In collaboration with Roomorama, The Artling has put together a list of upcoming art fairs around the world and suggestions on where to stay while you’re in town for the fairs.
7-11 October 2015
COEX, Convention and Exhibition Centre
As Korea’s largest art fair, the 14th Korea International Art Fair is a 5 day event held from 7-11 October, at the COEX (Hall A & B) in Seoul. The fair will be open from 1-8pm for all the days, with the exception of the last day where opening hours are from 11am-7pm. This year’s fair will host 180 galleries from 11 countries. Each year, KIAF incorporates their domestic art scene with the diversity of contemporary art from guest countries such as Latin America, India, England, Germany and others, with the aim of revitalising the art market. Japan has been selected for its annual Guest Country feature for 2015.
Gangnam Duplex - Studio Apartment in Gangnam-gu, Seoul
This studio apartment is located at the heart of Gangnam, within walking distance of shopping, food, tourist attractions and a 24-hour convenience store located right next to the apartment building. It’s 19 minutes away from Seoul COEX by train.
In the vicinity:
1 minute walk from the airport limousine bus stop from Incheon International Airport
2 minute walk from Gangnam Subway Station Line 2
1 minute walk from the local bus station that covers the whole of Seoul
9 minute walk away from Seoul’s famous GT Tower
14-17 October 2015
Frieze London is one of the few fairs to focus solely on contemporary art and living artists. Held at Regent’s Park in London, the fair will be open to the public 14–17 October from 12-7pm daily. An invitation-only preview day will be held on 13 October. Featuring over 160 galleries, the exhibiting galleries represent the most exciting contemporary galleries working today with art from over 1,000 living artists. Visitors can also experience the Frieze Sculpture Park alongside the critically acclaimed Frieze Projects programme which presents a curated programme of talks, artists’ commission and film projects, encouraging direct engagement with art and artists.
Chalk Farm - 2 Bedroom apartment in Camden, London
This cosy 2 Bedroom apartment is located in Camden and is a mere 15 minute tube ride away from Regent’s Park, where the Frieze London will be held. After visiting the fair, walk home to your bright and colorful Victorian terraced house. You’ll recognize yours as the one with the pastel pink door.
In the vicinity:
3-6 December 2015
Miami Beach Convention Center
The North American edition of the world’s largest art fair, Art Basel Miami Beach will take place from 3-6 December at Miami Beach Convention Center, open from 3-8pm on the first day and 12-8pm every other day. Over 250 modern and contemporary galleries will participate, showcasing works by over 4000 artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. Furthermore, large-scale artworks, film and performance will be featured at nearby beaches, Collins Park and SoundScape Park. Do not miss the fair’s enormously successful “Nova” sector focusing on recent artistic production! The special section serves as a platform to showcase the latest works by a maximum of three representatives of galleries’ young programmes, usually consisting of never-before-seen pieces that are fresh from the artist’s studio and strong juxtapositions.
Setai - 2 Bedroom apartment in Miami Beach, Miami
Located in Miami Beach, this magnificent apartment is a 2 bedroom corner suite. It has a large master bedroom, complete with a teak walk-in closet. Floor to ceiling windows offer stunning panoramic views of the ocean and South Beach. After coming back from the Art Basel fair, catch the sunset over the Miami skyline.
In the vicinity:
Miami Beach is practically at your doorstep
2 minute walk to Nobu Miami Beach, upscale Japanese-Peruvian fusion restaurant
11 minute walk away from Miami Botanic Gardens
5 minute drive to Art Deco District, South Beach, and Ocean Drive.
You can find the property here: roomorama.com/rooms/107472
18-21 February 2016
Founded in 2013, Art Fair Philippines is the premier platform for exhibiting and selling the best in modern and contemporary Philippine visual art. The fair will be held from 18-21 February, from 10am-9pm daily at The Link in Makati City. Consisting of more than thirty galleries, it aims to mirror the vibrant local art scene and continue to generate support for Filipino art practitioners. Set in an alternative urban venue, Art Fair Philippines makes art accessible to enthusiasts and to those who want to discover one of Southeast Asia’s most exciting art landscapes. Part of Art Fair’s Philippines’ programme will include a lecture series previously run by Christie’s, entitled “Christie’s Art Forum”, designed to deepen the interest of enthusiasts.
Cosy Rockwell – 1 Bedroom Apartment in Makati City
This vibrant one bedroom apartment is located in Rockwell Center. Guests have access to a fully equipped kitchen, comfortable living area, and the swimming pool – perfect for an evening of relaxation after a day of exploring The Art Fair Philippines. Powerpoint Mall, 24-hour convenience stores, trendy bars and restaurants, and more are within walkable distance to the apartment.
In the vicinity:
Powerpoint Mall, great for shopping, is just across the road
24-hour convenience store and variety of bars and restaurants, just a few steps from the building
15 minute drive to The Fort
You can find this property here: roomorama.com/rooms/264041
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