Over 60 ‘Must-Have’ Artworks at The Young Collectors Auction

Ayyam Gallery proudly presents the 14th edition of The Young Collectors Auction (YCA) featuring over 60 lots of contemporary painting, sculpture, photography, video and installation works from acclaimed and emerging artists throughout the Middle East. YCA provides a unique auction experience and an unparalleled platform for the aspiring and seasoned collector alike.

The majority of  works estimate under $10,000 and many lots offered in the $2,000 to $5,000 range of exciting emerging talents such as Hassan Hajjaj, Ghodratollah Agheli, Lara Zankoul, Shurooq Amin, Pouran Jinchi, Arash Nazari, Mahmoud Sabzi, Lara Atallah and Mohammad Badr, and renowned established artists Safwan Dahoul, Mustafa Ali, Nadim Karam and Lutfi Romhein, among many others, will join on the auction block.

Elias Izoli ‘Untitled’ Mixed Media on Canvas 100 X 85 cm. 2012.

Shurooq Amin ‘The Big Bling – from It’s a Man’s
World series’ Acrylic Painting, Photography, and
Collage on Canvas and Wood 120 X 150 cm. 2011.

The Young Collectors Auction held on 22 October 2012 in Ayyam Art Center at Al Serkal Avenue – Dubai, the gallery welcomes the public to a week of viewings prior to the auction where specialists are available to answer any questions visitors may have. With the flexibility to bid in person or register for telephone and absentee bids, Ayyam Auctions allows even those abroad to participate in the auction.

Here is a location map of Ayyam Art Center.

Perview The Young Collectors Auction Catalog Here.

About Ayyam Auctions

Safwan Dahoul ‘Reve’ Archival Print on Cotton Paper Edition 1 of 7,130 X 110 cm. 2012.

Ayyam Auctions is the first of its kind among commercial spaces in the region and was launched in 2009 as part of Ayyam Gallery’s innovative approach to catering to its diverse range of clients. Initiated with The Young Collectors Auction in Dubai in 2009, these public sales have highlighted some of the Middle East’s most exciting figures, featuring prominent and budding artists from across the Arab world, Turkey and Iran. Ayyam Auctions has worked with other Middle Eastern galleries to ensure a blue-chip selection of painting, sculpture and photography that is at once authoritative and robust. Expanding the number and quality of lots with each edition, the Young Collectors Auction, Dubai Sale and Beirut Sale have become an essential part of the region’s acclaimed lineup of yearly art events.

Al Mahha wishes all the best of luck to participating artists in auction and expecting it to be as successful as the previous ones, or better!


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