Being asked to write about an art fair is a bit like being commissioned to write about Waitrose and compare tins of baked beans with sardines or chocolate biscuits.
7 January 2020
In 2019, Southampton City Art Gallery celebrated their 80th anniversary. This year the Gallery has been selected to feature an exhibit at London Art Fair in January 2020.
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Overview: The London Art Fair is the capitals longest running Contemporary and Modern art fair. Now in its 30th year, the event presents leading British and international galleries alongside specially curated spaces, Art Projects and Photo50.
22 December 2017
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19 January 2017
The verdict: “It seemed a little more even – and so a little duller – than usual this year”: less dire stuff, less outstanding material.
8 December 2016
The London Art Fair, now in its 29th edition returns to the Business Design Centre in Islington, London from 18-22 January 2017. The Fair is well known for providing a supportive environment for collectors of all levels, enhanced by an engaging programme of curated exhibitions, talks, tours, films, and performances.
London Art Fair has faced increasing competition in recent years: First Frieze moved in on the international market then Art15 snapped at its heels with a whole new array of sexy swanky shiny bling, while the Affordable Art Fair has won over much of the lower end buying public by proffering stuff in the realm […]
The London Art Fair is presenting a special exhibition by the Jerwood Collection as its special museum partner this year. They are exhibiting key works by artists featured in their 2016 exhibition programme within a pavilion space at the front of the Fair. The most eye catching work on the stand is a bronze sculpture by YBA artist Marcus Harvey […]
The London Art Fair has presented the inaugural Sotheby’s Institute of Art sponsored Art Projects Award to the British artist Jeremy Hutchison. His work titled; ‘Division of Labour’ also takes home the £2,500 prize furnished by the Sotheby’s Institute of Art. Having studied linguistics and written advertising for Coca-Cola, Hutchison received a distinction from the Slade […]
The London Art Fair which takes place 21–25 January 2015 has released their annual economic survey of exhibiting galleries. When asked for their opinions of growth within the art market, the report reveals that only 6% think that the economy will worsen. Half think that there will be an improvement in art market fortunes in […]
2 March 2014
I don’t really know where to start in terms of a review of Art14, as it seemed to me like it was the ‘best of fairs and the worst of fairs’. In part it was cluttered and confusing, with no apparent thread and overriding feel. By the entrance one found high-end galleries of note, sitting […]
Major pieces from the collection of the Hepworth Wakefield, including several given to the gallery through the Art Fund, will be travelling to the capital for an exhibition at the London Art Fair. The exhibition Titled Barbara Hepworth and the Development of British Modernism, will chart the rise of modern art in Britain through a […]
Art Below are presenting their annual ‘Art of Angel’ exhibition which showcases a selection of outstanding international artists work on billboard space throughout Angel tube station for 2 weeks this January. On the 16th January Art Below are launching a 3 day exhibition of the artists original work at The Candid Arts Trust, a Victorian […]
Every January, during the London Art Fair, The Catlin Guide again introduces the 40 most promising new graduate artists in the UK. Printed annually, each edition exhibits the artists’ latest work and details future exhibitions, projects and aspirations for the coming year. Alongside work by many of the featured artists selected for their work shown […]
The results are in for the 25th edition of the London Art Fair, held 16-20 January 2013 at the Business Design Centre In Islington. The fair has reported strong sales and dealers have praised the number and breadth of collectors attending. The Fair once again demonstrated its importance to collectors, with attendance figures for the […]
20 January 2013
This year’s Photo50 at the London Art Fair provided, yet again, a diverting and fascinating escape from the throngs browsing the fair below. In the past, this curated exhibit has been assembled by a panel of selectors, but this year free reign was given to Nick Hackworth, owner of Paradise Row gallery. Allowing for one […]
Each January the London Art Fair takes over the Business Design Centre for a week of exhibiting and schmoozing. With over 100 galleries present it can be overwhelming trying to see everything on display. Much of the fair is taken up with ‘Modern British’ art from the Post War years and there are some fine […]
The 2013 edition of the London Art Fair, which is also their 25th anniversary, has announced their final gallery line-up which looks to be exciting in content and substance. London Art Fair is the UK’s premier art fair for Modern British and contemporary art. A total of 100 UK and international galleries have been confirmed […]
The London Art Fair has announced its largest-ever fair for the 25th edition of London’s oldest Contemporary and Modern art fair. A total of 100 UK and international galleries have been confirmed for the Main Fair with a further 30 younger galleries exhibiting new work in the acclaimed Art Projects section. Photo50, a themed showcase […]
London Art Fair has announced details of Art Projects, the Fair’s curated showcase of emerging contemporary art. The section focuses on London’s leading contemporary galleries, Art Projects will again provide a critical platform for demonstrating the breadth and depth of contemporary art today. Art Projects will present a snapshot of the current practice and concerns […]
Artists’ organisation ALISN has sublet its booth at the London Art Fair to small independent art galleries who are normally excluded from such events. This intrepid and novel decision by the Artist-Led Initiatives Support Network (ALISN www.alisn.org) will give up to ten independent artist-run galleries a chance to exhibit work by unknown artists, for a […]
London Art Fair survey reveals gallery optimism for 2012, with gallerists convinced collectors collect for love of art irrespective of economic climate A survey of leading galleries undertaken by the London Art Fair has revealed considerable optimism for the future of the art market, despite general doom and gloom about the economy. So, while 76% […]
Following on from the success of ‘Art Below Regents Park’ during ‘Frieze season’ just 12 weeks ago, Art Below are proud to present ‘Art of Angel’, a transformation of the Angel Tube Station concourse into a public art gallery starting 9th January. Billboard space normally used for advertising is now featuring a mix of urban […]
The New ALCHEMISTS: Contemporary Photographers Transcending the Print Photo50 is an exhibition of contemporary photography and features fifty works – most for sale – curated by Sue Steward (writer, broadcaster, photography curator). This year, Photo50 opens up a spectrum of contemporary photography from the analogue to the digital. This selection of work by twelve […]
Exhibition showcases emerging art during The London Art Fair – Hurry Entry closes 19 December For the month of January Art Below will be transforming Angel Tube station’s concourse into a public gallery space. Artists of all creative backgrounds and nationalities are invited to enter their work. The ‘Art of Angel’ exhibition has been planned […]
First look at the London Art Fair gallery line-up 18–22 January 2012 London Art Fair, the UK’s first super fair and the largest art fair for Modern British has announced its line-up of over 100 galleries from the UK and beyond for 2012. They will be complemented by the cutting edge Art Projects section which […]
London Art Fair 19–23 January 2011 at the Business Design Centre, Islington Reporting excellent visitor figures, strong sales and positive feedback, London Art Fair drew a record 24,389 visitors and over 250 media representatives from the UK and around the world. Some 3821 people attended the Preview Evening. VIPs who visited the Fair included Sir Peter Blake, […]