Middle East

Christie’s raise the tempo in Dubai

19 September 2006

In the wake of their inaugural auction in Dubai in May, Christie’s are to make further investment in the fledgling Middle East market. New staff appointments and a sales calendar have been announced.


Middle Eastern buyers purchase half of inaugural Dubai sale

31 May 2006

Over 500 clients participated in Christie’s inaugural sale in Dubai last month at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel.

Christie’s to sell art in Dubai

23 January 2006

Christie’s will test the potentially lucrative waters of the Middle Eastern market in situ by holding an inaugural sale in Dubai this spring.

Christie’s open up in Dubai

19 April 2005

Christie’s have joined the throng of western companies opening offices in Dubai.

Begin the question – was it terrorism or foreign policy?

26 March 2003

With armed troops patrolling the refugee camps and townships in the occupied territories of Palestine, the message to the governing forces from the freedom fighters was defiant: “It is not our intention to convince anyone of the justice of our cause, for we don’t expect any goodwill from those who have deprived us of our country... you have learned what the word ‘terrorist’ means, some of you may even have come into direct contact with them.