Iranian art show underway at World Economic Forum in Jordan

TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) -- Female Iranian artists displayed a collection of their masterpieces on the sideline of the World Economic Forum on the Middle East at the Dead Sea in Jordan.

Mahvash Soheili, Gilda Barimani, and Nasrin Mahmudi-Nobar took their artworks to the three-day forum which opened on Friday to show a sample of magnificent Iranian art to the attendees.


Soheili attended the exhibit, bringing with her three paintings of peace, solidarity and resistance.


Iranian women artists Gilda Barimani, Mahvash Soheili, and Nasrin Mahmudi-Nobar (left to right) pose for a photograph along with their husbands on May 16, 2009 during the opening ceremony of an exhibition displaying their works on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum on the Middle East, which is currently underway at the Dead Sea in Jordan.


“I have been teaching art in different colleges and institutes. I have held seven solo exhibits and have taken part in over 85 group exhibits in Dubai, Lebanon, Bangladesh, China, France and Sweden,” she said, adding that several of her sculptures are also on display at Tehran museums of martyrs, the Niavaran Cultural Center, and the Saba Art and Cultural Institute.


Also, several of her sculptures are on display at several locations in Bulgaria.


Barimani, a graduate of art from the Fine Arts Academy of Florence in Italy, in addition to several solo exhibits, has taken part in joint exhibits in Iran and Italy. Her works on display were “Reflection of Light 3,” “Reflection of Light 5,” and “This Side and That Side.”


Mahmudi-Nobar is also a graduate of interior design and has participated in over 50 exhibits. Her works on display contained “Musician,” “Two Figures” and “Bird and Tree.”





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