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Lot 272: Hessam Abrishami, Iranian (B. 1951), Sketch 69, pastel on paper, 17 1/4"H x 11 1/4"W(sight), 22 1/2"H x 16 1/4"W(frame)

Est: $300 USD - $500 USDSold:
Ripley AuctionsJune 01, 2024Indianapolis, IN, US

Item Overview

Description

Hessam Abrishami
Iranian, (B. 1951)
Sketch 69
pastel on paper
Signed lower left.

Provenance: From the private collection of Ian and Mimi Rolland, Ft. Wayne, IN


Biography from the Archives of askART: Artworks convey a unique view of the world through the eyes of the artist. This view is colored by the individual beliefs and experiences of that artist. Hessam Abrishami was born in Shiraz, Iran in 1951. He has been greatly influenced by the ancient history that surrounded him as a child. Seeking a society free from the limitations of modern day Iran, Hessam left his home country to expand his knowledge and awareness of the outside, changing world. His quest to excel as an artist took him to Italy, one of the historically great epicenters of the art world. He began his higher education in Pietro Vanucci, at the Accademia di Belle Arti.

Hessam Abrishami is still driven by the deeply felt values that he developed during his early days in Iran and Europe. Understanding the struggles encountered by emerging artists, Hessam has always been willing to help new artists develop their careers. Hessam believes strongly in the goodness of people and this world, which is reflected in not only his art, but in his personal values. Hessam additionally creates some artistic statements that defy oppression.

When asked if it is difficult to see a favorite painting leave in the arms of a collector, possibly never to be seen again, Hessam has said, "No, I have enjoyed making it and now I want it to bring happiness to someone else." He goes on to express that the artwork does not belong solely to the artist, but in fact, it belongs to the people. Hessam's art is his way of helping to make the world a free and joyful place. Hessam's approach to art is intuitive and free by nature, yet disciplined by his strong foundation in artistic fundamentals.

Hessam Abrishami has diligently worked from his early years to gain the freedom and education necessary to make his life's vision come true. Hessam currently has over countless private collectors world-wide and has exhibited in over 130 One-Man Gallery Shows, over 30 International Exhibitions, and multiple Museums Exhibitions. Hessam was recently presented with the "Key to the City" of Ormond Beach, Florida where his work is currently displayed in the Museum of Arts and Sciences. Hessam has also been invited by the American Liberty University in association with California Polytechnic University in Pomona to receive an Honorary Doctorate to commemorate his achievements as a fine art painter.

Hessam's art has become much more than a grand collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures. It has become a legacy. The inspiration, passion and beauty of his art are just a few reasons why his work is so widely collected.

Dimensions

17 1/4"H x 11 1/4"W(sight), 22 1/2"H x 16 1/4"W(frame)

Artist or Maker

Medium

pastel on paper

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Auction Details

Great Estates Art & Antiques Auction

by
Ripley Auctions
June 01, 2024, 11:00 AM EST

5564 N Rural Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46220, US

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Successful bidders will receive an invoice following the auction that will include payment details. Please check your spam/junk folder if you do not receive an invoice.
After payment is made, your order will go to our shipping department if it does not require third party. Buyers will not automatically receive a shipping invoice. You will be sent a separate invoice for shipping once your initial invoice is paid and your items are packed and ready to ship. We guarantee that we will provide the highest standards in packing and handling available, in a time frame that allows attention to every detail to protect the items you have purchased.
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PICKUP: Items are subject to storage fees if they are not removed from premises within 10 business days. If items require third party shipping, arrangements and removal must be completed within 15 business days.

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