|Persian art highlights Kuwait international exhibition of Islamic Art||
Organized by the Kuwaiti Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, the exhibit opened on December 29 in the Grand Mosque in Kuwait, the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO) reported in a press release on Tuesday.
Sixty artists from 28 countries including Iran, Turkey, Iraq, Algeria, Morocco, Malaysia, India and Tajikistan are displaying their collections of artworks in painting, calligraphy, illumination and handicrafts.
Persian calligraphy works by Amir Falsafi, Sedaqat Jabbari, Ozra Bakhshayeshi and Elaheh Khatami, and illuminations by Mohammad Nabati and Fereydun Joqani are on show in the exhibit.
Mitra Razavi is also showcasing her works of Persian carpets and klims in the exhibit.
Many institutions and intellectual figures from Kuwait and other Arab countries as well as international specialists in the Islamic arts are attending in the exhibit, which will be running until January 9.
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