On this day in
1821 was born Gustave Flaubert , French writer
1863 Norwegian artist Edvard Munch was born
1903 – 1963 Yasujiro Ozu was an important Japanese film director was born and died.
Initiated in 2006, the Art Beijing has, over its seven years of development, evolved into one of China’s most influential art fairs. Since 2012 when Art Beijing integrated the “Art Beijing Contemporary Art Fair” held each April and the “Art Beijing Fine Art Fair” held each September, the Art Beijing has grown significantly in scale. Since this integration of the two fairs, the Art Beijing has made a number of new breakthroughs, creating a new milestone for China’s art fair, as well as ushering in a new era for Art Beijing. Art Beijing 2013 will be held at the Agricultural Exhibition Center of China in Beijing from April 30 to May 3, with an exhibition space of 20,000 sq meters, approximately the same as the previous year. The exhibition area will also be divided into Contemporary Art section and Classic Art sections. Art Beijing plans to invite 200 art galleries, art agencies, and art media from both home and abroad to participate. Exhibited works will cover a range of media, including Chinese calligraphy, oil painting, engraving, sketch, sculpture, installation, photo, video, antiques, furniture, and jewelry.
With a reputation known for its artistic caliber and transcendent setting, Art Monaco is pleased to announce its forthcoming edition taking place once again from April 25th to the 28th 2013. Art enthusiasts and luxury lovers will coincide with one another only to meet in one of the world’s most equidistant artistic regions to celebrate the new extraordinary edition of the contemporary art show in the French Riviera – Art Monaco ‘13.
Art Paris Art Fair, held from 28th March to 1st April 2013, is the leading springtime event for modern and contemporary art in Paris. It brings together 140 galleries from 20 different countries under the majestic glass dome of the Grand Palais.
Building on the success of the 2012 edition, Art Paris Art Fair is pursuing its commitment to promoting the art scenes of Europe and invites Russia as its honour guest.
The Russian platform gets together 12 Russian galleries (Arka Gallery, Erarta Galleries, Galerie Iragui, Glaz Gallery, Grinberg Gallery, Heritage International Art Gallery, Marina Gisich Gallery, Nadja Brykina Gallery, Pechersky Gallery) and Russian artists will also be showcased in the general sector of Western galleries.
This edition is also continuing its exploration of the relationship and cross-over between contemporary art and design with the Artdesign Platform.
2013 edition inaugurates the new sector “Promises” supporting 11 young galleries that have been established for five years or less.
Art Stage Singapore is Asia’s premier international art fair. It is a rendezvous point for the movers and shakers of the Asian Art market. Focused on quality through stringent selection, it provides an avenue for dynamic dialogue between collectors, artists, curators, galleries and art aficionados. Art Stage embraces Singapore’s unique position as a bridge between the East and the West in a celebration of both emerging new regional artists and international superstar names
The 4th edition of India Art Fair, formerly India Art Summit, once again brought focus to the rapidly growing Indian art market. The 4th edition in 2012 drew 85000 visitors over 3 days. While 80% of the galleries reported buoyant sales, the fair also attracted a record number of new collectors (30-40%). In only four years, India Art Fair has consolidated its position as the region's leading platform for modern & contemporary art.
PULSE Contemporary Art Fair presents PULSE New York 2012, a leading art fair dedicated to international contemporary art, from May 3-6, 2012, at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City. Currently in its seventh edition, PULSE New York will host sixty national and international galleries, presenting exhibitions that span across all media, from works on paper, painting, and sculpture, to performance, installation, and video art.
The Armory Show, a leading international contemporary and modern art fair and one of the most important annual art events in New York, takes place every March on Piers 92 & 94 in central Manhattan. The Armory Show is devoted to showcasing the most important artworks of the 20th and 21st centuries. In its fifteen years the fair has become an international institution, combining a selection of the world's leading galleries with an exceptional program of arts events and exhibitions throughout New York during the celebrated Armory Arts Week.
It is the premier show-case for Indian and international modern and contemporary art which offers a platform for exhibition and sale of distinguished works of art and projects in the finest of environment.
An opportunity to discover the value and diversity of art, the Fair is accompanied by wide range of programmes showcasing the best that artists from all over the world has to offer. The first edition of United Art Fair – India’s premier art fair for modern and contemporary art will take place in September 27-30, 2012 at ITPO, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
The fair will exhibit the works of more than 2000 + artists, including the great masters of modern art and the young contemporary artists. The exhibition will include the finest paintings, sculptures, drawings, installations, photographs, and video art.
Kicking off the art fair circuit with its new time slot at the end of September, VIENNAFAIR relies on two key elements to make itself visible in the vast international art world: The longstanding ties between Vienna and emerging art and collector markets like the CEE and Middle East regions, and the intensified cultivation of relationships between galleries, collectors, and other important protagonists in the art scene. VIENNAFAIR will thereby respond to the growing public interest in regions that have immense and flourishing potential as they ascend from under the international art radar. From September 20 to 23, 2012
VOLTA is a dynamic platform showcasing international contemporary art galleries of global repute that choose as their mandate to work with the most exciting emerging artists. The galleries are selected by an annually changing Curatorial Board to give each edition its own clear identity and to emphasize the artists themselves and their representing galleries. A majority of exhibitors this year feature solo presentations, or two to three artists in dialogue, contributing to VOLTA's most focused edition yet.
This year’s fair will include more than 90 galleries from around the world, representing more than 900 artists in over 10,000 square meters of exhibition space. This year’s fair will include more than 90 galleries from around the world, representing more than 900 artists in over 10,000 square meters of exhibition space.The Main Section has 57 projects, will host galleries with more than five years of experience that meet the standards of quality as determined by the Selection Committee.