Focus on Art Dubai

As Art Dubai closed the doors of its ninth edition on 21 March, both collectors and galleries agreed that the fair’s learning curve was paying off. This year’s fair seemed both thoughtful and confident, with less glitz and more substance, as galleries responded to a steadily maturing regional market. The increased number of solo booths and bold installations, generally considered commercially risky, was another sign of a confident fair and the maturing market. Here are some trends we spotted at the fair.