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Middle East & North Africa in the spotlight

Despite a difficult social and political climate, art from the Middle East and Northern Africa is spreading beyond its borders.

Powerfully creative, the artists entice viewers by intertwining tradition and modernity. Political messages or decorative art, the works are flooding into the international art market. The opening of auction houses in Dubai and Doha as well as the establishment of new contemporary art fairs such as Islamic Art Now demonstrates Islamic art’s potential on the market.

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In time for Christmas
Lütfiye Kösten, White, Painting

Lütfiye Kösten

White, 2016
100 x 70 cm
Painting

€1 600

Hicham Benohoud, Sans Titre - The Hole, Photography

Hicham Benohoud

Sans Titre - The Hole, 2015
60 x 80 x 4 cm
Photography

€3 500

In time for Christmas
Mahjoub Ben Bella, Signes abstraits, Print

Mahjoub Ben Bella

Signes abstraits, 2003
32 x 25 cm
Print

€400

In time for Christmas
Yazid Oulab, Mektoub, Sculpture

Yazid Oulab

Mektoub, 2012
30 x 110 x 4 cm
Sculpture

€2 500

Lola Khalfa, Fantasmas 11, Photography

Lola Khalfa

Fantasmas 11, 2015
90 x 90 cm
Photography

€1 450

In time for Christmas
Baris Saribas, Father and son, Drawing

Baris Saribas

Father and son, 2016
76 x 57 cm
Drawing

€1 600

Yaacov Agam, In All Directions (Toutes Directions), Sculpture

Yaacov Agam

In All Directions (Toutes Directions), 1970
43.2 x 27.9 x 17.8 cm
Sculpture

€23 293

Hicham Gardaf, The Red Square #1, Photography

Hicham Gardaf

The Red Square #1, 2016
30 x 30 cm
Photography

€990

Munir El Saadawi, El viaje, Print

Munir El Saadawi

El viaje, 2000
70 x 65 cm
Print

€260

Hicham Benohoud, Sans Titre - La Salle de Classe, Photography

Hicham Benohoud

Sans Titre - La Salle de Classe, 2002
50 x 60 x 4 cm
Photography

€3 500

Huseyin Ketencioglu, Lemonade, Photography

Huseyin Ketencioglu

Lemonade, 2014
30 x 40 cm
Photography

€200

Nurcan Giz, Isimsiz 573/14, Painting

Nurcan Giz

Isimsiz 573/14, 2015
130 x 200 x 5 cm
Painting

€18 000

In time for Christmas
Erhan Lanpir, Série, Painting

Erhan Lanpir

Série, 2016
20 x 20 x 1 cm
Painting

€250

Amine Oulmakki, Intérieur/nuit/Marrakech N°2, Photography

Amine Oulmakki

Intérieur/nuit/Marrakech N°2, 2016
70 x 100 x 1 cm
Photography

€1 800

Akif Hakan, Chanson d'amour VI, Photography

Akif Hakan

Chanson d'amour VI, 2008
150 x 100 x 3 cm
Photography

€9 000

In time for Christmas
Baris Saribas, Unforgiven, Drawing

Baris Saribas

Unforgiven, 2016
76 x 57 cm
Drawing

€1 600

Ahmet Sel, Chantilly, Photography

Ahmet Sel

Chantilly, 2002
40 x 40 cm
Photography

€800

Liliane Danino, Portrait IV, Painting

Liliane Danino

Portrait IV, 2012
50 x 35 x 2 cm
Painting

€250

Huseyin Ketencioglu, Tired of Being, Photography

Huseyin Ketencioglu

Tired of Being, 2016
30 x 20 cm
Photography

€125

Hatem Akrout, J'ai horreur du pic-nic, on est toujours mal assis, Painting

Hatem Akrout

J'ai horreur du pic-nic, on est toujours mal assis, 2003
184 x 137 x 1 cm
Painting

