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Galleries 2023


Art Dubai Contemporary showcased galleries from around the world, ranging from emerging art scenes to established centers, presented solo or group shows and offered new global perspectives to help cultivate a culture of discovery.

The Selection Committee for Art Dubai Contemporary 2023 was comprised of:

Andrée Sfeir-Semler, Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut/Hamburg
Priyanka Raja, Experimenter, Kolkata/Mumbai
Ursula Krinzinger, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna

View the exhibitors from Art Dubai Contemporary 2023 here.


Art Dubai Modern is a one of a kind platform, focusing on Modern art from the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. The section focused on solo shows dedicated to a particular period or thematic dialogue and featured artists working between the 1950s and 1990s whose works are retrospectively playing a key role in today’s artistic landscape.

Art Dubai Modern 2023 was co-curated by Mouna Mekouar, art critic, curator and art historian, and Lorenzo Giusti, curator and Director of GAMeC, Bergamo (Italy).

View the exhibitors from Art Dubai Modern 2023 here.


Bawwaba, meaning gateway in Arabic, served as a portal to discovery of works created in the past year or specifically for the fair, offering visitors a curated reading of current artistic developments across wide geographical scopes across “The Global South”, via ambitious solo artist presentations.

Art Dubai Bawwaba 2023 was curated by Vipash Purichanont, independent curator and lecturer at Silpakorn University.

View the exhibitors from Art Dubai Bawwaba 2023 here.


Art Dubai Digital returned for its 2nd edition and invited an expanded array of disciplines and practices to interact with each other by looking at the intersection of art, design, music, fashion, and world-building in order to expand our understanding of new media and movements in culture.

Art Dubai Digital 2023 was curated by Clara Che Wei Peh, curator, arts writer, and educator.

View the exhibitors from Art Dubai Digital 2023 here.