Aydin Aghdashloo

Aydin Aghdashloo

Iranian Painter
Born Oct 30, 1940

Aydin Aghdashloo is an Iranian painter, author, art critic, art historian and graphic designer. He currently lives in Tehran, Iran and lectures in different Iranian Universities besides his professional work.

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1940 Birth Born on October 30, 1940.


1972 31 Years Old He married his first wife, Iranian actress Shohreh Vaziri-Tabar, aka Shohreh Aghdashloo, in 1972. They divorced in 1979.
After the Iranian revolution of 1979, Aghdashloo lost both his official jobs and was under threat by Khomeini's regime and was barred from leaving Iran for over 10 years, until 1989.


1981 40 Years Old 1 More Event
Aghdashloo had to adjust himself to the new strict rules imposed by the government to control and Islamicize arts and culture. Before being allowed to teach in Iranian universities in 1981, he started his private art classes which he still continues to teach, beside lecturing in a number of universities in Iran.
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