Amin Montazeri Iranian, b. 1992


Amin Montazeri (b. 1992 Tehran, Iran) is a painter who lives and works in Tehran. He received his MA in Painting in 2016 and BFA in Painting in 2014, both from Tehran's University of Art.

Amin Montazeri creates elaborate illustrative paintings and drawings which offer contemporary readings of actual and mythological events. His allegorical approach and sarcastic tone are an attribute of the developmental process of his themes involving human memory and social consciousness. His delicate technique draws inspiration from the Persian traditions within Persian miniature paintings. The illustrative nature of his drawings is accompanied by intricacies that give the works a layer of texturized abstraction.

Amin has held three solo exhibitions with Dastan Gallery (“The Legend of the Inheritors of Fate”, Dastan +2, 2022|“A Detailed Account 2”, 2016| “A Detailed Account”, 2014, both at Dastan’s Basement. He has also participated in numerous group exhibitions (including “Soft Edge of the Blade” (Frieze No. 9 Cork Street, London, 2022), and art fairs (including Asia Now, 2021| Art Dubai, 2015-2020| DDESSIN 13, 2013).