Kour Pour

Kour Pour (b. Exeter, England 1987) currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California, United States. He received a B.F.A. from the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles,CA. in 2010. Kour Pour's Curriculum Vitae can be found here.

Press & Videos

Selected press and interviews with Kour Pour:

Meet Kour Pour, The Young British Artist Who Specializes in Carpet Paintings
Kour Pour, born in 1987, is a young British artist of Iranian descent based in Los Angeles. Pour grew up in England before moving to LA, where he graduated with his BFA...
The 30 Under 30 Europe: The Arts: Kour Pour
(2017) British-Iranian Kour Pour's work explores the social and cultural connections between western and eastern cultures. Pour is most known for his large-scale paintings...
Kour Pour: In Conversation With Robert Summers
(October 1, 2016) Kour Pour is a Los Angeles-based artist. Our conversation started via DM on Instagram while Pour was in Berlin and was then followed by a series of emails, phone calls, and studio visits back in LA. I was...
Details Names Alumnus Kour Pour An Emerging Artist To Watch
(July 14, 2015) The magazine says that fine arts alumnus Kour Pour ('10) is an up-and-comer to remember.
Kour Pour "Samsara" Opening at Depart Foundation, Los Angeles
(February 3, 2015) Photo Brad Elterman
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(January 25, 2015) The 27 year-old artist Kour Pour has became known for his elaborated carpet paintings that play with familiar symbols of different cultures and universal concepts of beauty. In his studio in Los Angeles Pour talks...
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(June 26, 2014) One of Kour Pour’s earliest memories is playing on a Persian carpet in his childhood home in Exeter, England. Later, at Otis College of Art and Design, Pour, 26, began making hyperrealistic paintings of carpets that he found in catalogs. "They started from...
Kour Pour Recreates Carpets In Every Painstaking Detail
(January 17, 2014) Taking images from auction catalogs, artist Kour Pour translates intricately-patterned carpets onto paneled surfaces. The multi-step process is labor intensive...
25 Artists to Watch in 2014
Part British and part Persian, Kour Pour grew up in the South West of England before moving to Los Angeles, where he graduated with his BFA...

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