INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR ATTENDANCE GALLERIES
Our roving Art Radar reporters asked dealers at ART HK 11, What art fairs will your gallery be heading to in 2011? While Art Basel Miami Beach was top of most gallery’s fair lists, some Asian events like SH Contemporary and Art Taipei also got a mention.
Art Basel Miami Beach stands out as a not-to-be missed fair for most of the galleries – European, American or Asian – that we asked, while London’s Frieze Art Fair, FIAC (Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain) in Paris and the Italian fair Artissima were hot spots for galleries based in Europe. Among the Asian-based galleries, fairs such as Art Stage Singapore, Art Fair Tokyo and Fine Art Asia, to be held in Hong Kong in October 2011, were added to travel budgets.
– Vilma Gold (London)
We are going to [Art] Basel, of course. It’s still the most important art fair in the world, I would say. Then we will go toFrieze [Art Fair] in London, to FIAC in Paris and our last fair of the year is Art Basel Miami Beach.
– Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac (Paris and Salzburg)
We will probably go to SH Contemporary and also some [other fairs] that haven’t been confirmed yet.
– Beijing Commune (Beijing)
I hope [we will join other fairs within this year]. We’re showing at The Affordable Art Fair Singapore at the end of the year ….
– The Cat Street Gallery (Hong Kong)
– Rokeby (London)
We don’t do many fairs; we focus on Asia. We do ART HK, we have supported this fair for four years, we’ll support Art Stage [Singapore] from its first year , and for about seven years we have been to CIGE [China International Gallery Exposition] in Beijing. Those are the three fairs we focus on in Asia.
– The Paragon Press (London)
We do [Art] Basel in June and we participate in Frieze [Art Fair] in London, we will do FIAC in Paris and we will also do [Art] Basel Miami this December . … We wanted to find the one strong fair in Asia and we feel that Hong Kong is the right fair.
– Kukje Gallery (Seoul)
December  – [Art Basel] Miami, October  – the Hong Kong fair [Fine Art Asia 2011] at this exhibition and convention center. It’s a fair for both antique and contemporary art [and] is organised by Andy Hei. It has been [running] for … about five to six years.
– Grotto Fine Art (Hong Kong)
– Green Cardamom (London)
– Gallery Grand Siecle (Taipei)
We attend eight for the year and we are intending to make the Hong Kong [International] Art Fair one of the eight fairs….
– Timothy Taylor Gallery (London)
– Van de Weghe (New York)
– Pilar Corrias (London)
– Nanzuka Underground (Tokyo)
We will be at Fine Art Asia. That is also in Hong Kong, [held], I think, around the beginning of October .
– Plum Blossoms (Hong Kong)
Gallerists, did this match the art fair travel schedule you have set for your gallery? What fairs will you be participating in in 2011? What about 2012? Leave a comment below.
- ART HK versus Art Stage Singapore: ART HK 11 dealers debate Asia’s top fair – June 2011 – Art Radar asked a number of galleries at ART HK 11 how the fair compared with the inaugural 2011 Art Stage Singapore
- Art Basel takeover of ART HK: What did dealers at ART HK 11 say? – June 2011 – Art Radar took the opportunity to ask the question everyone wants to know the answer to
- ART HK 11 Hong Kong art fair: Gallery sales – ART FUTURES and ASIA ONE sections – June 2011 – we move away from reporting on the “blue-chip” sales
- Contemporary galleries face intense competition, must re-think game plan – January 2011 – top galleries focus on building global brand
- Globalisation of contemporary art market evident in growth of art fairs – The Economist – August 2010 – How do art fairs accelerate the transnational exposure of artists?
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