November 22, 2022

Iranian incense burner helps to fuel ‘white glove’ sale

Lion form bronze incense burner made in eastern Iran or Afghanistan in the 11th or 12th century – £9000 at Chiswick Auctions. A private single-owner collection […]
October 26, 2022

Exhibition of rare manuscripts, paintings from Patna’s Khuda Bakhsh Library held in Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 26 (PTI) The illustrated manuscript of “Tarikh-e-Khandan-e-Timuriyah” was among the rarest and most valuable books from Patna’s Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Library displayed at […]
October 26, 2022

Exhibition of rare manuscripts paintings from Patna’s Khuda Bakhsh Library held in Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 26 (PTI) The illustrated manuscript of “Tarikh-e-Khandan-e-Timuriyah” was among the rarest and most valuable books from Patna’s Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Library displayed at […]
October 20, 2022

‘Arts of The Islamic World & India’ in Sotheby’s London October sale

An emerald and diamond-set gold bazuband from North India. Muhammad Yusuf, Features Writer Alongside Indian miniatures and Islamic manuscripts, 18th-century jewels and rare works of art […]
October 20, 2022

A Tribute to Peter Lamborn Wilson

Portrait of Peter Wilson, July, 1989, Boulder. Photo: Allen Ginsberg. Raymond Foye My introduction to PLW was not through his writings but through his after-midnight radio […]
July 31, 2022

Iran’s art heritages where different civilizations and cultural traditions converge

(VOVWORLD) – “A picture is worth more than a thousand words”, Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Hieu said at a recent exhibition of handcrafts and photographs […]
June 18, 2022

Persian miniature offers scenes of esthetic heights

TEHRAN – An art of exceptionally complex style, painstaking detail, and intricate narrative, Persian miniatures and illumination arts do not prompt an immediate response from anyone […]
June 15, 2022

Written in gold: exploring golden manuscripts from around the world

Gold speaks in a universal tongue and has long held a special place in manuscript traditions around the world. Throughout the centuries, it has been incorporated […]
June 8, 2022

How Shahzia Sikander Remade the Art of Miniature Painting

In 2019, two Persian paintings sold in a private-auction house, in London, for roughly eight hundred thousand pounds each. The paintings were illuminated manuscripts, or “miniature” […]
June 5, 2022

Minister cuts ribbon on new miniature museum

Ezzatollah Zarghami TEHRAN – Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Minister Ezzatollah Zarghami on Thursday inaugurated a new miniature museum in Tabriz, northwest Iran. The museum has […]