Tehran. (Iranart)-The Sotheby's 20th Century Oriental Art Auction will be held online from October 20 to 27 due to the Coronavirus epidemic, and 29 art pieces by 17 Iranian artists will be auctioned.
With the second season of international auctions approaching in 2020, the Sotheby's auction will sell 95 art pieces by contemporary and modern Middle Eastern artists online. During this period of the twentieth-century Middle Eastern artists' auction, works by artists from Iran, Egypt, Turkey, etc. will be hammered, and Iran, with 29 works by 17 Iranian artists, has accounted for 40% of the total works in this auction. It shows the powerful Iranian art market in the region.
It shows the powerful Iranian art market in the region. But among the most expensive works at the auction is a sculpture by Egyptian artist Mahmoud Mukhtar with a base figure of 150,000 to 200,000 Pounds, followed by calligraphy by Hossein Zenderoudi at a base price of 80 to 120 in second place. A painting by Bahman Mohasses and sculpture, as well as an untitled work by Monir Farmanfarmaeian from the artist's collection of mirrors, with a base figure of 70 to 90 thousand Pounds, are in the most expensive works of the Sotheby's auction period. Meanwhile, Sohrab Sepehri, with 4 works in this auction, holds the record for the most artworks in this event.
By Bahman Mohasses
By Monir Farmanfarmaian
A work by Laleh Khorramian 4 to 6 thousand pounds; A work of Shirin Fakhim 4 to 6 thousand pounds; A work by Sadegh Tabrizi with a price of 3 to 4 thousand pounds; Two photos of Shadi Ghadirian each for 3 to 4 thousand pounds; A painting by Behjat Sadr and a work by Ramin Haerizadeh priced at 2 to 3 thousand pounds; There are 29 Iranian works that will be hammered in this auction.