€3 500

In time for Christmas
Tom Dixon, Harley Davison en osier, Sculpture

Tom Dixon

Harley Davison en osier, 2000
117 x 180 x 80 cm
Sculpture

€4 900

Lola Khalfa, Éphémère 10, Photography

Lola Khalfa

Éphémère 10, 2013
90 x 60 cm
Photography

€1 400

Noureddine Chater, Sans titre, Painting

Noureddine Chater

Sans titre, 2017
50 x 50 x 4 cm
Painting

€800

Samir Salemi, Paul Smith, Painting

Samir Salemi

Paul Smith, 2016
250 x 300 x 8 cm
Painting

€8 500

Ahmed Bennani, Sans titre, Photography

Ahmed Bennani

Sans titre, 2015
150 x 100 x 1 cm
Photography

€3 500

Ahmed Bennani, Sans titre, Photography

Ahmed Bennani

Sans titre, 2016
100 x 150 x 1 cm
Photography

€3 500

Amine Oulmakki, Intérieur/nuit/Salé, Photography

Amine Oulmakki

Intérieur/nuit/Salé, 2016
100 x 70 x 1 cm
Photography

€1 800

Hicham Benohoud, Sans Titre - The Hole, Photography

Hicham Benohoud

Sans Titre - The Hole, 2015
80 x 60 x 4 cm
Photography

€3 500

Sadek Lamri, Nature morte, Painting

Sadek Lamri

Nature morte, 2015
92 x 131 x 4 cm
Painting

€5 900

In time for Christmas
Mahjoub Ben Bella, Scarabée #2, Print

Mahjoub Ben Bella

Scarabée #2, 1997
65 x 50 cm
Print

€1 500

In time for Christmas
Tibari Kantour, Gravure numéro 4, Print

Tibari Kantour

Gravure numéro 4, 2015
30 x 24 cm
Print

€300

Najoua El Hitmi, Sans titre, Painting

Najoua El Hitmi

Sans titre, 2017
120 x 90 x 3 cm
Painting

€1 200

Noureddine Chater, Sans titre, Painting

Noureddine Chater

Sans titre, 2017
50 x 50 x 4 cm
Painting

€800

Samir Tlatli, Le réalisme, Photography

Samir Tlatli

Le réalisme, 2013
90 x 60 x 1 cm
Photography

€1 500

Magdy Basstorous, Abstrait 1, Painting

Magdy Basstorous

Abstrait 1, 2015
72 x 100 cm
Painting

€2 500

Hicham Benohoud, Sans Titre - The Hole, Photography

Hicham Benohoud

Sans Titre - The Hole, 2015
80 x 60 x 4 cm
Photography

€3 500

Said Sabir, In lines #5, Print

Said Sabir

In lines #5, 2017
50 x 40 x 1 cm
Print

€100

Amine Oulmakki, Intérieur/jour/Rabat, Photography

Amine Oulmakki

Intérieur/jour/Rabat, 2016
70 x 100 x 1 cm
Photography

€1 800

In time for Christmas
Erhan Lanpir, Série, Painting

Erhan Lanpir

Série, 2016
20 x 20 x 1 cm
Painting

€250

In time for Christmas
Ramon Grimalt, Sans titre, Painting

Ramon Grimalt

Sans titre, 2016
40 x 36 cm
Painting

€200

In time for Christmas
Liliane Danino, Trois danseurs dans cercle, Sculpture

Liliane Danino

Trois danseurs dans cercle, 2014
23 x 33 x 15 cm
Sculpture

€1 800

Ahmed Bennani, Sans titre, Photography

Ahmed Bennani

Sans titre, 2016
150 x 100 x 1 cm
Photography

€3 500

Munir El Saadawi, Viaje II, Print

Munir El Saadawi

Viaje II, 2000
70 x 65 cm
Print

€260

In time for Christmas
Adel Abdessemed, Je me dresse entre les deux, Print

Adel Abdessemed

Je me dresse entre les deux, 2000
22 x 44 x 3 cm
Print

€2 800

Samir Salemi, Marrakech, Painting

Samir Salemi

Marrakech, 2001
130 x 190 x 6 cm
Painting

€4 000

Bardi, Sans titre I, Drawing

Bardi

Sans titre I, 2010
67 x 50 cm
Drawing

€900

Idan Zareski, Baby Foot Anthracite, Sculpture

Idan Zareski

Baby Foot Anthracite, 2015
55.9 x 43.2 x 50.8 cm
Sculpture

€19 058

Hatem Akrout, Autoportrait aviaire, Painting

Hatem Akrout

Autoportrait aviaire, 2006
120 x 80 x 1 cm
Painting

€2 000

In time for Christmas
Jaber El Mahjoub, Sosial, Painting

Jaber El Mahjoub

Sosial, 2004
81 x 65 x 2 cm
Painting

€700

In time for Christmas
Adel Abdessemed, Jardin d'Hélène, Print

Adel Abdessemed

Jardin d'Hélène, 2013
20 x 25 cm
Print

€1 500

In time for Christmas
Riyad Ne'mah, Memory, Painting

Riyad Ne'mah

Memory, 2015
140 x 120 x 2 cm
Painting

€7 700

Kamel Yahiaoui, Enfant soldat, Sculpture

Kamel Yahiaoui

Enfant soldat, 2013
42 x 17 x 19 cm
Sculpture

€9 000

Jodi Bieber, Cardiff by night, Photography

Jodi Bieber

Cardiff by night, 2003
70 x 50 cm
Photography

€2 640

Kim Bennani, Sans titre, Painting

Kim Bennani

Sans titre, 2016
80 x 80 x 4 cm
Painting

€3 200

Ahmed Bennani, Sans titre, Photography

Ahmed Bennani

Sans titre, 2015
150 x 100 x 1 cm
Photography

€3 500

In time for Christmas
Guy Avital, Untitled, Painting

Guy Avital

Untitled, 2010
100 x 100 cm
Painting

€4 600

In time for Christmas
Mahjoub Ben Bella, Drop A, Print

Mahjoub Ben Bella

Drop A, 1998
50 x 32 x 1 cm
Print

€1 000

Farzane Arvani,  Öl,Acryl auf Leinwand    , Painting

Farzane Arvani

Öl,Acryl auf Leinwand , 2014
100 x 150 cm
Painting

€2 600

Elie-Georges Berreby, Rêve d'Egypte, Painting

Elie-Georges Berreby

Rêve d'Egypte, 2007
67 x 51 x 1 cm
Painting

€750

In time for Christmas
Martine Barrat, Gone Daddy's Bone 1, Photography

Martine Barrat

Gone Daddy's Bone 1, 1982
42 x 52 x 1 cm
Photography

€6 600