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Art Dubai : A photo essay

27th March 2018
art dubai

It was my first visit to Art Dubai, which was presenting its 12th edition. 105 Galleries from 48 countries participate in this fair. The underlying motivation is uncovering diversity and presenting this to a globally diverse audience. It is the world’s most globally diverse art fair. Keen to be recognised as a platform for discovery, I spent two days exploring. With multiple events happening around the Madinat Jumeirah, Art Dubai had something to offer everyone, from children at the 6th edition…

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Art Dubai: Reframe Saudi Preview

26th March 2018
reframe saudi

Hands down this was my favourite experience at Dubai Art Week. Reframe Saudi is a product of the collaboration between Art Dubai and the Misk Art Institute which is a cultural organisation with aims to establish Saudi Arabia’s leading platform for grassroots cultural production, diplomacy and exchange. Reframe Saudi is a virtual reality experience that uncovers aspects of Saudi Arabia. The documentary’s director has ensured that your experience is very immersive and it changes from that of an observer to participant and voyeur…

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Peter Linnett Sculptures

12th July 2017

I was recently introduced to the work of sculptor extraordinaire Peter Linnett. Peter is based in London and worked for many, many years in antique restoration and this has probably been the biggest influence on his work. He creates functional sculpture, meaning that you can use it as furniture, but they are truly pieces of art. Linnett uses materials that age with dignity and even goes as far to say he welcomes the ageing process as these add to the…

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Jeremy Houghton, a contemporary British artist

26th September 2016

I’ve been following artist Jeremy Houghton on Instagram since he reached out to me earlier this year inviting me to a dinner at his gallery in the Cotswolds. Unfortunately I was out of the country at the time of the event, but did get to Jeremy’s gallery over the summer while I was holidaying in the Cotswolds. Jeremy Houghton portrays the dynamic world using distinct yet complimentary bodies of work to paint the essence of motion, favouring themes of light, space, transience and…

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Kickstart your Art Collection with Rise Art AND a Giveaway!

5th September 2016
The passion of Ocean by Jinsheng You

Building an art collection is a daunting task. It’s easy to go out and buy pieces of art that we like or are attracted to, but actually building a collection where the pieces all feel like they work together and still express who you are is a challenge. I was recently asked by Rise Art to create a collection that reflected my personal style. A collection that I might have in my home, and a collection that you could use…

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