Reza Abedini | the artist




The artist Reza Abedini
Born 1967, Tehran, Iran.
Lives and works in Tehran.

Style and technique of the artist: Printmakers,

Graphic Designer
Prins Claus Prize 2006


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Artist’s website
“For me, graphic design is totally art.” Looking at the work of Iranian graphic designer Reza Abedini this is easily an understandable comment. With a strong sense of pride in his Islamic heritage and Iranian background, Abedini wields his skills with the Persian Language in beautiful and graceful ways. With a strong passion for the history of his culture, Abedini believes that traditional art forms are dead and that “graphic design is a new art of the 20th [and] 21st century … Graphic design is a kind of phoenix”….
Reza Abedini is one of the key figures who helped pave the way for contemporary graphic design in today’s Iran. In his work he combines colour and form, line and plane, font and image to form bold designs that are also highly poetic…
Lion under the Rainbow
His sense of composition and color is wonderful. And they have the same spirit as American screenprinted gig posters, just a different language…


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