BLOOMINGTON, Minn., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prince Alireza Pahlavi Foundation announced today an exhibit and sale of artwork at Art Monaco 2013 at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo from April 25-28, to benefit The Prince Alireza Pahlavi Fund for Ancient Iran Scholarship at Harvard University. Foremost amongst the works are exquisite prints of works by H.I.M. Shahbanou Farah Pahlavi, Empress of Iran, in memory of her late, lamented son H.I.H. Prince Alireza Pahlavi, who left us on January 4, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The limited edition prints are all numbered and signed by Her Majesty, The Shahbanou, and can be viewed online at: http://alirezapahlavifoundation.org/?p=752.
Many artists have donated works of art to the collection "Art for Alireza". These works will be featured in a catalog specially created for the Art Monaco exhibition and Christie's Fine Art Auction, and displayed courtesy of the Director of Art Monaco and Mr. Golan Rouzkhosh Gallery & Art Concept of Paris.
Other artists represented at the Art Monaco exhibit to benefit the Prince Alireza Pahlavi Fund for Ancient Iran Studies include, but are not limited to: Fereydoun Ave, Mandana Bafghinia, Sonia Balassanian, Shahla Dadsetan, Henry Dallal, Mehrak Davoudi, Younes Faghihi, Firouz Farman Farmaian, Ghass, Terry Haas, Ghoncheh Haery, Robin Hamidi, Mina Hassan, Shahla Hosseini Barzi, Douglas Johnson, Hassan Makaremi, Ali Orang, Mina Rad, Behrouz Rae, Vanecha Roudbaraki, and Reza Yahyaie. Their works can be viewed online: http://alirezapahlavifoundation.org/?page_id=873 or on Facebook. Friends wishing to acquire works may bid in person or via telephone.
The volunteers of the Prince Alireza Pahlavi Foundation extend their gratitude to The Principality of Monaco and her wonderful citizens, Art Monaco, Mr. Golan Rouzkhosh and Golan Gallery & Art Concept of Paris, Christie's, and each of the amazing artists whose generosity and kindness allow them to remember the beloved Prince Alireza with a living memorial befitting of the generous, intelligent, loving patriot he was and will always remain in their hearts.
The Prince Alireza Pahlavi Foundation was established in 2011 by H.I.M. Shahbanou Farah in loving memory of her son Alireza, a Harvard scholar in the field of Ancient Iran completing his Ph.D. dissertation at the time of his passing. Since its inception, the Foundation has donated in excess of $550,000, with the goal of raising $1 million to promote Ancient Iranian Studies at Harvard University, enabling Iranian students to pursue or continue their post-graduate education in the ancient history, culture, and languages of their homeland.
The Foundation operates under the gracious auspices of H.I.M. Shahbanou Farah Pahlavi and in accordance with U.S. and IRS laws and regulations pertaining to 501(c)(3) organizations. For additional information about the Foundation or Art Monaco 2013 visit www.alirezapahlavifoundation.org and www.artemonaco.com.
Contact: Ben Weidman
SOURCE Prince Alireza Pahlavi Foundation