Artists from Iran

Posters and History of the Iranian Revolution

  by Elizabeth Rauh For over one hundred years, posters have acted as effective tools to disseminate various ideological messages during periods of revolution and war. Designed for mass distribution and aimed towards a large public audience, they embed social, political, and religious concerns that frequently are articulated through both...
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Red Posters Anniversary

  In November 9 to 12, 2013, Sooreh Gallery of Alborz Arts Club hosted a poster exhibition under the title: “Red Posters Anniversary“. The exhibition consisted of 31 posters from 31 Iranian graphic designers from 13 provinces of Iran with the theme of “Ashoura”. ‘Ashura is the day Imam Husayn and his...
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Do You Remember Armenian Genocide?

  The following poster was designed by Benyamin Mohammadi Amlashi a graphic designer from Iran. A contribute to the Armenian genocide for the 97th Anniversary. What is the Armenian Genocide? The atrocities committed against the Armenian people of the Ottoman Empire during WWI are defined as the Armenian Genocide. Those...
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Paint Calligraphy by Mohammad Ehsayi (Persian Calligrapher)

  Mohammad Ehsai, Persian Calligrapher, was born in Qazvin, Iran in 1939. Ehsai was classically trained in traditional calligraphy, such as Nastaliq and Muhaqqaq. He was one of the leading artists incorporating Persian script, into new artistic expressions shaped by symbolic art forms found in Shi’i religious works. As an...
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