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27 Oct 2019
Painting, sculpture, installation and mixed media works by Duke Asidere, Rom Isichei, Chidi Kwubiri, Gerald Chukwuma, Adewale Alimi and Suraj Adekola are the current poster-face of art from Africa, in the Middle East.
22 Oct 2018
Art Dubai has announced Chloe Vaitsou as its new International Director, starting her position in December 2018. The 2019 edition of Art Dubai will hold from March 20-23 at Madinat Jumeirah, UAE. According to the statement of announcement, Vaitsou will work alongside Artistic Director, Pablo del Val, and together, they will oversee the direction of…
20 Sep 2018
Over two months after a new section 'Bawwaba' was announced into Art Dubai galleries space, French-Cameroonian Élise Atangana has been picked as its curator. According to a press statement received from Art Dubai, Atangana will curate the inaugural edition of 'Bawwaba' (gateway in Arabic). The section will exhibit works by individual artists from, based in,…
29 Mar 2017
From the modest photography pieces by a diaspora Nigerian artist, Otobong Nkanga, that were shown in the booth of Paris, France-based In Situ Gallery, the African flavour at Art Dubai 2017 in the UAE...
26 Feb 2017
When sculptures and paintings of two Nigerian modernists, Ben Osawe (1931-2007) and Muraina Oyelami b.1940 are shown among works of other artists from across the world at Art Dubai from March 15 - 18, 2017...
19 Jun 2016
Three new members have been added to Art Dubai committees: Glenn Scott Wright (Co-Director, Victoria Miro, London) and Isabelle van den Eynde (Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai) ...
8 May 2016
A new director for Art Dubai, Myrna Ayad takes up the challenge of consolidating on Art Dubai’s status as a global hub, replacing Antonia Carver.


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