2016 February 24 10:00
Australian artist Des Spencer welcomed back to Jumeirah Creekside Hotel
Dubai, 24 February 2016: Jumeirah Creekside Hotel is set to welcome Des Spencer back to the hotel after a successful collaboration in 2015.
Known as one of today’s most innovative Australian artists, Des will exhibit pieces from his collection in the lobby from 1 to 22 March 2016.
Des Spencer’s canvas paintings are inspired by his observations of the world around him and his creative output over the past two decades has cemented his reputation as a leading international artist. Highlights at this exhibition will include special live painting sessions conducted daily from 10am - 3pm in the hotel’s lobby.
The sessions will provide guests with the chance to witness a master at work and take part in exclusive one-on-one sessions. Guests can try their hand at recreating one of Des Spencer’s paintings under his expert guidance.
Jumeirah Creekside Hotel is also home to a specially commissioned art collection which connects the property to the region’s vibrant art and cultural heritage. A selection of Middle Eastern contemporary art is playfully arranged throughout the hotel, enabling guests to discover different sculptures and paintings through a series of chance encounters. Comprising 482 works by 51 contemporary artists, the exhibition also includes videos, limited edition series and mixed media works.
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About Jumeirah Creekside:
Jumeirah Creekside is a luxurious hotel located at the heart of Dubai and overlooking the Dubai Creek, just minutes away of the airport. The Hotel houses a specially commissioned art collection, resulting in a modern and dynamic destination, yet inspired by tradition. Bringing together a fusion of contemporary design and distinct architectural features, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel boasts 292 spacious rooms and suites, The Aviation Club, one of the city’s most popular health club, the award-winning Akaru Spa and a collection of five diverse restaurants which offer a vibrant selection of culinary experiences.
About Jumeirah Group:
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts including the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Kuwait in the Middle East; Baku, Bodrum, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London and Mallorca (Spain) in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM with properties in London and Dubai; the new contemporary lifestyle hotel brand VenuTM; the wellness brand TaliseTM; Jumeirah Restaurant Group DubaiTM; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality ManagementTM; and Jumeirah SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Oman, Russia and the UAE. www.jumeirah.com
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