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 Hossein Zenderoudi
Faramarz Pilaram is in the auction with two untitled works, his works will be sold with a base price of 60 to 80 thousand pounds. Manouchehr Yektaei with two abstract paintings with a base price of 35 to 45 thousand pounds are presented in this event. Hassan Ghaemi is another Iranian artist whose two paintings with a base price of 12 to 15 thousand pounds and another work with a base price of 8 to 12 thousand pounds have been presented in this auction, a photo of Shirin Neshat will also be sold with a base price of 12 to 18 thousand pounds.
By Bahman Mohassess
Two paintings by Massoud Arabshahi will be sold at a base price of 10,000 to 15,000 pounds and 5,000 to 7,000 pounds. Sohrab Sepehri has also presented 4 small works, two of which have been offered for 8 to 12 thousand pounds. Two paintings by Lily Matin Daftari and three by Fereydoun Rahimi-Asa will be sold for 5,000 to 7,000 pounds, too.
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.