Bahman Mohassess (Biographical details)

Bahman Mohassess (sculptor/medallist; painter/draughtsman; Iranian; Male; 1931 - 2010)

Also known as

Mohassess, Bahman


Artist, born Rasht, Iran and lived in Rome where he died. Mohassess was apprenticed to Seyyed Mohammed Habib Mohammadi in the 1940s. He attended the Fine Art Academy in Rome in 1954. His work comprises paintings, sculptures and assemblages. He was also a celebrated translator of literary works as well as a theatre director and stage designer.


Bahman Mohassess: Scultura Pittura Grafica Teatro (Societa Editrice Romana, Rome 2007)
Morad Montazari, Bahman Mohassess, Assemblages 1970-2010. (Zaman, summer 2012) pp. 70 - 85
Fereshte Daftari and Layla S. Diba (eds.) Iran Modern (Asia Society Museum, New York 2013)