Saudi Arabian artists to auction works at Christie's Dubai to fund education programme.

Position:Compass 04/2011: NEWS AND VIEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD - Ahmed Mater - Brief article

Ahmed Mater is among the artists whose works are up for sale at Christie's auction in Dubai on 19 April. He is a practising doctor who lives and works in the Aseer region of southern Saudi Arabia. He describes himself as "... the son of this strange, scary oil civilisation". Much celebrated for his X-Ray Illumination series, the work offered for sale, Evolution of Man, (shown below) is a series of five light boxes...

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