Ardeshir Mohassess | the artist
The artist Ardeshir Mohassess
Born Sept 9 1938, Rasht, Gilan Province, Iran.
Died Oct 9 2008, New York, USA.
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Drawings and portrait
In the 1960s, after receiving a degree in political science from Tehran University, he worked as an illustrator for Iranian journals and newspapers. Soon after, his drawings began to appear in major international newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times… with slideshow of works
Drawing and portrait
Martha Rosler, Ardeshir Mohassess, Yael Bartana
Ardeshir Mohassess was not afraid to take sides, only the combatants kept shifting, as tends to happen in the Middle East. Although he moved to New York in his early forties, before the 1979 revolution, already he imagined it, pleaded for it, and feared it…