Now is the time to pencil in some a few days in the city of light and love, Paris. The 17th edition of Paris Photo debut in just a few days, running from November 14 to 17, 2013. This unmissable photography fair will gather 138 galleries and 28 photobook specialists under the glass roof of the imposing Grand Palais.
Take a look a the complete exhibitor list here.
An annual photography extravaganza held Paris, FotoFever offers visitors the chance to explore the incredible diversity of today’s photography.
Taking place at the prestigious Carrousel du Louvre, FotoFever explores the awe-inspiring diversity of today’s photography while also supporting young generations and inspiring new collectors.
With a curated selection of 50 international exhibitors showcasing the best of their collections, this year’s edition promises to be an inspiring event.
We’re excited to reveal that we’ve partnered up with our friends at FotoFever to give you 2 for 1 tickets to the fair, which opens in just a few days.
Considered one of the most important platforms for Asian Art, Art Taipei 2013 is celebrating its 20th anniversary this fall. With a rapidly growing Asian Art market, Art Taipei will debut a fantastic mix of young, emerging talents, including Yan Xing and Julia Steiner, as well as established, international artists, such as Ai Weiwei and Jenny Holzer.
Due to its geographic location, Art Taipei serves as a hub to connect North- and Southeast Asia, creating a fertile ground to showcase the varied and vibrant Asian art scene..
Time For Artissima
If you’re making full use of autumns romantic vibe by traveling to Italy, then visiting Artissima art fair is absolutely essential for lovers of Contemporary Art. Situated in picturesque Torino, the fair is a window onto the most experimental frontier of the visual arts.
For the fourth consecutive year, the fair will take place in the spectacular premises of the Oval, an architecturally innovative pavilion created for the Winter Olympic Games of Turin 2006 — an extremely effective setting for the fair.
Don’t miss this chance to experience Michelin-starred chef Giovanni Grasso, who is wowing visitors with his delectable takes on traditional dishes in the VIP lounge.
Artissima runs from 8 - 10 Nov. in Torino.
After Frieze Week and FIAC, we’re dashing across the pond to hit Canada’s only Modern and Contemporary art fair, Art Toronto. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, the fair kicks off this week with over 100 galleries, special projects, exhibits, and a full VIP program. Not to be missed is the Art Toronto Opening Night Preview, October 24, benefiting the Art Gallery of Ontario.
This week, jet-setting international art lovers are crossing the channel and migrating from London’s Frieze to Paris’ FIAC. Happening annually in the beautiful Grand Palais near the Champs Élysées, the fair celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. A total of 184 galleries are participating in the 2013 extravaganza, with spaces from Denmark, Poland, Romania, and the United Arab Emirates participating for the first time this year.
Time For Frieze Week
This week, we’re out and about in London browsing the numerous art fairs, exhibitions, and events that make up Frieze Week, where a staggering $2 Billion worth of art is on sale.
The week starts off with Frieze Masters, which opens its second edition for VIPs today. Expect to see works ranging from Pieter Brueghel the Younger to Pablo Picasso and Alexander Calder at the fair, exhibited by 130 international galleries.
Wednesday marks the highly anticipated VIP opening of Frieze London, with 152 galleries showing the very best of their collections, attracting billionaires from around the world to London’s Regents Park. Don’t miss Oscar Murillo at David Zwirner Gallery, the artist is being hailed as the new Basquiat.
New York Hits Texas
The much-anticipated, third installment of the Texas Contemporary art fair is happening this week, October 10–13, in Houston, TX. The fair is set to showcase Contemporary artwork from 70 galleries, including major New York City galleries such as P.P.O.W and Fredericks & Freiser.
Also among this year’s notable exhibitors are international galleries Misako & Rosen from Tokyo, Japan, and the New Wall Gallery from Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The fair is curated by artMRKT Production, a company commonly known for organizing artMRKT Hamptons, artMRKT San Francisco, and Miami Project.
The fair kicks off with an exclusive opening night preview benefiting the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston — stay tuned for photos from the preview and click through to find out everything you need to know about the fair.
