Dubai, India (PressExposure) February 14, 2013 -- Select artists from Dubai International Art Centre will display their artworks at Gallery 76 from March 17 to 24. The exhibition, titled "The Sea and the City" will feature a series of works in various forms ranging from fine art painting to photography, sculpture and mixed media.
Ayesha Chen McKeever, Chairwoman, DIAC, said, "The exhibits are truly extraordinary and take us from the deepest oceans and crowded cities to deserted shores, beautiful coastal scenes and unruly waves. The density of imagery and complex built-up of the theme is absolutely fabulous. These are real and surreal pictures. What is also interesting is the transformation and metamorphosis one sees of the theme from one media to another.
Wandering around the exhibition, what is likely to strike you is how familiar the pictures look. Hopefully, people will find different meanings for themselves. There are definitely some surprises amid the expected. What is truly fascinating are the bold sculptures. Equally arresting are the stunning photographs.
Opening Reception for 'The Sea and the City': Saturday 16th March Time: 6.00pm
The Dubai International Art Centre is located in Villa 27, Street 75B, off Jumeirah Road, behind Town Center. Few centres are associated with art as the DIAC. From its inception it has been one of the emirate's most respected institutions having served the arts community in Dubai since 1976 providing space to learn, practice and display a wide repertoire of arts.
Housed in the center is the renowned Gallery 76 which is the oldest public art gallery in the UAE and holds a special place in the history of Dubai's thriving art scene. Its purpose is to offer both amateur and professional artists an affordable, accessible, well managed and renowned public exhibition space to showcase their talents. The gallery is occupied with solo, shared and group exhibitions all year round and bookings are required at least 6-12 months in advance.
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