From 8 to 11 November 2018, Shanghai will see West Bund Art & Design’s fifth edition. Taking place in Hall A of the West Bund Art Centre as well as in the newly constructed Hall N directly across it. As such, this year’s fair will feature over 10,000 more square metres of exhibition space. Participating this year are nearly 90 leading international galleries from 39 cities across Asia, Europe, and North America.
For the first time, the main section of the fair will present 38 more galleries, rounding the gallery participation total to 90. This includes 303 Gallery, A Thousand Plateaus Art Space, A+ Contemporary, Alisan Fine Arts, bonacon gallery, The Breeder, Carlos/Ishikawa, Contemporary Fine Arts, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Each Modern , Gagosian, Xavier Hufkens, Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, König Galerie, Galerie Krinzinger, Kukje Gallery, kurimanzutto, Simon Lee Gallery, MadeIn Gallery, Matthew Liu Fine Arts, Meyer Riegger, M Art Center, Marlborough Fine Art, kamel mennour, P21, Peres Projects, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Almine Rech Gallery, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, ROSSI & ROSSI, SILVERLENS, Sprüth Magers, TEMPLON, Axel Vervoordt Gallery, WENTRUP, and Michael Werner Gallery.
The ArtReview Xiàn Chǎng section is gearing up to showcase cutting-edge works by international artists in public space both inside and outside the fair. Many of these are works that have been commissioned for this fair, and are being exhibited for the first time in the region. West Bund Art & Design will be offering a prize to a standout work in this section.
Alongside the fair, events will additionally be taking place in major museums, galleries, and art spaces around Shanghai. This includes the 12th Shanghai Biennale, with the combination of events allowing this week to be a major moment in the global art calendar.
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