InPics: Dubai Design District unveils photography exhibition

Eighteen renowned curators, led by head curator Zelda Cheatle, have selected the works of over 700 museum quality photographs taken by 129 well-known photographers from 23 countries to be shown in a purpose-designed temporary museum at the Dubai Design District (d3).
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A visitor looks at photographs from Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum's, the Crown Prince of Dubai, personal collection taken by various photographers, at the Dubai Photo Exhibition in Dubai, on March 19, 2016. Eighteen renowned curators, led by Head Curator, Zelda Cheatle, have selected the works of over 700 museum quality photographs taken by 129 well-known photographers from 23 countries to be shown in a purpose-designed temporary museum at the Dubai Design District (d3). One of the largest photography exhibitions ever produced, Dubai Photo Exhibition, spans from the earliest photographic experiments, to modern classics and innovative contemporary artworks. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

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A security member stands next to a self-portrait of French Photographer Hippolyte Bayard titled 'self portrait as a drowned man', which is a part of the French Photographic Society collection, at the Dubai Photo Exhibition in Dubai, on March 19, 2016. Eighteen renowned curators, led by Head Curator, Zelda Cheatle, have selected the works of over 700 museum quality photographs taken by 129 well-known photographers from 23 countries to be shown in a purpose-designed temporary museum at the Dubai Design District (d3). One of the largest photography exhibitions ever produced, Dubai Photo Exhibition, spans from the earliest photographic experiments, to modern classics and innovative contemporary artworks. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

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A visitor looks at a photo of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai, taken by Iranian photographer Henry Dallal at the Dubai Photo Exhibition in Dubai, on March 19, 2016. Eighteen renowned curators, led by Head Curator, Zelda Cheatle, have selected the works of over 700 museum quality photographs taken by 129 well-known photographers from 23 countries to be shown in a purpose-designed temporary museum at the Dubai Design District (d3). One of the largest photography exhibitions ever produced, Dubai Photo Exhibition, spans from the earliest photographic experiments, to modern classics and innovative contemporary artworks. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

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Visitors looks at photos taken by various photographers at the Dubai Photo Exhibition in Dubai, on March 19, 2016. Eighteen renowned curators, led by Head Curator, Zelda Cheatle, have selected the works of over 700 museum quality photographs taken by 129 well-known photographers from 23 countries to be shown in a purpose-designed temporary museum at the Dubai Design District (d3). One of the largest photography exhibitions ever produced, Dubai Photo Exhibition, spans from the earliest photographic experiments, to modern classics and innovative contemporary artworks. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

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A visitor looks at a photo (R) titled 'Destitute Pea Pickers in California: Mother of Seven Children, Age Thirty-two, Nipomo, California' taken by American photographer Dorothea Lange at the Dubai Photo Exhibition in Dubai, on March 19, 2016. Eighteen renowned curators, led by Head Curator, Zelda Cheatle, have selected the works of over 700 museum quality photographs taken by 129 well-known photographers from 23 countries to be shown in a purpose-designed temporary museum at the Dubai Design District (d3). One of the largest photography exhibitions ever produced, Dubai Photo Exhibition, spans from the earliest photographic experiments, to modern classics and innovative contemporary artworks. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

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Visitors looks at a self-portrait of French photographer Felix Tournachon, known as Nadar, at the Dubai Photo Exhibition in Dubai, on March 19, 2016. Eighteen renowned curators, led by Head Curator, Zelda Cheatle, have selected the works of over 700 museum quality photographs taken by 129 well-known photographers from 23 countries to be shown in a purpose-designed temporary museum at the Dubai Design District (d3). One of the largest photography exhibitions ever produced, Dubai Photo Exhibition, spans from the earliest photographic experiments, to modern classics and innovative contemporary artworks. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

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Visitors looks at photos taken by various photographers at the Dubai Photo Exhibition in Dubai, on March 19, 2016. Eighteen renowned curators, led by Head Curator, Zelda Cheatle, have selected the works of over 700 museum quality photographs taken by 129 well-known photographers from 23 countries to be shown in a purpose-designed temporary museum at the Dubai Design District (d3). One of the largest photography exhibitions ever produced, Dubai Photo Exhibition, spans from the earliest photographic experiments, to modern classics and innovative contemporary artworks. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

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Visitors looks at photos taken by various photographers at the Dubai Photo Exhibition in Dubai, on March 19, 2016. Eighteen renowned curators, led by Head Curator, Zelda Cheatle, have selected the works of over 700 museum quality photographs taken by 129 well-known photographers from 23 countries to be shown in a purpose-designed temporary museum at the Dubai Design District (d3). One of the largest photography exhibitions ever produced, Dubai Photo Exhibition, spans from the earliest photographic experiments, to modern classics and innovative contemporary artworks. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

Sun 20 Mar 2016 10:09 AM GST