Islamic art is a mystical and marvelous form of art spread widely geographically, across various nations. Iranian art, as a sub-category of Islamic art, has had an influential role in Islamic history and used to be the dominant form of art in many Islamic territories. Iranian Islamic art developed out of the beliefs, traditions, customs, and lifestyles of the inhabitants of these areas. Iranian Islamic art always applies a symbolic language which shows philosophical truths governing the civilization of the ancient land of Iran.
In this course, which is taught by a well-known artist, you will become familiar with the world of Iranian-Islamic patterns. You will visit several places with beautiful and great patterns such as Masumeh holy shrine, different traditional made mosques in Isfahan and the biggest handwriting books library in middle east which you can see the books filled with Tazhibs (Illumination) and Miniatures to feel the beauty and aesthetics of these patterns and learn how to draw some of them in the traditional way that was drawn a few centuries ago.
Mohammed Hussein Aghamiri
He was born in 1972. He has learned Miniature and Illumination from his uncle Mohammad Bagher Aghamiri one of the great Islamic traditional painters in Iran. Taking part in Internal and international exhibitions and teaching in different Iranian university as well as abroad is only part of his accomplishment. Winning the first prize of Iran art festival for 2 years the first price in International Quran Exhibition and first place in Burda Abu Dhabi International Exhibition is among his many achievements.