TEHRAN.(Iranart) – The Arte Gallery will be display solo calligraphy exhibition by renowned Iranian Gholam-Hossein Amirkhani, masters of Persian calligraphy, on Friday.
The exhibition "Nastaliq / National Heritage" will be open by the display of artworks of Gholam-Hossein Amirkhani with the presence of Gholam-Hossein Amirkhani, Ali Shirazi and an of a group of cultural and artistic figures at the Art Gallery on Friday.
Gholam-Hossein Amirkhani was born in 1939, Taleghan city, Iran. He learned calligraphy by the great experts and masters of calligraphy such as Ostad Sayyed Hossein Mirkhani and Ostad Sayyed Hassan Mirkhani.
He has been the head of the Supreme Council of the Society for Iranian Calligraphers since 18 years ago and is presently a member of its Board of Trustees.
He has also been teaching and instructing the calligraphers during this period. He is a member of the Board of Juries for the World Calligraphy Competitions under the title of Yakut held in Turkey and he is the chief member of UNESCO's National Commission of Iran as well.
Amirkhani, this great master of Persian calligraphy, has created so many precious calligraphies such as Tarjih-Band by the famous poet of Persia, Hatef Esfahani, Tarkib-Band by the famous poet of Persia, Mohtasham-e-Kashani, Divan-e-Hafez, Sarv-e-Sayeh-Afkan, Tazmin-e-Golchin-e-Sadi, Yad-Name-ye-Kalhor, Ghazaliyat-e-Khaju-ye-Kermani, Adab-al-Khat, Ghaside-ye-Qoraniyeh, and Sahife-ye-Hasti.
Master Amirkhai, as well as taking part in more than one hundred exhibitions in Iran, has also participated in various exhibitions held in other countries such as England, France, Germany, Turkey, Syria, and Emirates.
Amirkhani is the third figure selected as a Living Human Treasure.
The exhibition opens on Friday (Agust 1) at 5 pm and will continue until Agust 11.
Except for Wednesday, the gallery is open every day from 10-8 pm.