Spotlight: Middle East - from Abu Dhabi Art

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From regional and international galleries as well as non-profit organisations and beyond, the inaugural Abu Dhabi Art fair sees a significant contingent of Middle Eastern art.

Six galleries from the UAE, a handful from Lebanon, Syria and Oman, and several international galleries representing Arab and Iranian art, reflects a good balance between Middle Eastern art and international masterpieces being brought to the UAE capital. Not to mention the presence of non-profit Arab institutions and foundations.

Represented by an eclectic mix of galleries is the UAE, showcased through, among others, Abu Dhabi’s Salwa Zeidan Gallery whose roster of names includes Adonis, Lalla Essaydi, Reza Farkhondeh, Ghada Amer, Shafic Abboud, Hassan Sharif and Youssef Nabil – also represented at the fair by Dubai-based The Third Line who READ THE REST…