gleaming of Iranian artists like stars in the sky of London

gleaming of Iranian artists like stars in the sky of London

23 November, 2017 | Share Article


The London Sotheby’s auction was dedicated to contemporary Middle Eastern art on October 23rd.


The London Sotheby’s auction was dedicated to contemporary Middle Eastern art on October 23rd. 20 artwork of 16 Iranian artists gleamed in this auction. Nearly 60% of the auctioned items were related to these artworks. The auction ended with sales of totally $2745, 000. The five valuable Iranian artworks, reached the first place of this auction. "Tree trunk" by Sohrab Sepehri with $360000, was widely recognized as the best-selling product of this auction. After that Mahmoud Mokhtari with $297000 and Bahman Mohasses with $280500 reach the second and third places respectively. Hossein Zenderoudi and Manouchehr Yektaei both reach the fourth place in this auction and at the end, 2 artworks of Farhad moushiri each one with price of $115500, were reach the fifth place.

 

“Tree trunk” by Sohrab Sepehri

 

On the Wednesday of October 25th, the twenty-third Christian auction was held and 57 artworks were auctioned from the Middle East. Fourteen artworks from 12 Iranian artist made up nearly one-fifth of the total sales. The first record for this auction was dedicated to two Iraqi artists. The fifth award goes to parviz tanavoli for “Standing lovers” with sales of £200,000. “Float bowl” by Farhad Moshiri, “heart beat” by Monir Farmanfarmaeian and 1 untitled artwork by Manoucher Yektaei, reach the sixth, eight and tenth places respectively.

 

 

​“Standing lovers” by Parviz Tanavoli