Hazem Harb | Biography

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Born 1982 – Tehran 

BA in Painting – Tehran University Faculty of Fine Arts

 

Solo Exhibitions: 

 

2020 –“ LION& PISTACHIO”, Etemad Gallery, Tehran

2018 –“Sohrab & the Bees & the Rose & the nightingales” , Mohsen Ahmadvand &  
           Fereydoun Ave , Etemad Gallery and Dastan Basement Gallery , Tehran

2014 –“ LION& BANANA”, Etemad Gallery, Tehran

2012 – “ I SCREAM”,Etemad Gallery, Tehran

2011 – XVA Gallery, Asia One , Art Hong Kong 11 , Wanchai , Hong Kong

2008 – XVA Gallery, Dubai,UAE

2008 – Seyhoun Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2007 – 2008-  Seyhoun Gallery, Tehran

2007 – Seyhoun Gallery , Tehran

2006 – Seyhoun Gallery , Tehran

 

Group Exhibitions: 

 

2019 – “ Flower / Pure Paradox” , INJA Gallery, Tehran

2018 – “ Mossavar Nameh” , Dastan+2 , Tehran

2018 – Art Dubai,”Mossavar Nameh” A Dastan Project, Dubai 

2016 – Summer Group Show, Etemad Gallery , Tehran

2014 – “ Portraits: Reflections by Emerging Iranian Artists”, curated by: Roya Khadjavi
            Heidari and Masoud Nader ,Rogue Space Gallery, New York, USA

2014 – “ The Feeling of Happiness”, Drawing Week; Iran-Turky ,curated by: Saeed 
            Ensafi, Homa Art Gallery, Tehran 

2014 – “ZOO”, Modern to Contemporary Artists (1941-2014),curated by: Iman Safaei, 
            Shirin Art Gallery, Tehran

2014 – Art Dubai 2014 ,International art fair in the MENASA (Middle East/North 
          Africa/South Asia), Etemad Gallery,Dubai, UAE

2013 –“Paper Works ,10 Artists”, curated by Fereydoun Ave,works by Fereydoun Ave, 
          Mohsen Ahmadvand, Raana Farnoud, Ali Golestaneh, Shahla Hosseini Barzi, 
          Mohammad Hamzeh, Farshid Mesghali, Bijan Saffari, Vahid Sharifian and 
          Ramtin Zad.Etemad Gallery,Dubai, UAE

2013 –“Some Like It Hot”, A Group Show featuring artists from all over the MENASA 
           region , XVA Gallery,Dubai, UAE

2013 –“ Modern and Contemporary Iranian Drawing”,Homa Art Gallery,Tehran

2013 –“ Paper”,An exhibition of works on paper,Anish Kapoor,Walid Siti,Imran        
           Channa,Mohsen Ahmadvand&Debjani Bhardwaj,XVA Gallery, Dubai,UAE

2012 –Popli Khalatbari Charitable Foundation Auction , London , UK

2011 – Auction in Support of Wildlife Conservation Projects in Iran, Afra Tower, Tehran

2011 –Popli Khalatbari Charitable Foundation Auction , London , UK

2011 – “ The First May”,Tribute to Masoumeh Seyhoun , Seyhoun Art Gallery,Tehran

2011 – “ Between the Lines”, A Group Show of Works by Middle Eastern and Western  
            Artists , XVA Gallery,Dubai, UAE

2010 – Sotheby's ,Contemporary Art / Arab&Iranian , London , UK

2010 – Magic of Persia , Charity Art Exhibition&Auction Gala, Dubai,Abu Dhabi.

2010 – “ To Paint Cinema”,A Group Painting Exhibition ,Mohsen Art Gallery,Tehran.

2010 –  4*4 Group Painting Exhibition , Etemad Gallery, Tehran.

