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FNND’s favourite stands at Art Dubai

[First published on Ocula.com] In its ninth edition, Art Dubai came and went in a flash. Amid 92 galleries, talks, new discoveries of works and artists, there was an underlying sense that the fair was coming into its own. Art Dubai, along with the Sharjah Biennial have led and informed the art scene in the UAE for the last few years. Now, with the expansion of Alserkal Avenue and the imminent opening of the first museum in Abu Dhabi, the fair not only attracts curators and collectors from around the world but also has a growing infrastructure across the city to support it. As the fair matures, it moves closer towards one of global and regional relevance and importance, bringing access to artists, curators, writers and works that may otherwise be overlooked. From conversations with gallerists and dealers who have been on the trail from Armory (with its Middle East focus this year) and Art Basel in Hong Kong, it was understood that whilst sales may not have been fantastic, this year’s Art Dubai brought …