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Mohsen Vaziri Moghaddam

Born in1924, Tehran, Iran


1943 High school diploma in Agriculture, Tehran, Iran
1947 BA in painting, Tehran University of Fine Arts, Tehran, Iran
1958 Diploma of Fine Arts, Accademia di Belle Arti, Rome, Italy

Selected Exhibitions:

2018 "Mohsen Vaziri Moghaddam-Geometric Reliefs 1966-2017", Etemad Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2015 "Mohsen Vaziri Moghaddam-Retrospective 1959-2015", Etemad Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2015 Art Dubai, Modern Section, Etemad Gallery, Dubai, UAE
2014 "Intuition of Color", Khak Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2014 Fundação Casa França-Brasil, Artevida corpo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2014 Meshkati Fine Art & Austin/Desmond Fine Art, “Art 14”, London, England
2013 Iranian Masters of Abstract Painting, Atbin Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2013 “Iran Modern”, Asia Society Museum, New York, USA
2012 Tarahan e Azad Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2011 “A Selection of Mohsen Vaziri Moghaddam’s Art Works”, Fravahr Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2010 Ahwaz Museum of Contemporary Arts, Ahwaz, Iran
2009 Saatchi Gallery, Perspectives: Arab & Iranian Modern Masters, London, England
2009 “Mohsen Vaziri Sabbie Interiori”, Studioplano, Venice, Italy
2009 Hoor Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2009 Elahe Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2008 Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2008 Teramo Città Aperta al Mondo: “Happening Culturale Internazionale 4° ed.”, Teramo, Italy
2008 Hoor Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2007 Arte Dove Gallery, Florence, Italy
2007 “Clusters of Light”, Part of the cycle: “Six Weeks of Iranian Art”, Toronto, Canada
2006 Hoor Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2006 Parvaz Gallery, Yazd Art University, Yazd, Iran
2006 Day Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2005 “Honar - Mojassameh” (Art, Sculpture) Magazine Of Association Of Iranian Sculptors, Tehran, Iran

2005 Shiveh Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2005 Asia Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2004 XXXI° Sulmona’s Award, “Rassegna Internazionale d’Arte Contemporanea”, Sulmona/Aquila - Italy

2004 Fourth exhibition of Pioneers of Iranian Modern Art: Mohsen Vasiri Moghaddam, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Arts, Tehran, Iran

2003 International Exhibition of Contemporary Art - PALESTINA CHIAVE DI CULTURA E DI PACE, Ancona, Mole Vanvitellina, Italy

2003 "Works from 1947 to 2003", Seyhoun Gallery, Tehran, Iran 1993 Barg Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1985 Italian Institute of Culture, Tehran, Iran
1984 Retrospective (1953-1983), Khaneye-Sabz Gallery, Tehran, Iran 1978 Bazel International Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland

1980 Karteh Gallery, Teheran, Iran
1977 Museum of Contemporary Arts, Tehran, Iran
1977 Karteh Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1977 Santoro Gallery, Rome, Italy
1977 Exposition at the Goethe Institute, Tehran, Iran
1976 Seyhoun Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1975 “Pardiss”, Seyhoun Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1975 Retrospective (1953-1974), Takhte-Jamshid Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1974 Litho Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1973 Keyhan International, Tehran, Iran
1973 “10 years of Mohsen Vaziri”, Seyhoun Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1972 “Transition of Forms – Wooden Sculptures”, Mostra alla Tyler School of Art, Rome, Italy 1971 International Art Festival in Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
1971 "Transitional Forms", Iran American Society, Tehran, Iran
1969 Shiraz Art Festival, Shiraz, Iran
1968 Royan Art Festival, France

1968 Seyhoun Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1965 Saba Gallery, Rome, Italy
1964 MOMA, New York, USA
1964 XXXII° Venice Biennal, Venice, Italy
1964 “The 1964 Pittsburg International”, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburg, USA 1963 George Lester Gallery, Rome, Italy


1962 IV° Biennal in San Marino, "Oltre l'informale", San Marino, Italy 1962 XXXI° Venice Biennal, Venice, Italy
1962 “Farhang Hall”, National Bureau of Fine Arts, Tehran, Iran
1962 Pistoia Museum , "A Hundred Abstract Artists", Pistoia, Italy 1962 Redfern Gallery, London, England

1962 Sao Paolo International Biennial, Sao paolo, Brazil
1962 I.C.A. Library “Institut of Contemporary Art”, London, England 1962 III° Tehran Art Biennal, Tehran, Iran

1962 Gallery Numero, Milan, Italy
1961 “10 Foreigner Artists”, Gallery Numero, Florence, Italy
1961 Gallery Numero, Rome, Italy
1960 II° Tehran Art Biennal, Tehran - Iran
1960 Quadriennale of Rome, Rome, Italy
1960 XXX° Venice Biennal,Venice, Italy
1960 Deutscher Buecherbund, Munich, Germany
1960 Maerkisches Museum, Withen, Germany
1959 Trastevere Art Gallery, Rome, Italy
1958 Schneider Gallery, Rome, Italy
1958 XXIX° Venice Biennal, Venice, Italy
1956 Gallery Portonuovo, Rome, Italy
1956 Brucke Art Gallery, Duesseldorf, Germany

1956 Stenzel Gallery, Munich, Germany 1955 German Cultural Center, Tehran, Iran 1953 Iran American Society, Tehran, Iran


Prizes and International Titles:

2006 “Personaggio Europeo 2006” (European Character 2006) Prize from the City of Rome

1968 Annual Scholarship for the "Citè des Arts" in Paris, the French Ministry of Arts and Culture

1962 First Prize, Gold Medal and special Citation at the Art Biennal of Tehran

1961 Gold Medal of the “Senate of Rome” on the occasion of the International Art Competition “Small Europe”, Sassoferrato, Ancona, Italy

1960 Frist Prize for painting at the Art Biennal of Tehran
1959 Diploma of Honor and Art Prize of the Italian Prime Minister Segni on the occasion of the International

Art Competition in Ravenna
1958 Gold Medal at the Biennal of Tehran
1958 San Vito Romano’s Second Prize
1958 Vaziri’s Figurative Painting was published in the Encyclopedia of World Art 1958 Diploma of Honor and Medal of the City of Rome
1958 Bronze Medal from “Via Margutta” International Art Association, Rome, Italy 1957 The Medal of the Mayor of Rome