Name: Hosssein ZenderoudiAbout:

Hossein Zendehroudi (born in 1937, Tehran), known abroad as Charles Hossein Zendehroudi, is a contemporary Iranian painter. He is one of the founders of the Sagha Khaneh School and a pioneer of calligraphic painting in Iran, using symbols of traditional Iranian art as well as calligraphy and he created a new method in Iranian visual arts. Hossein Zendehroudi entered Tehran Conservatory of Fine Arts in 1956. He created his first painting during his studies at the conservatory. He moved to Paris at the age of twenty-two and won an award at the 1961 Paris Biennale and was awarded a scholarship. And he continued studying art. After immigration and living in France as an avant-garde artist in 1961, He began some new experimeces and showed the collection in milan italy exhabition
. He returned to Iran after graduation, and exhibited his works in “Kabood Atelier”. He is undoubtedly one of the most important figures of Sagha Khaneh school, although he denies his relationship with Sagha Khaneh in an interview with the bi-weekly Tandis magazine and considered Sagha khaneh to be synonymous with his own name. In 1972, Hossein Zendehroudi published an exquisite Quran with color designs by the “Book Club” Publisher in Paris, which won the “Most Beautiful Book in the World Book Year” award from UNESCO. The works of Hossein Zendehroudi are kept in several museums.

Museum works
• Museum of Contemporary Arts ,Tehran
• Municipality Contemporary Art Museum, Paris
• George Pompidou cultural center
• National Contemporary Art center, Paris
• British Museum, London
• Modern Arts Museum ,New York
• Aesthetic Research Center Torino, Italy
• Contemporary Arts Museum, Oman , Ordon
• Statens Museum, Copenhagen
• Meuseum of Fine Arts, Swiss
• Malmö Cultural center, Sweden
• Modern Arts Museum, Aalborg, Denmark