Dubai – MENA Herald: Revere in creativity at CITY WALK, the dynamic outdoor destination by Meraas, with the launch of ‘Art at CITY WALK’ a weekend art market dedicated to unique and unusual art.
The only one of its kind in the Middle East, ‘Art at CITY WALK’ is a platform for emerging artists and photographers to showcase their work. Held every Friday and Saturday from 11:00am to 10:00pm across the promenade, visitors at CITY WALK can marvel in some of the best pieces created by upcoming artists in the region.
With new artists taking over the stands every month, on display through the month of January include works from Indian artist Alakananda Ray, an impressionist who uses the alias Aloka for her work, capturing emotions of love, joy and freedom created with acrylic, oil, soft pastels and water colour paints.
Also on exhibit is the work of Russian artist Maxim Kochereshchenko, an impressionist whose work embodies the influence of Modigliani, John Singer Sargent combining the effect of Japanese superflat movement artists Yoshitomo Nara and Aya Takano and manga artists like Taiyō Matsumoto and Masaaki Yuasa.
Egyptian artist, Laila El Hefnaoui is a Dubai based artist, who studied and practiced architecture but fell in love with art. Her paintings capture the different aspects of popular, urban and natural sites across the globe. She presents her work at ‘Art at CITY WALK’ throughout the month of January.
Located in the central district of Al Satwa, between the city’s original luxury residential communities and Dubai’s latest plush developments, CITY WALK houses over 50 refined retail and culinary options across the asset, with a fine blend of global brands and original home-grown and regional concepts.
CITY WALK’s relaxed outdoor ambience, friendly cafes, and inviting al fresco dining set against a backdrop of scenic views of the Dubai skyline make it an ideal destination for meetings and get-togethers. CITY WALK is a chic destination, which will evolve to become a city within a city.