BACK ART OPENING: Ronald Dupont - The Ultimate City
November 12 2014 : ( 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm )
The Ultimate City
Preview - November 12th 2014 from 7-9pm at ikonhouse.
Ronald Dupont is master of the urban landscape. With unique style he captures the very essence of the sprawling metropolis that makes up the backdrop of modern life in the city.
‘The Ultimate City’ is a snap shot of Dubai in 2014. Portraits of a city in the making. These canvasses document the building of an iconic city and the peoplebehind it, the myriad of nationalities that go into making present day Dubai.These arresting works on first appearance have a photographic quality, at a second glance one is aware that these are oil paintings created with extraordinary skill. The artist uses acutely selected detail to capture the moment. The combination of traditional painting,contemporary style and subject matter is Ronald Dupont's signature at which he excels.Ronald Dupont was born in 1961 in Belgium where he still lives and works today.His work features in numerous private, public and corporate collections.He has exhibited worldwide for the last 20 years. including Galerie Artima, Gallery Roy Sfeir (Paris), Stephanie Hoppen (London), Absolute Art Gallery, Contrast Gallery (Belgium) Leonhards Gallery (Antwerp),Waltman Ortega Gallery, Miami (USA) Art New York, Art Fair Palm Springs, and Simma Gallery (Beirut).This is his first solo exhibition in Dubai.