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100 Works, 100 Artists Exhibition earns over $39,000 on opening day

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100 Works, 100 Artists Exhibition earns over $39,000 on opening day

TEHRAN – The 26th edition of the 100 Works, 100 Artists Exhibition took in a total of 1. 5 billion rials (over $39,000) on the opening day on Friday at Tehran’s Golestan Gallery, the organizers announced on Friday.

The exhibit, which will be running until August 21, displays a collection of artworks from 182 artists from different generations.

This exhibit offers works priced at 3 million rials (about $69) to 850 million rials (over $19,000). A painting by Bahman Mohasses priced at 850 million rials is the most expensive artwork on display at the showcase.

The artworks being offered include calligraphic paintings, mostly by artists from Isfahan, paintings and sculptures.

Gallery owner Lily Golestan said that the young talents are happy to display their works alongside that of the great masters, encouraging them to create more professional works for the next editions.

Works by Sohrab Sepehri, Farideh Lashai, Reza Mafi, Mohammad Ehsai, Iraj Zand and Sadeq Tabrizi are among the highlights.

The gallery is located at 42 Kamasai St. in the Darus neighborhood.

Photo: Art aficionados visit the 100 Works, 100 Artists Exhibit at Tehran’s Golestan Gallery on August 3, 2018.

 

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