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Iranian painter Abolghassem Saidi opens first solo exhibition in Iran

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The newly-founded Tehran gallery “Shahrivar” is currently hosting an exhibition of 30 artworks by Abolghassem Saidi. The exhibition showcases 26 paintings which belong to his personal collection and the other four which are owned…

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Iran’s ‘Cloudy Children’ from Reza Fahimi is the Grand Prix winner at ‘SSFF and Asia’

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Iranian filmmaker Reza Fahimi’s Cloudy Children emerged as the big winner at the Short Shorts Film Festival and Asia (SSFF & ASIA) 2015, receiving the Grand Prix of the event that was held in…

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Hannibal Alkhas: Christian Iranian painter, sculptor and author (Photos)

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Hannibal Alkhas (1930 – 2010) was a Christian Iranian sculptor, painter and author. His work is deeply inspired by the ancient bas-reliefs and stone sculptures of Ancient Assyria, Babylon and Daric-Persia. Alkhas was born…

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Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian: First Iranian artist to have a solo exhibition at the Guggenheim, New York

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Farmanfarmaian, now 92, is a renowned Iranian visual artist known for her geometric style and mirror sculptures. She became the first Iranian artist to have her work featured in a solo exhibition at the…

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Two galleries in Tehran are holding a retrospective of awarded Iranian painter Sirak Melkonian

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Iranian painter Sirak Melkonian Two galleries in Tehran are holding a retrospective of painter Sirak Melkonian in a joint project. A collection of paintings created over the past 70 years by the 85-year-old artist…

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Kambiz Derambakhsh – Graphic Designer-Cartoonist-Illustrator

Graphic Designer-Cartoonist-Illustrator Kambiz Derambakhsh Date of birth: 1942 Place of birth: Shiraz, Iran Education: Graduated from Tehran Academy of Fine Arts Press activities: 55 years of continuous cooperation with well-known local and international newspapers and magazines Exhibitions: 50 individual exhibitions … Continue reading

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Hafez Nazeri – The Iranian musician who took ancient Persian poetry to the top of the U.S. charts

Arriving in New York City at the age of 19 to study music, Hafez Nazeri knew he wanted to do big things. Now, little more than a decade later, the young Iranian classical composer is riding high with a chart-topping … Continue reading

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Behnaz Sarafpour – designer and finalist of the Smithsonian’s National Design Award

Behnaz Sarafpour is a New York City-based designer who introduced a line of women’s apparel bearing her name in 2001. She attended Parsons School of Design, where she was honored with the Golden Thimble Award,and has held design positions at … Continue reading

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Mehdi Saeedi, young Iranian artist and winnner of multiple international awards

Mehdi Saeedi, (Persian: مهدی سعیدی ‎ was born in Tehran), Iran in 1998 . He has participated in numerous domestic and international exhibitions, biennials and triennials around the world and has won several important prizes both locally and internationally among which … Continue reading

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Shirin Guild – British Iranian fashion designer

Shirin Guild (born 1946) is a contemporary British Iranian fashion designer. Her label was established in London, in 1991. Shirin Guild was born in 1946 and grew up in Iran. Prior to the 1978 revolution she moved to Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Parviz Tanavoli most “expensive” living Iranian sculptor and painter

Parviz Tanavoli (born 23 March 1937 in Tehran) is an Iranian sculptor, painter, scholar and art collector. He has lived in Vancouver, Canada since 1989. Tanavoli’s work has been auctioned around the world leading to overall sales of over $6.7 … Continue reading

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Houmayoun Mahmoudi British/Iranian cartoonist, graphic artist and designer – winner of several international awards

Houmayoun Mahmoudi / Homayoun Mahmoudi (Persian: همایون محمودی ) born 1966 in Tehran, is a British/Iranian cartoonist, graphic artist and designer. He studied graphic design and art at the University of Tehran and graduated in animation from the Tarbiat Modares … Continue reading

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Javad Alizadeh Iranian professional cartoonist best known for his caricatures of politicians with international awards

Javad Alizadeh  was born on 9 January 1953 in Ardebil, northwestern Iran, and graduated BA in English translation.[4] Influence by his university degree, he considers writing and drawing cartoons as a tool that can translate sufferings, hardships and the mysteries … Continue reading

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Jazeh Tabatabai – Iranian avant-garde painter and sculptor who received over 10 major international awards for his work.

  Jazeh Tabatabai (Persian: ژازه تباتبايي‎) (1931 – February 9, 2008) was an Iranian avant-garde painter, poet, and sculptor. Tabatabai received over 10 major international awards for his paintings and sculptures. His works can be found in major collections and … Continue reading

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Bahram Alivandi – Iranian-born Modern artist and winner of International Graphic Art in 1997 in Stockholm.

