Aydin Aghdashloo

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Birthday
30, 1940
Birthplace
Rasht, Iran
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
30, 1940 (age 78)
Birthplace
Rasht, Iran

About

Iranian painter, graphic artist, and writer. He is known for having been awarded the Legion of Honour Award at the French embassy in Iran in January of 2016. He also shares his artworks through Instagram for his over 110,000 followers. 

Before Fame

He attended the University of Tehran until 1967. He held his first solo art exhibition in 1975. After the revolution and eight-year war in 1979, he began making artworks out of the remaining debris and destroyed objects. 

Trivia

He is known for having painted several book covers for Bahram Beyzai including for Ayyarnameh, Modern Preface of Shahnameh, and Sheikh Sherzin's Scroll.

Family Life

He married Firouzeh Athari in 1981 and together they had two children: Tara and Takin. 

Associated With

He shared a photo with composer Kayhan Kalhor to his Instagram in March of 2018.