Artinthecity’s ArtBus 2012 starts in 7 November and close in 10 November. Durning this time the ArtBus connects art lovers in Dubai to Abu Dhabi Art. The ArtBus are supported by Abu Dhabi Tourim and Culture Ahtority.All days, the Artincity’s ArtBus provides excursions to the fair, accompanied by art guides who will assist passangers with navigating in the fair programme.
Abu Dhabi Art 2012 is located in the UAE Pavilion and Manarat Al Saadiyat, in Saadiyat Cultural District. The fair brings together 50 of the worlds leading modern, contemporary art and design galleries showcasing over 400 artists. Many of the galleries featured this year include UAE based favourites Art Sawa, ARTSPACE, Ayyam Gallery, Galerie El Marsa, Hunar Gallery, Meem Gallery and The Third Line. If you’re looking for art from further afield then head to Bait Muzna Gallery, Gagosian Gallery, Galleria Continua , Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Hauser & Wirth and Leila Heller Gallery to name a few. Also check out first time participants: Kukje Gallery, Simon Lee Gallery, The Breeder and Tina Keng Gallery.
ArtBus passengers will also be able to visit the talks, design workshops, and exhibitions including ‘Art, Talks and Sensations, The Island: A Game of Life’ by curator Fabrice Bousteau. Ongoing exhibitions ‘The Saadiyat Story’, and ‘Eco Future’ will also take place alongside the fair at Manarat Al Saadiyat. The ArtBus will feature artwork from the winners of “The Wings Project”, transforming it into a moving artwork, as part of collaboration between ArtintheCity and Abu Dhabi Art.
This initiavive, which is in its third year, allows young or emerging local artists to create their interpretation of the “Wing” logo each year., will also have their creation incorporated into Abu Dhabi Art merchandise.Running consecutively on four days from 7 – 10 November 2012, the ArtBus will depart daily from the jamjar in Al Quoz, Dubai, at 2pm and will leave Manarat Al Saadiyat at 9pm, returning to Dubai.