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Graffitied Shipping Containers Part of Street Art Abu Dhabi

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Stroll along the Manarat Al Saadiyat, Yas Marina and Warehouse 421 to witness the beauty of Street Art Abu Dhabi.

The eighth edition of Abu Dhabi Art brings a new wave of colour with it. Curated by Fabrice Bousteau, this tailored programme features the live creation of artistic masterpieces on shipping containers across four locations throughout the city.

Street Art’s local and international talents will showcase their art across four public spaces including Manarat Al Saadiyat, Yas Marina and Warehouse 421, until May 13, 2017.

Californian artist Cleon Peterson has reimagined graphic design in a unique large-scale three-dimensional work at Warehouse 421.

street art abu dhabi

Showcasing an alternate source of creative inspiration, Sya & Bow, Dubai-based aerosol artists from London reinvents Manarat Al Saadiyat’s garden through contemporary graffiti art, while Sya alone presents another eye-catching masterpiece at Yas Marina.

street art abu dhabi

Dubai-based Fats’ instantly recognisable stylised works, depicting cultural themes of creativity, freedom and humanity, takes form at Manarat Al Saadiyat, along with New Delhi-based introspective painter Anpu Varkey, and the artist-duo Lek and Sowat known for their interest in Urbex (Urban Exploration).

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