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Abu Dhabi Art 2012

7 - 10 November 2012. Fourth edition of the international fair for modern and contemporary art and design. Saadiyat Cultural District, Abu Dhabi.
Oct 2012

Again held in the Saadiyat Cultural District, future home of Louvre Abu Dhabi, Zayed National Museum and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, the fo takes place from 7 - 10 November.

Now in its fourth edition, it is organised by the new Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority*) and sponsored by BVLGARI.

The 2012 edition includes 50 galleries, representing approximately 400 artists from 20 countries including 10 new galleries.

Signature, the section presenting emerging artists in a solo show is back again and Beyond returns to show large sculptures, site specific installations, public art works and performance art.

The emerging gallery selected for Abu Dhabi Art’s Bidaya section (meaning ‘beginning’ in Arabic) is CDA Projects from Istanbul who will showcase a range of artists including Adel Abidin and young Turkish artists such as Burçak Bingöl and Zeynep Kayan.

Abu Dhabi Art 2012’s Associate Sponsors are Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank and Dolphin Energy.

More information: www.abudhabiartfair.ae

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority was created in February 2012 and took on the employees, assets, roles and responsibilities of the former Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture & Heritage and Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority, and included the Cultural Department of Tourism Development & Investment Company. The Authority’s objective is to conserve and promote the heritage and culture of Abu Dhabi and develop a world-class destination of distinction.

(From press information.
Photo: UAE Pavilion designed by Lord Norman Foster
© Courtesy of Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority)

Abu Dhabi Art
Modern, contemporary art and design

7 - 10 November 2012

UAE Pavilion and Manarat Al Saadiyat
Saadiyat Cultural District
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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