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Art in the Middle East: 1950s to the Present

Live now through July 10, 2017


We are pleased to present a new sale of Middle Eastern Art, featuring exceptional works by leading artists from the region. Art in the Middle East: 1950s to the Present offers an eclectic selection of vibrant paintings, prints, photographs, and more by Erol Akyavas, Nasrollah Afjei, Mohammad Ehsai, and Pouya Afshar, among others. Place your bids now through July 10 for the chance to add these works to your collection.



Ali Shirazi, Iranian, b. 1960, 

Untitled, 2012, Oil, acrylic, and gold leaf on canvas, 58.46 x 74.41 x 1.97 in. (148.5 x 189 x 5 cm), Signed and dated 'Ali Shirazi 1391' in Farsi on recto, Estmate:15,000—18,000 USD


Farideh Lashai, Iranian, 1944–2013

Untitled, 2006, Oil on canvas, 27.56 x 35.43 in. (70 x 90 cm), Signed and dated in Farsi on recto, Estmate:18,000—24,000 USD



Abdulaziz Ashour

Newspapers and mixed media on Marine plywood, 55.12 x 43.31 x 1.38 in. (140 x 110 x 3.5 cm.), Signed and stamped on verso, Estmate:8,000—12,000 USD



Amin Montazeri, Iranian, b. 1992

Hell, 2016, Mixed media on canvas, 51.97 x 39.37 x 1.57 in. (132 x 100 x 4 cm.), Signed in Farsi and dated on recto; accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity issued by Dastan's Basement, Estmate:6,000—8,000 USD


Athier Mousawi, Iraqi, b. 1982

Acrylic on canvas, 25.98 x 25.98 x 0.79 in. (66 x 66 x 2 cm.), Estmate:5,000—7,000 USD


Dana Awartani, Saudi Arabian, b. 1987

Within A Sphere 6, 2015, Pencil and pen on paper, 28.74 x 28.74 in. (73 x 73 cm.), Estmate:7,000—9,000 USD


Halim Al Karim, Iraqi, b. 1963

Untitled (from the Urban Witness series) (in 3 parts), 2002, Lambda prints mounted on aluminum , 54.38 x 39.38 in. (138.13 x 100.03 cm.), Signed in Arabic on a label affixed to the reverse, AP 2/2 aside from an edition of 3, Estmate:28,000—30,000 USD


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