Art UAE 2014

12 December 2014
Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa

Press release by ART UAE

Art never expresses anything but itself

Art UAE launched its 5th Edition on Friday December 12, bringing together different leading artists and art groups, and curated in prestigious venue: Armani Oasi, at Burj Khalifa (Dubai). The line-up really defined the plurality of UAE.


ArtUAE aims to create art awareness. This was just a curtain raiser; a prelude to one of the finest ART initiatives that is getting formed in the region.

The display featured works by leading artists such as: Abdul Qader Al Rais (UAE), HH Sheikha Alyazia Bint Nahyan Al Nahyan (UAE) -in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Art Hub, Mamani Mamani (Bolivia), Daniela Carletti (Italia), Ndue Pepa (Albania), Marwan Salamah (Palestine), Marco (USA), Eddie Sulca (Peru), Abdulrauf Khalfan (UAE), and Ibrahim AlAwadhi (UAE) -presented by Artissima Gallery, Nyo Win Pe, Kin Aung Khant, Zay Zay Htet, Nan Da and Ye Aung Myat -presented by Myanmar Ink Art Gallery, Guido Bottazzo (Italy) and Fiona Ali Bubble (Brazil) -presented by Swiss Art Gate, and international award-winning artist Sylvain Tremblay (Canada).

The Abu Dhabi Art Hub featured on its side (on the Oasi terrace) a series of masterpieces created in UAE during one month artist residencies at the "hub." The collection showcased by Art Hub revealed a truly eclectic collection on a variety of themes (some with a UAE touch), a diversity of genres, styles, mediums, techniques, art forms ranging from painting, to mixed media pieces, and sculptures with black light. International, regional, UAE-based and Emirati artists represented included: Anna Plavinslaya (USA – Russia), Bassam Al Selawi (Jordan), Carol Cronin (Ireland), Colins Abinoro (Nigeria), (Belgium), HH Sheikha Alyazia Bint Nahyan Al Nahyan (UAE), Karine Roche (France), Katsiaryna Sumarava (Belarus), Maysoon Masalha (Jordan), Michel Bizet (France), Nassim Majed (UAE), Rigo Peralta (USA – Dominican Republic), Roman Frances (Spain), Stipan Tadic (Croatia), Sylvain Tremblay (Canada).


Althogether over 25 selected pieces by the Art Hub were presented at this exclusive event, including 6 pieces by HH Sheikha Alyazia Bint Nahyan Al Nahyan (at the VIP lounge) from her series: "The End" and "Safe Trip."


ARTUAE inaugurated by HH Sheikh Teyab Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan and Antiquites inaugurated by HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Khaled al Hamed , Founder and Co Founder of ARTUAE Mr Sathar Al Karan and Zakaria Mohammed.


ArtUAE founder and team, as well as participating artists, art galleries and art collectives were happy with the successful turn out. Invitees were the crème of the society; royalty, diplomats, corporate honchos, business magnates, CEOs, bankers, socialites and other connoisseurs.


Be ready for the 6th Edition which will be even more promising: it will take the audience to a fascinating and unexpected set-up where more surprises await to be discovered.