Ardeshir — Stormy Weather

Dariush Kiaras, 2016
Hardback 288 pages
Publisher: Dastan
Dimensions: 210x140x25mm

“Ardeshir — Stormy Weather” is an extensive year-by-year look into the life the celebrated Iranian drawing artist and cartoonist, Ardeshir Mohassess (1938-2008). Authored by Iranian researcher and archivist Dariush Kiaras, and translated into English by writer and translator Sohrab Mahdavi, this bilingual book is replete with details of the artist’s life and images of his work, and contains images of 64 works by Ardeshir from a period known as “Ardeshir and Stormy Winds”. This book is a more extensive edition of “Ardehsir — 1787”, published in February 2015 parallel to “A Tribute to Ardeshir Mohassess” exhibition at Sam Art (a project by Dastan and Pejman Foundation), winning Aria Kasaie and Studio Kargah a Sarv-e Noghrei Award for Best Book Design. “Ardeshir — Stormy Weather”, also designed by the same team, is published by Dastan.