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06.05.2013 #
Prestigious new Gallery One store opens at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai

Dubai, 24 April 2013: Internationally renowned art and photography retailer, Gallery One, has today unveiled the prestigious new addition to its rapidly expanding empire. The 85 square metre gallery in The Avenues at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai, is yet another exciting addition to the brand’s existing retail portfolio across the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain and UK.

The gallery will act as a showcase for contemporary, stylish and collectable artwork from a wide variety of artists and photographers, with an array of high-quality and innovative souvenirs and gifts. The prime location near The Lost Chambers Aquarium, Nobu and The Avenues will complement the resort ’s existing shopping experience.

The gallery was specifically designed to invite visitors into a friendly, open and welcoming environment, where they can browse the innovative collections undisturbed. The space has also been created to be intimate enough to ensure that exceptional service is provided to each and every customer.

Key pieces from Gallery One’s Spring collection will comprise the debut exhibition, including work from world-renowned artists: Rosha Nutt, well known for her unique pop art style; quirky anonymous photographer Mr Kuu; stylish artworks from Claridge & Lilius; as well as an extended range from Gallery One owner and photographer Gregg Sedgwick.

Gallery One owner and photographer, Gregg Sedgwick, commented “Gallery One is committed to offering art for everyone and great things for walls, and as such our latest store at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai will showcase the latest and most innovative artworks to suit a variety of tastes and budgets. Atlantis is a beautiful iconic property and the perfect location to share the work of some of the region’s most creative minds, as well as the latest collections from a host of top international artists. We are excited to be able to present these to locals, expats and tourists alike as part of the next phase of our expansion.”

Gallery One as a brand has grown from a single 350 square foot store in Dubai to 11 stores and has substantial expansion plans for the coming years, with the aim to own and operate 100 retail stores in three continents by 2015.

 

About Gallery One

Founded in Jumeirah, Dubai in 2005 by Gregg and Jane Sedgwick, Gallery One (G1) has grown from a single 350 square foot store to a world class, international gallery group and online retail portal. G1 has recently unveiled their high-tech Interactive website, changing the way we buy art forever. This portal facilitates the purchase of over 3500 pieces of photography, photo-graphics, canvas editions and fine art prints.

New collections are replenished and revived each season and incorporate a variety of artists, from abstract and realist to photographic and modernist. G1 has artworks to compliment all budgets and also stocks a variety of artistic souvenirs as well as the first ArtLease programme in the UAE.

The Daily Telegraph has cited Gallery One as one of the top 3 ‘must-do’s’ in Dubai and Gallery One has the vision of becoming the world’s largest retailer of art and artistic products.

Gallery One currently has 11 stores worldwide, including in the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain and the United Kingdom.