Dubai: “30×30 Around the World” celebrated the beauty and diversity of our world through the universal language of art. Each canvas offered a glimpse into a different corner of the globe, invited viewers to explore, connect, and appreciate the richness of our shared humanity. This was a remarkable exhibition organised by Art4you Gallery, that took visitors on a cultural voyage through 58 miniature canvases that beautifully capture the spirit of each featured nation. ’30×30 Around the World’ encouraged an awareness for the richness that distinguished our common human history by allowing many art aficionados to immerse themselves in the beauty of many civilizations. The Exhibition was officially opened at Picasso Gallery, Beside AlSerkal Avenue on 21st Jan 2024 and runs until 30th Jan 2024.
“Each 30×30 cm canvas served as a window into the unique stories and traditions of various nationalities and cultures. The exhibition unveiled a kaleidoscope of artistic expressions, where talented artists from around the world capture the essence of their heritage. From traditional motifs to contemporary interpretations, ’30×30 Around the World’ showcases the beauty and interconnectedness of our shared human experiences, invited viewers on a visual journey.” Says the Curator Jesno Jackson.
With expressive brushstrokes and vivid hues, each artist contributed a distinct viewpoint, perfectly encapsulating the spirit of their own civilizations. The artworks welcomed spectators on an international visual voyage. These pieces of art offered glimpses into the customs, practices, and history that give each represented culture its unique personality. Art4you Gallery on this cultural journey honored the artistic manifestations that unite all.
Exhibition was Inaugurated by H.E Mr. Yaqoob Al Ali & Mr. Abdulqader Alrais in the presence of, Maktoum Al Marzouki, Abeer Abdullah, Mohammed Ali, Rabah El Awaar, and Kiara Kaur. Mr. Ali Alzakary, Mohseen, Rana Alzakary, Edoardo Pesenti, Katie, Victoria Zaytseva, Leo, Isabela De Almeida, Collectors Yash, Rolla, Rana and many more personalities have visited the exhibition and supported the artists with art guided tour throughout the show. 28 Participated Artists were Khuloud Amhairi, Gayatri Simit Shah, Rania Abdelrahman, Ashwini Gawade,Alzbeta Znamenska, Vashila Vohra, Sibel Yavuz, Karthika S(Kay), Maryam Shahbazi, Maria Komal Abie, Vasilisa Eliseeva, Jesno Jackson, Mehboobeh Shahnavas, Sona Minas, Rija Umar, Lumbini Kavi Yadav, Iqbal Odeh (Lulu) Ladan Rouzbeh, Reem Alsuby, Hana Achour, Mouza Rashed Al Darmaki, Kira Melnikova, Sherouq El Masry, Avijit Majumder, Anila K, Sanjana Nanda, Dana Almheiri, and Thauheeda Thameem.
Numerous collectors have conveyed their appreciation for the distinct viewpoints that the 28 gifted artists have managed to depict, underscoring the exhibition’s capacity to cross national borders and provide a rich tapestry of world cultures. The show is now a destination for anyone looking for art that captivates the viewer with tales of history, customs, and the universal human experience in addition to stimulating the senses visually. Overall, collectors’ response to the “small canvas” has been overwhelmingly positive. Many have expressed a desire to add pieces to their collections that, in addition to being aesthetically beautiful, would serve as important representations of the global mosaic of cultures. The curation of the artworks was praised for creating a cohesive narrative that seamlessly connected pieces from different countries. Many visitors appreciated the educational aspect of the exhibition, gaining insights into various cultures through the artists’ interpretations. The paintings evoked strong emotional responses, with visitors expressing a connection to the cultural stories portrayed on the canvases. The smaller canvas sizes made the artworks more accessible to a broader audience, allowing for a wider range of collectors to engage with the exhibition. Visitors were impressed by the exhibition’s ability to showcase diverse cultural perspectives through the artworks. Overall, visitors left with a memorable and enriching experience, inspired by the beauty and interconnectedness of global cultures as depicted in 30x 30 Around the World.
Jesno is an Independent Art Curator, who currently focuses on creative strategies for the content division of Art4you Gallery. Her career has taken her from the Artist and Art Educator to the Art Curator. In her nearly decade-long tenure as the Art Curator, she organized exhibitions on a range of subjects. For Art4you Gallery, Jesno takes great effort to design a sophisticated and modern digital and physical aesthetic.
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