The seventh edition of the ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair is here! The highly anticipated event will take place from November 7 to 10, 2019 at the Shanghai Exhibition Center showcasing contemporary art and design by 111 world’s leading galleries from 18 countries and 57 cities.
As a leading art fair in the region, ART021 reinforces its ongoing commitment to supporting contemporary Chinese art and cultivating new generations of domestic collectors with 70% of galleries having spaces in China and other regions within Asia. The Shanghai International Artwork Trading Month will be launched this November and ART021, as one of the initiators, continues to collaborate with art institutions, museums, auction houses, and art galleries from home and abroad to promote Shanghai art market and to make Shanghai a global art center and destination.
ASIA ART CENTER
MAIN GALLERIES presents 81 premiere galleries focusing on 21st-century contemporary art. 22 galleries join the fair for the first time including: GALLERY BATON (Seoul), BILL BRADY GALLERY (Miami), CARLIER | GEBAUER (Berlin), CARPENTERS WORKSHOP GALLERY (London), FLOWERS GALLERY (London), FRIEDMAN BENDA (New York), HUNSAND SPACE (Beijing), IN SITU - FABIENNE LECLERC (Paris), DAVID KORDANSKY GALLERY (Los Angeles), GALERIE KORNFELD (Berlin), CARL KOSTYÁL GALLERY (London), GALERIE NATHALIE OBADIA (Paris), OPERA GALLERY (Hong Kong), OVER THE INFLUENCE (Hong Kong), PERMAGATE SPACE (Guangzhou), PING ART SPACE (Taipei), QUANTUM GALLERY (Shanghai), ALMINE RECH (Paris), RéN SPACE (Shanghai), RIGHTWAY ART SPACE (Shanghai), ROSS + KRAMER GALLERY (New York), SA+ (Seoul).
[DASTAN'S BASEMENT] Organic - Mehrdad Mohebali
DETOUR, the section by invitation investigates discourses from regions beyond the Euro-American fabricated geographic networks and canonized narratives, in a hope to understand artistic, intellectual, social, political, and economic exchanges and developments on a global scale from different viewpoints. 2019 DETOUR is entitled the Silk Roads loosely following Marco Polo’s footsteps to revisit the conflicts, compromises, and interactions in the continental network of Eurasia.
12 invited galleries of the DETOUR section:
CLC GALLERY VENTURE (Beijing) / SANDWICH (Bucharest), DASTAN'S BASEMENT (Tehran) , EMPTY GALLERY(Hong Kong), LAWRIE SHABIBI (Dubai), NICODIM GALLERY (Bucharest/Los Angeles), ROH PROJECTS (Jakarta)/ NOVA CONTEMPORARY (Bangkok), TABULA RASA GALLERY (Beijing), GALLERY VACANCY (Shanghai), VARIOUS SMALL FIRES (Seoul/Los Angeles), VIGO GALLERY (London)
[ASKERI GALLERY] Inflow - Daniel Zakh
APPROACH supports young galleries by applying a different pricing model than the main section. Participating galleries will present either a solo or a group show featuring fewer than three artists with a curatorial approach. This year 18 promising galleries with 12 first-time participants including: ASKERI GALLERY (Moscow), G. GALLERY (Seoul), HATCH ART PROJECT (Singapore), ISART GALLERY (Kaohsiung), GALLERY KICHE (Seoul), METAPHYSICAL ART GALLERY (Taipei), O2art (Beijing), ORIGINAL SONG GALLERY (Shanghai), PéKIN FINE ARTS (Beijing), THE CLUB (Tokyo), VIN GALLERY (Ho Chi Minh City), YOD GALLERY (Osaka).
BEYOND showcases large-scale paintings, sculptures, and installations in the public area of ART021 while BEYOND-EXTENDS integrates contemporary art installations in a number of commercial complexes outside the fair.
ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair
Collectors Preview (By Invitation Only)
November 7 Thursday 14:00-20:00
November 8 Friday 13:00-20:00
November 9 Saturday 11:00-18:00
November 10 Sunday 11:00-18:00
Shanghai Exhibition Center - No.1000 Middle Yanan Road
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