Javad Hamidi

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Javad Hamidi (born in Hamadan in 1918, killed by a speeding motorcycle in Tehran in 2002) was an Iranian painter and poet. He studied at the Tehran University's faculty of Fine Arts and L'Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris.

He taught painting in Tehran University for 40 years, promoting modernism, also at Al-Zahra, Azad and Tarbiat-Modares Universities.

Javad Hamidi is considered one of the pioneers of Modern Arts in Iran[citation needed].



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