- Also known as
primary name: Zenderoudi, Charles-Hossein
other name: Zenderoudi, Husein
- individual; painter/draughtsman; printmaker; multi-media/digital artist; Iranian; Male
- Life dates
- Artist, born Tehran, Iran, 1937. Graduated from Tehran's High School of Fine Arts in 1958. Key member of the Saqqakhaneh movement with Parviz Tanavoli, in the 1960s. He received awards at the Paris Biennials in 1959 and 1961, and then moved to Paris. In 1971, included in the French magazine ‘Connaissances des Arts’ list of ten best living artists alongside Frank Stella, Mark Tobey, Andy Warhol and Zao Wou-Ki. Commissioned works include the monumental tapestries and paintings for Riyadh and Jeddah airports, Saudi Arabia; the cover and serigraphy accompanying the text of the Holy Qur’an (pub. Ph. Lebaud, 1972 & 1980), which received the international prize of The Most Beautiful Book of the Year from UNESCO; and illustrations for the ‘Divan of Hafez, The Dance of Life’ (1988). Retrospective exhibition at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (2002) and paintings and photographs shown in Europe, including the FNAC galleries, Paris (2005) and in the United States at the Grey Gallery, University of New York (2003). Lives in Paris.
- Porter, V, 'Word into Art: Artists of the Modern Middle East', BMP, 2006 (p. 142); Porter, V, 'Word into Art: Artists of the Modern Middle East (Dubai 2008)', BMP, 2008 (p. 157).