The annual art fair each November is the culmination of the year-round visual arts programme. The fair will be coming to Abu Dhabi from 16 – 20 November at Manarat Al Saadiyat bringing together a number of local and international galleries offering artworks for sale which are shown alongside exhibitions, artist commissions and installations both at the fair and across the emirate.

The diverse 2022 gallery lineup features a record-breaking 78 galleries from 27 countries. Last year’s highly successful fair has resulted in a record 45 galleries returning for the 2022 event, whilst also attracting the participation of an impressive 33 new galleries. Hailing from countries spanning the globe – including Italy, Colombia, South Korea, Denmark and India – the array of local, regional, and international galleries will allow visitors to explore a wide selection of artworks from both established and emerging artists.

Each year Abu Dhabi Art invites guest curators to contribute to the artistic programme, a series of exhibitions, talks and performances that bring diverse perspectives on global currents together. A varied programme of events takes place throughout the year before culminating with the Modern and Contemporary art fair in November.

Rachida Triki
Curator of Abu Dhabi Art 2022 gallery sector “Focus: New Tomorrows”.

Emeritus Professor of Philosophy of Art and Aesthetics at the University of Tunis, and a writer and curator, based in Tunisia. She is a founding member of the Tunisian Association of Aesthetics.




Jade Yeşim Turanlı
Curator of Abu Dhabi Art 2022 gallery sector.

Born in Istanbul in 1971 and now based in London, she has established herself as a key figure in the art world and has been instrumental in Istanbul’s art scene as a leading international gallerist over the past two decades.





Riccarda Mandrini
Curator of Abu Dhabi Art 2022 gallery sector.

Riccarda started her career as a journalist for Domus, then moved to the Condé Nast magazine, Uomo Vogue. Following her time at Uomo Vogue she moved to arteconomy24, the art market supplement of leading Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore.

Each year participating exhibitors are selected by an internal committee at the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, based on proposals submitted through the Abu Dhabi Art website. Some exhibitors are directly invited to participate by guest curators in curated sectors. International Modern and Contemporary galleries present a wide range of artworks for sale by different artists.

Abu Dhabi Art 2022 galleries are:

Foreign Agent (Switzerland)
Galerie Venise Cadre (Morroco)
Le Violon Bleu Gallery (Tunisia)
Galerie La La Lande ( France)
La Galerie 38 (Morroco)
Musk and Amber Gallery (Tunisia)
Gallery rhizome (Algeria)

Modern & Contemporary
Agial Art Gallery (Lebanon)
Aicon Contemporary (United States of America)
Archer Art Gallery (India)
Aria Gallery (Islamic Republic of Iran)
Artside Gallery (Republic of South Korea)
Aurora Vigil-Escalera Art Gallery (Spain)
Azad Art Gallery (Egypt)
Bernier / Eliades Gallery (Greece)
Ceysson & Bénétière (France)
Colnaghi (United States of America)
Custot Gallery Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
Dastan Gallery (Islamic Republic of Iran)
Dirimart (Türkiye)
Elmarsa (United Arab Emirates)
Etihad Modern Art Gallery (United Arab Emirates)
Galería La Cometa (Colombia)
Galería Yusto/Giner (Spain)
Galerie Isa (India)
Gallery One (Palestine)
Gallery Tableau (Republic of South Korea)
Giorgio Persano (Italy)
Grosvenor Gallery (United Kingdom)
Hafez Gallery (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
Hunar Gallery (United Arab Emirates)
Keumsan Gallery (Republic of South Korea)
Lawrie Shabibi (United Arab Emirates)
LEE & BAE (Republic of South Korea)
Leehwaik Gallery (Republic of South Korea)
Leila Heller Gallery (United Arab Emirates)
Maxima Gallery (Cuba)
Mono Gallery (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
October Gallery (United Kingdom)
Perrotin (France)
Rossi & Rossi (Hong Kong)
Sabrina Amrani Gallery (Spain)
Salwa Zeidan Gallery (United Arab Emirates)
Sanatorium (Türkiye)
Sapar Contemporary (United States of America)
Tabari Artspace (United Arab Emirates)
Thomas Brambilla Gallery (Italy)
Wadi Finan Art Gallery (Jordan)
Zawyeh Gallery (United Arab Emirates)
Zidoun-Bossuyt Gallery (Luxemburg)

Special Projects
1×1 Art Gallery (United Arab Emirates)
Afriart Gallery (Uganda)
Aisha Alabbar Gallery (United Arab Emirates)
Anant Art Gallery (India)
Bernier / Eliades Gallery (Greece)
Carbon 12 (United Arab Emirates)
Dep Art Gallery (Italy)
Galerie Mikael Andersen (Denmark)
Galerist (Türkiye)
Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio (Italy)
Gallery Espace (India)
Galeri Nev Istanbul (Türkiye)
Green Art Gallery (United Arab Emirates)
In Situ – fabienne leclerc (France)
Khalifa Gallery (Republic of South Korea)
Kó (Nigeria)
LIS10 Gallery (Italy)
Mazzoleni (United Kingdom)
Öktem Aykut (Türkiye)
Osart Gallery (Italy)
P420 (Italy)
Pi Artworks (Türkiye)
Salwa Zeidan Gallery (United Arab Emirates)
SARAI Gallery (SARADIPOUR) (Islamic Republic of Iran)
Tabari Artspace (United Arab Emirates)
The Guild (India)
The Third Line (United Arab Emirates)

AGorgi Gallery (Tunisia)
ATHR (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
In Situ – fabienne leclerc (France)
THK Gallery (South Africa)



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