Christie’s Sale in Dubai Features Works from Around the Middle East & Turkey


DUBAI.- Christie’s October 26th, 2010 Dubai sale of Modern and Contemporary Middle Eastern Art is blessed with a further selection of works from the renowned Farsi Collection, one of the most comprehensive groups of modern Egyptian art in private hands and a diverse range of 20 works from modern and contemporary Turkish artists. Michael Jeha, Managing Director of Christie’s Dubai, said: “We are delighted to have been entrusted with the great private collection of Egyptian art which has in turn attracted a wealth of individual collectors, from 15 different countries, to consign other significant works to this, our ninth sale series in the Middle East. I believe this is one of Christie’s richest sale yet in terms of its diversity and rarity.” Dr. Farsi’s private collection is recognized as the most comprehensive group of modern Egyptian art in private hands. The group of 30 works to be offered at