Abraaj Group Art Prize
In October last year, Rana Begum won the US$100,000 (Dh367,250) Abraaj Group Art Prize. The title is awarded each year to aid an artist realise a proposed project, which is later unveiled at Art Dubai.
Begum, a Bangladeshi-born, London-raised artist, is interested in the geometry of a city. Her brightly coloured, angular metal sculptures and installations look at the unexpected architecture of a city and, through their neat and repetitive structures, also allude to the idea of infinity. Represented by The Third Line, several more of Begum’s previous works will be on show in a solo presentation of her work.
Global Art Forum
Under the theme of “Trading Places”, this year’s GAF explores the trade of both goods and ideas. From ancient ports to the “New Silk…
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