Tag: Fair

Shanghai Art Fair Shuttered By Positive Covid Test – ARTnews.com

Despite a relative easing in China of severe Covid restrictions on Friday, the Shanghai Contemporary Art fair, Art021, temporarily shut its doors after a single security guard tested positive for the virus, according to The Art Newspaper. The fair had been open for only one day.  “In view of the current epidemic prevention and control situation, in order to effectively protect the health and public health safety ...

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IFPDA Fair in New York Spotlights Prints as a Creative Medium – ARTnews.com

Art fairs tend to cultivate the sense that everything is on view is hugely expensive and not affordable to almost anyone who passes through their doors. But not so at the International Fine Print Dealers Association’s annual print fair, whose first in-person edition since 2020 opened today in New York and runs until Sunday.   “We think of the art market as being very ...

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Best Booths at Art Basel’s Jam-Packed Paris+ Art Fair – ARTnews.com

After nearly a year of speculation and anticipation, Art Basel’s French art fair, officially known as Paris+, par Art Basel, has finally arrived, with its VIP day beginning on a sunny Wednesday morning. The fair was thrumming with energy and the temporary convention center, the Grand Palais Éphémère, just across the Champ de Mars from the Eiffel Tower, was packed during the first few ...

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New York Art Book Fair Returns For First Time Since Pandemic – ARTnews.com

The New York Art Book Fair may be overcrowded and visually overwhelming, but I’ve missed it. Where else can a blue-chip art gallery, an antiquarian bookseller and a 22-year-old zinester share space for a sweaty weekend? For this year’s iteration, the fair’s first IRL-undertaking in New York since 2019, organizer Printed Matter has taken the fair out of MoMA PS1 and returned to the ...

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Art Basel’s Paris+ Fair Kicks Off with a Tense Press Conference – ARTnews.com

At a somewhat tense press conference this morning at the Centre Pompidou, the leadership of Paris+—the fair’s director, Clément Delépine; Marc Spiegler, Art Basel’s global director; and Annabelle Ténèze, the curator of the fair’s Sites section—kicked off the new fair, which has its VIP preview tomorrow morning.  The 40-minute conference, which was conducted in French with an English translation that was at times hard ...

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The Best Booths at 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair in London, 2022 – ARTnews.com

For its tenth edition in London, the 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair had more than 50 galleries present some of the most compelling and cutting-edge art made by artists from Africa and its diaspora. There’s a lot on offer in this tightly curated affair, from a bevy of figurative paintings to textile-based abstractions that are pushing the limits of sculpture.  In the courtyard of ...

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West Africa’s Budding Gallery Scene, Thriving Fair Nurtures Collectors – ARTnews.com

West Africa is now home to one of the most exciting art scenes on the continent—and with its rise comes that of a number of collectors based there. From Ghana to Nigeria to Senegal, these collectors actively support artists in their respective countries and invest in the local art ecosystem. What is most impressive about the area’s art-buying culture is the pace of its ...

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Art Industry News: A Vanity Fair Editor Is Penning an Unauthorized Biography of Larry Gagosian + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Monday, October 3. NEED TO READ Biden Restarts Arts Committee Disbanded Under Trump – President Biden signed an executive order reestablishing the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities, an advisory group of arts leaders that ...

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