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In 1995, Ahad Hosseini built a Mona Lisa statue in Paris, based on the painting of Italian artist, Leonardo Da Vinci, in the fourteenth century.
In 1995, Ahad Hosseini built a Mona Lisa statue in Paris, based on the painting of Italian artist, Leonardo Da Vinci, in the fourteenth century. The Da Vinci’s main artwork is in the Louvre Museum of France. The upper part of this 2x2 statue is based on Da Vinci’s painting and the lower part is his own creativity. Mona Lisa Statue was featured at the Bernardo Paris Gallery. The Mona Lisa statue of Hosseini was given to Homayoun Minooei, Iranian collector, at the end of the exhibition.
Ahad Hosseini, Iranian sculptor, was born in 1944 in Tabriz. He worked for a short time at Parviz Tanavoli's workshop and after that, he went to Italy. After one year of education in Academia di Belle Arti, he went to France and studied modern sculpture for 6 years in decorative art institute. In the summer of the 1988, , for the first time, the French Television Channel had a series of matches for the creation of a number of emoticon that Ahd Hosseini was introduced through the Art-Deco School. The referee only liked his artwork among all twelve contestants. In the course of 5 months, Hossein built over 60 emoticons for their television program. Ahad Hosseini returned to Iran in 1999 and married at the age of fifty-five. Among the major awards received by this prominent professor, the first prize for Charles Strade Statue, the Moghanjish Prize for the Statue of Cinematographer, the winner of the Concert held at the Art Nouveau Artistic Center for the Netherlands can be mentioned.
In the following, I invite you to see other pictures of this master’s artworks: