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Biography
  • 1920 Born in Tehran, Iran
     
Education
  • 1966 Doctorate of Fine Arts, Iranian Cultural High Council, Tehran, Iran
  • 1959 Diploma of Painting and Graphic Art, Munich Academy of Fine Arts,
    Munich, Germany
  • 1947 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Academy of Fine Arts, University of Tehran,Iran
     
Iran Career
  • 1981-1993 Mahmoud Javadipour Private Art School, Tehran, Iran
  • 1953-1979 Professor of Fine Arts, University of Tehran, Iran
  • 1977-1978 Director of Undergraduate Studies, Visual Arts Department, University of
    Tehran, Iran
  • 1976-1977 Visiting Professor, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at
    Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A.
  • 1973-1975 Assistant Dean of Fine Arts, University of Tehran, Iran
  • 1973-1974 Director of Visual Arts Department, University of Tehran, Iran
  • 1969-1973 Head of Students, Visual Arts Department, University of Tehran, Iran
  • 1958-1966 Instructor, Secondary School of Fine Arts for Girls, Tehran, Iran
  • 1958-1966 Instructor, Kamal-ol-Molk School of Fine Arts, Tehran Iran
  • 1961-1963 Lecturer, School of Decorative Arts, Tehran, Iran
     
Affiliations and Cultural Contributions
  • 1992-1994 Curriculum Consultant, Tarvij University, Tehran, Iran
  • 1977 The Felt Carpets of Iran, an Illustrated Lecture, University of Illinois at
    Urbana- Champaign, U.S.A
  • 1972 Representative of University of Tehran, School of Fine Arts, to Technical
    Department, Ministry of Justice, Tehran, Iran
  • 1969 Representative of University of Tehran, School of Fine Arts, to Iranian
    Standards Institute, Tehran, Iran
  • 1963 Member of High Council of Postage Stamps, Ministry of Post and
    Telegraph and Telephone Tehran, Iran
  • 1949 Co-founder of “Apadana Gallery”, Iran’s First Centre for Visual Arts,
    Tehran, Iran
  • 1948 Founding member of “Art Society for Youth”, Tehran, Iran
  • 1944 Designed and Developed the First Colour Prints in Iran, Central Bank of
    Iran, Tehran, Iran
     
Solo Exhibitions
  • 2010 Commemoration of Master Javadipour and Master Esfandiari, Tehran
    Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
  • 2005 Retrospective of Works of Master Javadipour, Academy of Art, Tehran,
    Iran
  • 1998 Artist’s Studio, Tehran, Iran
  • 1993 Classic Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 1993 Artist’s Studio, Tehran, Iran
  • 1991 Classic Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 1989 Azin Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 1960 Graphic, Calligraphy and Batik works, Reza Abbasi Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 1959 Munich Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, Germany
  • 1953 Iran- America Society, Tehran, Iran
  • 1950 Iran- America Society, Tehran, Iran
  • 1950 Iranian Heritage Museum, Tehran, Iran
  • 1949 Apadana Gallery, Tehran, Iran
     
Group Exhibitions
  • 2010 Tehran City Hall, Tehran, Iran
  • 2008 Classic Gallery, Isfahan, Iran
  • 2008 Tirgan Festival, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2005 Niavaran Artistic Creations Foundation, Tehran, Iran
  • 2005 Second International Painting Biennale of the Islamic World, Tehran
    Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
  • 2003 First International Painting Biennale of the Islamic World, Tehran
    Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
  • 2003 Iranian Artists of the last Century, Khial Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2002 Kamaledin Behzad Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2000 Realism in Iranian Modern Painting, Tehran Museum of Contemporary
    Art, Tehran, Iran
  • 1999 Pioneers of Contemporary Persian Painting, Asar Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 1999 Calligraphy, Asar Gallery, Tehran Iran
  • 1997 Fourth Iranian Painting Biennale, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art,
    Tehran, Iran
  • 1997 Pioneers of Contemporary Persian Painting, Fist Generation, Tehran
    Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
  • 1991 Fundraising Exhibition for Publication of Children’s Encyclopaedia, Classic
    Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 1976 Exhibition for the Benefit of Earthquake Victims, Tehran Museum of
    Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
  • 1977 Tower Park Gallery, Peoria, Illinois, U.S.A.
  • 1977 Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
    Illinois, U.S.A
  • 1976 Iran- America Society, Tehran, Iran
  • 1976 Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
  • 1975 Ben and Abby Grey Stiftung, St.Paul, Minnesota, USA
  • 1975 Painting and Graphic Works, New York University, New York,U.S.A.
  • 1974 Contemporary Asian Graphic Art, Milan, Italy
  • 1974 Iranian Contemporary Artists, Iran- America Society and American
    Friends of the Middle East Institute, Tehran, Iran
  • 1973 Iranian Contemporary Artists, Arts and Literature Institute, Isfahan, Iran
  • 1973 Arts and Culture Celebration, Tehran, Iran
  • 1972 University of Columbia, New York, New York U.S.A.
  • 1972 Iranian Contemporary Art, Iran-America Society, Tehran, Iran
  • 1969 Graphic Art in South West Asia and North Africa, New York University,
    New York, U.S.A.
  • 1968 Iranian Heritage Museum, Tehran, Iran
  • 1965 Art in Iran, Iran- America Society, Tehran, Iran
  • 1963 An Exhibition of Contemporary Iranian Art, Iran- America Society,
    Tehran, Iran
  • 1962 Fourteen Contemporary Iranians, Minneapolis School of Art, Minnesota,
    U.S.A
  • 1950 Iran-Soviet Union Cultural Institute, Tehran, Iran
  • 1949 Apadana Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 1949 Franco- Iranian Institute, Tehran, Iran
     
