Sunday, September 16, 2012

Tehran Modern's Collection Valued at $2.5 Billion

A Painting by Pollack at $250 Million

Tehran Modern’s collection of mostly American and European paintings and sculptures has been valued at more than $2.5 billion, Fars News Agency reported. A work by Jackson Pollack, the influential American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement, is valued at $250 million, the most expensive piece at Modern. The collection represents a century of works, spanning from 1870 to 1979.

Photo credit: A 1948 painting by Jackson Pollack. Tehran Modern holds a similar painting valued at $250 million.


Anonymous said...

Just hope after the collapse of the terrorist rapist regime the paintings are safe for the people to enjoy.

Anonymous said...

So in the end, after all the hatred towards the west, it's the American artists that make Tehran's Collection so valuable. What hypocrisy.