Christie’s Middle East


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Virtual tour

Take a virtual step inside our King Street galleries in London and discover our exhibition for Modern and Contemporary Middle Eastern Art

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The National Museum of Qatar by architect Jean Nouvel


Playing to win: how Qatar aims to become a world-beating hub of arts and culture

21 Nov 2022

With the FIFA World Cup under way, the eyes of the world are focused not only on football, but also on the host nation: Qatar. Alastair Smart reports on the small country’s vast cultural ambitions, and its efforts to foster a new generation of homegrown artists



Art Dubai: ‘The energy in the city is palpable’

25 Feb 2022

Dubai’s cultural life is booming: the diversity of its population is reflected in the mix of what’s on show — from paintings to installations to NFTs — and the city’s annual art fair offers works by artists from almost every country under the sun