February 24, 2010 - Art Dubai - Welcomes over 70 galleries from 30 countries and an extensive programme of collateral events
February 24, 2010

Welcomes over 70 galleries from 30 countries and an extensive programme of collateral events

Welcomes over 70 galleries from 30 countries and an extensive programme of collateral events
17 – 20 March

www.artdubai.ae

Art Dubai welcomes over 70 galleries from 30 countries and an extensive programme of collateral events including the Global Art Forum, the Abraaj Capital Art Prize and special projects curated by Bidoun Projects. Art Dubai has become the essential gathering place for collectors, artists and art professionals from across the Middle East, South Asia and beyond, setting the business of art within a context that is intelligent, stimulating and relevant.

PARTICIPATING GALLERIES
Aaran Gallery (Tehran) | Agathon Gallery (Sydney) | Agial Art Gallery (Beirut) | Aicon Gallery (London) | Aidan Gallery (Moscow) | Albareh Gallery (Manama) | Almine Rech Gallery (Brussels/Paris) | Artspace (Dubai) | Assar Art Gallery (Tehran) | Atassi Gallery (Damascus) | Athr Gallery (Jeddah) | Ayyam Gallery (Damascus) | B21 Gallery (Dubai) | Bait Muzna Gallery (Muscat) | Barbarian Art Gallery, Zürich | Bolsa de Arte (Porto Alegre) | Carbon 12 (Dubai) | | Cardi Black Box (Milan | Chemould Prescott Road (Mumbai) | Contrasts Gallery (Shanghai) | Dea Orh Gallery (Prague) | Dirimart (Istanbul) | Distrito 4 (Madrid) | Filomena Soares Gallery (Lisbon) | Frey Norris Gallery (San Francisco) | Galería ANIMAL (Santiago) | Galeria Art Lounge (Lisbon) | Galería JM (Malaga) | Galeria Murilo Castro (Nova Lima) | Galerie Caprice Horn (Berlin) | Galerie Chantal Crousel (Paris) | Galerie Christian Hosp, Berlin | Galerie Dorothea van der Koelen (Mainz) | Galerie El Marsa (Tunis) | Galerie Janine Rubeiz (Beirut) | Galerie Kashya Hildebrand (Zürich) | Galerie Krinzinger (Vienna) | Galerie Piece Unique (Paris) | Galleria Continua (San Gimingnano/Beijing/Le Moulin) | Galerie Tanit (Munich) | Gallery SUN Contemporary (Seoul) | Gandhara-art (Hong Kong) | Giorgio Persano (Torino) | Green Art Gallery (Dubai) | Grey Noise (Lahore) | Grosvenor Vadhera (London) | Hakgojae (Seoul) | Horrach Moya (Palma de Mallorca) | Hunar Gallery (Dubai) | Kalfayan Galleries (Athens + Thessaloniki) | Kamel Mennour (Paris) | Koraalberg (Antwerp) | La B.A.N.K (Paris) | Laleh June Galerie (Basel) | Lee Hwaik Gallery (Seoul) | Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery (New York) | NESSIM Gallery (Budapest) | October Gallery (London) | OMR Gallery (Mexico City) | Paradise Row (London) | Peres Projects (Berlin Los Angeles) | Priska C. Juschka Fine Art (New York) | Rose Issa Projects (London) | Rossi & Rossi (London) | Selma Feriani Gallery (London) | Sfeir-Semler (Hamburg/Beirut) | The Guild (Mumbai) | The Third Line (Dubai) | traffic (Dubai) | Viltin Gallery (Budapest)

GLOBAL ART FORUM
The Global Art Forum returns as the Middle East’s most influential platform for cultural discussion. Under the banner “Crucial Moments”, key episodes in the evolution of contemporary art practice in the Middle East will be scrutinized within a wider international context through artist interviews, presentations and panel discussions.

ABRAAJ CAPITAL ART PRIZE
Winners of the 2010 Abraaj Capital Art Prize are artist Kader Attia (Algeria) working with curator Laurie Ann Farrell (US); artist Hala Elkoussy (Egypt) and curator Jelle Bouwhuis (The Netherlands) and artist Marwan Sahmarani (Lebanon) with curator Mahita El Bacha Urieta (Lebanon / Spain). www.abraaj.com/acap

PROJECTS
Bidoun Projects curates a comprehensive programme of events, including a group exhibition of upcoming Middle Eastern artists, commissions exploring the spectacle of an art fair, artist-led tours of Art Dubai and a ‘pop up’ library featuring a nomadic archive of books, catalogues, journals and ephemera. Art Park is once again host to a range of film screenings, talks and performances that look at the relationship between archives, art, music and film in collaboration with avant-garde archiving site UbuWeb.

THE POETRY OF TIME by VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
For the very first time, Van Cleef & Arpels is organising a prestigious exhibition covering almost a century of watch making creations dedicated to the Poetry of Time, exclusively for Art Dubai. An interactive workshop area will feature famed watchmaker Jean-Marc Wiederrecht and enamelling artist Dominique Baron. www.vancleef-arpels.com

To receive more information about Art Dubai, please register your details here.

For media queries, contact press@artdubai.ae or +971 (0)4 323 3434.

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