Ali Mahdavi is an Iranian artist and photographer born in July 1974. He studied art at Boulle School and the Duperré School of Applied Arts. He is later stylist at Thierry Mugler.
Ali Mahdavi was admitted to the National School of Fine Arts in Paris in 1996, where he graduated in 2000 with the congratulations of the jury. The LVMH group grants him a scholarship from February to July 2000 to attend the San Francisco Art Institute. Today, Ali Mahdavi works mainly in Paris, where he practices as a fashion photographer and celebrity, director, cartoonist and visual artist. He has collaborated with many magazines such as Vanity Fair, Vogue Men International, Number or Dazed & Confused and with many brands: Cartier, ointreau, Dom Perignon, Balmain, Emanuel Ungaro, Thierry Mugler, Christian Louboutin, Agent Provocateur..
His work is recognized and admired for the reflection he proposes on the body, as well as for the very particular beauty and location of his productions. He is often asked to carry out advertising campaigns. At the same time, he continues to explore, through personal artistic research, the beauty and the relationship of man to the latter, to his body and to his limits, in particular through an autonomy of the self-portrait, revisited by his imagination. to come out of the astonishing amazing, florient from a subconscious to that he voluntarily leaves the reins.