Sunday, May 20, 2012

Iranian Art Gallery Opens in Dubai

The Iranian art gallery RIRA opened in Dubai this week, the first gallery to focus on Iranian arts. Works by 27 Iranian artists, including those by Parviz Kalantari, pictured above, were being displayed. Also displayed, are the works by Fereydoun Ave, Safa Hosseini, Mehrdad Shoqi, Ali Shirazi, Aydin Aghdashlou, Farideh Lashai, Yaqoub Emdadian, Bahman Jalali and Melika Shafahi.

“The gallery focuses on Iranian art,” said RIRA Managing Director Maryam Moqadam. “The gallery is also planning to mount comparative exhibitions to showcase the artworks of the Iranian, Arab and Turk artists simultaneously” [Press TV, 20 May].

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