Category Archives: Art Fair

Urban Art Fair Paris 2017

Following last year’s success with more than 20.000 visitors, the second edition of the Urban Art Fair in Paris is gathering art critics, galleries, collectors, artists and fans of urban art at the Carreau du Temple from April 20 to … Continue reading

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Studio visit: Hisham Echafaki

We stopped by the London studio of contemporary artist Hisham Echafaki as he prepares a new body of work with drawings, surrealist paintings,3D paintings and prints to be showcased at the Talented Art Fair opening this Friday. His surrealist compositions show a … Continue reading

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No Commission : London with The Dean Collection x Bacardi

Following the success of previous events in Miami  and New York,  The Dean Collection & Bacardi are presenting their immersive art and music event No Commission: London from December 8-10. Curated by music producer Swizz Beatz, the art fair is designed specifically to … Continue reading

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London: Frieze Sculpture Park

One of the many highlights of the Frieze Art Fair in London remains its sculpture park.  Curated by  Clare Lilley (Yorkshire Sculpture Park), Frieze Sculpture Park features 18 artworks spread amongst Regent’s Park, with a mix of 20th century classics and … Continue reading

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London: Frieze Art Fair 2016 – Projects

In parallel to the regular booths at Frieze Art Fair (covered) , selected artists have been commissioned to create unusual projects.  Artist Julie Verhoeven intervened in one of its lavatories. Upon arrival, visitors are led by the pink and blue coloured … Continue reading

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London: Frieze Highlights 2016

The 14th edition of the London Frieze Art Fair gathered over 160 of the world’s leading galleries showcasing works by newly discovered artists alongside some of the most respected names in contemporary art.  We were lucky to visit the Fair … Continue reading

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London: Frieze Masters Highlights

As the entire art world collides to London for a plethora of exhibitions and fairs, Frieze Masters presents antique works from the Egyptian era to Modern Masters, 130 international galleries with 1000 years of art under one roof.   We selected … Continue reading

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London: Moniker Art Fair and Other Art Fair

During a week, all the art world gathers in London, from collectors, curators, galleries and artists. The Truman Brewery building in Eats London is hosting 3 satellite Fairs to the infamous Frieze Art Fair. Moniker Art Fair, now in its … Continue reading

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London: START Art Fair 2016 Highlights

START Art Fair returns to Saatchi Gallery in London for its third edition from 15-18 September 2016. The fair focusses on emerging artists and new art scenes featuring 70 international galleries from London, Seoul, Hong-Kong, Dehli, Cape Town to Taipei … Continue reading

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ART|BASEL 2016 Part 2

After reviewing Unlimited and Scope Art Fair we continue our coverage of ART|BASEL 2016 and bring to you the highlights of the 47th Edition of the Fair featuring 4,000 artists across stands by 287 galleries from 33 countries. Visitors to … Continue reading

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Basel: Scope Art Fair 2016

Scope Art Fair, the satellite fair to ART|BASEL is celebrating its 10th Year anniversary with 85 international exhibitors and 10 breeder program galleries from over twenty countries.  Offering the best of their local and rising talents, as well as some rarities … Continue reading

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ART|BASEL 2016 – Part 1

Collectors, gallerists, critics and journalists, all the art world gathered for a week in Switzerland for the The 47th edition of Art Basel, the world’s biggest art fair, featuring an overwhelming 4,000 artists across stands by 287 galleries from 33 … Continue reading

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London: ART16 Highlights

The global art fair Art16 returns to Olympia London from 20 – 22 May 2016, showcasing work from more than 100 galleries worldwide and exhibit contemporary art from around 30 countries. It will be the fourth show since the original ART … Continue reading

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London: Moniker Art Fair 2015

Celebrating its sixth year anniversary the Moniker Art Fair returned to the Truman Brewery in East London from 15-18 October 2015. Featuring twenty national and international galleries with contemporary and urban artists, the Moniker Art Fair also introduced Bitcoin through … Continue reading

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Paris: FIAC Highlights

The 41 Edition of the French International Art Fair (FIAC) started with a bit of scandal. The ‘Christmas Tree‘ by Paul McCarthy on Place Vendome which was supposed to officially launch the FIAC was destroyed before the opening by vandals … Continue reading

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Paris: FIAC / (OFF)ICIELLE ART FAIR / STREET ART

Also new this year for the FIAC / (OFF)ICIELLE  Art Fair is a Street Art programme, curated by Nicolas Laugero Lasserre. French and international artists have been invited to paint the walls on the wharf of the Cité de la Mode … Continue reading

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Paris: (OFF)ICIELLE Art Fair

After the art week in London ( covered here), Paris is hosting a series of art fairs and events. (OFF)ICIELLE, FIAC’s new event, is held from 22 to 26 October at Les Docks – Cité de la Mode et du … Continue reading

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London: Frieze Art Fair 2014 – Highlights

The leading international contemporary art fair, Frieze London, returns to the heart of the UK’s capital, London’s Regent’s Park, for its 12th edition. This year’s event brings together 162 of the world’s top contemporary galleries in the UK and features … Continue reading

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London: Frieze Sculpture Park 2014

With the launch of the Art week in London is the opening of the Frieze Sculpture Park, selected by Clare Lilley, Director of Programme at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Located in the beautiful surroundings of the English Garden, The Sculpture Park … Continue reading

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Paris: French Fairs FIAC and Slick

