TEHRAN --(Iranart)- The 2nd edition of Iran’s Bazaar of Art, offering a variety of artworks at the fixed price of 7.5 million rials (about $200), opened at the Iranian Artists Forum in Tehran on Monday.
Center for Visual Arts director Majid Mollanoruzi, Iranian Artists Forum director Majid Rajabi-Memar, and director of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art Ali-Mohammad Zare’ attended an opening ceremony of the art show.
“We have chosen works based on the taste of the customers with a fixed price,” art expert Jamshid Haqiqatshenas who is also a member of the selecting board of the bazaar said in a press release on Tuesday.
“A collection of about 700 works have been put on show. The displayed works enjoy high quality and the exact price of each item is much higher than the offered price at the market,” he remarked.
Zare’ said that people can buy and give the artworks as gifts to friends while the officials can purchase works from the market for their office rooms.
“Our walls are part of our life and this market can help decorate our walls with beautiful artworks,” Mollanoruzi added.
A committee composed of art experts Jamshid Haqiqatshenas, Ali Shirazi and Abdorrahim Siahkarzadeh have chosen the artworks.
Organized by the Institute for Promotion of Contemporary Visual Art, the bazaar will be running until August 20.