Born in Shiraz, Iran in 1963
Lives and works in Tehran, Iran
1984 Graduate of California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California, USA

2011 Shukran, The Third Line, Dubai, UAE

2010 Nothing Serious, Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria

2009 Fluffy Friends, Frieze, The Third Line Booth, London, UK

  Silly You, Silly Me, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France
2008 Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami

  Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels
2007 Candy Store, The Third Line, Dubai, U.A.E.

  Sweet Dreams, Daneyal Mahmood Gallery, New York, USA
2006 Threshold of Hap, Extraspazio, Rome

  Albareh Gallery, Bahrain
  Farhad Moshiri, The Third Line, Dubai, U.A.E.
  Operation Supermarket, a part of “Images of the Middle East”, Kolding Design
  School, collaboration with Shirin Aliabadi, Denmark
  Operation Supermarket, collaboration with Shirin Aliabadi, The Counter Gallery, London, UK
2004 e x t r a s p a z i o gallery, Rome, Italy

  Art Space Gallery, curated by Isabelle van den Eynde de Rivieren, Dubai, UAE
  Kashya Hildebrand Gallery, New York, USA
2003 Galerie Kashya Hildebrand, Geneva, Switzerland

  Leighton House Museum, curated by Rose Issa, London, UK
2002 New Paintings, 13 Vanak ST., Tehran, Iran

2001 Heaven, installation, 13 Vanak ST., Tehran, Iran

2000 New Works, 13 Vanak ST., Tehran, Iran

2010 Hope! Palais des Arts et du Festival, Paris, France

2009 Iran Inside Out, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, USA

  Translation/Tarjama, Queens Museum of Art, New York, USA
2008 East West Dialogues, Mysticism, Satire and the Legendary Past, LTMH – Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery, New York, NY, USA

  Word into Art, British Museum at DIFC, Dubai, UAE
2006 Ethnic Marketing, curated by Tirdad Zolghadr, 13 Vanak, Tehran, Iran

  V-Day, Kashya Hildebrand Gallery, Chelsea NY, USA
  Word into Art, curated by Venetia Porter, British Museum, May, London, UK
2005 After the Revolution, KM Kulturunea Erakustaretoa, curated by Octavio Zaya, San Sebastian, Spain

  Almost Nothing, e x t r a s p a z i o gallery, Rome, Italy
  Welcome, curated by Farhad Moshiri, Kashya Hildebrand Gallery, New York, USA
  It’s Hard to Touch the Real (Tour), Bildmuseet Ume, University College of Fine Arts, Ume
  It’s Hard to Touch the Real (Tour), Yeans (artist-run-space), Gothenburg, Sweden
  It’s Hard to Touch the Real (Tour), Unge Kunstnerers Samfund UKS (The Association of Young Artists), Oslo, Norway
  It’s Hard to Touch the Real (Tour), Tallinn Kunsthalle, Tallinn, Estonia
2004 Far Near Distance, curated by Rose Issa, House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany

  Iran Under the Skin, curated by Firouz Firouz, CCCB, Barcelona, Spain
  Ethnic Marketing, curated by Martine Anderfuhren and Tirdad Zolghadr, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
  It’s Hard to Touch the Real, Kunstverein, Munich, Germany
  Turning Points, curated by Media Farzin, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, USA
2003 Iranian Pool, curated by Maria Chus Martinez, Casa Asia/ARCO, Madrid, Spain

  Casa Asia, curated by Maria Chus Martinez, Barcelona, Spain
  Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah, UAE
  Continuous Stroke of a Breath, curated by Afsaneh Firouz, Harvard University, Boston, USA
  Haft, curated by Michket Krifa, l’Espace Landowski, Ville De Boulogne-Billancourt, France
2002 13 Vanak Street Gallery, Curator: Fereydoun Ave, Tehran, Iran

  Zen Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2001 Heaven, an installation,13 Vanak Street Gallery, Curator: Fereydoun Ave, Tehran, Iran

