(born in Hamadan
in 1918, killed by a speeding motorcycle in Tehran
in 2002) was an Iranian
painter and poet. He studied at the Tehran University
's faculty of Fine Arts and L'Ecole des Beaux Arts
He taught painting in Tehran University for 40 years, promoting modernism, also at Al-Zahra, Azad and Tarbiat-Modares Universities.
Javad Hamidi is considered one of the pioneers of Modern Arts in Iran.