WANT TO ADD SOME COOL INSPO INTO YOUR NEXT FINE-DINING EXPERIENCE? LOOK NO FURTHER THAN ROBERTO’S ABU DHABI WHERE, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SWISS ART GATE UAE, A SELECTION OF BEAUTIFUL ARTWORKS BY RENOWNED SWEDISH ARTIST, FABIAN EDELSTAM ARE ON DISPLAY FOR DINERS TO ADMIRE.

Prominent mixed media artist, Fabian Edelstam showcases eight big and small sized mixed media artworks which take huge inspiration from the artist’s own extensive travel experiences through the Far East and with portraits of various celebrities. He uses photographs on canvas alongside oil or acrylic paints, giving his audience a visual feast of texture and colour. His canvasses feature celebrities such as Scarlett Johansson, The Supremes, Salvador Dali and Audrey Hepburn as well as dignitaries including Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

Fabian was born in Stockholm to an artistic family, and he currently lives and works in Paris. He studied at the prestigious Beckmans School of Design and the legendary Académie de la Grande Chaumière, Paris. Since 1989 he has exhibited his work worldwide and he’s also completed a large number of commissioned portraits, mainly in London, Paris and Milan, amongst these, the portraits of Giorgio Armani in 2004, Ralph Lauren in 2009 and the former President of the Swiss Confederation, Adolf Ogi in 2011. Fabian’s works are in different private collections throughout Europe, the Middle East and the USA, including that of Ralph Lauren, NATO, the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Royal Collections of Sweden, Memorial Charles de Gaulle and others. “This show is a collection of impressions that I have created from travelling to the Far-East and other inspirational destinations,” says the artist himself. “A fusion between East and West; Jing & Jang. Portraits or landscape photos could be long forgotten images found in old family albums that I give a new lease of life to.”

The exhibition gives a vibrant and amiable touch to Roberto’s Abu Dhabi’s interior, which offers its own exceptional features with slick Italian design central to the Roberto’s branding. Roberto’s Abu Dhabi is located on Al Maryah Island in the capital, at the Rosewood Abu Dhabi. The exhibition will be open to guests of Roberto’s Abu Dhabi daily from 12pm to 2am, until November 30. All artworks are for sale and there is no entrance fee.

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