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Dubai's Annual Art Fair had Over 2,000 Artworks from 27 Countries

Dubai's Annual Art Fair had Over 2,000 Artworks from 27 Countries
Exhibits at the World Art Dubai,

The annual World Art Dubai, which gets over today, saw workshops, art activations, live art performances, curated art talks and more

OT Staff
April 10 , 2021
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Dubai’s got quite an exciting art scene but it's especially vibrant right now the annual World Art Dubai brings artworks and cheer from across the world in these pandemic times.

Known to be the region’s most affordable retail art fair, it's being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from April 7-10.

The 7th edition of the event had works from local, regional and international artists from more than 27 countries.

 
 
 
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It featured more than 2,000 pieces of artwork including sculptures, paintings, photography, digital art, and much more, plus there were live performances, and workshops. 

One of the highlights was the live graffiti art by street artists and the urban art canvases up for sale. 

Artists also competed in the Live Street Art Jam Battle. An audience vote will decide the winners on the April 10.

 
 
 
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World Art Dubai also partnered with Nikon MEA to bring Stories Through Self-Portraits which had 10 self-portraits that told a story, edited by photography enthusiasts. A visitor at the art show Some events blended art with fashion, like the Artify Station where people could customise wardrobes, transforming fashion items into unique art pieces. Bags, shoes, and pieces of clothing were all given a quick makeover - for free.

This year, health and safety was top priority amidst the ongoing pandemic. All COVID-19 restrictions were in place. They also had the option of scanning the QR codes to enable access to contactless art information features which delivered all the details about an artwork through emails in a few simple steps.


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