This week is ‘Frieze week’ in London, and as well as the internationally recognised Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park, the city will be awash with other fairs, some artist-led and focused, some themed, and some unashamedly commercial.
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Now on its sixth edition, this year’s Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair includes, for the first time, work by internationally renowned ceramicist and Manchester Metropolitan University lecturer, Stephen Dixon.
This week’s look at the next seven days (4-10 October 2013) on the international art scene takes us to Italy, the USA, Austria and South Korea, with events, art fairs and new permanent commissions.
After last year’s hiatus, the artist-focused art fair returns to London during Frieze week, offering a snapshot of grassroots practice in 2013. We find out more from Sluice co-director Karl England and talk to some of this year’s participants.
The Manchester Contemporary, which describes itself as ‘the largest fair of critically engaging visual art outside of London’, announces galleries and project space initiative.
The just announced commissioned projects for this year’s Frieze London art fair have a child-friendly, playful feel.
Buy Art Fair and The Manchester Contemporary will return to the Spinningfields area of the city in September and include a tours programme hosted by Manchester Art Galleries and the Contemporary Art Society.
Now in its final year, Art Fund Collect sees curators competing for funds to purchase a piece from COLLECT – the international art fair for contemporary objects. Crafts Council Director Rosy Greenlees and Yvonne Hardman, one of last year’s winners, talk about the impact of the scheme.
London’s leading artist-led fair springs into step.
ART13 – London’s latest art fair has just launched and is jostling for attention in a crowded market.
The venerable London Art Fair is playing host to some interesting interventions in its Art Projects strand, enabling unrepresented artists to get a piece of the art fair action. We look at some of the methodologies being employed and test the temperature of the art market in 2013.
What do the recent Frieze Art Fair acquisitions by Tate, funded by philanthropic contemporary art fund Outset, tell us about the art market, the place of artists within it and the influence these organisations wield? A painter and non-Frieze exhibitor writes.
The forthcoming edition of Sluice art fair will manifest itself as a publication and an exhibition in which all of the work will be auctioned to raise funds for 2013.
At this year’s Frieze Art Fair in London, Grizedale Arts present an alternative site of consumption.
The fifth annual Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair runs from 4-7 October and features over 150 exhibitors plus, for the first time, a talks series.
As The Manchester Contemporary art fair gets underway, we take a tour and talk to some of the galleries taking part this year.
With two art fairs to choose from in Manchester this weekend, we preview The Manchester Contemporary which offers a critically engaged programme curated by artist-led gallery The International 3.
As the inaugural, artist-run CAVE Art Fair draws to a close in Liverpool, we get the views of some of the exhibiting artists – and a potential buyer.
Why is an event like Sluice Art Fair so important? We find out from artists and the project’s organisers.
Is the inaugural CAVE Art Fair a challenge to the commercial gallery system, or an alternative model that can work in tandem with it? One of the artists behind the fair offers her view.
CAVE is a new artist-led art fair for the city of Liverpool, set to launch during the opening weekend of the 7th Liverpool Biennial in September. We talk to one of its organisers.
SLUICE Art Fair has announced that it won’t be taking place this year – but there are other plans in the pipeline.
Frieze Art Fair 2010 is fast approaching, and with over 170 galleries exhibiting in Regent’s Park this year, London’s most influential art fair is bigger than ever.
12 Visual art representatives address the damage that will be inflicted by proposed spending cuts, in a letter to the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport.
Art in Action (16-19 July) create a relaxed and friendly environment where artists and craftspeople can demonstrate and discuss their techniques with the public.