عنوان مقاله [English]
In order to study the impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic on the Iranian contemporary arts, particularly in painting, sculpture, theatre, and cinema, this article is deeply conducted in the field of sociology of art with both shaping and reflection approaches. In the present study, a descriptive-analytical research method has been used, and information has analytical research method has been collected through library and field methods. In this regard, Iran has considered a spatial territory and the focus of the study is on artistic activities in Tehran in the period from March to September 1999. Also, research tools such as observation, interviews, and reports of experts, artists, and active experts, major and influential art centers have been used. The findings of this descriptive-analytical study reveal that the pros of Coronavirus challenges may actually lie on the Internet capacities and capabilities as well as virtual networks which facilitate showcasing or selling the artifacts, e-learning or online education, and performing competitions, meetings, seminars, and the other areas of the arts which have been less experienced previously. Before, it was widely accepted that the arts inherently correlated to physical environment and activities. But in the lock-down or quarantine periods, to protect artists and art activities virtual environments have played an important role to keep on exhibitions, visual crafts trading, online movies, and performances, drive-in cinemas, live Instagram actions and blended learning options that reflect the critical situation within the art society. Even though the mentioned facilities can't compete for the conventional methods, in the post-Corona era it keeps attracting the audience and supports economic efficiency in the arts. Furthermore, art productions, meetings, seminars, and competitions with the theme of Coronavirus itself will enhance people's participation, sympathy, and solidarity to suggest a national and global challenge that re-admits art shaping approaches.