FAIRS

Relax, and sit back in your armchair as we travel the world for you, sharing the latest and greatest highlights of art fairs around the globe

Leila Alaoui, Souk de Tounfite, Moyen-Atlas (Les Marocains), 2011. Lambda print mounted on Dibond, 120 × 80 × 3 cm

ART PARIS 2022

Art Paris is back from the 7th to the 10th of April with a strong selection of 130 modern and contemporary galleries from some twenty different countries. Both regional and cosmopolitan, this…

Yto Barrada, A Day Is a Day, 2022. 16mm film, color, sound, looped; 18 min. Courtesy the artist, Pace Gallery, and Sfeir-Semler Gallery

WHITNEY BIENNIAL 2022 – QUIET AS IT’S KEPT

The Whitney Biennial has surveyed the landscape of American art, reflecting and shaping the cultural conversation, since 1932. The eightieth edition of the landmark exhibition is co-curated by David Breslin and Adrienne…

Anuar Khalifi Honey Guide, 2022. Acrylic on canvas, 183 x 124 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Third Line Gallery, Dubai

1-54 PARIS AT CHRISTIE’S | FORUM 2022

1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, the leading international art fair dedicated to contemporary art from Africa and the African diaspora, announcs its return to Paris, set to take place over four days…

Aref El Rayess, Untitled, 1966. Oil on canvas, x 83,5 x 3 cm

ART DUBAI MODERN 2022

Art Dubai Modern returns with a showcase of 11 distinct presentations whereby each of the participating galleries showcase works by one leading modernist artist. In doing so, the 2022 edition engages visitors…

Paola Pivi, I know you want it, 2019. Urethane foam, plastic, feathers, 250 x 120 x 100 cm

ART DUBAI CONTEMPORARY 2022 (PART 2)

Galleria Continua Galleria Continua presents works by Loris Cecchini, Nikhil Chopra, Shilpa Gupta, JR, Anish Kapoor, Moataz Nasr, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Kiki Smith and Pascale Marthine Tayou. Moataz Nasr is considered one of…

Amir H. Fallah, We Built A Monument Of Love, 2022. Acrylic on canvas, 152.4 x 152.4 cm. Courtesy of the artist and The Third Line, Dubai

ART DUBAI CONTEMPORARY 2022 (PART 1)

The 15th edition of Art Dubai returns to Madinat Jumeirah and presents over 100 Contemporary and Modern galleries from more than 40 countries across four main gallery sections. Art Dubai Contemporary 2022…

Vicente Matte, Fullmoon, 2021. Ditemper on fabric, 170x220x4 cm

ARCO MADRID 2022

ARCOmadrid 2022 returns this year and celebrates its 40 (+1) Anniversary with excellent art content. A total of 185 galleries from 30 countries; 159 galleries are included in the General Programme, here’s…

ART MADRID’22

Art Madrid’22 brings together 35 Spanish and international galleries representing artists who work with painting, sculpture, graphic work, photography, and video art from the early 20th century to the present day. The…

Padiglione Centrale, Photo by Andrea Avezzu. Courtesy of La Biennale di Venezia

VENICE BIENNALE 2022 | ARTIST LIST

The 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, titled The Milk of Dreams, will open to the public from Saturday April 23 to Sunday November 27, 2022, at the Giardini…

Yusto Giner Gallery. Courtesy of Art Dubai

ART DUBAI 2022 | GALLERY LIST

Art Dubai announced the list of participating galleries at its 2022 edition, which will be its largest to date. The fair will take place at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai from 11-13 March 2022,…

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Ayman Baalbaki, Untitled, 2009. Mixed media on canvas, 150 x 200 cm. Courtesy of Ramzi and Saeda Dalloul Art Foundation.

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Jon Schueler, Look into Red, Romasaig, September 1988. Oil on canvas, 71 x 61 cm

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London Art Fair returned from 20-24 April 2022, highlighting a…

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