GLASGOW ART FAIR 2010 takes place from THURSDAY 25 TO SUNDAY 28 MARCH. Located within its trademark white tented pavilions which dominate George Square in the heart of Glasgow’s city centre, this eagerly anticipated annual art buying extravaganza offers its 16,500 visitors four days of buying, selling and discovering art.
Having firmly established itself as the UK’s most prestigious contemporary art fair outside of London since its inception in 1996, Glasgow Art Fair 2010 will showcase 46 selected galleries from Scotland, the rest of the UK, Europe and beyond exhibiting work for sale by over 1000 artists.
Artists’ work on display will range from internationally established names to emerging talent working across a whole range of media – paintings by the likes of ARTHUR MELVILLE, E.A HORNEL, JOAN EARDLEY, J.D. FERGUSSON, TRICIA CAIN, CATRIONA MILLAR and DAVID CALDWELL; print work by VICTOR PASMORE, ALASDAIR GRAY, ADRIAN WISZNIEWSKI, PETER HOWSON, ELIZABETH BLACKADDER and ROSALIND LAWLESS as well as photography & lens based work by GORDON SCAMMELL and PHILIP TOWNSEND.
This year’s Fair will also feature a special exhibition of work by THE ROYAL GLASGOW INSTITUTE OF THE FINE ARTS (RGI). Founded in 1860, the RGI promotes and encourages Scotland’s contemporary art and artists is the third largest organisation of its kind in the UK. Renowned for its Annual Exhibition – open to all artists and representing the largest and most prestigious of its type in Scotland – RGI will showcase a series of same-size, affordable artworks by established as well as young RGI-connected artists such as PATRICIA CAIN, BLAIR THOMSON, JAMES WATT, HELEN F WILSON, CHARLES MACQUEEN and HAZEL NAGL, at this year’s Glasgow Art Fair.
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