2000 Painting exhibition,13 Vanak Street Gallery, Tehran, Iran

1999 Painting exhibition, Bokhara Gallery, Tehran, Iran

1994-98 Produced children’s books, computer animation and Films for UNICEF

1993 Biennale of Tehran, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran

1992 Painting exhibition, Seyhoun Gallery, Tehran, Iran

1989 Painting exhibition, Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

1988 Installation, Black Salad Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

1987 The End, a video installation, invite group exhibition, Los Angeles, USA

1986 EZ TV, a video installation, Los Angeles, USA

1985 Quadraphonic sound installation, Anti Club, Los Angeles, USA

  British Museum, UK
François Pinault Foundation, Italy
Virginia Museum of Fine Art, USA
Farjam Collection, Dubai, UAE
Cultural Ministry of Dubai, UAE
Cultural Heritage Commission of Abu Dhabi, UAE
  Perrotin, Galerie Rudolphe Janssen, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, The Third Line, Farhad Moshiri. 2010.
SNEL Belgium. ISBN 978-2-9532797-5-7
2011 Marie Le Fort, ARTRAVEL, Balade a Dubai, pg 178, June 21 2011
Kalsi, Jyoti, Gulf News, Weekend Review, Sharp Words of Gratitude, pg. 14 – 15, April 15, 2011
Gleadell, Colin, The Telegraph, Auction houses in duel under the sun, April 5, 2011
Jarvie, Catherine, What’s On, Mysterious Boy, pg. 53, 55, March 2011
Boshoff Hundal, Inside Out, Angela, What Glitters is Not Always Gold, March 2011, pg. 34-37

2010 Azmi, Negar, The National, The Review, All That Glitters, May 28, 2010, pg 4 –7, Reprinted
Azmi, Negar, Bidoun, Fluffy by Farhad, Spring 2010, pg 32 – 37
Sand, Olivia, Asian Art, Farhad Moshiri, April 2010, pg 2 – 4

2009 Downey, Anthony, Inverted Modernities and Contested Traditions: Contemporary Iranian Visual Culture and (In)Authenticity, September 2009, pg 154 - 163
Le Stum, Sabine, artpress, Moyen-Orient moins d’argent, plus de temps, pg 52 - 56
Oasis Magazine, Arts News, The Third Line, November – December 2009, pg 24 -25
Harris, Gareth, The Art Newspaper, Frieze Art Fair Supplement, Iranian Art, Thursday October 15, 2009, pg 5
Kunstbeeld, Life is Wonderful, Wednesday October 28, 2009, Online
Tendencias, El rey Midas de Oriente Medio, October 2009, pg 11
Crow, Kelly, The Wall Street Journal, Iran: A Defiant Self Portrait, June 25, 2009, Online
Ng, Elaine W., Moments of Defiance: Auction Report, Asia Art Pacific, May/June2009, pg. 61 - 63
Art Collection + Design (Hong Kong), March 2009
Debras, Berenice, La Tribune, Emirs Art, February 2009
2008 Gulf News, Tabloid, “Bonham’s Auction”
7 Days , “A Record Night for Auction
Condé Nast Potfolio, pg 74 - 75
Time Out, Dubai, “Vision On”, pg 16
Canvas Collectors’ Edition, “A Collective Vision”, pg 96 - 111
Cultural Horizons Magazine, “Word into Art” Exhibition, pg 28

2007 Artco, pg 199
Society Dubai, “New Paintings by Farhad Moshiri”, pg 18
Time Out, Dubai, “Tout Sweet” pg 51
Gulf News, Weekend Review, “Living in a Wedding Cake” pg 20
Xpress, “Candy Coated Strokes” pg 31
The Dubai Guide, www.dubaiguide.com, “Candy Store”
Emirates Today, “Sugar Coated Treats for Everyone” pg 34
Inside Out, pg 127
Art Review, “Dubai: Art Entrepot” pg 82-84, UK

2006 Canvas Magazine, “Farhad Moshiri, When Ancient Becomes Modern” pg 70 - 79
Time Out, Dubai, “It’s in the Post” pg 53
Society, Dubai, “Super Bowl” pg 79
What’s On, “Potted History” pg 28
Inside Out, “A Deep Rooted Cultural Connection” pg 23 - 25

