Artezaar.com brought together 33 artworks celebrating Earth during DIFC Art Nights
Dubai Online Art Gallery Artezaar has brought together local artists for a unique virtual exhibition that aims to shed light on environmental sustainability. Curated by Diyali Sen Bhalla, the “Earth” themed exhibition comprises 33 stunning mixed media and sustainable artworks created by 25 UAE based artists of 10 different nationalities, in addition to six children’s paintings that celebrated their love for “Mother Earth”, demonstrating that age is no barrier to creativity.
The artworks were first displayed at the 10th edition of DIFC Art Nights on 17th and 18th November 2020, where visitors were offered the opportunity to learn about environmental issues and how to live more sustainably from Unite for Planet, a community of environmentalists, along with their partners: Azraq, DGrade, GreenFootprint.ae and Plastic Free UAE.
The exhibition was opened by Mr. Khalil Abdulwahid Hassan, Director of Fine Arts Department, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, Mr. Saleh Al Akrabi, CEO of DIFC Properties and Mr. Faisal Abdulqader, a well-known Emirati artist.
Khalil Abdulwahid, Director of Fine Arts Department at Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, said: “It was very interesting to see so many emerging artists gather in one place to showcase their art with such a powerful message dedicated to the environment and sustainability, and how the artists showed this message in their creations and explanation. The participation of the environment supporters and organizations added to the message and it was interesting to learn more about their upcoming plans.”