Shamiri Behi

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Behi Shamiri was born in Teheran in 1955. He lives and works in Paris, France.

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Behi Shamiri leaves Iran at the age of 15. He first moved to Italy studying at Pietro Vannucci Fine Arts Academy in Perugia and later on to France, graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts in Paris. He lives and works in Paris, France.

The role of light is decisive in his paintings, it gives strength, volume, contrast to a motionless, silent, measured way of painting. His artist's gaze rests on the world revealing the soul of and landscapes purged of every superfluous detail.

Over the years he has been exhibiting mostly in France and Italy in solo-shows, group-shows, institutional exhibitions and international art fairs. His last personal exhibition at Galleria Forni was held in 2015.


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