Iranian works to go under the hammer in Christie’s fall auction

Tehran, Sept 26, IRNA - A total of 23 works by 17 Iranian artists will go under the hammer at the 25th Christie’s auction in London on October 24.

The upcoming auction will be offering Middle Eastern, Iranian and Turkish Modern and Contemporary Art for the first time in the history of international auction houses.

After more than ten years of developing the regional art market and successes at auctions in Dubai, Christie’s will take its fall auction to London with exceptional prices for Iranian masters such as Hossein Zenderudi and Mohammad Ehsai.

It is predicted that the most expensive works are Iranian, Egyptian, Lebanese and Syrian. Iranian masterpieces will receive the highest price.

The auction will host 94 works from Middle Eastern countries among which a selection of 23 artworks from Iran, 20 from Syria, 17 from Egypt, 13 from Lebanon and many more from Iraq, Tunisia and Turkey.

Among the highlights are works by renowned sculptor Parviz Tanavoli, and famous painters Sohrab Sepehri, Mohammad Ehsai, Farhad Moshiri and Reza Derakhshani, all from Iran.
Works by Egyptian artists Abdel Hadi Al Gazzar and Mahmoud Saiid, and Lebanese artist Shafic Abboud are also among the works in the spotlight at the auction.

Source: Iran Daily


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