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Pullman Dubai Creek Centre and Funun Arts Group celebrate the Legacy of Impressionism at Artist Playground by Pullman.



Dubai, May 10, 2024 – In a vibrant celebration of art and history, Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre along with FununArts inaugurated a remarkable art exhibition on May 10th, showcasing the works inspired by ten legendary Impressionist artists of the era.  This exhibition hosted at Artist Playground by Pullman, which continues until June 30, 2024, offers an unparalleled opportunity for art enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the revolutionary world of Impressionism.


The exhibition features an extensive collection of artworks from some of the most iconic figures in art history. Visitors can marvel at the artworks of legendary artists taking form in painting done by local artists as an inspiration talking point. Each piece exemplifies the hallmarks of Impressionism: bold brushwork, vivid colors, and an emphasis on capturing the fleeting effects of light.


The opening ceremony was a grand affair, attended by esteemed guests and notable artists. Distinguished figures such as Ahmed Al Awadhi, Nada Al Barazi, and Anjani Prakash Laitu graced the event with their presence, adding prestige to the occasion. 



Funun Arts Group along with Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre Hotel gave platform to 20 artists to exhibit their artworks. The participating artists, whose creativity and dedication brought this exhibition to life, include Debra S. Mascarenhas, Deeride, Dr. Anum Ali, Dr. Poonam Chauhan, Gesere, Heena Mamtani, Jyoti Devdhar, Khadija Noor, Mahfuzur Rahman, Natalia, Nazmin Rasheed, Rita Chehab, Rooma Eejaz, Sabah Anees, Sibel Yavuz, Shiba Khan, and Vinita Bhagchandani.


Shiba Khan, Founder and Director of Funun Arts Group, expressed her excitement about the exhibition: “The Impressionist art exhibition is a tribute to 150 years of Impressionism and its enduring influence on the world of art. Our goal is to celebrate the beauty and innovation of Impressionism, showcasing works of talented artists inspired by this movement. We hope to offer art enthusiasts a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the colors, textures, and emotions that define Impressionist art.”


Farah Khan, Creative Designer and Co-Founder of Funun Arts Group, echoed these sentiments, adding, “We are thrilled to celebrate the enduring legacy of Impressionism through this immersive exhibition. As we honor the pioneering spirit of the Impressionist masters, we invite visitors to be inspired by their bold experimentation and innovative vision.



Speaking about the exhibition, Laura Nicli, Hotel Manager – Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre Hotel said, “We are proud to collaborate with Funun Arts Group and support the artists at the t-lounge by Dilmah. Artist Playground by Pullman is a true and dedicated art hub that enables us to give a platform to local and internationally renowned artists and designers to exhibit their works to the art lovers of Dubai and UAE”.


The exhibition has also provided a platform for contemporary artists to share their reflections on the theme. Nada Al Barazi, a pioneer artist and special guest, shared her delight: “It was a pleasure to experience the different forms of Impressionism art by the dynamic and delightful artists of Funun Arts Group. Seeing all the beautiful artworks and hearing the perspectives behind each piece was an enlightening experience.”


Rooma Eejaz, an artist from Pakistan, praised the exhibition’s theme, saying, “The Impressionism theme allows artists to express their emotions and perceptions uniquely. The movement’s focus on capturing the essence of a scene rather than its exact details makes it a captivating subject for any art exhibition. The Impressionist movement, with its focus on capturing the essence of a scene rather than its exact details, allows artists to express their emotions and perceptions in a unique and captivating way.”



Dr. Poonam Chauhan, an Indian artist with a doctorate in arts, highlighted the educational value of the exhibition: “Impressionist art exhibitions encourage artists to delve deeper into the techniques and styles of master painters, allowing them to appreciate the nuances of this artistic movement and inspire new techniques in their work.”


Lebanese artist Rita Chehab emphasized her connection with the theme, portraying femininity and strength in her artworks. “Rita’s artistry shines through as she skillfully portrays delicate yet powerful women, each brushstroke revealing a story of resilience and grace,” remarked Shiba Khan.


Funun Arts Group aims not only to provide a platform for artists to exhibit their work but also to educate them about various art movements and styles. This educational mission enriches the artists’ understanding and appreciation of different art forms, fostering a community of well-informed and versatile artists.


The success of this exhibition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the Funun Arts Group team, media and supporters. The Khan sisters extended their gratitude, saying, “We are thankful to all the art community for believing in us, and we promise to keep working in the best possible way for the whole community.”


Art enthusiasts are invited to visit this extraordinary exhibition hosted at Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre, which will be on display until the end of June 2024. This is a unique opportunity to explore the creative expressions of these talented individuals and experience the magic of Impressionism firsthand.


About Funun Arts Group:

Funun Arts Group is a leading arts organization dedicated to promoting creativity and cultural exchange in the UAE. Through exhibitions, workshops, and community events, Funun Arts Group aims to foster appreciation for the arts and support emerging artists in the region. Their mission is to create an inclusive platform where artists can not only showcase their work but also learn and grow through exposure to diverse art movements and techniques.


About Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre:

Located 10 minutes’ away from Dubai International Airport, Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre is perfect for business and leisure travelers. Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre stands watch over the historic Dubai Creek and the rolling green fairways of Dubai Golf and Yacht Club. The hotel’s superb location close to the Dubai International Airport and City Centre Deira shopping mall, lets guests capture the essence of the city, which is just one of this luxury 5-star hotel’s many assets


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