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Farhad Moshiri is a contemporary visual artist. Moshiri is sometimes referred to as the Andy Warhol of the Middle East.

Farhad Moshiri was born in Shiraz, Iran in the year 1963. Moshiri earned a B.F.A. and an M.F.A. from the California Institute of the Arts located in Valencia.

The artist’s work combines items from traditional Iranian culture, archaeology, and contemporary commercial logos and iconography found in the western world.

Below a brief interview with Farhad Moshiri:

Price range information: The artist works with acrylics, oils, mixed media, and embroidery. Prices range from $50,000 to $1 million dollars.

Moshiri is based out of Tehran, Iran.

Work by Moshiri can be found in the British Museum located in London.

What a great mix of old and new ideas! Moshiri’s work gives us a glimpse into whats popular in the West and also contemporary Iran.