The Arabian Wings Auction returns to Jeddah
With works from Picasso and many more
On September 11, The Gallery in Jeddah will host the latest edition of the Arabian Wings Auction with the star of the show (among the different Middle Eastern artists) to be an original gauche painting by Pablo Picasso, which was painted on the back of a Cercle d'Art 1961 book slip cover.
Other impressive lots include the Egyptian artist Seif Wanly's oil portraits, a watercolour from Abdel Halim Al Radwi and piece from legendary Syrian painter Fateh Moudarres.
Mohammed Bahrawi, the founder of Arabian Wings said, "We are proud to have such pioneering artists in our auction. At Arabian Wings we ensure on having the highest quality of artists – it's important to mix the young and established artists to give the upcoming artists a platform to be part and proud of."
Arabian Wings were the first organisers to offer a public auction for modern and contemporary art in Saudi Arabia. Amongst the many prestigious artworks there was a Rembrandt lithograph and several pieces from Saudi artists such as Dia Aziz Dia, Hisham Benjabi and Mohammed Siam.