Discover Downtown Dubai’s outdoor gallery
The streets of your community are practically a public museum! We’ve put together five of our top picks for you to explore.
Inspiration: Arab dignity and grace, traditional Emirati values.
Artist: Syrian artist Lutfi Romhein.
Material: Italian Carrara marble and Swedish black granite.
Location: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, near entrance to Burj Khalifa.
Inspiration: Dubai’s equestrian heritage.
Artist: Colombian figurative artist Fernando Botero.
Material: Solid bronze.
Location: The Waterfront Promenade, The Dubai Mall.
Inspiration: A symbol of Dubai’s desert landscape.
Artist: South African artist Fernando Botero.
Material: 15 layers of ceramic, cast with molten bronze.
Location: Lawn area near Souk Al Bahar.
4. Al Sidra
Inspiration: The resilient desert tree that symbolises the strength of Arabic society.
Artist: Sami Mohamed Al Saleh.
Material: Solid Bronze.
Location: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, near Manzil Downtown.
Inspiration: Flow and movement of a gathering in South Korea.
Artist: Korean sculptor Jaehyo Lee.
Material: Steel and wood.
Location: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, near Vida Residence.
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