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Abu Dhabi's biggest art fair begins today

Abu Dhabi's skyline.
Abu Dhabi. Image by Shenli Leong / CC BY 2.0

Abu Dhabi’s biggest modern art fair kicks off today, with 50 galleries participating. Abu Dhabi Art takes place in the Manarat Al Saadiyat complex on Saadiyat Island and will exhibit paintings, photography, sculptures and installations over the next three days. One of the most high-profile pieces on show will be Ai Wei Wei’s Forever, an installation of 1200 bicycles,  which addresses the topic of freedom in China. Read more: thenational.ae