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These cool murals are turning heads in Abu Dhabi

These cool murals are turning heads in Abu Dhabi

Noticed anything different around the city recently? Street art is popping up left, right and centre, portraying everything from Emirati heritage to wildlife and emojis, and adding pleasant pops of colour to the otherwise muted shades of a modern metropolis. …

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A new exhibition celebrates people of determination

A new exhibition celebrates people of determination

Six internationally renowned artists have teamed up to present public artworks to celebrate people of determination. The artworks were commissioned by Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 and will form part of a permanent exhibition in the newly named …

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This intriguing art exhibit will make you think

This intriguing art exhibit will make you think

From a photo showing a crowd’s various reactions while staring at an artwork, to a subtle representation of the UAE’s transition into a modern city – the latest art exhibit at NYUAD challenges viewers to look beyond what they see.  Ways …

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Is it time to get your artwork published?

Is it time to get your artwork published?

Creative young residents with a love of the natural world are invited to submit their masterpieces with the inception of a new art competition celebrating the UAE’s unique culture and heritage. Launched by Abu Dhabi World as part of the …

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A urinal for a masterpiece? Find out what this author really thinks

A urinal for a masterpiece? Find out what this author really thinks

As a lecturer in the department of archaeology and history of art at Paris Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, Robert Kilroy recently published his book – Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain: One Hundred Years Later – where he re-examines a classic and controversial work …

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A famous Mexican sculpture is now on display in the capital

A famous Mexican sculpture is now on display in the capital

An iconic piece of art that has become a symbol of hope is now on display in Abu Dhabi. Created by Mexican sculptor and painter Jorge Marín, who’s known for his depictions of mythical creatures, the Wings of Mexico sculpture is …

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What is going on in the capital this Ramadan?

What is going on in the capital this Ramadan?

Ramadan is the perfect time of year to experience Arabic hospitality and all the benefits of Islamic culture with themed activities and events for everyone Culture In honour of the Year Of Zayed, The Galleria is hosting a photography exhibition …

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When will this incredible new attraction open to the public?

When will this incredible new attraction open to the public?

A monument to the UAE’s late leader, Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, is set to open to the public in the coming weeks. The new attraction, located at the intersection of 18th Street and the Corniche near Emirates Palace, will …

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8 events you don’t want to miss this weekend

8 events you don’t want to miss this weekend

There are times when a quiet weekend is called for, but when the weather is this beautiful, who could stay cooped up indoors? Soak up the last of the spring sunshine and enjoy a fun weekend with you family and …

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