NASSER OVISSI (1934), IRANIAN PAINTER – One of few pre-Islamic Revolution artists, who achieved success prior and after the revolution

NASSER OVISSI 1/2 – He was born in Tehran in 1934, where he studied Law and Political Sciences at the Unversity of Tehran. In Rome (Italy), he studied Fine Art. He was diplomat and Cultural Attachee at the Iranian Embassy in Rome and Madrid and currently he resides in Virginia (USA). During his diplomatic activity, he worked to bridge the gap between the world of European art and Iran, creating exchanges of ideas and creativity.

NASSER OVISSI 2/2 – He is a prominent artist, who has published many books on his work, and one of his central themes is horses (which he considers a symbol of beauty, elegance and strength). Together with the horses, who have always helped man over time, women also appear in his work, because they are the true companions of man.

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