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Sacha Jafri

Né(e) en: 1977


Sacha Jafri (born 1977 in United Kingdom)[1] is a contemporary British artist known for creating the world'd largest painting on canvas "Journey of Humanity", as recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records over seven months during the COVID-19 pandemic in Dubai. The work was sold at auction in Dubai for 228 million Dirham $62 million US making it the fourth highest price ever paid for a work of art by a living artist, behind Jeff Koons (Rabbit $91.1 million US), David Hockney ("Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" $90 million US), and Beeple ("Everydays: the First 5000 Days" $69.3 US), respectively,

The painting measuring over 17,000 square feet and incorporating the artwork of children from more than 140 nations artwork was purchased by French crypto businessman Andre Abdoune. Jafroi is donating the proceeds from the sale to children's charities[2][3][4]

Jafri generally works outside the art gallery system, donates many of his works and or proceeds from them to charity efforts, and numbers among his collectors Barack Obama, members of the British royal family, Sir Richard Branson, Paul McCartney, Leonardo DiCaprio, Bill Gates, Madonna, David Beckham, George Clooney, and Eva Longoria.[5][6][7]

Jafri attended Eton College. In 2000 he obtained his master's degree in Fine Arts from Oxford University.[8][9]

Prince Charles commissioned Jafri to do portraits of the "14 most influential living Muslims" for his Mosaic initiative. He has also been appointed a resident artist by the 21st Century leaders charity.[10] In 2014 he created the cover art for "Silver Rails" the final studio album made by the musician Jack Bruce.[11]


160 000,00 €

From London Bridge

Peinture - Huile

De la série “Desappearing Landscapes”

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