EMERGEAST's Auction III: Shifting Forward announced

EMERGEAST's Auction III: Shifting Forward announced


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EMERGEAST is back with another exciting auction that puts the spotlight on art and technology. Buro 24/7 Middle East has the details...

EMERGEAST is ready to host another exhilarating auction night. Titled Auction III: Shifting Forward, the online art gallery's third auction will bring into focus the ever increasing influence of technology in shaping contemporary art, both on paint and in photography.

Artwork by Abdulla Alawadi

Designed partly to provide access to modern digital art trends, the auction also coincides with the relaunch of EMERGEAST's official site and e-commerce platform, offering visitors an immersive and comprehensive online gallery experience. "Auction III: Shifting Forward is the perfect destination for young collectors to view and acquire artwork by the rising stars of the Middle Eastern art scene," says Nikki Meftah, Co-Founder of EMERGEAST. "By touching on digital art, this auction remains on the cutting-edge and is not one to miss for those wanting to keep up with the latest in the art industry!"

Artwork by Sassan-Bakhtiar

Attracting a younger art collecting demographic, EMERGEAST's auctions allow said discerning art lovers an opportunity to grow their collection. This time around, 25 masterpieces from both Arab and Iranian artists will go under the hammer, with prices ranging from Dhs1,850 to Dhs15,000. Adding value to the auction, collectors can mingle with the attending artists to extend their appreciation of the artworks. Also set to feature on auction night are handpicked video installations, all in keeping with the digital theme.

Artwork by Amir Farhad

EMERGEAST's Auction III: Shifting Forward will be held on April 27 at Manzil Downtown. The preview begins at 7pm and bidding ensues at 8pm. For more information, visit

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