Christie’s March auctions realized a total of $13,437,688 /AED49,343,190. The Modern and Contemporary Middle Eastern Art sale held during the evening of the 18 March concluded Dubai Art Week and achieved a total of $8,079,375 /AED29,667,465; setting new world auction records for 18 artists, including Marwan Sahmarani (Lebanese, b. 1970), Nazir Nabaa (Syrian, 1941-2016), Mahmoud Sabri (Iraqi, 1927-2012) and Koorosh Shishegaran (Iranian, b. 1945). The Important Watches auction realized $5,358,... Read More
Dubai International Financial Centre, the leading international financial hub and destination for lifestyle, arts and culture, has announced a new outdoor movie night, in partnership with ICD Brookfield, aimed at bringing the community together for an evening of entertainment.
Film fans will be able to enjoy a variety of Hollywood blockbusters throughout the Movie Nights series, which will take place in March and April. The first edition of the free of charge DIFC Movie Nights will... Read More
WAM -- Ten years after the world’s first Earth Hour in Sydney put the spotlight on climate change, the landmark movement of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is set to once again unite millions of people around the globe. The world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment, which mobilises individuals, communities and organisations globally to do their part to help check climate change, will take place on 25th March and is being led locally by Emirates Wildlife Society-WWF (EWS-... Read More
Speaking at the one-day Public Diplomacy and Government Communication Forum (PDGCF) in Dubai, Sulayem pointed out that diplomacy in the past was confined to political relations among countries.
“But today it is different thanks to the efforts of H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, who is building bridges, connecting our country to the world and raising the importance of good economic relations,” Sulayem said.... Read More
The digital revolution is transforming diplomacy in an era where diplomacy is either dead or disrupted, said Tom Fletcher, Advisor at Emirates Diplomatic Academy and former UK Ambassador to Lebanon.
“Everyone is doing better than diplomats,” he told delegates at the Public Diplomacy and Government Communication Forum (PDGCF) in Dubai.
Participating in an interactive session titled Digital Diplomacy, Tom Fletcher, who campaigns for global education and the power of social media... Read More
The renowned British actor, Daniel Craig, joined VIP guests at The Beekman Hotel in New York City on March 9, 2017 for a private dinner and on-stage discussion to celebrate the history of the brand’s Seamaster collection.
Daniel, an avid watch collector, wore an OMEGA Seamaster 300 for this exclusive event. As well as hearing from the actor himself, guests were taken on a fascinating journey through time which highlighted vintage and current collection Seamasters as well as some of... Read More
It was a clearly a big hair day for Halle Berry who was a vision in a look from the Atelier Versace Spring 2017 collection. She wore a chainmail cocktail dress in gradient colours adorned with Swarovski crystals, featuring a low draped back and elegant draping detail.
Jennifer Aniston looked breath-taking in a look from the Fall 2016 Atelier Versace collection. She wore a fully beaded black gown with Swarovski crystal accents, plunging neckline and daring thigh-high slit.
Rosie... Read More
Gucci dressed select nominees and presenters for the 89th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
Presenter Dakota Johnson wore a Gucci Fall Winter 2017-2018 champagne satin long sleeve high neck gown with front plisse detail, dramatic cascading bow at the waist and tulip slit worn with metallic gold high heel shoes and metallic gold clutch with feline head closure.
Nominee for Best Actor for his performance in the musical ‘La La Land’ with 14 nominations and... Read More
‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ actress Dakota Johnson flaunted Parisian luxury icon Cartier’s jewels at last evening’s 89th Annual Academy Awards which held last evening at the Dolby Theatre in LA. A Presenter at the ceremony, she wore a champagne coloured Gucci Fall Winter 2017-2018 gown.
Her choice was a strikingly attractive Cartier vintage necklace, 1958 fashioned in yellow gold and set with diamonds which matched the colour of her gown. She matched it with not one but two rings on her... Read More
Christie’s will put a strong focus on the Egyptian master Mahmoud Saïd (1897-1964) in March, for its spring sale season by including six exceptional works into the auction, launching the catalogue raisonné of Mahmoud Said, the first ever published catalogue raisonné for any Middle Eastern artist and holding a loan exhibition, welcoming back some of the top works by the Alexandrian master offered in our Dubai sale room over the past years.
The six works in the auction have been... Read More