Ocula City Dubai Dubai's local contemporary art scene is one that is emerging alongside the city's increasing popularity as a destination for international travel. The mix of tradition, different cultures and influences from the West have resulted in an art scene that is bold and fearless. Dubai's newfound cultural status is exemplified by Art Dubai, the Middle East and North Africa's premier art fair, highlighting Emirati artists and international themes. Art Dubai also coincides with Art Week and Sikka Art Fair, collectively drawing over 25,000 visitors, and making the period an ideal time to soak up Dubai's culture.
Ocula Report Better Than Ever: Art Dubai 2015 By STEPHANIE BAILEY | March 2015 Yes, Art Dubai’s 9th edition did feel different. But this could have been due to the fact that the quality was better than ever, and the presentations by 92 galleries were, as always, illuminating. Read More Yazan Khalili's installation, 'The Island' for The Art Bar by Absolut. 2015. Courtesy The Studio, Dubai