Dubai really knows how to create is headline, this city is recognized by the really high buildings and also for its virtues, so if you find yourself with 24 hours in the city, you’ll have no shortage of things to do and what to see. For the ones that really appreciate art this city has created over the last six years, the Art Dubai.
The leading international art fair in the MENASA (Middle East/North Africa/South Asia), has become a cornerstone of the region’s booming contemporary art community. Art Dubai is part of Art Week as well as Design Days Dubai and also Sikka, this week always happen in March.
Founded by noted interior architect, Wajih Nakkash, in 1983 the Nakkash Gallery is a haven for iconic and limited-edition pieces sourced from all corners of the world. Whether it is African ethnic pieces or stunning contemporary decor, the showroom has become synonymous with originality, effortless style and elegance. It has established a superior reputation and earned the confidence of clients seeking an adventure when it comes to design.
La Galerie Nationale
As a longstanding specialist in design and art, La Galerie Nationale, based in Dubai, offers collectors, connoisseurs and lovers of designart a rare opportunity to acquire original vintage furniture and 20th century objects of historical wonders by famous designers such as Jean Royère, Joe Colombo, Maria Pergay, Charlotte Perriand, Le Corbisier, Willy Rizzo, and Raymond Loewy in perfect stage.
The Majlis Gallery has been established in Dubai since 1989. Alison Collins, founder and interior designer herself, was entranced by the region, especially with the architecture and the ambiance of the old wind tower houses in Al Bastakiya. In 1978, she secured the lease on a wind tower villa where she played host to many informal soirees in the ‘majlis’, hence the name, introducing artists both professional and amateur to a somewhat culturally bereft community over the next 10 years.
The gallery’s vision then and now is to bring to Dubai artists of international repute and to support them in their exploration and interpretation of the Middle East into visual forms.
Founded in 2012, Dubai based J+A Gallery has been established to promote design objects from the early 20th century. For the first time in the region, the gallery presents a selection of rare industrial and mid-century design objects and salvaged goods from Germany and Central Europe.
The gallery strives to open the market and the minds of people for the beauty of industrial design, for classic materials with an enormous haptic value like wood, ceramic, and steel. Beyond that, the gallery provides solutions to re-use material and forms transferring objects from their original in a new context with added value for today.
The Mojo Gallery
The Mojo Gallery forms the focal point in a multifunctional artspace that brings together several creative forms, Art, design and new media. As a gallery, Mojo focuses on exhibitions that explore contemporary expressions and concepts in fine art and design through multiple mediums and formats that encompass more than classical genres.