TEHRAN –(Iranart0- The Art Bureau in Tehran is playing host to an exhibition of artworks to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.
The exhibit displays a collection of 400 paintings, illuminations, miniatures and sculptures created by over 80 artists, the Persian service of ISNA reported on Sunday.
The artworks, which have been selected from the treasury of the Art Bureau, are on the themes of the Islamic Revolution and the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war.
Beside each artwork, a brief bilingual biography of the artist in Persian and English has been installed.
Portraits of the founder of the Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini, and the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, are also on view.
There are plans to publish the book of the collection on display.
source: Tehran Times