2016 May 09 09:00
Jumeirah Creekside Hotel welcomes Chinese artist Wenlong Zhao
Dubai, 09 May 2016: Jumeirah Creekside Hotel is hosting an art exhibition by Wenlong Zhao, a young artist from China, during May 2016.
Wenlong is highly skilled in portrait and landscape artist and has been developing his skills for more than 18 years. Today his works are in private collections in the UAE, USA, Italy and many can be found in Chinese art institutions.
The exhibition is the latest in a series of partnerships that Jumeirah Creekside Hotel has formed with both local and international artists. The 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. Guests who stay at the property are encouraged to explore the hotel’s collection and join one of the ‘art tours,’ which can be arranged through the concierge.
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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.
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