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Art Dubai is one of the world’s most prominent art fairs, presenting the best of cultural production across the Middle East and Global South, ranging from Modernist to Contemporary established and emerging artists, alongside a dynamic program of commissioned works, cultural experiences, and talks.

Art connoisseurs and aesthetes all over the globe look forward to this spectacle this year which will showcase a multitude of contemporary paintings, sculptures, photographs, and more.

Date and venue

The 15th edition of Art Dubai will return to Madinat Jumeirah Conference & Events Centre, Al Sufouh Road, Umm Suqeim, Dubai. It will be open to the public on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, March 9, 14:00 – 21:00 (by invitation only)
  • Thursday, March 10, 14:00 – 21:00 (by invitation only)
  • Friday, March 11, 14:00 – 21:00
  • Saturday, March 12, 14:00 – 21:00
  • Sunday, March 13, 12:00 – 18:00

Tickets

Tickets for Art Dubai 2022 can only be purchased online via Platinumlist or the Art Dubai mobile app (Android, iOS). You can purchase a 1-day ticket for AED 60, or a 3-day ticket for AED 100. University students and youth below 18 will be granted a free entry.

Student Tours programme are offered at Art Dubai from Thursday 10 March – Sunday 13 March 2022.

Gallery list

Featuring four gallery sections (Contemporary, Modern, Bawwaba, and Art Dubai Digital), the fair drives meaningful engagement with the rich cultural heritage and contemporary art practices of the region and extending to territories across Southeast and Central Asia, the African continent, and Latin America.

Contemporary

Art Dubai Contemporary showcases galleries worldwide, ranging from emerging art scenes to established centers, presenting solo or group shows, and offering new global perspectives to cultivate a culture of discovery. View the below list to discover the participants from across the globe. Given below is the list of galleries participating in the event: 

  • + 2 Gallery, Tehran
  • Gallery 1957, Accra / London
  • Aicon Gallery, New York
  • AKKA Project, Dubai / Venice
  • Galería Albarrán Bourdais, Madrid
  • Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Paris / Stockholm
  • Gallery ArtBeat, Tbilisi
  • Aspan Gallery, Almaty
  • Athr Gallery, Jeddah
  • Ayyam Gallery, Dubai
  • Ballon Rouge, Brussels
  • Saleh Barakat Gallery, Beirut
  • Thomas Brambilla, Bergamo
  • Carbon 12, Dubai
  • Circle Art Gallery, Nairobi
  • Comptoir Des Mines Galerie, Marrakech
  • Galleria Continua, Beijing / Havana / Les Moulins
  • Custot Gallery, Dubai
  • DAR D’ART Gallery, Tangier
  • Dastan’s Basement, Tehran
  • Dirimart, Istanbul
  • Experimenter, Kolkata
  • Gallery Isabelle Van Den Eynde, Dubai
  • Selma Feriani Gallery, London / Tunis
  • FORO.SPACE, Bogota
  • Gazelli Art House, Baku / London
  • Green Art Gallery, Dubai
  • Grosvenor Gallery, London
  • Mark Hachem, Beirut / New York / Paris
  • Hafez Gallery, Jeddah
  • Heldenreizer Contemporary, Munich
  • Leila Heller Gallery, Dubai / New York
  • Hestia, Belgrade
  • Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, Berlin / London / Nevlunghavn
  • Isla Flotante, Buenos Aires
  • Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai
  • Keumsan Gallery, Seoul
  • Gallery Dr. Dorothea Van Der Koelen, Mainz / Venice
  • Galerie Kornfeld, Berlin
  • Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna
  • Gallery Latitude 28, New Delhi
  • Anna Laudel, Düsseldorf / Istanbul
  • Lawrie Shabibi, Dubai / London
  • Loft Art Gallery, Casablanca
  • Primo Marella Gallery, Milan
  • Maruani Mercier, Brussels
  • Meem Gallery, Dubai
  • Mohsen Gallery, Tehran
  • Mono Gallery, Riyadh
  • MONO8, Manila
  • Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels / Paris
  • Gallery One, Ramallah
  • P420, Bologna
  • Parallel Circuit, Tehran
  • Perrotin, Hong Kong / New York / Paris
  • Giorgio Persano, Turin
  • Rhizome, Algiers
  • Ronchini, London
  • The Rooster Gallery, Vilnius
  • Gallery Rosenfeld, London
  • Sanatoruim, Istanbul
  • Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut / Hamburg
  • Silverlens, Manila
  • Stems Gallery, Brussels
  • Walter Storms Galerie, Munich
  • Tabari Artspace, Dubai
  • Tafeta, London
  • Templon, Brussels / Paris
  • The Third Line, Dubai
  • Volte Art Projects, Dubai / Mumbai
  • Wadi Finan Art Gallery, Amman
  • Window Project, Tbilisi
  • X-IST, Istanbul
  • Yusto/Giner, Marbella
  • Zawyeh Gallery, Dubai / Ramallah
  • Zidoun-Bossuyt Gallery, Dubai / Luxembourg / Paris
  • Zilberman Gallery, Berlin / Istanbul

