Art Dubai is an international art fair with its roots in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. Known as a particularly global and innovative fair, Art Dubai features two gallery programmes offering audiences the opportunity to discover the work of more than 500 artists through histories and across geographies.

For the 2017 edition of the fair, 79 galleries presented tightly curated solo or group shows in the Contemporary halls. Audiences were able to discover artists from galleries spanning across the world from Sao Paulo to Melbourne, including the largest exhibition of contemporary art from the region.

The fourth edition of Art Dubai Modern presented museum-quality works by masters from the Middle-East, South Asia and Africa, whose work has been influential throughout the 20th century. The section showcased 15 galleries with solo or two-person exhibits.