Established in 2004, MOP Foundation promotes Iranian art and culture to a wider audience outside of Iran, and strives to make a notable contribution to its long-term advancement worldwide. This is accomplished by establishing programmes in modern and contemporary Iranian art, music, media and academia in partnership with world-class institutions.
The auction, conducted by Christie’s, will feature artwork generously donated by notable Iranian and international artists including Nazgol Ansarinia, Siah Armajani, Pooya Aryanpour, Ardeshir Mohassess, Nicky Nodjoumi, and Parviz Tanavoli.
The event will kick off the Persian New Year with a performance by the King of Persian Pop Shahram Shabpareh.
2pm – 4.30pm
Ladies Private View
Auction Gala Dinner, conducted by Christie’s
- Sassan Behnam Bakhtiar, 33 Pol, 2014, Luster photo paper, 93 x 140cm; Courtesy of the artist
- Mahmoud Bakhshi, Engaged Artist, 2010, Canvas panels and fabric, 100 x 180c; Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac