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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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