This is the first of two articles discussing the challenges that Dubai can overcome to become a global leader in the creative arts.
It is now incontrovertible that Dubai ranks near the top of those metropolises fortunate enough to carry the label of “Global City”, with its ascent being almost meteoric. Whatever the measure of its import – business activity, human capital, information exchange, cultural experience, political engagement, or even its “buzz” – Dubai is rapidly rising in its worldwide stature.
Given this, Dubai should have a fine art scene befitting its status of a leading Global City. While anyone familiar with Alserkal Avenue and the DIFC can attest to the existence of quality art galleries in Dubai, certainly there is room for an increase in the scope of local art collections, both public and private.
Continue reading the full article here: Dubai Art Scene – How to Improve the Picture