Monday, 20 February, 2017

Arts and Aesthetics

  • Iran’s “A Separation” wins best foreign language Oscar

    “A Separation” won the Oscar for best foreign language film on Sunday, becoming the first Iranian movie to win the honor. Written and directed by...

  • Handicrafts

    Recent archaeological excavations have shed new light on the earliest arts of the Iranian plateau. These newly discovered prehistoric sites date back to at least...

  • Architecture

    Architecture Building first evolved out of the dynamics between needs (shelter, security, worship, etc.) and means (available building materials and attendant skills). As human cultures...

  • Music

    About the music of the Elamites not much is known; however, we know of a ruler of Susa who had musician at his temple gate...

  • Painting

    in fresco and the illumination of manuscripts (see Illuminated Manuscripts) were practiced in Iran at least as early as the Sassanian period, but only fragments...

  • Architecture 2

    The mosque became the major building type in Iranian architecture. The established style of vaulted construction was continued; common features were the pointed arch, the...

  • Persian Carpet

    Whatever is known of the origins of the pile rug is based on suppositions but the can assume that pile weaving had a nomadic origin...