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    Sale 7477

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    31 October 2007, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 126

    SEDAGHAT JABBARI (IRANIAN, B. 1961)

    Divine Names

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    SEDAGHAT JABBARI (IRANIAN, B. 1961)
    Divine Names
    signed and dated in Farsi (lower left)
    mixed media on canvas, triptych
    each 59 x 39 3/8in. (150 x 100cm.); overall: 59 x 118in. (150 x 300cm.)
    Executed in 2004


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    Expressing a sublime concept, the three panels of this triptych show an abstract rendering of the Divine Names of God, and are put toge ther as if to whisper these names in different tones.

    This painting was the winner of two prestigious awards:
    Special Prize winner at the Third International Painting Biennial of the Islamic World, Tehran, 2002
    Grand Prize winner at the Twelfth Shilpakla Biennial, Dhaka, Bangledesh in 2006.

    Exhibited

    Tehran, 3rd International Biennial of the Islamic World, 2004;
    Dhaka, Bangladesh, 12th Shilpakala Biennial, 2006