One of the world’s biggest arms fairs opened it’s doors in London yesterday and ends on Friday. The biennial Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair held in London’s Excel Centre will be attended by arms dealers from around the world and military buyers from 68 countries, including conflict zones and countries with questionable human rights records.
LIAF, Lofoten International Art Festival, is a migratory biennial in the archipelago of Lofoten in the Arctic Circle and Norway’s longest-running visual arts biennial, originating in 1991.
Art Basel is, I’d say, a bit safer than usual this year: hardly any film, plenty of ‘another one of those’ moments, artists from the Venice Biennale out in force. But if course there are plenty of works of fresh interest. Here are four things I liked among the thousands at 290 galleries:
Frieze LA quietly rolled into town last week just after the Grammys and a safe distance from the Oscars (fingers crossed Olivia Coleman). The Uk’s premier Nuclear destroyer of art fairs, containing a bigger arsenal than any other threw the anchor down at Paramount studios.
VIVE, the official Virtual Reality Partner of Art Basel in Hong Kong, will present To the Moon, a VR artwork created by celebrated artists Laurie Anderson and Hsin-Chien Huang.
Felix LA is a new contemporary art fair opening to reflect Los Angeles’s growing importance in the field opening to coincide with the inaugural Frieze Los Angeles.
Cultural Traffic Arts Fair: The roving, global, anti-elitist arts and publishing fair arrives in London
Cultural Traffic the roving, global, anti-elitist arts and publishing fair is coming to East London’s Old Spitalfields Market in October for one day only
Robert Sandelson and his brother Johnny bought the 20/21 British Art Fair earlier this year and are relaunching a revamped and refreshed version now called British Art Fair at the Saatchi Gallery
Contemporary Istanbul (CI), the leading annual art fair in the region, has just announced the galleries that will participate in… Read More
MCH Group, which owns the Art Basel franchise, is expanding its global portfolio of art fairs with the launch of a new fair in Singapore next autumn. The new fair is a joint venture between MCH Group, Sandy Angus of Angus Montgomery Arts and the events organiser Tim Etchells.
Masterpiece London opens to the public today Thursday 28th June running through to Wednesday 4th July. Billed as the world’s leading cross-collecting fair, offering works of art,design, furniture and jewellery from antiquity to the present day. We had a sneak peak yesterday and have picked 7 things you should try and see when you visit one of them you can’t miss, its actually kinda cool to walk straight through it.
‘SMUT’ is a two-person exhibition of emerging British artists Jamie Fitzpatrick and Lindsey Mendick, whose practices explore a shared interest in gender, high and low cultural histories, and the relevance of the figure in image-making. Opening during Art Basel at Vitrine gallery Basel.
Artist Capo’s Finest to unveil ‘Scars of Democracy’ at STROKE Art Fair in Munich (9-13 May): World Leaders including Trump, Merkel, Obama and Berlusconi depicted with tattoos visualising their misdemeanours.
Two solo booths at the city’s Frieze Art Fair will be dedicated to the British artist’s work
A solo show of 17 new paintings is on view at Pace Gallery‘s 25th Street location plus
A Hockney painting is expected to shatter his auction record will be on view at Sotheby’s Upper East Side headquarters on May 4.
London based non-profit collective Allied Editions partner with New York organisations to launch exclusive artist editions at Frieze New York.
Celebrating the maverick spirit and enduring legacy of New York and Chicago art dealer Hudson (1950-2014) and his gallery Feature Inc. ‘For Your Infotainment: Hudson and Feature Inc.’ will showcase major artists who received their gallery debutat Hudson’s seminal space in the 1980s, ‘90s and early 2000s.
Art Basel will screen a premier program of 16 film and video works presented by the show’s participating galleries. The Film program is curated for the fourth consecutive year by Cairo-based film curator Maxa Zoller
Masterpiece has confirmed that a work by Marina Abramovi? will fill its entrance area this year (June 28-July 4). ive Stages of Maya Dance will consist of five alabaster portraits of Marina Abramovi? that merge performance, light and sculpture.