Farhad Moshiri  (Iranian, 1963) 

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Farhad Moshiri Biography
1963   Born in Shiraz, Iran. Lives and works in Iran.
1984   MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California, USA
Selected Exhibitions
2009   Raad O BARGH, 17 Iranian Artists, Kunstraum Deutsch Bank, Salzburg, Austria
2008   East West Dialogues, Mysticism, Satire and the Legendary Past, LTMH – Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2008   CHRISTIES Auction House, International Modern and Contemporary Art, 30 April, Dubai, UAE
2008   Art Dubai, March 18 – 22, Dubai, UAE
2008   BONHAMS Auction House, Inaugural Middle East Auction, Dubai, UAE
2008   ‘Word into Art’, British Museum at DIFC, Dubai, UAE
2007   “Candy Store”, The Third Line, Dubai, U.A.E. (solo)
2007   “Sweet Dreams”, Daneyal Mahmood Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2006   “Threshold of Hap”, Extraspazio, Rome (solo)
2006   Albareh Gallery, Bahrain (solo)
2006   “Paintings”, The Third Line, Dubai, U.A.E. (solo)
2006   “Operation Supermarket”, a part of “Images of the Middle East”, Kolding Design School, collaboration with Shirin Aliabadi, Denmark (solo)
2006   “Operation Supermarket”, collaboration with Shirin Aliabadi, The Counter Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2006   ETHNIC MARKETING, curated by Tirdad Zolghadr, 13 Vanak, Tehran, Iran
2006   IMAGES OF THE MIDDLE EAST, Coppenhagen, Denmark
2006   ART WITHOUT BORDERS, ACCEA, Yerevan, Armenia
2006   IRAN.COM,Museum of New Art, Freiburg, Germany
2006   V-Day, Kashya Hildebrand Gallery, Chelsea NY, USA
2006   WORDS INTO ART, curated by Venetia Porter, British Museum, May, London, UK
2006   CHRISTIES Auction House, contemporary Middle East Art Auction, 2 viewings in London, Auction in Dubai, UAE
2005   “ETHNO KITSCH” Kashya Hildebrand Gallery, January, New York
2005   WELCOME, curated by Farhad Moshiri, Kashya Hildebrand Gallery, New York
2005   It’s hard to touch the real (Tour),Bildmuseet Ume, University College of Fine Arts, Ume
2005   It’s hard to touch the real (Tour),Yeans (artist-run-space), Gothenburg
2005   It’s hard to touch the real (Tour),Unge Kunstnerers Samfund UKS (The Association of Young Artists), Oslo
2005   It’s hard to touch the real (Tour),Tallinn Kunsthalle, Tallinn
2004   Guido Schlinkert Gallery, Solo show, Rome, December
2004   Art Space Gallery, Dubai, October
2004   “ETHNIC MARKETING”, Centre D’art Contemporain, Geneva. Group exhibition curated by Tirdad Zolghadr, October
2004   Kashya Hildebrand Gallery Solo exhibition, New York, April
2004   “Iran under the skin” CCCB, Barcelona, (Curator: Firouz Firouz) April
2004   “House of World Cultures”, Berlin, (Curator: Rose Issa) March
2004   “TURNING POINTS”, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, (Curator: Media Farzin) March, NY
2004   Kashya Hildebrand Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2004   Art Space Gallery, curated by Isabelle van den Eynde de Rivieren, Dubai, UAE (solo)
2004   e x t r a s p a z i o gallery, Rome, Italy (solo)
2003   Leighton House Museum, curated by Rose Issa, London, UK (solo)
2003   Galerie Kashya Hildebrand, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2003   “Haft”, Ville De Boulogne-Billancourt, l’Espace Landowski, (Curator: Michket Krifa) November
2003   “Continuous stroke of a breath” (Curator: Afsaneh Firouz) Harvard, Boston
2003   Galerie Kashya Hildebrand Solo painting exhibition, Geneva, September
2003   Leighton House Museum, May (Curator, Rose Issa) London
2003   Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmo, Sweden, April
2003   Sharjah Biennial, Modern Art Museum, U.A.E April
2003   Casa Asia Curator, Maria Chus Martinez)Barcelona, July
2002   13 Vanak Street Gallery, Curator: Fereydoun Ave, Tehran, Iran
2002   Zen Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2002   New Paintings, 13 Vanak ST., Tehran, Iran (solo)
2001   Heaven, installation, 13 Vanak ST., Tehran, Iran (solo)
2000   New Works, 13 Vanak ST., Tehran, Iran (solo)
2000   Painting exhibition,13 Vanak Street Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1999   Painting exhibition, Bokhara Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1994 - 1998   Produced children’s books, computer animation and Films for UNICEF
1993   Biennale of Tehran, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
1992   Painting exhibition, Seyhoun Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1989   Painting exhibition, Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
1988   Installation, Black Salad Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
1987   The End, a video installation, invite group exhibition, Los Angeles, USA
Literature
2005   Gulf Air Magazine, May 2005
2005   Art AsiaPacific, Spring 2005
2005   Bidoun Magazine, Spring 2005
2005   New York Times, April 8, 2005, review by Holland Cotter
2005   Canvas, March/ April 2005
2005   New York Sun, March 25, 2005
2005   Trace, March 2005
2005   Bidoun Magazine, Winter 2005
2004   Berliner Morgenpost, March 20, 2004, Berlin
2004   Der Tagesspiegel, March 19, 2004, Berlin