Introducing the Coffee House Painting School.
About the Iranian folk art painting or Ghahve-Khaneh:
The Ghahve khane style painting developed separately
from the formal and academic arts and grew in contrast to the Iranian academic
and miniature painting styles.
This style of painting is a kind of folk-narrative painting
that is contemporary with the constitutional movement and based on Iranian
traditions, customs, folk and religious arts have been created, which finally
became a style of folk painting and narration in the Pahlavi period.
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The beginning of Innovation in Iranian miniature painting.
In fact, the modern miniature painting movement began with
Hadi Tajvidi, who taught at the Conservatory of art and Handicrafts, and he
raised students like Mohammad Ali Zavieh and Aboutaleb Moghimi there.
Ali Doroudy also taught students such as Nosratollah Yousefi
and Abdullah Bagheri in the same school in the field of gilding. Also outside
the conservatory, artists such as Hossein Behzad and Sorougin, nicknamed
Darwish in Tehran, Hossein Haj Mosavar al-Molki and Mirza Agha Emami in
Isfahan, performed significant artistic activities at the same time.
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The Qajar painting school:
The painting of Qajar style has all the thematic and practical features of a painting school.
This style of Qajar painting is a combination, in which the characteristics of the traditional Iranian painting and Western painting techniques painting are clearly seen. The Qajar painting was formed by combining traditional Iranian painting with elements and methods of European painting.
Although paintings similar to this style of the Safavid period, known as Farangi Sazi were popular in Iran, but this style of painting first developed more during the Zandian period and then during the Qajar period.
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About Principles of design and drawing in Iranian painting.
The method and style of drawing and painting in Iranian miniature:
In the past, Iranian designers and painters visualized image of paintings and often illustrated ancient books and legends in the same method.
The hand of an Iranian painter and designer artist, gently draws circles and arcs, also changes the line delicately by rotating the tip of the pen, in the same way as in calligraphy which is called Qalamgiri technique.
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History of the Persian ceramic:
The history of the
Persian pottery goes back into
ancient time. Persian pottery production presents a continuous history from the
beginning of Iranian history until the present day. The first earthenware was
mainly of two types: black and red pottery that was decorated by geometric
designs. The ancient Iranians were skillful also in designing and making
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