The first edition of the Jedeed contemporary art exhibition saw some record breaking sales at the Al Bahie auction house.
Established and emerging artists and designers from Doha were able to display and sell their art at the first edition of Jedeed, a new auction category by the Al Bahie Auction House that features contemporary art.
Late Emirati human rights activist and dissident Alaa Al-Siddiq had two lots in the auction that sold for $6,000 and $12,000 respectively.
Al-Siddiq passed away in a car crash in London in June, and was buried in Qatar where she sought political asylum with her husband Abdulrahman Bajubeir in 2012 during a widespread crackdown on political dissidents by Emirati authorities. …Read Full Article | https://www.dohanews.co/artwork-of-late-emirati-activist-alaa-al-siddiq-sold-at-al-bahie-auction/