Day: January 7, 2022

Dubai Culture and Arts Authority hosts its first NFT art exhibition

With NFTs at its trendiest best around the world these days, Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), too, has ventured into NFT art with its latest exhibition— ‘50/50’.

The exhibition, which is titled so, celebrates UAE’s 50th anniversary and features 50 works made by artists in the UAE.

Collaborating with Morrow Collective, an NFT curatorial platform, the authority is presenting the physical showcase of the artworks at Al Safa Art and Design Library which will commence from January 15.

The first exhibition of its kind to explicitly feature UAE-based artists, the display features creations by artists Khalid Al Banna, Alia Al Gaoud, Dalal Ahmed, Marwan Shakarchi and Gigi Gorlova among others who were chosen through an open call and the NFTs featured range from digital drawings and paintings to 3D works, animation, collages, and photography.

This is the first time that some of the artists have made NFTs, and

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