An Iranian artwork at the Heysink Contemporary Art and Modern Design Auction
TEHRAN – An artwork by Iranian artist Hojah Amani will go under the hammer at the Hessink Contemporary Art and Modern Design auction in the Netherlands on November 23.
“Fallen Angels,” from the “Angels in Heaven” series, is the title of Amani’s inkjet-on-canvas print, which is among 124 lots up for auction with an estimate of between €2,000 and €3,000 ($2,143). – 3,214 US dollars), ISNA news agency reported on Sunday.
The image of this artwork was also used in the binding of the book (Muslims in the Western Imagination by Sofia Rose Arjana), published by Oxford University Press 2015.
Amani, 45 years old, is an accomplished artist and author of numerous research papers, articles and books. Amani is a multidisciplinary artist working in photography, drawing and calligraphy, and holds degrees from the University of Arts in Tehran and Isfahan. It is unique in that it has the potential to make Iranian art accessible to a global audience.
His artwork has been exhibited in Tehran as well as solo and group exhibitions in Europe, Canada, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. Many of his works are preserved in museums such as the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in the United States, and the Five Continents Museum in Munich, Germany. Amani’s works were featured at Bonham’s auctions in 2011 and 2015.
Today, Islamic art has a strong presence in the world. Contemporary artists continue to explore the line between modern and ancient as they combine modern technology with political messages and history. Amani is one of the artists who has had a clear influence on contemporary Islamic art.
Hajjah Amani, in the series “Angels in Paradise,” was able to depict the struggle of a fallen angel using different artistic expressive means that excite viewers. In his works, Amani took a different approach to seeing angels and showed the human side of angels.
The Contemporary Art and Modern Design Auction offers a carefully selected selection of artworks by renowned artists and designers such as Andy Warhol, Salvador Dali, Kees van Dongen, Banksy, Leo Bolin, David Le Fleming, Andre Lassen, and an impressive selection of designer furniture. By Pierre Jeanneret and Jindrich Hallabala.
Hessink’s, originally known as VendueHuis Zwolle and founded in 1993, is one of the most prominent auction houses in the Netherlands. Its expertise extends to a wide range of disciplines, including fine arts, arms and armour, coaches and coaches, old-timers, collections and memorabilia, decorative arts, Asian antiques, jewelery and watches.
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