Art Dubai Announces New Program and Gallery Line-up for 2017

Art Dubai has unveiled its eleventh edition program and gallery line-up, under new Fair Director Myrna Ayad. The programme will take place March 15-18, 2017 at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai. Art Dubai 2017 will feature over 90 galleries from 44 countries, strengthening its status as the most global of art fairs, showcasing new artists, galleries and emerging trends. Spread across two gallery halls, Art Dubai Contemporary 2017 will feature 76 galleries, including a selection of over 30 galleries focusing on solo or two-artist exhibitions, showing alongside collective presentations by galleries with multi-artist shows.

Untitled, 2016 by Etel Adnan. Courtesy of Galerie Lelong.

With a strong representation of returning galleries as well as several new additions, this year’s line-up features a number of galleries from Europe and North America. Returning galleries include Marianne Boesky Gallery (New York), Galerie Daniel Templon (Paris, Brussels), Carlier | Gebauer (Berlin), Galleria Franco Noero (Torino) Victoria Miro (London) and In Situ-Fabienne Leclerc (Paris), which will be joined by first-time participants Marlborough Gallery (New York, London, Barcelona, Madrid) and Waddington Custot (London).

Son Don’t Rush to be a Man, 2016 by Pascal Hachem. Courtesy of Selma Feriani Gallery.

The number of galleries participating from the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia reaffirms Art Dubai’s role as a cornerstone of the regional art scene. In addition to 12 galleries participating from the UAE, Art Dubai is delighted to welcome again Athr Gallery (Jeddah), Chatterjee & Lal (Mumbai), Dastan’s Basement (Tehran), Experimenter (Kolkata), Selma Feriani Gallery (Tunis), Gypsum Gallery(Cairo) and Zawyeh Gallery (Ramallah) as well as newcomers Ab/Anbar and Mohsen Gallery from Tehran.

Crumpled Memory, 2016 by Juin SHIEH. Courtesy of Mind Set Art Gallery.

Reflecting its global reach, Art Dubai 2017 will feature its highest ever number of galleries from South America, with galleries from Peru and Uruguay attending for the first time. Exhibiting galleries will include Piero Atchugarry Gallery (Montevideo), Revolver Galeria (Lima), D12 Proyectos de Arte (Santiago) and Vermelho (Sao Paulo.)

View the full list of participating galleries for Art Dubai Contemporary 2017 here.

Banner image: Flowers and People – Dark, 2015 by teamLab. Courtesy of Ikkan Art Gallery, Pace Art+Technology and Martin Browne Contemporary.




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