On the eve of Sotheby’s biggest-ever public exhibition in Dubai on Thursday 29 September, guests were invited to an evening of cocktails and canapés at the Rira Gallery. There was also the opportunity for a private view of highlights from the upcoming 20th Century Art: Middle East, Khosrovani-Diba Collection, Arts of the Islamic World and Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art sales, along with a major work from the Bowie/Collector sale. Ahead of the Dubai office opening, the exhibition is being held at Level 1, Gate Village Building 3, Dubai International Financial Centre, UAE from 10am–8pm and is accompanied by a series of talks and guided tours. Click ahead to see highlights from the cocktail event which was sponsored by Northacre and supported by media partner Harper’s Bazaar Art Arabia.


20th Century Art/ Middle East

20 October 2016 | London

The Khosrovani-Diba Collection

19 October 2016 | London

Arts of the Islamic World

19 October 2016 | London

Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art

18 October 2016 | London