12152
30 Iranian Artists at Venice Biennale
Art And Culture

30 Iranian Artists at Venice Biennale

Iran will attend the 56th International Art Exhibition of Venice stronger than the previous editions with 30 artists displaying works in various fields of art.
Head of visual arts department at the ministry of culture and Islamic guidance Majid Molla-Norouzi said the department has started “selecting and collecting the works,” MNA reported.
Iran’s art has been presented in all accredited international art events and “the private sector is supporting the process.”
The official stressed the importance of biennials in introducing the art of different countries and said: “International media, museums, and galleries take part in such events. We want Iranian art to be showcased in this biennial to represent an almost complete array of contemporary art.” He also noted that the private sector will assist in the process.
“We will showcase works from several artists in various fields and with different perspectives and our criteria is innovation and novelty,” he added.
Molla-Norouzi said the artworks will include a wide range, from calligraphy and painting to sculpture and installation. Close to 2000 square meters is dedicated to Iran by the private sector in Venice, suitable to showcase works of 30 artists.
The 56th International Art Exhibition will run from May 9 to November 22. It is a major contemporary art exhibition that takes place once every two years (in odd years) in Venice, Italy.
Iran has previously attended the event in 2003, 2005, 2009, and 2011.

 

Short URL : http://goo.gl/WEMzRE

You can also read ...

Novelist Javier Sierra Wins Planeta Award
Spanish journalist and writer Javier Sierra has won this year’...
43 Nations at Tehran Int’l Short Film Festival
A total of 29 fiction, 24 animated and 12 experimental films...
Book House Honoring Veteran Historian, Author
Book House Institute will commemorate the veteran Iranian...
Abyaneh, Fin Garden
A one-day tour to one of the oldest villages of Iran is being...
Armenian Treasures on Show at National Museum
An exhibition of over 100 ancient artifacts from Armenia named...
Behind Bends
Behind the last bends of Chalus Road (Road 59), there is a...
Beech Forest
A journey through the beech forest of Savadkuh County in...
 Metal Artworks on Show
On the occasion of the 55th anniversary of establishment of...

Trending

Googleplus