2005 Gulf Air Magazine, “The Persian touch”, pg 42-45, May
ArtsJournal.com, Modern art notes by Tyler Green: On Islamic
Walrus Magazine, June, Toronto
Kayhan (London) “Popli Foundation auction, June 30, pg7
Exibart.com,“Divani dorati e armi giocattolo”, Jan 29, Roma
Art Asia Pacific, spring 2005
Welcome, exhibition catalogue, Feb, New York
Bidoun magazine, spring 2005
Radio Farda, March
New York Times, April 8, 2005, review by Holland Cotter
Canvas, March/April 2005
New York Sun, March 25, 2005
Trace, “Welcome” March.
Bidoun magazine, Winter,pg 2-5 and 117.

2004 Berliner Morgenpost, “Schlussel zum Paradies”,Pg 9,March 20, Berlin.
Stuttgarter Zeitung, “Ornamente der Schonheit und des Schreckens”, April 1. The Buzz (exclusive interview) “Farhad Moshiri within one piece”, pg 2-4, 16 Nov, Dubai
Radio Farda, April
Tribune de Geneva,” Le Centre d’art contemporain fait son marche ethnique”, pg 30, November 15, Geneva
ABC, “A la caza del cazador blanco” pg 25-26, November 6
Swiss Info, “Arts plastiques, faites votre marche”, November 5
Le Courrier, 6/11 Geneva
Neue Burcher Beitung, 6/11
Time Europe, online magazine, By Malu Halasa, March
City Times, “A Satirist Who Leaves His Art Ajar” pg 1& 40, 5 Nov, Dubai
Der Tagesspiegel (Kultur), “Mehrdeutigkeit ist die starkste Waffe der Kunst, pg 25, 19 March, Berlin
Bidoun magazine, summer, “Rogue”, pg 87-88
Bidoun magazine, fall, “Ethnic Marketing”, pg 14
Kunst Feuilleton,(online Magazine,) “Entfernte Nahe”,9/5/04 Berlin
Casamica (Corriere della Sera), “Dorato Iran”,pg 34, Dec 4, Rome
Gulf Today, Nov, Dubai
Kultur, “Schlussel zum Paradies”, 20 March, Berlin
The Bite, Iran’s creative hotbed, October, pg 68-71 and 88-89, Dubai
Der Tagesspiegel, March 19, 2004, Berlin
Far Near Distance, book published by Haus Der Kulturen Der
Welt, p176-177 front and back cover image and title page image
Le Temps Les resorts de la xenophilie (parodie), pg.39, 8.10.2004
La Liberte, Vous reprendriez bien un peu d’exotisme! Pg 40, October 30, Geneva
Kunst Bulletin, Ethnic Marketing, pg 46, November 1
360 degree, “Fureur ethnique”, November
WOZ Die Wochenzeitung,“Ethnopop oder was?” pg 23, November 4
Markische Oderzeitung, “Die neuen iranischen Kunstler”, March 21
Neue Zurcher Zeitung, “Angebot und Nachfrage”, Pg 48, November 6
24 Heures “Sur fond de mondialisation …” pg 13, November12, Lausanne

2003 Haft, Seven Contemporary Iranian Artists, Somogy editions d’art, p24-31 Paris Match(Swiss), “Farhad Moshiri, Entre tradition et post-moderne”, pg 142, 4 December
Radio Farda, April
Tant magazine, 5th Anniversary issue, “Never mind the Secularists”, pg 136-141
El Pais, Arco, “Las zonas de descanso integran arte, paisajismo y arquitectura”, 14 February, pg 33 Madrid
El Mundo, Arco, February 2003, Madrid
Rooseum Provisorium, April 2003, Malmo, Sweden
6th Sharjah Biennial Catalog, April, UAE
Time out Dubai, April 2003, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

2001 Telerama, “Revolution culturelle a Teheran”, Dec 29, pg 19, Paris

1989 Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles
Southern California House Beautiful, Los Angeles

1988 LA Weekly, Los Angeles