great! thank you.
You may also want to check out the preview for the upcoming Christie's auction (Modern & Contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish Art) in Emirates Towers. I'm not sure if today is the final day of the preview, but I went last night and it was quite good. And with it being Christie's you know the selection is of high pedigree.The auctions (on April 17-18) are also open to the public, if you're keen.The Ara Gallery, on April 22-23 will also have a fundraising exhibition/auction that includes artworks, while not necessarily "famous", have been created by established, well-known artists from the region such as AbdulQader Al Rais and Dr Najat Makki.I kind of get the feeling what you might be looking for is more a museum than an art gallery - as you're interested to see famous items and not necessarily in a commercial setting. Unfortunately, I can't recommend anything like that.The British Museum has a show (Treasures of the World's Cultures) touring currently which will stop in Abu Dhabi this May-July, which may interest you. Looks great, I'm really looking forward to it personally! I can never get enough of ancient artifacts! Hope you find something you enjoy and if so, please do share!
Hi just one follow up question.. which among the galleries is likely to display famous works? Thanks
thank you very much!
lots and lots of great places! some of my favourites:the Ara gallery in downtown - beautiful place with ever changing exhibitions.http://thearagallery.ae/our-blog/The Pavilion in downtown - art space, restaurant and creative space to meet, network. they also have a private cinema where they screen old films, fab.http://pavilion.ae/xva gallery in bastakiya - beautiful location, with lovely cafe.http://www.xvagallery.com/enjoy!
Here you gohttp://www.expatwoman.com/dubai/monthly_discover_dubai_Dubai_Top_10_Art_Galleries_8470.aspxWe've a great feature on most of the galleries in Dubai there for you but am sure some ladies will also recommend where to go.HTH
Can anyone recommend an art gallery in Dubai that displays high quality art and not necessarily for commercial purposes? I mean is there a proper art gallery to visit in Dubai?
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