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    Posted January 1, 2013 by
    Tehran, Iran
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    Nāser Housh'mand Vaziri (Persian: ناصر هوشمند وزیری) (b. 1946, Hamedan, Iran) is an Iranian sculptor. He is a graduate of the Fine Arts Faculty of University of Tehran. Although stone is his favourite material, he works with such other substances as mud, wood, sand, glass, fibreglass, ceramic, metal and cement. He works both in classical and modern styles of sculpting. After graduating from university, Mr Vaziri began to work in his sculpting studio on Fātemi Street[5] in Tehran. He continued to work in this location for over thirty years. Around 2005 he closed this studio and moved to Lavāsān, in the North-East of Tehran,[6] where he works on his life-dream, turning his home and surroundings into a workshop and an in- and out-door arts museum. He is further digging a tunnel into the mountain

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