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Iranian Artists Vie for Solo Saatchi Show

01 Dec 2010 20:13No Comments

MOD ANGELArtist: Hojat Amaniphoto 1
PICHAPOOCHArtist: Morteza Ahmadvandphoto 2
ERROR NO. 1Artist: Reza Azimianphoto 3
BEYOND THE SENSE OF BREAKING 1Artist: Parastoo Ahovanphoto 4
ME -01Artist: Shahrzad Changalvaeephoto 5
UNTITLEDArtist: Alireza Dayaniphoto 6
UNTITLEDArtist: Hossein Azadiphoto 7
UNTITLED GREENArtist: Navid Azimi Sajadiphoto 8
THE MARTYR'S SONArtist: Behroo Bagheriphoto 9
KETCHUP SAUCEArtist: Arash Fayezphoto 10
NEGOTIATING THE SPACE FOR POSSIBLE COEXISTENCE NO. 3Artist: Babak Golkarphoto 11
MATURITY SERIESArtist: Shima Esfandiyariphoto 12
THE KAHAN FAMILY FROM GOLPAYGANArtist: Dana Nehdaranphoto 13
ASHOURAIANArtist: Babak Kazemiphoto 14
UNTITLEDArtist: Ghazaleh Hedayatphoto 15
WE LIVE IN PARADOXICAL SOCIETYArtist: Ramyar Manouchehrzadeh and Ali Nadjianphoto 16
CATALYSTArtist :Asad Faulwellphoto 17
UNTITLEDArtist: Rodin Hamidiphoto 18
13 DAY OUTArtist: Mehdi Farhadianphoto 19
IRANDOKHTArtist: Najaf Shokriphoto 20
SOLITAIRE (SET OF SPADES)Artist: Hesam Rahmanianphoto 21
WONDERLAND (2500 YEARS CELEBRATION)Artist: Mamali Shafahiphoto 22
UNTITLEDArtist: Dariush Nehdaranphoto 23

[ spotlight ] The Iranian artists whose work has been featured here are among the 25 shortlisted for the 2011 Magic of Persia Contemporary Art Prize. Next, the artists will present in March a selection of their work at a three-day event in Dubai. The judges will select five to ten finalists who will exhibit at the Royal College of Art in London October 11-15, 2011 -- Christie's will conduct an auction of all of the finalists' work on the last evening. Proceeds will be divided between the artists and the Magic of Persia Contemporary Art Prize. The winner -- who gets a solo show at the Saatchi Gallery in London in Autumn 2012 -- will be announced by Ali Khadra after the auction.

*Some of the images have been cropped to fit our slide show format.

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