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Iranian art from the past to the present

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Iranian art is one of the richest artistic heritage in the history of the world and includes many disciplines including architecture, painting, weaving, pottery, music, calligraphy, and metalwork

In this section, we have prepared and arranged useful and readable information about the history of Iranian art for you. Also, you can visit Iran and stay in Kianpour house accommodation to enjoy all of them at once.
Iranian art, regardless of place and time of origin, reflects the spirit and desires of Iranians. Another point that seems to be the diversity of works of art. This shows that the ancient Iranians had high skills in different regions. The evolution of Iranian art can be found in the roots of the historical events of this country. It seems that the different climate of Iran has had its effect on the early inhabitants of this land in the emergence of various arts in different historical periods. There are mountains, deserts, and natural phenomena of Iran, among which various artistic groups have emerged in ancient times. Houses are between 6,000 and 8,000 years old. The remains of these works are located on the two slopes of the mountains of Iran with the Alborz and Zagros Mountain ranges.

The Zagros Mountains have been the center of various tribes
Undoubtedly, most of the metal elements of the second millennium that are evident today have been in Lorestan areas. Large quantities of these works are on display in the ancient cultural museum of Lorestan. Its domain found; is the Alborz Mountain range. The northern slopes of this mountain range, Mazandaran and Gilan, are home to ancient Iranian races.
The first metal utensils made of Marlik on a hill of the same name in Rudbar in the Gilan region, belong to three thousand years BC. Made of gold, silver, and metal, these vessels represent a race that archaeologists believe established the mighty Median Empire in the first millennium BC with an Indo-European group based on the Iranian plateau.
At the far end of the Iranian desert near Kashan - in an area called Sialak, the first traces of a resident of central Iran have been found. The Salak made their tools from stone and gradually used sharp stone. The artistic taste of these people is evident in the carvings on the bones that were made for the first time.
At the beginning of the first millennium BC, there was a great difference between northwestern civilizations such as the Caucasus and eastern Anatolia. This cultural era is known as the Urartu civilization. Archaeological research in this area, in areas such as Azerbaijan, Isfahan, Shiraz, and the suburbs of Tehran, includes castles and fortifications of this civilization, and valuable works of art. One of the oldest works, Urartu; The remains of Bastam Fortress around Lake Urmia in western Azerbaijan include rooms, waterfalls, a watchtower, and shops, and other areas. Two water mills working with nearby river water have also been discovered. In the excavations of this historical castle, cords, glass rings, pottery seals, and pottery tools and weapons made of small stones, a symbol of the inhabitants of northwestern Iran, have been found. The Kianpour house reticence in Isfahan will provide you with the best stories about all of them. The most important artifact discovered in this castle; The Barst inscription is a hieroglyphic line, which indicates that the Urartu civilization had specially written letters.

An interesting point that seems to be in the study of Iranian art is that Iranian art, regardless of place and time of origin, reflects the spirit and desires of Iranians. Another point that seems to be the diversity of works of art shows that the ancient Iranians, they had high skills in different areas.
Architecture at different times from the beginning of the Median Empire has enjoyed great glory and progress. At the end of this historical stage, the architecture of the Islamic period with equipment and taste in the style of the Sassanids had such an effect that it is unique in the world. At the same time, Iranian Muslim artists created and created magnificent arches, decorative manuscripts, and a wide variety of colorful designs in religious areas. The development of other arts such as metal works, textiles, glassworks, paintings, pottery, and other works of national art of Iran took a long time. Sometimes historical events, wars, victories, alien invasions, the overthrow and reign of kings, natural events, droughts, famines, and earthquakes have left their mark on the development of works of art.
Historical documents help to know the history of artistic events in the country, their formation, evolution, and development:
5,000 BC The Iranians, who migrated in winter and summer, began to build earthen houses. Stone tools were developed and were completed by adding pieces of bone. The furniture was painted red and black. And were cooked in the fire.
During 4000 BC, the inhabitants of the Zagros built villages and gradually lived densely and architecture was created. The tools of war in these areas were still made of stone, but at the end of this era of swords and metal daggers, the inscriptions were created with the original handwriting of Ilahis.
3000 BC, white stone, bitumen, and other types of stones were used to make artistic tools. Dark blue and charcoal dishes became popular. Metal weapons were used in different parts of Iran such as Susa and Nahavand and various ornaments were made of gold, agate, and azure.
In two thousand years BC, the arrival of the Aryans on the plateau of Iran was the most important event, at which time the art of metal reached its peak importance. Decorated with paintings with designs of humans and constellations, trees, and other shapes. Urbanization developed and the stone carvings reached a stage that gave beauty to Susa. At this time, tribes such as the Aryans, Medes, and Persians settled in the Zagros.
In the first millennium BC: due to lack of access to archaeological documents of the Black Age is called historical background. New findings provide information about this decade. At this time, wealthy shepherds and farmers lived on the slopes of the Alborz and had valuable metal tools and carved pottery. The Kianpour historical house is a traditional hotel that will serve you with its main core of art and culture and tell you all about the history of Iranian arts.

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