Instant culture in an Arabian wonderland – Avro – Close-Up A documentary about the remarkable emergence of the art market in Dubai. In May 2006 the international auction house Christies staged its first art auction in Dubai. The auction went beyond anyone’s expectations, with sales totaling more than $ 8.5 million. Since then all eyes have been focused on Dubai and the extraordinary boom in the international art market there.

Close-Up, Dutch Public TV (Avro), duration 50”