News | Visual Arts
“Iran Today” in Rome Focus
July 21, 2010
Source: Press TV

A work by Shohre Mehran

Works on canvas, sculpture, drawing and photography are selected from the portfolios of many artists, including Afsoun Mobayyeni, Kourosh Asgari, Ala Dehghan, Zahra Hassanabadi, Amir Hedayat, Shohreh Mehran, Masoud Sa+dedin and Vahid Sharifian, ILNA reported.

The exhibition+s organizer, Shahram Karimi said, “These artists are illustrators of the Persian legacy and Iranian identity.”

“Sharifian+s tableau is abundant in symbols. With his overtones it narrates today+s social problems.”

Hassanabadi is an artist from Fars province. Her work is a symbol of nomadic carpets.

Amir Hedayat makes use of ordinary objects collected during his trips. He puts them together in a new style creating artistic scenes. He is in search of man+s fortune.

The famous Italian daily “Corriere della Sera” in an article on the exhibition wrote, “These artworks represent the diversity of the 10,000-year old Persian culture.”

The exhibition will run through September 30.