Art And Culture

Unique in Spirit and Form

Unique in Spirit and FormUnique in Spirit and Form

The second edition of the environmental art project ‘Living Spaces’ by Iranian artists is underway at the Transylvania Art Center, Daniel Castle, in Romania’s Saint George City.

The art project opened on July 21 and was addressed by art professors, ISNA quoted exhibition coordinator Mahmud Maktabi, as saying.

Maktabi spoke on the trends of environment art in Iran in the past decade, at the National Museum of Romania. “I am pleased with the positive feedback from the audience and artists alike,” he said.

Hungarian and Transylvanian artists joined Iranian artists at the creative workshops. Artists also displayed their artworks.

The exhibition includes one part specifically for Iranian art and the other for Hungarian works. There was also a display of traditional dishes, and classical music performances were held, “in a symbolic gesture.”

The exhibition features works from 28 veteran and promising Iranian artists, including Noushin Nafisi, Kourosh Golnari, Mahmud Maktabi, Mojtaba Ramzi, Mahdieh Dehghani, Fereshteh Zamani and Tara Goudarzi.

The latest trend in Persian contemporary art and traditional philosophy are being presented at the art project with focus on the relationship between man and nature. “The work of Iranian artists is a manifestation of nature, unique in spirit and form.”

Maktabi appreciated the embassies of Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein for their support to the project, and the Daniel Castle, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art and Romania’s National Sekler Museum, for sponsoring the event.

The exhibition will run through August 21.