Art Dubai 2020 – An International Platform for Art Professionals
Ultramodern Dubai is gearing up for the world-renowned Art Dubai 2020. This huge event will exhibit the best artists & their creations in 4 different gallery sections & other exciting events.
Apart from that, attendees can enjoy riveting performances organized by the Director of Kunsthalle Athena. You can relish a plethora of dance performances, festivities which showcase the common aspects of communities & its celebrations. Witness the gorgeous sculptural performance by Dynamis with your loved ones to create memories for life.
But, that’s not all! Other exciting events include the Global Art Forum, Art Dubai Commissions, Gulf Now & Ithra Art Prize 2020. Budding artists & students can take part in Art Dubai Fellowship or Art Dubai Student Tours to interact with professional artists & curators. So, Grab a Visa to Dubai & take part in the International Art Fair Dubai with friends or family.
A Brief History of Art Dubai 2020:
- Art Dubai was previously called the Gulf Art Fair.
- It was organized by John Martin (Gallerist) & Benedict Floyd (Financier) in the year 2007.
- This resplendent event is a part of Art Dubai Fair FZ LLC (The Art Dubai Group).
- The primary aim of the World Art Dubai was to create a platform for art forms from South Asia, North Africa & the Middle East.
Highlights of Art Week Dubai 2020:
Right from the design of the Art Dubai 2020 logo to the wide gamut of events, Art Dubai UAE has it all for art enthusiasts. Here are the major highlights of the Middle East Leading Art Fair:
Campaign of region’s largest affordable retail art fair:
- The organizers invite creative artists or curators to design the visual identity of World Art Dubai.
- Major artists such as Adam Broomberg, SinisaVlajkovic, Sam Irons, Mohamed Somji & many more collaborated with Art Fair in Dubai to create stunning visuals.
Gallery Sections of World Art Dubai 2020:
- Four exclusive gallery sections will be curated showcasing contemporary art from all over the world. Witness rich Cultural heritage of the Middle East & beyond at the Art Dubai Fair.
- The four gallery sections are:
- Contemporary – Grab an opportunity to witness galleries exhibiting emerging art scenes, solo & group shows and much more.
- Modern – Modern Masters belonging to the Middle East, Africa & South Asia will showcase their art creations. Curated works by Sam Bardaouil & Till Fellrath will be exhibited in the Art Dubai 2020.
- Bawwaba – The name of this gallery means gateway. Discover curated art works, the latest developments in art & much more. Bawwaba will be curated by Nancy Adajania (Cultural Theorist from Mumbai)
- Residents – Solo artists who have availed a six-week residency will showcase their artworks. The 3rd edition of this gallery will focus on Africa’s contemporary art production.
Art Dubai Global Art Forum:
- This event primarily comprises of storytelling & its impact on our reality.
- The 14th edition of this amazing event will be headed by Commissioner ShumonBasar who is a noted writer, curator & critic.
- The Global Art Forum will take place from 25th March to 27th March at the iconic Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.
- You can listen to stories from different categories such as gaming, fashion, television, cities & much more.
Riveting performances at the world’s most international art fair:
- Visitors can enjoy a plethora of performances curated by Marina Fokidis.
- This year’s performances will have the theme “Healing as an Art Form”.
- You can also enjoy the Dynam is organized by Artist Georgia Sagri.
Other Notable Events of Art Dubai 2020:
- Art Dubai Commissions – This non-profit event invites artists to showcase their potential via site-specific art creations. Special focus will be given to ecology which will be curated by NatašaPetrešin-Bachelez.
- Gulf Now – This particular event will exhibit creative platforms & regional synergies of the Gulf artists & creative professionals.
- Ithra Art Prize – This prize was initiated by King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture. It is awarded to Saudi-based & Saudi residents who bring forth emerging trends in art.
- Events for Students – These include the Campus Art Dubai, Art Dubai Fellowship & Student Tours.
Art Dubai Dates:
- Art Dubai Fair will be held from 25th March to 28th March 2020.
- The timings of the Art Dubai 2020 are as follows:
- 25th March, Wednesday: 1 to 4 p.m. Free entry for ladies.
- 26th March, Thursday: 2 to 9.30 p.m
- 27th March, Friday: 12 to 9.30 p.m
- 28th March, Saturday: 12 to 6.30 p.m
Art Dubai tickets:
Visitors can avail two types of tickets at the Art Dubai 2020 namely:
- Digital Tickets:
- 1 Day ticket – Avail this ticket if you plan to visit any one day in particular. The ticket price is 60 AED.
- 3 Day Ticket – This ticket is recommended for a wholesome experience of Dubai Art Season. The ticket price is 100 AED.
- Door Tickets:
- 1 Day & 3 Day Ticket – If you prefer offline tickets, then you can avail them at the counter. 1-day ticket starts at 90 AED & 3-day ticket starts at 150 AED.
- Free entry for children below 18 years of age. Students from University can also avail the free entry if they show their ID.
Apart from Art Dubai 2020, you can explore the iconic attractions of Dubai. So, Grab a Dubai Visa & visit Dubai for an eventful vacation with loved ones.