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    Sale 7665

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    30 April 2008, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 109

    Khosrow Hassanzadeh (Iranian, b. 1963)

    Artist's Family

    Price Realised  

    Khosrow Hassanzadeh (Iranian, b. 1963)
    Artist's Family
    signed and dated in Farsi (lower left)
    acrylic with gold paint on with collage of printed fabric and wood on brown packing paper
    72¼ x 57 7/8in. (184 x 147cm.)
    Excecuted in 1994


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    An early work by Khosrow Hassanzadeh, this depicts members of the artist's family as victims in of the destructive Iran-Iraq War.
    This work was exhibited at Hassanzadeh's first exhibition outside Iran, which was sponsored by the World Bank. Held at the Diaorama Arts Centre in London, and entitled Life, War & Art, the Paintings of Khosrow Hassan Zadeh,it was curated by Rose Issa, and part of the largest Iranian Film Season program of events. This was the largest ever Iranian film season at the National Film Theatre in London (Life & Art: The New Iranian Cinema)

    Pre-Lot Text

    FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, LONDON AND UAE


    Exhibited

    London, Diaorama Arts Centre, Life, War & Art, the Paintings of Khosrow Hassan Zadeh, June-July 1999