Massoud Arabshahi

Referencing pre-Islamic Near and Middle Eastern cultures, painter and sculptor, Massoud Arabshahi’s work combines tradition and modernity with futuristic elements. A prominent member of the Saqqakhaneh movement, the artist held his first solo exhibition at the Iran-India Centre, Tehran, in 1964. Graduating with a BA in Sculpture and Painting in 1965, he went on to receive an MA in Interior Design from the same institution in 1967.