Spanish musician Plácido Domingo will play on the opening night
The annual shopping festival, running from January 1- February 1, is celebrating its 20th edition this year.
Christie’s will not be taking an equity stake in the new affiliate but will provide marketing and PR support.
Backers hope the pieces, once returned to Abu Dhabi, will help create a cultural hub in the Gulf Arab state.
The 140 art works auctioned during the event in March raised over $10.6 million, up 65 per cent from last year, said Christie’s.
The book suggests that 21st century challenges have forced businesses to rethink their long-term strategies and produce sustainable solutions.
HSBC chief economist Stephen King’s book examines why the recovery from a global recession five years ago has been weak.
Sheikha al-Mayassa al-Thani, who heads the Qatar Museums Authority, was chosen for her willingness to spend at a rate estimated to be $1 billion a year.