Yerevan to host exhibition of contemporary Iranian art
The Armenian National Art Gallery, the Cultural Center of the Iranian Embassy in Armenia and the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art have initiated an exhibition of contemporary Iranian miniature in Yerevan.
The exhibition featuring about 50 works by contemporary Iranian artists will open at the National Art Gallery on March 11 and will run for a month.
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed today between the National Gallery of Armenia and the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art with a view of deepening the cooperation.
Director of the National Gallery of Armenia Arman Tsaturyan said the MoU lays the ground for joint work with one of the largest museums of Iran, which has a serious collection.
Besides works by Iranian painters, the collection includes works by outstanding artists like Picasso, Monet, Degas and others.