Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi is to launch the 15th edition of Abu Dhabi Art at Manarat Al Saadiyat in Abu Dhabi from 22 - 26 November, with participating art galleries from around the world.
H.E. Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, said: “Year after year, Abu Dhabi Art plays an important role highlighting the importance that art plays in enriching life, and in social revival, by engaging with different cultures and understanding diverse civilisations. This year’s edition of Abu Dhabi Art Fair reflects Abu Dhabi’s ambitious vision to be a destination for culture, and a place for a creative movement.
We look forward to welcoming artists, curators, and exhibitors from around the world for an inspired dialogue, contributing to further enriching the art scene in Abu Dhabi while cementing the city’s position as a nurturing cultural and artistic center, locally and globally.”
The previous edition of Abu Dhabi Art witnessed the largest and most diverse participation in its history, with 80 galleries from 28 countries showcasing more than 900 artworks by 300 artists from around the globe. This year, the exhibition chose Emirati artist Mohammed Ahmed Ibrahim, who represented the UAE in the 59th international art exhibition at the Venice Biennale in 2022, as an artist for the exhibition's visual campaign.