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Show Highlights

World Art Dubai returned to Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), bringing together a collection of more than 4,000 of the most vibrant and dynamic paintings, prints, sculptures and photographs from over 300 individual artists and galleries from five continents.

If you’ve ever wanted to take home your first work of original art, or even add to your growing contemporary art collection, then there is no better place to find affordable art than World Art Dubai. However, there was more to this year’s fair than simply shopping for great art, with World Art Dubai 2018 featuring a range of exciting and creative visitor activities from inspiring art talks and hands on workshops to live art demonstrations.

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2018 Show Highlights

VIP Programme

VIP Programme

An exclusive invite-only event for our VIPs giving first chance to review and buy the stunning artworks.

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Personal Curator

Personal Curator

Get your own art curator who would assist you to get your artwork by accompanying them while you are at the fair.

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Creative Workshops

Creative Workshops

Hands-on creative experiences for art lovers of all ages, from drawing, crafting, calligraphy and abstract art.

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Art Talks

Art Talks

Free, fun and informative talks from leading art experts expanded our visitors’ artistic consciousness.

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The Patio

The Patio

Here are our picks of the things to do and enjoy at the outdoor area; Ripe Market, Live Music, Art Attack, Food Trucks and the Doodle Marathon.

Art for Every Wall

Art for Every Wall

The most affordable way for our visitors to pick up their first piece of original art with no more than AED3,000.
Order, Chaos & Light

Order, Chaos & Light

Full immersion in light, darkness, colour and sound to see the world differently. This installation was a way to cut out the stresses of the world and be totally involved in the present, the light and the colours around it.

Doodle Marathon

Doodle Marathon

Four artists with trusty pens doodled non-stop on a live unplanned design on a 2 x 8 metre wall through out the four days of the show.

Virtual Reality installation

Virtual Reality installation

Put on a VR kit that immediately takes you on a journey, deep into the painting. Experience the movement as if its actually within the surrounding environment!

Live Art Demonstrations

Live Art Demonstrations

Live painting, sculpturing, feet painting and the incredible 7-minute speed painting by extraordinary artists.

 
Wearable Pop Art Design 

Wearable Pop Art Design 

Turn one-of-a-kind art into yours. Get your favourite pop art design into reality and recreated on your bag, shoes or jacket.
Japanese calligraphy

Japanese calligraphy

Japanese calligraphic performance with Music and Scent and haute couture Kimono dresses designed by Japanese world-famous designer Junko Koshino who wrote some fortune words with big brash and black ink.

WAD x AJALA

WAD x AJALA

The Ajala project who are a online art platform  featured a variety of creative visitor activities, from Doodle Marathon, VR Art, and Art panel discussions.

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Year of Zayed

Year of Zayed

A one-of-a-kind portrait of the country’s founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan that expresses gratitude.

Art Attack For All

Art Attack For All

A fun activation for visitors to come, paint props like barrels, umbrellas, spoons, frames, etc. and spend ARTY time with their loved ones.

Ripe Market

Ripe Market

Quirky lifestyle gifts, authentic crafts and organic food choices from one of Dubai’s favourite outdoor markets.
Repton School Art Activities

Repton School Art Activities

The children from Repton Dubai, Repton Abu Dhabi and Foremarke Dubai are coming together to celebrate progression and innovation, both in the U.A.E and globally. As well as Featuring the winning entries of the Art Competition in Prints, digital, painting, mixed media, clay tile, sculptures, collaborative art mosaic.

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World Art Dubai Awards

World Art Dubai Awards

World Art Dubai Awards aims to recognize the amazing talents among the participating galleries and artists. 

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Diversity In The Art

Diversity In The Art

World Art Dubai 2018 offers everything from abstract drawings, paintings, sculptural works, collaborative installations and as we welcome new forms like wearable art, origami, and photography.

“I picked up a few paintings last year… and another 4 this year. It has just been fantastic
to see the variety and the diversity of art. We love it here. I’m sure we will be coming again next year.”

Rohit Rajvanshi, Visitor, Dubai

 

“I came all the way from Abu Dhabi to explore World Art Dubai and was happy to do so!
The show is much bigger than last year’s event with even more artists, thus more variety of paintings!
Also, I loved the workshops held at the event which gave an additional educational feel.”

Ashokh Talukdar, visitor in World Art Dubai 2017

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