عنوان مقاله [English]
The present study has been conducted based on the grotesque approach in the works of a few contemporary Iranian painters ( Bahman Mohases, Parvene Etemadi & Ahmad Amin Nazar) with the aim to find out how to apply this artistic methodin their paintings. As an initiative step, a few modern grotesque artists were selected and then some paintings among their works has been studied. Grotesque components which are introduced in this study include: 1. Disharmony,2. Satire & fear,3. Exaggeration,4. Anomaly ,5. Criticism, objection and social expression. The related data was collected according to documentary method and thearticle is written in descriptive-analytic method. The statistical data of the study have been selected through purposive samples of the works of some of the contemporary Iranian artists since 1958 .This study is restricted to introducing a few prominentpainters whosestrange tendencies and weird subjects in their works are more tangible than others.. The results of this study indicate that thought of modernity and achieving modern visual methodsin an era of contemporary artistic evolutions in Iran, has become one of the artists’ concerns In the meantime, painters have been emerged that each of whom in a period of artistic life, by ignoring traditions, have been seeking new ways to express their mentalityand imaginationsand in this way they have created distinctive and strange works.