Mehdi Ghadyanloo



Selected Press

Nel-Olivia Waga, ‘How Iranian Artist Mehdi Ghadyanloo Brings ‘Hope’ to the World Economic Forum’, Forbes, January 2019

Sheema Ahanin, ‘Artist Known As Iran’s Banksy Raises Hope Through Art’, Harpers Bazaar Arabia, August 2018

‘Mehdi Ghadyanloo : Spaces of hope-Issue’, Art Asia Pacific (Issue 103), May/ June, 2017
Pamela Karimi, ‘Remembering the Oblivion: Mapping the Sublime in the Work of Mehdi Ghadyanloo’, Golsa, May 2017
Ali Morris, ‘Double take: Mehdi Ghadyanloo uses the art of illusion to reveal truths’, Wallpaper Magazine, March 2017
Roxane Zand, ‘The Otherworldly Art of Mehdi Ghadyanloo’, Sotheby’s, February 2017
Dan Howarth, ‘Mehdi Ghadyanloo’s surrealist utopian paintings feature in London exhibition’, Dezeen, February 2017

John Feffer, ‘The Art of Detente’, U.S. News, December 2016
Sasha Bogojev, ‘Mehdi Ghadyanloo “Spaces Of Hope” in Boston’, Juxtapoz, November 2016
Christiane Gruber, ‘Iranian Artist Brings Eerie Dreamscapes to the U.S.’, News- week, November 2016
Mark Pratt, ‘Stairway to heaven: Iranian artist’s wall mural turns heads’, Ap News, November 2016
Sebastian Smee, ‘Brilliant new Greenway mural is a trompe l’oeil triumph’, Bos- ton Globe, November 2016

Emily Gosling, ‘Mehdi Ghadyanloo – “a Magritte of our times”’, It’s Nice That, March 2015
Jonathan Jones, ‘Tehran’s answer to Banksy: Medhi Ghadyanloo hits Britain’, The Guardian, February 2015

Cait Munro, ‘Surreal Murals Enliven the Streets of Tehran’, Artnet News, May 2014
Catherine Brooks, ‘Iranian Artist Has Covered Over 100 Of Tehran’s Walls In Sur real Street Art’, Huffington Post US, May 2014

Selected Lectures

‘Public Art: Spaces of Hope’, World Economic Forum, Switzerland

‘Public Art: Spaces of Hope’, World Economic Forum, China

‘A Conversation with Mehdi Ghadyanloo’, New York University, USA
‘Public Art in Tehran: Painting One Wall at a Time’, Atlantic Council, USA
‘Iranian artist Mehdi Ghadyanloo in conversation’, University of Michigan USA
‘Art, Social Space and Public Discourse in Iran’, Stanford University, USA 2016
‘The City of Hope: Contemporary Art and Mural Making in Tehran’, University of California, USA