World Art Dubai Brings 'Interactive' And 'Affordable' Artwork To The Middle East

03 April 2019
World Art Dubai
The region’s largest affordable art fair also features workshops, talks and educational activities at Dubai's World Tade Centre

Art Dubai may have come and gone, but the season for all things art is far from over in Dubai.

The fifth edition of World Art Dubai, the Middle East’s largest affordable and accessible art fair, is up and running with an wide ranging schedule of educational workshops, interactive talks and cultural performances, not to mention a collection of over 3,000 artworks on sale at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

Boasting inspirational artworks from over 150 artists and galleries from 30 countries across five continents, the four-day art extravaganza’s retail element will cater to the UAE’s dedicated art aficionados, first-time buyers, and commissioning private entities, while a range of all-day educational activities will educate and enthral visitors.

Artists like Ben Eine (UK), Nikhil Kapur (India), Julia Smolenkova (Russia), Petra Kaltenbach (Germany), Lizelle Englebrecht (South Africa) and more have flown into Dubai to display their works. As has Polish National Marcin Rogal – also known as MrArtPride – whose ‘Watches’ collection has proven popular with a stream of celebrity fans including internationally acclaimed footballers and musicians.

Lizelle Englebrecht

Among the must-see regional galleries are Synergy Art Group (KSA), 3D Artworks Gallery (KSA) and Art Plus Gallery (UAE), while Internationally, Studio 3 Art Gallery (India), Maria Elena Gallery (Argentina) and Galeria 3 (Chile) will also be demonstrating a wide range of art styles and work.

A key event on the Dubai Art Season calendar, World Art Dubai is the city’s main event to access emerging art curations priced at USD100 upwards. From renowned photographers and calligraphers, to inspirational graffiti pioneers and fashion creators, World Art Dubai offers visitors a truly immersive and interactive experience to browse and buy bespoke works.

“World Art Dubai continues to reshape the limitations of a modern, accessible art event.," said Trixie LohMirmand, Senior Vice President, Exhibitions & Events Management at DWTC. "This year’s fair taps into the latest trends through its pool of expert curators and artists. World Art Dubai’s aim is to enthral and entertain every visitor, stretch their imaginations and provide added value beyond the already affordable art on display – and our most interactive event to date will deliver that experience.”