Art Basel 2013
The international art-loving jet set flocked to Switzerland this week for Art Basel. With more than US$2 billion worth of art to choose from, it certainly is the biggest Contemporary art fair worldwide.
In the largest sector of the fair, 230 of the world’s leading galleries are displaying high-caliber Modern and Contemporary pieces, as many art dealers have made an effort to hold back their best pieces for Art Basel.
For those interested in artists on the cutting-edge of the emerging art scene, the Statements sector is featuring solo projects by emerging artists.
Art Basel, the art world’s summer destination since 1970, celebrated its VIP opening yesterday.
The largest sector of the fair will showcase 230 of the world’s leading galleries displaying high-caliber Modern and Contemporary pieces. However, for those of you looking for artists on the cutting-edge of the emerging art scene, be sure to check out the Statements sector, which will feature solo projects by young artists.
Over the past 15 years, the British capital has solidified its position in the world of large art fairs and, according to new figures, 31% of art dealers’ global sales in 2012 came from art fairs.
Art Basel Hong Kong
“I can assure you that the first edition of Art Basel in Hong Kong promises many discoveries and delights” - Art Basel director Marc Spiegler
The inaugural edition of Art Basel Hong Kong, which celebrated its champagne-fuelled VIP opening yesterday, boasts a fabulous array of international art, highlighting the city’s new role as a global arts hub.
Check out our first impressions from the four-day art extravaganza that is Art Basel Hong Kong!
Art Basel Hong Kong
Hong Kong is taking center stage on the global art circuit this week as art-loving billionaires descend on the city for Art Basel Hong Kong.
The fair is offering an impressive roster of over 250 established to emerging galleries hailing from over 35 different countries in North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.
The international jet set has descended on New York’s Randall’s Island this week for Frieze New York. We’re out previewing the 180 international galleries showing the best of their collections in an enormous custom-built tent!
Check out our first impressions.
PULSE New York is featuring 60 national and international galleries exhibiting a fantastic mix of emerging and established artists working in all media, from photography, painting, and sculpture to performance, installation, and video art!
Flip through the album for a quick preview of what’s on show!
Spotlight on Frieze
The international jet set is going to descend on New York’s Randall’s Island this week for Frieze New York. A total of 180 galleries are showing the best of their collections in an enormous custom-built tent.
It’s finally May, and this weekend art fairs are taking over New York City! If Frieze and Pool Art Fair aren’t up your alley, then check out PULSE Contemporary Art Fair.
PULSE, held each year in New York and Miami, is the leading US art fair dedicated solely to Contemporary Art. PULSE New York will feature a blend of emerging and established artists working in all media, from photography, painting, and sculpture to performance, installation, and video art!
PooL Art Fair
Inspired by the French tradition of Artists Fairs, starting from the famous 1863 Courbet’s Salon des Independents, (AKA Salon des Refusés) PooL Art Fair is dedicated to the many fantastic but unrepresented artists.
PooL’s main purpose is to create a meeting ground for outstanding unrepresented artists—and for gallery owners, curators, and other art enthusiasts to discover them.
Mark your calendars: Debuting May 10, 2013, this three-day show includes lectures addressing the challenges of the art world, along with special projects and events.
A couple of tips for those of you hitting Art Cologne over the weekend!
Art Cologne 2013
The oldest and longest running fair of its type, Germany’s Art Cologne opened for VIPs today.
Since its founding in 1967, Art Cologne has had an enormous impact on not just German Art, but the development of the international art market as a whole.
A highlight in the international art fair circuit, about 200 galleries from more than 25 countries are showing some of the best of 20th and 21st century artworks this year.
Flip through the album to check out our first impressions from the fair!
This Week in Art
From Cologne to Brussels and Paris, check out which art fairs and gallery events we’re looking forward to this week.
Zona Maco started as a very small art fair that mainly focused on galleries from Mexico, particularly those in Mexico City. During the past 10 years, it has evolved into an international art fair that is well-known worldwide.
This year, Zona Maco will feature over 100 galleries from around the world, and include works by over 1,000 artists. The fair is already considered to be the window to the most important Contemporary Art in Latin America.
Faces of sp-arte
The São Paulo International Art Fair was founded in 2005 and has evolved into the most distinguished art fair in Latin America, with galleries from Brazil and across the globe attending the fair.
Flip though our album for a quick introduction to the faces making this art fair one of the most important events of the season.