Modern 

Curated by Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath, Art Dubai Modern features solo presentations by modern masters from the MENASA ( Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia) region. Featuring exceptional works by 20th artists working in specific geo-historical contexts, the section aims to drive new narratives and connections across exhibited presentations and across time. Given below is the list of galleries participating in the event:

  • Agial Art Gallery, Beirut
  • Aicon Art, New York
  • Sabrina Amrani, Madrid
  • Comptoir des Mines Galerie, Marrakech
  • DAG, Mumbai / New Dehli / New York
  • Emami Art, Kolkata
  • Eye for Art, Texas
  • Leila Heller Gallery, Dubai/New York
  • Gallery One, Ramallah
  • Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut/Hamburg
  • Zamalek Art Gallery, Cairo

Bawwaba

Bawwaba, meaning gateway in Arabic, serves as a portal to discovering works created in the past year or specifically for the fair, offering visitors a curated reading of current artistic developments across broad geographical scopes across” The Global South” via ambitious solo artist presentations. Curated by Nancy Adajania, the event will showcase the following list of galleries: 

  • Blueprint12, New Delhi
  • Canvas Gallery, Karachi
  • JahmekC Contemporary Art, Luanda
  • Madragoa, Lisbon
  • NATURE MORTE, New Delhi
  • Rele Gallery, Lagos
  • TARQ, Mumbai
  • Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • VIGIL GONZALES, Cusco

Digital Galleries

Art Dubai Digital is a new gallery section that will explore the digital and NFT art worlds and provide a 360-degree overview of the digital art landscape. It will also feature 17 presentations which will include includes both traditional galleries and digital platforms by artists who are leading the way in the rapidly expanding digital art space. Given below is the list of galleries participating in the event:

  • Bright Moments Gallery, Berlin / Los Angeles / New York
  • Cyber Baat, Digital / Metaverse
  • DASTAN X NFTation, Tehran
  • Emergeast, Digital / London
  • Fingerprints DAO, Digital
  • Gazell.Io, London
  • HORIZONS By SO-FAR And AORA, Singapore
  • Institut, London
  • Keumsan Gallery, Seoul
  • Anna Laudel, Düsseldorf / Istanbul
  • MORROW Collective, Dubai
  • NFT Asia, Digital / Singapore
  • Pilevneli, Istanbul
  • Postmasters, New York / Rome
  • Sanatorium, Istanbul
  • Art Dubai Digital Artist Commission, Dubai / London
  • Volte Art Projects, Dubai / Mumbai
  • Window Project, Tbilisi

 

COVID 19 safety measures 

Art Dubai will follow UAE government protocols and adhere to the health and safety measures in response to COVID-19. These measures include steps taken to ensure physical distancing, capacity management and regular temperature checks, among other procedures.

Visitor numbers will be limited to ensure the comfort and safety of all. Guests are required to wear masks and to follow social distancing guidelines when visiting Art Dubai.