Visitors go bananas for eighth edition of Abu Dhabi Art

The National | Anna Seaman:

If one word will remain on the lips of visitors long after the eighth edition of Abu Dhabi Art, which closed on Saturday, it is probably “bananas”. An installation consisting of thousands of bananas, arranged in a rectangle on the floor at the annual art fair, provoked plenty of reactions on social media – and not everyone was happy. There were many joyful photos of people happily eating the bananas, as they were encouraged to do, and even a few humorous ones, such as an art dealer from New York and his friends pretending the fruit were mobile phones… Read more

Image: Visitors enjoy Gu Dexin’s installation at Abu Dhabi Art. Courtesy TCA Abu Dhabi