Logo, Banknotes and Industrial Design
  • 1976 Design of Logo, Encyclopaedia of Islam, Iran
  • 1944-1975 Design of Artwork for over thirty bond, banknotes and emblems for
    private and public companies, Iran
  • 1975 Design of Logo, Aryamehr Industrial University, Iran
  • 1974 Design of Logo, “Bongah Tarjomeh va Nashre Ketab” Publishing House,
    Iran
  • 1973 Design of Logo, Kharazmi Publishing House, Iran
  • 1960 Graphic and Packaging Design, Zar Cigarettes, Iranian Tobacco Company
  • 1952 Design of Logo, National Iranian Oil Company
  • 1948 Design of Artwork for Iranian Lottery Ticket
  • 1944 Design of Logo, University of Tehran, Iran
     
Publications
  • 2008 Art of felt making in Gorgan and Dasht Province by Mahmoud Javadipour
  • 2005 A Retrospect on Life and Works of Professor Mahmoud Javadipour,
    Academy of Arts, Tehran, Iran
  • 1988 Pioneers of Contemporary Persian Painting, First Generation, by Javad
    Mojabi
  • 1972 Illustration for “Selected Stories from the Shahnameh”, Retold by Ehsan
    Yarshater
  • 1969-1972 Visual Arts Text Books and Teacher’s Guides for Elementary and Middle
    School, Iranian Ministry of Education
  • 1956 Illustration for “Ferdowsi Eve” by Zabih Behrooz
  • 1955 Illustration for Fourteen Books in Science, Health, Literature, History and
    Text Books, Iranian-American Joint Fund Publication
  • 1951 Illustration for “Tarji-band” by Hatef Esfehani
  • 1951 Illustration for “Moosh-o-Gorbeh” by Obeid Zakani
  • 1950 Illustration for Second Grade Text Books by Prof. Hooshyar
  • 1940 Illustration for “Koodak Dabire” by Zabih Behrooz
     
Collections
  Thirty Seven Paintings, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran,Iran
  Three Paintings, Iranian Parliament, Tehran, Iran
  One Painting, Sadabad Palace Museum, Tehran, Iran
  Four Paintings Ben and Abby Grey Foundation, U.S.A.
  One Painting, City Hall, Tehran, Iran
  Several Paintings and Graphic Works in Private Collections and Museums
    in Iran, Germany, Italy, England, China and U.S.A
     
Awards
  • 2009 Golden Phoenix Award, International Graphic Design Biennale of the
    Islamic World, Academy of Arts, Iran
  • 2009 Second Fajr International Visual Arts Festival, Iran
  • 2007 Medal of Arts and Science, Academy of Arts, Iran
  • 2006 Illustration of Secondary School Books, Iranian Ministry of Education
  • 2005 Eternal Figure, Iranian Science and Culture Hall of Fame
  • 2005 Pioneers of Iranian Modern Art Celebration, Fifth Annual Memorial for
    Galleries and Cultural Heritage Institute, Iran
  • 2004 Painting Biennale, Academy of Arts, Tehran, Iran
  • 1997 Fourth Iranian Painting Biennale Ministry of Culture and Islamic
    Guidance Award
  • 1994 Plants and Flowers Exhibition, Tehran City Hall
  • 1957 Design of Logo, Tehran-Pars Development Company Award, Tehran, Iran
  • 1952 Design of Logo, National Iranian Oil Company Award, , Tehran, Iran
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