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When the Letters Make Love collection

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Younes Faghihi

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Artist’s Story

Younes Faghihi, born in 1981, utilizes the movements and composition of traditional Persian calligraphy for his inspiration / He endeavors to disseminate a message of peace and love through his work / After graduating in Graphic Design in 1999, Faghihi received his certificate in Calligraphy from the Iranian Society of Calligraphy in 2001 / He earned his Degree in Visual Arts and decided to devote himself to this field in a professional and academic setting and later obtained a Masters Degree in Advertising Management from the Eastern Mediterranean University / In 2010, Faghihi was invited to carry out artistic research at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, where he stayed for 8 years / This was an experience that was decisive and strongly inspired Faghihi’s works / He lives and works in Paris, France/

Full CV


2010 MA Advertising Management, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018 Olivier Mousson Gallery, Paris, France
2016 Le100 Gallery, Paris, France
2014 GRK Gallery, Paris, France
2005 Al-E-Ahmad Gallery, Rey
2004 Mirmiran Gallery, Artistic Forum of Iran, Tehran, Iran
2002 Laleh Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1998 Honar-e-Sabz Gallery, Tehran, Iran

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014 GRK Gallery, Paris, France
2014 Niolas Flamel Gallery, Paris, France
2013 When the Letters are Love, MANART Gallery, Paris, France
2010 Cité Internationale Des Arts, Paris, France
2010 Iran Cultural Centre, The Hague, Netherlands
2010 Islamic Cultural Center, Rome, Italy
2007 Naami Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2006 Khayyam Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2003 Saroban Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2002 Barg Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2000 9th International Exhibition of Quran, Tehran, Iran
1998 Laleh Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1998 Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
1997 Seda & Sime Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1997 Freedom Museum, Tehran, Iran

Art Fairs

2013 Art Monaco, Monaco

Awards, Grants & Fellowships

2010 Research Scholarship, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
2001 1st place, Visual Artist, Technical University of Shariat
2000 Selected modern calligrapher in 3rd Festival of Visual Arts, Tehran, Iran
1998 1st place, Tendencies of Modern Calligraphy, 1st Visual Art Festival of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Career Highlights

  • 2018 Solo show, Olivier Mousson Gallery, Paris, France
  • 2016 Solo show, Le100 Gallery, Paris, France
  • 2013 Art Monaco, Monaco
  • 2010 Research Scholarship, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France