Bahman Mohassess

Bahman Mohassess was a prominent Iranian painter, sculptor and printmaker. He was also known in dramaturgical circles, due to his translation services being utilised for theatrical scripts.  

As a young painter working in a realist style, in the 1950’s Mohassess joined the Khorous-Jangi Society (literllay translated as Fighting Cock Society), an avant-garde artistic group founded by Jalil Ziapour in 1949 in Iran.