Iranian artist wins Emerging Artist Award

TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (MNA) – Iran’s contemporary artist has received the International Emerging Artist Award in Painting & Mix Media category.

Nasser Palangi, the Iranian artist who lives in Australia, has been rewarded at the fourth edition of the International Emerging Artist Award in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Palangi’s 100x180cm collection entitled as ‘Forgotten Heritage’ will be presented at the World Art Dubai 2016 which will showcase an impressive artwork collection of more than 3,000 paintings, prints, sculptures and photographs from April 6-9.

Winners of the 4th International Emerging Artist Award where 350 candidates from over 80 countries have been shortlisted for the 2016 edition across 4 award categories will be awarded at the VIP opening of World Art Dubai on Wednesday April 6th at 8pm.

Born in Hamedan, Iran in 1957, Nasser Palangi graduated with a degree in visual arts from Tehran University in 1984 before going on to pursue his studies in painting and art education in Tehran until 1989.

Palangi’s works, both in subject and form, reflect his travels over the past three decades as he has traveled throughout Iran and the Middle East, photographing sites that represent important political, social and cultural events and exploring issues in contemporary Middle East history though photography, painting and de-collage.




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