Iranian artists hang works in Kuala Lumpur 

January 31, 2018

TEHRAN – An exhibition of artworks by contemporary Iranian artists named “Signature of Iranian Art” opened at the Hotel Palace of the Golden Horses in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday.

Sixty artworks created by about 30 artists, including calligraphers Ali Shirazi and Esrafil Shirchi, and painters Farah Osuli and Bita Vakili, can be seen at the exhibit, the Persian service of IRNA has reported.

The collection was previously displayed at Syeun Hotel in Ipoh, a city in northwestern Malaysia in October 2017 and later was showcased at the Art Expo Malaysia.

According to Hafez Hakami, the administration manager of the exhibit and the chairman of Iran-Malaysia Exhibition and Business Platform (IMEX), the exhibit is the first phase of expanding bilateral, cultural and business relations between Iran and Malaysia.

The exhibit has been organized to promote the message of peace and love through Iranian and Islamic art, he added.

The exhibition will run for about three weeks and will then return to Iran.

Photo: A calligraphy work by Esrafil Shirichi

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