Shirazeh Houshiary

Door

Found at Christies, Dubai
Modern and Contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish Art Part I, Lot 22
23. Oct - 23. Oct 2012
Estimate: 100.000 - 150.000 USD
Price realised: 158.500 USD
Shirazeh Houshiary (Iranian, b. 1955)
Door
signed, titled and dated 'Shirazeh Houshiary 2006 'Door'' (on the stretcher)
oil and crayon on canvas
74 7/8 x 74 7/8in. (190 x 190cm.)
Executed in 2006

A top price for Shirazeh Houshiary

The work Door by Shirazeh Houshiary was sold in the Modern and Contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish Art Part I auction at Christies in Dubai in October 2012. Here, the upper estimate of USD 150,000.00 was slightly exceeded - the artwork found a new owner for USD 158,500.00 (€ 122,318.26). With this result, Door is even the most expensive work of art by Shirazeh Houshiary that we have observed at auctions so far.

Ein Spitzenpreis für Shirazeh Houshiary

Die Arbeit Door von Shirazeh Houshiary wurde im Oktober 2012 in der Auktion Modern and Contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish Art Part I bei Christies in Dubai versteigert. Dabei wurde der obere Schätzpreis von USD 150.000,00 leicht übertroffen – das Kunstwerk fand für USD 158.500,00 (€ 122.318,26) einen neuen Besitzer. Mit diesem Ergebnis ist Door sogar das teuerste Kunstwerk von Shirazeh Houshiary, das wir bisher bei Auktionen beobachtet haben.

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