In Character – Artist Monograph by Pouya Afshar


Artist Monograph. Selected Works by Pouya Afshar 2010-2020.

In Character explores a decade of art making by Pouya Afshar, spanning 2010 to 2020. Printed in a limited edition of two hundred copies, the book will include the exclusive release of a special edition digital painting by the artist of Dr. Mossadegh (9×9 in, 2010) which is not available for sale elsewhere. The 202 page monograph features essays by S.A Bachman, Alexandra Isfahani-Hammond, Arash Saedinia, and Sandra Williams.

Price: $200 – includes the limited edition print Dr. Mossadegh, 2010, 9×9 inches, signed and numbered by the artist.

Due to limited availability, editions will be assigned upon payment. At this time, books purchased through the ADVOCARTSY website are only available for shipment within the continental U.S. or for local pick up at our West Hollywood gallery. Books will be available for pick up at our West Hollywood gallery space during visiting hours.

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Artist Monograph. Selected Works by Pouya Afshar 2010-2020.

  • 202 pages.
  • Dimensions: 9” x 10.5”
  • Limited edition of 200, signed and numbered by the artist.
  • Binding: Perfect-bound with PUR adhesive
  • Linen Hard Cover with embossed image
  • Fonts used: Bely Typefaces
  • Designed by Kourosh Beigpour
  • Printed and bound by Edition One Books in Richmond, CA
  • Published by ADVOCARTSY

Artist Biography:

Pouya Afshar is an alumnus from the California Institute of Arts Character Animation department and is a graduate of University of California Los Angeles Graduate Department of Film and Television focusing in Animation and Digital Media. He has exhibited his work as a visual artist throughout the United States and Middle East, including Harold M. Williams Auditorium at the Getty Center, Bovard Auditorium at University of Southern California, Royce Hall at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Santa Monica Art studios, 18th street Art Center, Craft Contemporary Museum, and numerous galleries and art fairs around the world. Pouya has presented his research at Stanford University, Harvard University, University of Southern California, The School of Museum of Fine Arts Boston, University of California Los Angeles, and Residency Unlimited NY. He is the creator, character designer, and producer of the animated series ‘Rostam in Wonderland’ and the co-creator of ‘1PA2PA’ comics and the creator of ‘TEHRAN’ graphic novel. He is currently an assistant professor of art at University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 10.5 × 9 × 2 in
Shipment Method

Local Pickup in Los Angeles, US Shipping