Ayyam Auctions targets young West Asian contemporary art lovers – event alert

CONTEMPORARY ART AUCTIONS MIDDLE EAST

Are you a new collector with a spare 7000 dollars lying around and a love for contemporary Middle Eastern art? Preview lots for the Ayyam Auctions The Young Collectors Auction until 16 January 2012, then head to Ayyam Art Center in Dubai the next day for the auction proper.

Ayyam Auction's The Young Collectors Auction will be held in January of 2012.

Ayyam Auction's The Young Collectors Auction will be held in January of 2012.

As stated in a press release sent out by Ayyam Auctions on 9 January 2011,

Ayyam Auctions invites you to preview the lots from The Young Collectors Auction starting today, 9 January, until 16 January at the Ayyam Art Center in Al Quoz. With the majority of estimates in the USD3,000 to USD7,000 range, this sale will feature both Arab and Iranian artists in a variety of mediums including paintings, sculptures, photography and limited editions including revered names of the region such as Samia Halaby, Huda Lutfi and Asaad Arabi, rising contemporary stars such as Shadi Ghadirian, Qaswra Hafez and Oussama Baalbaki and new discoveries like Lara Zankoul and Mohammad Badr. Further highlights of the auction will include fifteen beautiful works from the Nazir Ismail collection, representing an exceptional view of the Damascus art scene over the past seventy years.

Click here to take a look at the auction catalogue for the Ayyam’s The Young Collectors Auction (PDF download).

The Young Collectors Auction will be held on 17 January at 7pm at the Ayyam Art Center in Al Quoz, Dubai.

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