France contemporary art fair, the Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain (FIAC) celebrated its 40th edition this year at the Grand Palais in Paris. Featuring 184 exhibitors from 25 countries, the fair continues to hold a strong French presence with 30 % of … Continue reading

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London: Moniker Art Fair

Following our recent coverage ( see here) on the artists project spaces  at Moniker Art Fair , we now focus on the participating galleries: Andenken Gallery, artAZ, Coates and Scarry, Future Tense, Hang-Up Gallery, Imitate Modern, Jealous Gallery, Kallenbach Gallery, London … Continue reading

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London: Frieze Art Fair 2013

Frieze Art Fair returns to London from 17 to 20 October 2013 showcasing 152 galleries from around the world. Highlights this year include the Gagosian Gallery, displaying five large scale works by pop artist Jeff Koons, from his stainless steel inflatable … Continue reading

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London: Moniker Art Fair – Project spaces

Moniker Art Fair returns for its fourth year to London, focusing on contemporary art and urban culture. This year Moniker is sharing its venue with  The Other Art Fair , leading artist led Fair, at the iconic Old Truman Brewery in East London. … Continue reading

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London: Strarta Art Fair

STRARTA is a new Art Fair located at the Saatchi Gallery. Featuring 30 international galleries, the artwork on show includes modern paintings, drawings, limited edition prints, photography, sculptures and multi-media works ranging from £2,000 to well over £250,000.         … Continue reading

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Paris: Art Paris Art Fair

Founded in 1999 Art Paris Art Fair showcases 140 galleries from 21 nationalities in the prestigious surroundings of the Grand Palais. While French galleries are represented in force, exhibitors coming from the Middle East and  Russia as guest of honour … Continue reading

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London: Art13 Fair

ART13, created by the owners of ART HK, is London’s new art fair for modern and contemporary art. Taking place at Olympia Grand Hall, it features 129 galleries from 30 different countries with thousands of artworks, including painting, sculpture, photography, … Continue reading

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London: Season Ticket Pop Up Fair

This Christmas season East London heads away from the North Pole and goes underground. Set within the Old Shoreditch tube station, SEASON TICKET deliberately spills milk for the Xmas madness and spins Santa on his bobble-head. With a  hoard of … Continue reading

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Paris: FIAC Coverage

As seen on Arrested Motion. Following the Frieze week in London (covered here),  I headed off to Paris to visit the FIAC, the Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain in Paris at the Grand Palais, host to 168 galleries. While Frieze focuses exclusively on contemporary … Continue reading

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Frieze Art Fair 2011

Every year in October, London becomes the center of the Art world with so many Fairs and simultaneous shows, attracting galleries, artists and collectors to the capital. The Frieze Art Fair features over 170 of the most exciting contemporary art … Continue reading

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Moniker Art Fair

For the second year running  in London, the Moniker Art Fair has opened yesterday at Village Underground.  Focussing on street art, the participating galleries this year include Andenken Gallery, LeBasse Projects, Scream,  Shea & Ziegler and Stolenspace. In parallel to gallery booths, the fair showcases … Continue reading

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Moniker Art Fair Recap

10,000 people visited the Moniker International Art Fair during the four-day event at Village Underground in London with sales being exceptionally high. “We fulfilled all the goals we set out to achieve and much more. The 1st year couldn’t have … Continue reading

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Case – Live Painting

Following German duo Herakut, another German artist, CASE, from the Maclaim crew  came to London to paint a mural during Moniker Art Fair. Here are some pics of the progress

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Faith47 – Live Painting

South African Artist Faith47 is currently in London:              More photos HERE

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Titi Freak – Live Painting

Latest mural from Brazilian street artist Titi Freak for the Moniker Art fair     

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Frieze VIP Preview

Featuring over 170 galleries, Frieze opened its door to VIPs ahead of the official opening tomorrow. Here are some pics:    Artist Grayson Perry        

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This week in London: where the Art world meets

Every year in October, London attracts a multitude of Art Collectors from all over the world. Auction Houses compete with each other to showcase the rarest masterpieces, simultaneous Art Fairs take place, without forgetting the numerous show openings, gallery previews and private events. This year … Continue reading

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Frieze 2009 : International Artists

To close the subject, last but not least a selection of  leading international artists represented at the Frieze Art Fair 2009.   Anish Kapoor, currently exhibiting at the Royal Academy Berta Fischer Duane Handson John Baldessari, currently at the Tate Modern … Continue reading

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Frieze 2009: Japanese Artists

Members of the Kaikai Kiki corporation and part of the Superflat movement founded by Takashi Murakami were also featured across the Frieze Art Fair.   Aya Takano, Galerie Perrotin, Paris Takashi Murakami, Gagosian Gallery, New York Mr. , Kukje Gallery, … Continue reading

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Frieze 2009: British Artists

Leading contemporary British artists dominated the Frieze Art Fair such as the YBAs like Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin, Gilbert & George, Julian Opie, Gavin Turk , Marc Quinn and more. Interesting to see the latest installation from 2009 Turner Prize nominee Roger … Continue reading

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Frieze 2009: Galleries

  Featuring over 150 of the most exciting contemporary art galleries in the world the Frieze Art Fair took place from 15 – 18 October 2009 in Regent Park, London. Gagosian Gallery White Cube   Galerie Perrotin Michael Werner Gallery … Continue reading

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