Bahram Alivandi (1928-21 May 2012) was an Iranian-born Modern artist living in Vienna, Austria.[1] He is known primarily for his paintings, which typically depict stories from Persian mythology and literature, and express oriental mysticis. He draws influence from Persian culture, … Continue reading

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Farshid Mesghali highly awarded Iranian animator, graphic designer, illustrator, and writer.

​Farshid Mesghali  an Iranian animator, graphic designer, illustrator, and writer. He received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1974 for his “lasting contribution” as an children’s illustrator. Mesghali was born in Isfahan, Iran in 1943. Studying painting at Tehran … Continue reading

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Mahmoud Farshchian – master of persian painting and minatures, awarded as outstanding intelectual of 21st century in cambridge and winner of the golden palm of europe

​ Mahmoud Farshchian (Persian,born January 24, 1930) is a master of Persian painting and miniatures. He was born in the city of Isfahan in Iran, a place famed for its art and artists, and it was here where he started … Continue reading

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Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian – Iranian artist

Monir Farmanfarmaian, born 1924 in Qazvin, Iran, is a contemporary Iranian artist who lives in Tehran and a collector of traditional folk art. Her artistic practice weds the geometric patterns and cut-glass mosaic techniques of her Iranian heritage with the … Continue reading

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Haydar Hatemi – Iranian Azerbaijani artist

  Mai 27 um 6:03 PM ​ Haydar Hatemi (born March 3, 1945, Iran/Eastern Azerbaijan)is an Iranian Azerbaijani artist whose work is based on blends of classical oriental styles such as miniature and tazhib, with some modern elements. His early … Continue reading

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Iran Darroudi – well known Iranian artist once praised as beeing of the world’s greatest painters by Antonio Rodriguez

Iran Darroudi (born September 2, 1936 in Mashhad) is an Iranian Artist. Darroudi studied at Ecole Superier des Beaux-Arts in Paris, history of art at the École du Louvre in Paris, stained glass at the Royal Academy of Brussels, and … Continue reading

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Ramin Djawadi – Iranian-German composer of the title music of “Game of Thrones” and Grammy nominee

Ramin Djawadi (Persian: رامین جوادی‎; born July 19, 1974) is an Iranian-German composer of orchestral music for film and television. Djawadi may be best known for his Grammy-nominated, guitar-driven score for Iron Man and Pacific Rim and for the TV … Continue reading

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Nima Behnoud, the designer of the Nimany brand

Perhaps only a few people imagined that imprinting Persian alphabet letters or verses from Persian poets on articles of clothing would generate interest among young people. The various designs that Iranian born Nima Behnoud, the designer of the Nimany brand, … Continue reading

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Iranian composer Behzad Ranjbaran in Santa Rosa Symphony’s March 22, 23 and 24 concerts

Santa Rosa Symphony Music Director Bruno Ferrandis leads the orchestra in a world premiere by award-winning contemporary composer Behzad Ranjbaran on March 22, 23, and 24, 2014, in Weill Hall at Sonoma State University’s Green Music Center. Born in 1955 … Continue reading

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Sormeh – Successful Austrian trio with two Iranian women in the European World Music Charts.

It certainly does not happen every day that Austrian bands hit the international charts. … This month the trio Sormeh have claimed the No.12 spot on the European World Music Charts. … Sormeh is a talented group of three musicians … Continue reading

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Parastou Forouhar – Exhibition in London “Kiss me”

82 Great Portland Street, London W1 This is the third solo show in London for Parastou Forouhar, whose latest body of work, the Kiss Meseries of textile banners, is an exciting new chapter in her art. … In Forouhar’s series, … Continue reading

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World class guitar player Armik

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armik “Armik (born Armik Dashchi[1]) is an Iranian–Armenian flamenco guitarist and composer“ See also: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYgPJbkCb2A

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Shahrdad Rohani, Iranian violinist/pianist/conductor who played with Yanni

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shahrdad_Rohani “Shahrdad Rohani(Persian: شهرداد روحانی) is an Iranian composer, violinist/pianist, and conductor…Mr. Rohani is the music director and conductor of the COTA symphony orchestra in Los Angeles. He has appeared as a guest conductor with a number of prestigious orchestras … Continue reading

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Maz Jobrani, Iranian-American comedian

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maz_Jobrani “Maziyar “Maz” Jobrani (Persian: مازیار جبرانی‎; born February 26, 1972) is an Iranian-American comedian and actor who is part of the “Axis of Evil” comedy group.” See also: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwHOBJoASsM http://www.mazjobrani.com/

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Behruz Firuzi – Iranian cartoonist finishes first in Italian contest

The Iranian cartoonist Behruz Firuzi has won the first in the category satirical drawing at the 17th edition of the international competition Fax for Peace, Fax for Tolerance in Spilimbergo, Italy. Other Iranian cartoonists Sohrab Kheiri and Parvin Mohammadi received … Continue reading

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