A flourishing Iranian art market: Tehran Auction of Contemporary Art 2018 – round-up


The 8th edition of the Tehran Auction of Contemporary Iranian Art took place on 12 January 2018, breaking auction records.

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Tyres, twists and turns: Wim Delvoye at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art


Wim Delvoye brings collection of “interplaying contradictions” to the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, as relationships between Iran and the West continue to thaw.

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Against all odds: Iranian art market grows in spite of sanctions


The fourth edition of Tehran Auction fetched a record amount of USD7.26 million, signaling a booming art market despite crippling sanctions and economic stagnation.

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3 insiders reveal the hottest contemporary art venues in the Gulf


Three experts from the Middle East pick the best places to see contemporary art in the region.

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Iran’s first contemporary art auction: All works sold


Iran held its first contemporary art auction in Tehran on 22 June 2012, with all of the 73 lots selling for a total of approximately USD1.7 million.

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