Five of the best... Art exhibitions this week
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
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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