Five of the best... Art exhibitions this week

The Human Race by Binu Bhaskar at The Mojo Gallery, Dubai. (SUPPLIED)

The Guggenheim: The Making of a Museum

Gallery One, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi

See masterpieces from more than 40 artists featured at the world-renowned collection of the Guggenheim Museum in New York. Plus, an exciting series of tours, lectures, and programmes are being offered in conjunction. Runs until February 4.

- Call: 02 690 8207

Wrap Me Up In You

B21 Gallery, Dubai

Iranian artist Nargess Hashemi reproduces scenes from traditional family gatherings: Drawings of weddings laid over wrapping paper, exaggerating the sentimentalism of the occasion; all the while her family remain oblivious to the chaos tearing through the streets of Tehran. 

Call: 04 347 7883

Sustainable City

Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre

Running until January 30, this show examines how the most pressing environmental challenges facing the world can be overcome. 

- Call: 04 341 4777

Sacred Sites of India

The Empty Quarter Fine Art Photography Gallery, Dubai

This exhibition, which runs until February 5, features a wonderful collection of rare vintage and contemporary photographic prints of India. It focuses on a varied group of images from the late 19th century with an overview of Calcutta by Bourne & Shepherd, as well as images from Falkland Road, Henri Cartier Bresson, Mary Ellen Mark and Mark Riboud.

- Call: 04 323 1210

The Human Race

The Mojo Gallery, Dubai

This exhibition by Indian-born, Australian photographer Binu Bhaskar explores humanity in city streets around the world.

The show debuts this Wednesday from 7.30pm.

- Call: 04 323 6367


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