Art Dubai Opens today but I had a chance to sneak in yesterday and take some shots before the masses stormed the fair. As a result I don’t have the names of all the artists/galleries but there’s still some good eye candy.
Animals seemed to be a big theme this year with almost every other booth having an animal based sculpture. I don’t have the artists name for the above piece but it’s an amazing work made of glass marbles of various sizes. I believe that there is even a taxidermic dear head encased inside.
At another booth a giant heard of cows graze and forge for food.
Each cow is made out of thousands of gold balls.
At Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin a sculpture by Chiho Aoshima takes shelter from the sorching heat while the gallery hangs Farhad Moshiri’s paintings in the background.
A Beautiful mix of abstraction/representation living in harmony in a painting by Subodh Gupta.
This piece by Jitish Kallat at Chemould Prescott Road Gallery sits on large golden sculptural claws… It seems that Jitish has taken a que from Chris ofili’s use of elephant dung for painting supports.
The fair was starting to look like a zoo with yet another animal based theme piece by Jagannath Panda at Chemould Prescott Road Gallery.
A nice Julien Opie portrait.
Looks like a cow ran away from the heard and went to another booth…
and got covered in stickers.