• NOV 08 to NOV 10
    Art Fair
    Artissima 2013 - Italy

    Category

    • Art Fair
    • Contemporary
    • Emerging Artists
    • Modern Art
    • Photography

    Dates and Opening hours

    NOV 08 to NOV 10, 2013

    Event Location

    Artissima

    Turin
    Italy

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    Information

    Artissima is a window onto the most experimental frontier of the visual arts and attracts the interest of art professionals, the general public and the media, with 50.000 visitors and over 1.200 accredited journalists attending the fair in 2012.

    Artissima’s features five major sections: Main Section, which includes the most representative galleries on the international art scene; New Entries, devoted to the most interesting young galleries; Present Future, a section by invitation characterized by solo shows of young international emerging artists; Back to the Future, a presentation of solo exhibitions by artists active in the 60’s and 80’s and selected by a jury of renown museums directors and curators; and Art Editions, devoted to galleries and other spaces presenting editioned works, prints and multiples by contemporary artists.

    In 2013 Artissima will be inaugurating a far-reaching programme that features an outstanding selection of cutting-edge contemporary art galleries and a stunning calendar of parallel initiatives in collaboration with the city’s main institutions for contemporary art.

    For the fourth consecutive year, the fair will take place in the spectacular premises of the Oval, an architecturally innovative pavilion with 20,000 m² of naturally lit space made for the Winter Olympic Games of Turin 2006, which proved to be an extremely effective setting for the event.

    2012 HIGHLIGHTS

    50.000 visitors
    over 5000 collectors and art lovers from around the world
    including 200 top collectors as guest of the fair
    172 galleries coming from 29 countries
    69% of exhibitors from abroad
    30 museum directors and curators directly involved in the fair’s projects
    10 local museums, foundations and institutions involved in parallel projects around the city
    600.000 euro the value of artworks purchased for the collections of Castello di Rivoli and GAM
    over 1200 accredited journalists
    Artissima ranked as the 5th international art fair among the 30 top art fairs worldwide by Skate’s Art Market Research, New York.

    Source: Artissima Website


     

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