If you are an art lover, you can see it in your neighbourhood in Dubai. Head down with friends so that someone can take a snap for your Instagram. Here we have listed some unique art sculptures in Dubai which you will surely like. If possible don’t miss visiting those amazing sculptures.
This hand sign was coined by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai way back in 2013. The hand sign shows the W for Win, the V for Victory and the L for Love, and is commonly referred to as Sheikh Mohammed’s three-finger salute. This sculpture has become a trademark gesture for many UAE citizens and residents. It symbolizes work ethics, success and love for the nation.
This calligraphy sculpt work was done by Mr. eL Seed, a renowned calligrapher and street artist. He took two years to complete this particular work. The spiralling electric pink text is a line from a poem by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, which says, ‘Art in all its colours and types reflects the culture of the nations, their history and civilization.’
Mr. eL Seed describes the work as, ‘a declaration of love to the city that I call home,’ and to Arab calligraphy.
This Dandelion is one of the largest versions the artist has ever created, it is installed by Mirek Struzik. Of course, it is located next to Burj Khalifa.
The heart-shaped polished steel installation by Richard Hudson playfully reflects the city’s most beloved landmarks, Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Mall. It stands at five metres tall and weighs over 7,000 kilograms (roughly the weight of an adult elephant.) The artist stated that it is a symbol of love and peace. So, this particular sculpture was unveiled aptly on Valentine’s Day back in 2018 and become a part of the breathtaking landscape of Downtown Dubai.
The Sculpture, “Wings of Mexico” was done by Jorge Marin which shows the possibilities of human creation and interaction. The wings celebrate victory, dreams and human potential.
It was created by contemporary sculptor, Joseph Klibansky, the 3.2-metre tall bronze monkey is donned with a party hat, a flute and beautiful roses and symbolises the celebration of life and love in its purest form and stands for an icon of optimism towards the future.
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Sculpture type: outdoor, made of bronze
Located at: In front of The Galliard in Downtown Dubai
Idriss B posted his photo on his Instagram profile with his new creation – a gorilla called Mojo which stands at a whopping 3.5 metres high. The artist stated that a special holographic paint was used that changes colour base on the light. This is one that is definitely worth checking out.
This calligraphic sculpture is made by Emirati artist Mattar Bin Lahej. It is standing at 5 metres high, the sail is a quote from HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, which says, ‘The future will be for those who can imagine, design, and implement, the future does not wait for the future, but it can be designed and built today.’
This architectural data sculpture installation is conceived by the regional award-winning, new media studio, Ouchhh. Using a series of algorithms, processed data from the pre-pottery neolithic period (9600–7000 BC) is represented on four LED panels comprising of three billion pixels.
The chess-inspired, giant cube sculpture balancing on one corner is installed by David Harber. It was commissioned by Al-Khatib Cracknell and comprises 384 panels of copper and mirror-polished stainless steel to form a Rubik-like cube.
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