Art Dubai announced three new members to its gallery Selection and Advisory Committees for the fair’s eleventh edition, taking place March 15-18, 2017 at Madinat Jumeirah.
Co-director of Victoria Miro (London) Glenn Scott Wright and Isabelle van den Eynde (Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai) will join longtime friends of the fair Andrée Sfeir-Semler (Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Hamburg / Beirut) and Ursula Krinzinger (Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna) on the Selection Committee for Art Dubai Contemporary.
Cornell University’s Iftikhar Dadi joins the group of renowned curators and art historians Savita Apte, Catherine David, Kristine Khouri and Nada Shabout on the Advisory Committee for Art Dubai Modern, presenting works by modern masters of the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.
About Art Dubai
Art Dubai is held under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Art Dubai is held in partnership with The Abraaj Group and is sponsored by Julius Baer and Piaget. Madinat Jumeirah is home to the event. The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) is a strategic partner of Art Dubai and, along with Dubai Design District (d3), supports the fair’s year-round education programme.
Art Dubai 2016 included 94 galleries, presented across three programmes – Contemporary, Modern and Marker. Art Dubai’s extensive not-for-profit programme includes Art Dubai Projects; an exhibition of works by winners of the annual Abraaj Group Art Prize; a range of educational programmes including the Sheikha Manal Little Artists Program and the community school Campus Art Dubai, and the critically acclaimed Global Art Forum. (Press Release)