2010 – Bastakiya  Art Fair,Dubai,UAE

2009 – Artcurial – Briest – Poulain - F. Tajan, Auction House, Paris, France

2009 – “From Past to ...Tomorrow”, An Exhibition of Iranian Contemporary Art,

            Day Art Gallery,Tehran

2009 – Group Iranian Modern Art Exhibition , Seyhoun Gallery , Los Angeles, CA

2009 – “Looped and Layered “ , A Selection of Contemporary Art from Tehran –

            Thomas Erben Gallery – New York 

2009 – Iran on Paper : the Last 10 Years .from Fereydoun  Ave’s “LAAL Collection” ,

           Aaran Art Gallery,Tehran

2008 – 2009- Second Tehran Art Expo, Vahdat Hall (Rudaki Hall) , Tehran

2008 – Second Annual Asian Contemporary Art Fair (ACAF- NY) – New York

2008 – Sotheby’s, Modern and Contemporary Arab and Iranian Art ,London,UK

2008 – Ardeshir Mohassess and Mohsen Ahmadvand, XVA Gallery, Dubai,UAE

2008 – The first exhibition on selected artists’ works from Iranian galleries, SABA

Cultural and Artistic Institute , Tehran

2007 – Radical Drawing, A selection of contemporary Iranian drawing,

Tehran Art Gallery

2007 – Selected artists of the first visual arts festival, Niavaran Cultural Center,Tehran

2006 –  First Visual Arts Festival, Niavaran Cultural Center , Tehran

2005 –  Fine Arts Gallery, Department of Visual  Arts, Tehran University

2004 –  Central Library, Tehran University .

 

Collections :

 

–  The Houston Museum of Fine Arts .

– The British Museum .

– Kamel Lazaar Foundation .

–  Private Collections .

 

PRIZES/AWARDS:

 

2015 – Campus France Award by French government

2011 – Nominated for Jameel Prize 2011, Victoria and Albert Museum,London

2006 – First Visual Arts Festival Prize by Faber Castel,Tehran

 

BOOK :

 

2017 –  Honar , the Afkhami Collection of Modern and Contemporary Iranian Art. The first book on one of the finest private collections, published by PHAIDON.

2015 –  World Champion “Jahan Pahlevan”, complied by Arash Tanhai , Look Publications

2014 –  Contemporary Iranian Art, Roots and New Perspectives, Hamid Keshmirshekan, Nazar art publications, Tehran

2014 –  “A Selection of Drawings by Mohsen Ahmadvand”, Bon-gah Publications .

2014 –  Pioneers of new art, Javad Mojabi, Behnegar Publications, Tehran

2013 –  Drawing Art in Iran, by Hasan Morizi, Peykareh Publications, Tehran

2013 –  Contemporary Iranian Art: New perspectives, Hamid Keshmirshekan, Saqi Books, London , UK

2007 –  A Book of Persian Cartoon, Koochak Publications, Tehran

 

PRESS & CATALOGUES:

 

2018 –  Selections Magazine, Special Issue 45, Inventing Perspective is out, Dazzling 
            works by Mohsen Ahmadvand and Fereydoun Ave.

2017 – Selections Magazine, the One to Watch ,Issue 40, Published on the cover. 

2016 –  “Shahnameh, The Perpetual Narrative” A survey of impact of Shahnameh on 
             modern and contemporary art of Iran, by Akram Tavana, foreword by Dr.Firuza 
             Melville.

2014 –  Tandis Magazine Norouz Issue.

2013 –  Saudi Gazette Newspaper,”Group Exhibition to Celebrate Paper Medium” 

2012 –  Golestaneh Magazine,No.120,” The Euphoria of Forgetfulness” Vahid Sharifian 
             in conversation with Mohsen Ahmadvand,Tehran .

2012  –  “The Bittersweet Drawings of Ahmadvand” by:Dr.Behnam Kamrani,Art 
              Tomorrow Contemporary Art Magazine,No.+8,spring 2012,Tehran.

2010  – “Unstableness of Familiar Scenes”by:Nazgol Ansarinia,Golestaneh 
              Magazine,No.107,Tehran.

2009  –  Art in Review,The New York Times,By Holland Cotter.June3,2009

2009  – “More Iranians are Coming”,Artnet News.

2009  – Looped and Layered,Fine Art Thailand,june 2009

2008  – TimeOut Dubai,Art and Culture Spotlight,Vol.8,Issue40.

2008  –  The National Newspaper ,visual arts,”The Pen is Mightier”,A preview by 
              Arsalan Mohammad,Dubai .