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Final Farewell to Ardeshir Mohassess

It is with deep regret and immense sadness that we inform you of the death of our dear friend, the internationally renowned artist, Ardeshir Mohassess. Ardeshir's precious and productive life came to a sudden end on Thursday, October 9th in New York City where he had been living since 1976.

Services will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2008 at 10 am.

Crestwood Memorial Chapel
199 Bleecker Street
New York, New York 10012
Phone: 212 431 6712

Burial will follow at: 

The Green-Wood Cemetery
500 - 25th Street
Brooklyn, New York 11232-1317
Phone: 718-768-7300

Please join us for a final farewell to one of Iran's most talented artists.


Friends of Ardeshir


Ardeshir Mohassess Obituray (in Persian)



The following video (in Persian) provides a brief history of the life of Mohassess and his 2008 exhibition at the Asia Society and Meuseum.




Interview with Ardeshir Mohassess, a legendary Iranian illustrator and cartoonist - June 2008



Ardeshir Mohassess: Art and Satire in Iran: Art and Satire in Iran
by Shirin Neshat (Author)

  • Hardcover: 120 pages

  • Publisher: Antique Collectors' Club, Ltd., Ltd. (May 25, 2008)

  • Language: English

  • ISBN-10: 1851495649

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Life in Iran: The Library of Congress Drawings

  • Paperback: 48 pages

  • Publisher: Mage Publishers; 1st ed edition (December 1993)

  • Language: English

  • ISBN-10: 0934211396

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Closed Circuit History

  • Hardcover: 496 pages

  • Publisher: Mage Publishers; 1st ed edition (June 1989)

  • Language: English

  • ISBN: 0934211183

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