(Persia Digest) – Christie’s has been auctioning works for some Iranian artists for a number of years now. This year, on its 25th anniversary in Dubai, Christie’s will be holding an auction titled "Modern and Contemporary Art in the Middle East" on 23 March 2019 in which twelve Iranian artists will be participating with eighteen works.

Hossein Zendehroudi has been selling his works at auctions in Iran at record breaking prices. He is also auctioning three of this works at Christie’s in Dubai this year.

Painting by Hossein Zendehroudi at Christie’s auction in Dubai priced at USD 120-180 thousand

Two paintings by Hossein Zendehroudi priced at USD 100-150 thousand and USD 70-90 thousand

Three works by Farhad Moshiri will be auctioned at Christie’s in Dubai at some of the highest prices. One of his works is a jug on which the verse “You left all alone, without taking your love” has been calligraphed. This has been priced at USD 130-180 thousand.

Moshiri’s other two works at the auction are the “Golden pot” priced at USD 80-120 thousand, and “The Brain” priced at USD 30-40 thousand.

Painting by Farhad Moshiri 146x112 at Christie’s 2019

“Golden pot” and “Brain” by Farhad Moshiri

Calligrapher, Ali Shirazi, is also auctioning two works at Christie’s in Dubai this year.

Work by Ali Shirazi going under the hammer at USD 30-40 thousand at Christie’s in Dubai

Calligrapher, Mohammad Ahsaei, is also auctioning one work at Christie’s this year priced at USD 40-60 thousand.

Work by Mohammad Ahsaei at Christie’s 2019 auction in Dubai

Iranian sculptor, Parviz Tanavoli, is presenting a statue titled “The poet and the cage” priced at USD 80-120 thousand.

Statue by Parviz Tanavoli at Christie’s 2019 auction in Dubai

Painter, Bahman Mohasses, is presenting an untitled painting priced at USD 35-45 thousand at the auction.

Painting by Bhman Mohasses


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