Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian  (Iranian, 1924) 

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Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian Biography
1924   Qazvin, Iran. Works and lives in Iran.
1944 - 1946   Faculty of Fine Art, Tehran
1946 - 1949   Graduated from Parsons School of Design
1948 - 1951   Cornell University
Selected Exhibitions
2011   Monir Farmanfarmaian & Zhan Wang, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011   Kaleidoscope, The Third Line, Doha, Qatar (solo)
2010   Masterpieces of Muhammadan Art, Munich, Germany
2010   The Future of Tradition - The Tradition of Future, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
2010   29th Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo (solo)
2009   East-West Divan and Living Traditions: Contemporary Art From Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan,53rd Biennale of Venice, Italy
2009   6th Asia Pacific Triennal of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Museum, Australia
2008   Geometry of Hope Leighton House Museum, London, UK (solo)
2008   Art Dubai, Third Line booth
2008   Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland
2008   The Power of the Ornament, Orangery, Lower Belvedere, Vienna, Austria
2007   Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian: Mirror Mosaics at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK (solo)
2007   ING Bank Exhibition, Geneva, Switzerland
2007   Recollections, The Third Line, Dubai, United Arab Emerates (solo)
2006   Victoria and Albert Museum, London (solo)
2002   Grey Gallery, New York University, New York, NY
2000   Center for Iranian Modern Art, New York, NY (solo)
1999   Center for Iranian Modern Art, New York, NY
1998   Kent Fine Art, Kent, CT
1986 - 1987   Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York, NY (Touring Exhibition)
1985 - 1986   Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire
1985 - 1986   Butler Institute of American Art, Ohio
1985 - 1986   Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas
1985 - 1986   Hunter Museum of Art, Tennessee
1985 - 1986   Boca Raton, Florida
1985 - 1986   Wake Forest University, N.C.
1985 - 1986   Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio
1985 - 1986   UWM Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1985 - 1986   Tampa Museum of Art
1985 - 1986   Amarillo Art Center, Amarillo, Texas
1985 - 1986   University of Idaho
1985 - 1986   Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg VA
1985 - 1986   Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York, NY (Touring Exhibition)
1982 - 1984   Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
1982 - 1984   National Museum of Natural History, Washington D.C.
1982 - 1984   Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
1982 - 1984   Minnesota Science Museum, St. Paul, Minnesota
1982 - 1984   California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA
1982 - 1984   Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston, Texas
1982 - 1984   The Heritage of Islam
1982   Leila Taghinia-Milani Gallery, New York, NY
1982   Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA
1982   Art Students League of New York, NY
1982   Royal Ontario Museum, Ontario, Canada
1978   International Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
1977   Galerie Denise René, Paris and New York (solo)
1976   Iran America Society, Tehran, Iran (solo)
1976   International Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
1975   Ministry of Culture and Arts
1975   Takht-e-Jamshid Gallery: Blue, Tehran, Iran
1975   Grey Art Gallery, New York University, NY
1975   Jacques Kaplan Gallery, New York and Washington DC (solo)
1975   Kennedy Center, Washington DC (solo)
1973   Iran America Society, Tehran, Iran (solo)
1973   Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels
1968   Columbia University, Center for Iranian Studies, New York, NY
1968   Italian Institute, Tehran, Iran (solo)
1966   Venice Biennale, Iranian Pavilion (solo)
1965   Palais des Congres, Monte Carlo, Monaco
1964   Fourth Biennale of Tehran, Iran
1964   Venice Biennale, Iranian Pavilion (solo)
1963   Ecole des Beaux Arts, University of Tehran, Iran (solo)
1958   First Tehran Biennale (solo)
1958   Venice Biennale, Iranian Pavilion (gold medal) (solo)