Important Notice: We are committed to providing you with a safe environment to do business, in accordance with all the health & safety guidelines set out by the local authorities. The event will be delivered with strict standards of health & safety precautionary measures including, social distancing, contactless transactions and hygiene protocols. Learn More

Art Blog

Art Blog

Sign up to our art blog to receive the latest art related news and, tips and tricks from World Art Dubai


  • Key artists to check out in 2021

    01 Apr 2021 World Art Dubai
    Exhibitor experience varies from emerging to award-winning, with prices starting from just AED 3,000. Whether you’re a seasoned art collector, a first-time buyer or just looking to expand your knowled ...
  • How the pandemic has shaped the art scene

    01 Apr 2021 World Art Dubai
    Whether its amateurs who utilised their time at home to finally develop and hone their skills, artists turning the unusual situation into inspiration, or a greater dependance on technology to share wo ...
  • In the studio with Sara Alharbali

    01 Apr 2021 Commercial Interior Design
    Please introduce yourself and your firm I was born and raised in Dubai and have a BA in Architecture from the American University of Sharjah and a Masters of Urban Design degree from University of Cal ...
  • Artists are increasingly creating pieces that fuse art forms such as painting, sculpture, photography, collage and more to break style boundaries through experimentation and innovation. Mixed media co ...
  • Dubai’s burgeoning art scene has grown steadily over the past few years, driven by an emerging art scene and interest from professionals and novices alike to curate personalised spaces in their homes ...
  • Join us as we shine a light on some of the local galleries exhibiting at the region’s most accessible and affordable art fair.
  • Turns out we all prefer our favourites!
  • World Art Dubai 2020 curator, Samar Kamel offers sound advice to art enthusiasts looking to start or grow their collection
  • Despite the tragedy, she picked up her tools, created new work and is ready to showcase her mixed media art at this year’s World Art Dubai. Check out her artwork and come support her at World Art Duba ...
  • Bas Uterwijk, an Amsterdam-based visual designer, is using AI to create extremely lifelike photographs of historical figures and monuments from Vincent van Gogh and Michelangelo’s David to the Statue ...
  • Portrait of a pandemic

    Khaleej Times
    Al Quoz-based Art Painting Lab houses as many as 2,020 works of art produced during the lockdown period by professional as well as non-professional artists, following a call by the art studio to submi ...
  • Airports in Dubai will welcome tourists from July 7, 2020, it was announced on Sunday. The tourists will be required to present a recent Covid-19 negative certificate or undergo testing at the airport ...
  • The best thing about art is that it's an investment you can take with you as you move, and can even grow in value over time. It also doesn't require you to take out a second mortgage; you can spend as ...
  • 1.USE YOUR PAIN / YOKO ONO  ‘Don’t get rid of negative emotion, but use it …. Like the salt in your food.’ 2. STAND BEHIND YOUR WORK / APRIL GORNIK American landscape artist has some advice for those ...
  • Staying home is the new going out, and it means we now have A LOT of spare time on our hands. The days seem twice as long as they were pre-corona and many art enthusiasts may be at a loss when it come ...
  • Famous Nurses In Art History

    The Art Gorgeous
    While we are all at home complaining about being unable to go to our favourite museums and galleries, doctors and nurses are busy tending to patients across the world affected by coronavirus. Modern d ...
  • Getty Museum created a challenge while we are all self-isolated. Get creative and re-create any classic artwork by using the things around your house. Here are some of the impressive re-creations rang ...
  • Urban inspired World Art Dubai returns for sixth edition with curation of local and international art across painting, street art, fashion art, sculptures, photography and virtual reality.
  • Finding My Creativity & Purpose - Emma Skinner

    16 Feb 2020 Emirates Diving Magazine
    Emma Skinner makes an impact with the plastic problem through her art.
  • Tapping Into Art Trends For 2020

