ART IN UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

(Saju Nair - Dubai) February 2021 was one of the most significant months in the history of UAE as the ingenious brilliant minds of the country redefined the tagline 'Impossible is possible'. The Hope Probe was designed and dispatched to the red planet by the UAE on 19th July 2020 from Tanegashima Space Centre, Japan at12.58...

(Saju Nair - Dubai) Back to back events by various galleries in The United Arab Emirates is maintaining the momentum and engaging artists and the community in excitement and anticipation as the art fraternity continues to thrive. The public is often distracted by the increasing number of Covid cases and there are several concerns raised across...

(Saju Nair - Dubai) Events related to art are flourishing in The United Arab Emirates and the current pandemic has failed to stall the activities in the region. Although several restrictions were introduced, the art fraternity has taken every precautionary measure solemnly and have continued to conduct regular events through virtual platforms...

(Saju Nair - Dubai) The pandemic has taken a toll on everyone and people from all segments were gravely affected, both personally and professionally. To counter and to restrict the spread of this virus, the much-awaited creation of a successful vaccine was met with eagerness and hope and now, people from all over the world are patiently waiting...

(Saju Nair - Dubai) The ongoing pandemic has given rise to a turbulence of negative emotions but the art scene in the region has surged through and given rise to several lively events during this period of great difficulty. It is even more interesting to witness the courage and initiative taken by some galleries to break through the...

(Saju Nair - Dubai) "People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can't find them, make them." - George Bernard Shaw. He was an Irish playwright, critic,...

(Saju Nair - Dubai) A glorious day with lots of hope and curiosity, enthusiasm and energy, love and affection and everything towards art, this was the ambience in UAE on 28th November 2020 as one of the leading art galleries of the nation, Funun Arts announced the opening of their art exhibition titled 'Vision.49' to commemorate the 49th...

(Saju Nair - Dubai) One of the best things that has come out of this pandemic is the increase in growth of the creative industry. UAE is known for its vibrant culture and its ability to welcome and provide a home for 200+ nationalities. The diversity in this country is nothing short of commendable and the sense of...

(Saju Nair - Dubai) It has almost been 10 months since the Covid-19 virus shook the world's natural order and we all are working towards the elimination of this mighty foe from our homes. The regulations implemented by various countries to curb the further spread of this virus has resulted in the restriction of movement and public activities...

(Saju Nair - Dubai) The increasing popularity of virtual exhibitions in the UAE has produced some mesmerizing online gatherings over the months since the intrusion of COVID19 into our life. UAE is rich with the presence of numerous art galleries and the beauty lies in the fact that almost all galleries are very active in conducting...

(Saju Nair - Dubai) With fast developments and a rapidly growing economy, Dubai has emerged as one of the leading hi tech metropolitan cities in the world. Hundreds of skyscrapers, several modern iconic buildings and breathtaking infrastructures has always reflected the hard work, dedication and commitment put forth by each individual to give life...

(Saju Nair - Dubai) Curating an event with a difference has always been one of the many inspiring qualities of Funun Arts, a gallery located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. While the current health crisis has shattered the momentum of daily life across segments, it is quite interesting to realize that the artists have chosen this period to express...