January 27, 2009

Persian Lettrism

Pooya Aryanpour, la rupture
Pooya Aryanpour, La Rupture (2007, Iran)

zenderoudi untitled
Charles Hossein Zenderoudi, untitled (1970, Iran)

ehsai, he is the merciful
Mohammed Ehsai, He Is the Merciful (2007, Iran)

shishegaran, human at rest
Koorosh Shishegaran, Human at Rest (2001, Iran)

Along these lines, don't miss BibliOdyssey's posts on Arabic calligraphy (and beyond): 1, 2, 3, 4. He'll lead you to many other sources.


  1. wow, these are incredible. I especially like the two middle ones. I've got to check those links out!

  2. Thanks Will. Check out the price for this Mohammed Ehsai work (!!!).

  3. Thank you Malachi.

    I thought Yokoo's work was expensive (starts in the $35,000 range)! Chump change.