XVA Gallery, Dubai

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Established in 2003, XVA is one of the leading galleries in the Middle East that specializes in contemporary art from the Arab world, Iran and the Subcontinent. Exhibitions focus on works by the regions foremost artists as well as those emerging onto the scene. The gallery’s artists express their different cultural identities and perspectives while challenging the viewer to drop prejudices and borders. XVA Gallery exhibits both locally and internationally; collaborating with galleries and participating in international art fairs, such as Art Basel Hong Kong, SH Contemporary, Singapore Art Fair and Abu Dhabi Art in 2014, in order to further expose Middle Eastern contemporary art.

XVA Gallery and XVA Art Hotel are located in Dubai’s heritage district, now called Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood. XVA founded and organized the Bastakiya Art Fair from 2007- 2010 as part of its commitment to raising the profile of contemporary art practice in Dubai. For three years XVA was located in DIFC, and has now expanded itself in Al Fahidi.
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  • August 21, 2017
    Art Gallery in Dubai in Dubai jewel Gallery, and was one of the first to view the art of the Middle East in Dubai. It is now one of the most important contemporary art exhibitions in the Middle East
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  • April 10, 2017
    I must be completely honest, Dubai left me a superb and marvellous shock as I was expecting something completely different to our experience. This place was one of those that contributed to this. Walk...  more »
  • March 17, 2017
    We dropped into the Gallery to see an extremely interesting art exhibition. We saw that there was a interesting looking cafe/restaurant in a beautiful old courtyard and decided to give it a try. What ...  more »
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  • February 8, 2017
    Beautiful place! An amazing mix between the art scene and the history of dubai! Good food in the restaurant and very nice hote
  • July 7, 2016
    XVA Gallery is a gem in Dubai, and was one of the first to showcase Middle Eastern art in Dubai. It is now one of the foremost contemporary art galleries in the Middle East.
  • October 24, 2016
    They have a hidden cafe inside. Art gallery and hotel in one.
  • October 25, 2016
    Never seen something like this before
  • August 21, 2017
    Gem exhibition in Dubai, was one of the first to view the art of the Middle East in Dubai. It is now one of the most important contemporary art exhibitions in the Middle East
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