Monday, November 14, 2016

Painting depicting martyrdom of Imam Hussein unveiled at Tehran museum

TEHRAN TIMES
“The Sky Fell Down”, a painting depicting the martyrdom Imam Hussein by Hassan Ruholamin
TERHAN, IRAN – “The Sky Fell Down”, a large painting featuring the last moments of the life of Imam Hussein (AS) created by the young artist Hassan Ruholamin, was unveiled at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMCA) on Tuesday. In the year 680 CE on Ashura, the tenth day of the lunar month of Muharram, Imam Hussein (AS) and a number of his loyal companions were martyred in a battle against the oppressive Umayyad dynasty. In his brief words Mollanoruzi said that the art and culture of Iran have been perpetuated by religious artworks. [link]