The thrill of anticipation: Fiac, Frieze, Fine Art Asia…The fall season brings with it a few of our favorite art fairs and gallery openings!
An annual photography extravaganza held in Brussels and Paris, Fotofever offers visitors the chance to explore the incredible diversity of today’s photography. With more than 100 international exhibitors showcasing the best of their collections, this year’s edition promises to be an inspiring event.
To encourage photography lovers to start their own collections, the fair has invited French collector Alexandre Dupouy to unveil his private collection focused on an attractive theme: "la fesse" (the bottom!).
Additionally, the “Fotoprize” section of the fair will showcase an exhibition dedicated to Saartje van de Steene, winner of the 2013 prize. The prize aims to help young photographers get more exposure and a foothold in the the art market.
We are absolutely thrilled to be partnering with Fotofever this year.
Fall is in the air; the heat wave has subsided, Labor Day Weekend has come and gone, and EXPO CHICAGO is right around the corner. Taking place on Chicago’s historic Navy Pier, EXPO CHICAGO will feature international galleries and offering a curated blend of Contemporary and Modern Art galleries from Miami to Munich.
Here’s our guide to EXPO CHICAGO, which runs from Sept 19-22, 2013.
Berlin Art Week
This week, Berlin Art Week kicks of the German capital’s fall art season. A highly anticipated event, Berlin Art Week promises an exciting programme of exhibitions, openings, and special projects, and lots of late nights at ten participating institutions and art fairs.
Now in its second edition, Berlin’s position as a major international hotspot for cross-cultural artistic exchange is becoming more and more apparent.
This year, abc art berlin contemporary is focusing on artistic practice, inviting gallery to present themselves in their capacities as producers of selected artists. Many artists have chosen to exhibit performative and time-based works this year; others will add lectures, artist’s talks, sound works and discussions to their presentations.
Don’t miss Preview Berlin, a fair which supports a younger generation of artists by placing a special focus on arts school and university graduates. The fair will honor two artists represented in the show with an art prize.
Initiated by Mayor of Berlin Klaus Wowereit, Painting Forever! marks the first time four venerable Berlin art institutions will work together: Berlinische Galerie, Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, KW Institute for Congtemporary Art and Nationalgalerie- Staatliche Museen Berlin. The event will feature artists including Franz Ackermann (Berlinische Galerie), Martin Eder, Michael Kunze, Anselm Reyle, Thomas Scheibitz (Neue Nationalgalerie), and Antje Majewski, Jeanne Mammen, Katrin Plavcak, Giovanna Sarti (Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle). The KW Institute is to present over 70 works by both emerging and established artists based in Berlin.
A promising start to the fall season!
Celebrating its opening over the weekend, ArtInternational Istanbul, which defines itself as a natural gateway where East meets West, aims to bring together international art lovers and galleries to historical Istanbul. The fair was co-founded by art fair maven Sandy Angus, the same man that co-founded Art Basel Hong Kong in 2008 as well as Art13 London earlier this year, and is a shareholder and director of the India Art Fair.
“Our aim is to create a dynamic art-world convergence in Istanbul, showcasing exciting new works and focusing on quality over quantity. We hope to develop a strong cultural program in tandem with the fair and to connect in particular with artistic developments in Turkey and the Middle East,” says fair director Dyala Nusseibeh.
Check out our first impressions from ArtInternational Istanbul and read our guide before hitting the fair!
ArtInternational Istanbul, a brand new art fair which seeks to increase the dialogue between local and international galleries and collectors, celebrates its much anticipated opening in just a few days.
It was co-founded by art fair maven Sandy Angus, the same man that co-founded Art Basel Hong Kong in 2008, and offers visitors both the rich cultural history Istanbul has to offer, as well as the thriving Contemporary Art scene.
This week, Rio de Janerio is set to host one of the largest and most anticipated art fairs in Latin America, ArtRio. The city touted by the New York Times as the top destination of 2013, will surely deliver a great fair experience for collectors, professionals, and art lovers alike.