    10 Feb 2020 World Art Dubai
    World Art Dubai 2020 artists Kristel Bechara, Aditi Patwari and Mahnaz Karimi discuss how this year’s fair will reflect wider trends in the global art scene.
  • OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic 2020

    27 Jan 2020 World Art Dubai
    World Art Dubai partnered with OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic to curate the art across the tournament and host Art Attack for the young ones.
  • Art Gap by Standard Chartered

    07 May 2019 World Art Dubai
    Women artists are paid nearly half as male artists and it’s not good enough. See how these women use their canvas to make a powerful statement.
  • Region’s only accessible and affordable art fair ups street art creds with wealth of new-age work from internationally renowned street artists and emerging regional talent.
  • More than AED 1.7 million worth of artworks fly off artist and gallery walls at region’s largest accessible and affordable art retail fair - World Art Dubai.
  • Judges award key international artists, soloists and galleries at the fifth edition of World Art Dubai.
  • From the UAE to China at World Art Dubai

    19 Apr 2019 World Art Dubai
    World Art Dubai featured 150 artists and galleries from over 30 countries, with a number making their Dubai debuts.
  • Conversations with World Art Dubai

    02 Apr 2019 World Art Dubai
    Conversations with World Art Dubai live on Dubai Eye 103.8
  • How To Survive Your First Art Fair

    01 Apr 2019 World Art Dubai
    Whether you’re planning to visit World Art Dubai for the first time or the fifth, it always pays to plan ahead. Aside from the 3,000-plus artworks on show, there are dozens of opportunities to listen ...
  • Nation-wide competition to find the country’s up-and-coming artists concludes after receiving more than 300 entries
  • World Art Dubai puts Diversity into Action

    25 Mar 2019 World Art Dubai
    A glance through World Art Dubai’s exhibitor list makes one thing clear – the affordable retail art show has fully embraced diversity, in all forms.
  • A workshop focused on ‘Sustainability in Nature’ held at Repton Dubai, saw 12 children from years five and six working closely with 12 children of mixed ages from Manzil.
  • Curating The Ultimate Bachelor Pad

    12 Mar 2019 World Art Dubai
    Art is rapidly gaining a reputation among upwardly mobile men as an essential component of one’s self: art portrays who you are and, more importantly, what you want to say about yourself.
  • Why Should Buyers Look To Affordable Art?

    28 Feb 2019 World Art Dubai
    As one of the biggest themes of 2019, the notion of ‘inclusion’ has taken root in the art world as a direct consequence of the public demanding more accessibility and broader opportunities.
  • From World Art Dubai to regional stardom

    13 Feb 2019 World Art Dubai
    Two award-winning artists share their story of success through the show. World Art Dubai in a conversation with Petra Kaltenbach and Luis Fuentes on their artistic journey.
  • Tips on Buying Art Without Blowing the Budget

    10 Feb 2019 World Art Dubai
    The core element of that challenge is often aligning taste and budget, but the common assumption that introducing art to your home is too expensive is simply no longer the case. More and more artists ...
  • Art Trends in 2019

    03 Feb 2019 Samar Kamel, World Art Dubai curator
    Last year was an eclectic one for the international art scene, when art walked hand in hand with global movements. A surge in female empowerment spurred countless memorable pieces as women around the ...
  • Selling Your Art

    13 Jan 2019 World Art Dubai
    World Art Dubai brings you a few tips and tricks to ensure that you are on the right path to selling your art.
  • Presenting Yourself at an Art Exhibition

    06 Jan 2019 World Art Dubai
    World Art Dubai has put together a few tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your exhibition.
  • An artist and art educator and the winner of Emirates Woman of the Year Award under the Art & Culture category. Please tell us a bit about your work and what inspires you. My body of work draws on my ...
  • A Conversation with Samar Kamel

    01 Nov 2018 World Art Dubai
    How have you developed your career? I have always painted since I was a child, but then decided to do it professionally once I felt my art started to reflect a message. I have taken slow steady steps ...


The region's largest affordable retail art fair would not be possible without the help of our sponsors and supporters.