Million Dollar Art Exhibition Presented by Raffles Dubai and CASI Global
Thursday, October 24, 2013
20 October 2013 - Raffles Dubai in association with CASI Global New York is pleased to introduce for the first time in the U.A.E exquisite contemporary Spanish art, created by famous artists of the 20th and 21st century reflecting the culture and tradition of Spain.
Sourced from museums and galleries throughout Spain, the magnificent pieces of art are the work of renowned artists such as Juan Muñoz, Miguel Barceló, Francis Picabia, Antonio Saura, Jaume Plensa and Cristina Iglesias whom have also exhibited at prestigious institutions such as Guggenheim Bilbao and New York’s MOMA and the Tate Modern in London. Their impressive sculptures and paintings are valued between USD 200.000 and USD 1.6 million, and will be showcased at Raffles Dubai in the lobby from November 7th to 13th, 2013. Adding to the collection, Miraj Islamic Center has selected unique pieces to be part of this exclusive exhibit.
A private viewing of the exhibition will be held on November 6th at the famous Raffles Ballroom, beautifully decorated by Worood and where Raffles talented Chefs are preparing exquisite specialties accompanied by the finest wines from Spain. To add a touch of sparkle to the evening, guests are exclusively invited to experience the magnificent pieces of art and a live Flamenco performance.
ABOUT RAFFLES DUBAI: Not only close to Dubai’s best-loved landmarks, Raffles Dubai is one of them! This stunning landmark hotel in a distinctive pyramid shape, merges Asian style with an Egyptian aesthetic. Brilliant contemporary interiors, faultless service and superb restaurants. Located in Wafi, the heart of the city, only 3km from Dubai International Airport and a 10 minute drive to Dubai’s business districts and all major shopping, cultural and tourist attractions, makes Raffles Dubai the ultimate destination from which to explore Dubai in luxury.
ABOUT CASI GLOBAL: Building relationships is the cornerstone of CASI Global’s success. CASI Global is pleased to announce its first international event in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. CASI Global has over five decades of experience in engineering/construction, EXIM, trading and event planning, with clients around the world. Its strong commitment to quality and exemplary service enables CASI Global to partner with businesses, government, non-profit institutions, educational institutions and other industries to develop strategic alliances worldwide. CASI Global is based in New York, has worked extensively throughout Latin America and is expanding into the Middle East and Far East.
ABOUT MIRAJ: Miraj Islamic Art Centre, MND General Trading LLC is under the management of CIE Group, a group dedicated to heritage, history and glory of Islam.The rare and pristine works of art on display at MIRAJ Islamic Art Centre are unique creations of this unique organization, held in high esteem in the art world.
ABOUT WOROOD: As one of the Gulf’s most successful floral decoration and floral supply companies, Worood has already diversified into events management showcasing its passion for perfection by applying its unparalleled expertise into creating innovative designs and detailed execution. From the planning stage of the whole concept until completion – be it a personal or corporate event, special engagement or wedding celebration, exhibition or for any other occasion – to the delight and surprise of its valued clients.
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