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Massoud Arabshahi (مسعود عربشاهی in Persian), born Tehran, Iran in 1935 is an Iranian painter.
Arabshahi held his first solo exhibition at the Iran-India Centre, Tehran, in 1964, four years before graduating from the College of Decorative Arts, Tehran. His work includes oils on canvas, sculptures and architectural reliefs- among the latter commissions for the Office for Industry and Mining, Tehran, 1971, and the California Insurance Building, Santa Rosa, California, USA, 1985.
His sources of inspiration comprise Achaemenid and Assyrian art as well as Babylonian carvings and inscriptions. Combining tradition and modernity. His work has been shown in a number of solo and group exhibitions in Iran, Europe and the United States including Two Modernist Iranian Pioneers, at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, 2001; and Iranian Contemporary Art, Barbican Centre, London, 2001. He lives and works in Tehran and California.
1964, Ministry of Arts and Culture Prize, 4th Tehran Biennial
1965, Mother's Day Exhibition Prize, Tehran
1972, First Prize, Public contest for sculpture ornament at the Farah-abad Park, Tehran
1973, First Prize, Monaco International Exhibition
1964, Tehran, Iran, India Artistic Center
1965, Tehran, Iran, Tehran University
1965, Paris, France, Biennial
1967, Paris, France, Galerie Solstice
1967, Paris, France, Museum of Sacred Arts
1968, U.S.A, Mobile Exhibition of Contemporary Iranian Arts
1970, Tehran, Iran, Modern Iranian Art: a Retrospective, Iran American Society
1971, Tehran, Iran, Negar Gallery
1973, Paris, France, Grand Palais
1973, Paris, France, Galerie Guiot
1973, Monaco, France, Monaco International Exhibition, Monte Carlo
1974, Tehran, Iran, International Exhibition of Arts
1975, Tehran, Iran, Blue, Takhte Jamshid Gallery
1975, Tehran, Iran, Volume and Environment, Iran America Society