The second biennial exposition of city statues which aims to promote sculpture and encourage sculptors to design and make city statues will be held by Tehran Beautification Organization.
Tehran SAMA reported that the second exhibition will have free and special sections and following a call by Tehran Beautification Organization, 284 artists have taken part in the free section in addition to 77 in the special section who have presented a total of about 900 works.
Behrouz Daresh, Morteza Ne’matollahi, Malek Dadyar Garousian, Kourosh Golnari, and Sahand Hessamian were members of the jury who chose 151 works for the free section and 24 works for the special section of the biennial.
The first biennial was held in fall 2008 in which 830 works of art had been presented. Thus far, 50 of those works have been subjects of urban projects.
The second biennial will open on November 8 at Barg Gallery of Tehran Municipality at Einoddoleh Edifice.