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Dubai World Trade Centre

  • World Art Dubai
  • The region's largest affordable retail art fair returns with contemporary art from all over the world. We believe in making art accessible for private collectors, connoisseurs, corporate buyers and first time buyers in search for diverse, affordable and original art under one roof. 
  • World Art Dubai hosts an impressive collection of more than 4,000 artworks from renowned galleries and solo artists from over 30 countries starting from just $100 onwards.
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  • 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 ...
  • World Art Dubai’s loyal exhibitors, Funun Arts, joined hands with Rashid Centre for The Determined Ones to create art.

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  • “I’ve been looking forward to visiting for a while now and it’s quite nice that there is space to comfortably wander and see more paintings, enjoy the feel of the place and take your time.”
    Fiona Tomas, UK
  • “This is my second time at the show and the quality is definitely much better. It’s cosier and I like it. I’m very impressed. The Friday of the show was particularly busy.”
    Ghada Farra, The Art Tree Gallery, Dubai-based
  • “I’ve come from Jordan to visit my friend who is exhibiting here and it’s great. I’ll definitely come back next year and let my family and friends know, too. It really is a great day out for everyone.”
    Fayzeh, Jordan
  • “This is our fourth consecutive year at World Art Dubai and this year feels very busy. The fair is a great platform to connect artists and collectors in the region. In the first hour alone I sold two artworks.”
    Lidija Khachatourian, Create Hub Gallery, United Arab Emirates
  • “It’s amazing! The show is especially good for my kids, as they are interested in these kind of art fairs. They have started to paint themselves, so I wanted to bring them over here to check out other artists and learn new techniques and styles they could incorporate into their own works.”
    Ahmad Omari, Pakistani
  • “It’s my first time at World Art Dubai and I sold from the very first day! People love it because it’s affordable art. A lot of people say that art is expensive but this fair puts it within anyone’s reach and that’s what the show communicates!”
    Leila Barakat Mukhaimer, participating solo artist, Jordan/Canada



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