbolism in his work. He incorporates images of angels, flags, hawks and mystical light in a way which probes ...
Don't Call Him the Jeff Koons of the Middle East!
A Q&A With Iranian Art Star Farhad Moshiri
Don't think so much of yourself!
"Don't think so much of yourself!" said veteran actor Ali Nasirian addressing his effigy unveiled at the Museum and House of Eternal Figures here on Sunday. A group of cultural officials, artists and ...
Iranian painters turn golden pages of new chapter | Ramin Mostafavi Edited by Paul Casciato
A new chapter has opened for Iranian artists enjoying a boom in sales and interest from major international auction houses such as Christie's despite a global economic malaise and sanctions hitting Iran.
The Middle East at the Venice Biennale
The Middle East at the Venice Biennale examines half a century of regional participation at the world's oldest art event. Featuring interviews with curators, artists and commissioners, it looks at the ...
LACMA Presents 32 Images of Elizabeth Taylor in Iran: Photographs by Firooz Zahedi
LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents Elizabeth Taylor in Iran: Photographs by Firooz Zahedi, featuring thirty-two images taken in 1976 during Elizabeth Taylor’s first ...
US Hosting Islamic Arts Expo
Tehran, May 23, 2011: An exhibition on contemporary Islamic art, by Iranian and Arab artists, is being held at Michael Berger gallery in New York City, the US.
U.S. Contest Honors Iranian Artist for Night Sky Photos
Tehran, May 23, 2011: Iranian photographer Mehdi Momenzadeh won the second prize in the Against the Lights category of the Second International Earth and Sky Photo Contest in the U.S.
Pleske's Ground Jay Variations
Pleske's Ground Jay ( Podoces pleskei ) Variations are our topic of research since the past winter 2004. We are studying these birds to find out if they have developed subspecies here in Iran since we ...