The Thomas Crown List from Art Dubai 2013

Posted March 21st, 2013 under Arab World, Art Fairs, Contemporary Art, People, Talks, Videos

The Thomas Crown List from Art Dubai 2013
Just like last year, Canvas magazine has asked some people at Art Dubai to put together a “Thomas Crown list” of pieces they would like to steal. Can one of these art celebritites compete with the famous millionaire businessman and sportsman Thomas Crown who once pulled off the perfect crime?

Have a look yourself and marvel at some of the best art shown at Art Dubai right now yourself.

Taymour Grahne attempts a runner with works by Youssef Nabil and Kamrouz Aram.

Sheikh Terky Al-Khalifa finds Idris Khan too hard to resist and is drawn in by a neon work by Mounir Fatmi who is also our Echo artist of the month.

Art Consultant Dina Nasser-Khadivi pays homage to Farideh Lashai and Iranian sculptor Parviz Tanavoli.

Amir Shariat wants an Alexander Calder for his garden and grabs a Walead Beshty – all Pink Panther style!

Sheikh Lulu Al-Sabah’s goes big with a 4×4 meter marble floor by José Maria Sicilia and the whimsical works of Yto Barrada.

Curator Raneem Farsi narrows down her list to just one work, a poignant piece by American artist Maya Lin.