FairforSaatchi: New Art Fair Announced For June’s Masterpiece Corridor

A brand new fair focusing on Contemporary and Modern art has been announced for London during the Masterpiece/Olympia corridor. It will also coincide with the established London summer season of auctions. FairforSaatchi is a pop-up which takes place in the Saatchi Gallery 26-30 June.

FairforSaatchi is the only dedicated Contemporary and Modern Art Fair during the London Summer Season

FairforSaatchi, comprises some 25 dealers, is the brainchild of art dealer Robert Sandelson, who acquired the 20/21 British Art Fair in 2018, re-launching it with great success as British Art Fair at Saatchi Gallery last year.

Exhibitors’ Highlights

Op Art and Kinetic Art are the focus of The Mayor Gallery’s extensive curated display at FairforSaatchi where they bring works by key artists in the eld including Julian Stanczak. After Stanczak’s first major show in 1964, the term Op Art was coined. Among the works on Castlegate House Gallery’s stand is a superb charcoal self-portrait by Frank Auerbach and a series of three prints by Francis Bacon entitled ‘Three Studies for a Self Portrait’. John Martin Gallery presents a new series of paintings created during a year-long residency in Berlin by Martin Finnin. Unit London continues to be recognised for its expansion and diversity cation of contemporary art audiences and endeavours to act as a narrator, telling the story of today’s most gifted artists to a mainstream, global audience. Joining FFS in the stunning GPS space, Unit London will be showing Henry Hudson, Will Martyr, Anthony James and Zhuang Hong Yi in one of London’s great art spaces.

FairForSaatchi  Left Julian Stanczac Mayor Gallery  – Right Pi Artworks London

In association with Five Seven Two, Adrian Hill is showing works by Chris Levine and David Shrigley including limited edition prints of Shrigley’s seminal works Be Nice, and I’m Sorry for Being Awful. Alon Zakaim has a significant presentation of signature fresco works by Muirine Kate Dineen and marble and stone sculptures by Paul Vanstone. The Venetian gallery Andrea Tardini is presenting an exhibition of over twenty works by the Dutch artist Suzanne Perlman (b.1922) in the Ground Floor gallery. Described as a visionary expressionist, Perlman is a former student of Oskar Kokoschka whose work has recently been acquired by the Rijks Museum. BAFA is making its first appearance at a UK art fair with a specially curated booth showing works by Sandra Shashou, Antoine Rose, Mun-Gi Yang and Patrick Hughes. Freya Mitton is bringing works by Modern British artists including Sandra Blow, Alan Davie and Terry Frost.

Francis Bacon Three Studies Castle House Gallery
Francis Bacon ‘Three Studies’ –  Castle House Gallery

Recent works by Gill Roca, Hugh Hamshaw Thomas and Jenny Pockley will be on show with GBS Fine Art. John Adams Fine Art presents the UK debut of paintings by the Italian contemporary artist, Robert Talignani inspired by the classical and Renaissance equestrian art along with works by the French artists Federic de Luca and Othello Radou (1910–2006) known for his geometric abstraction. Long & Ryle Gallery is showing works by British artists John Monks, David Wightman, Anna Gardinier, Brian Sayers, a previous winner of the Discerning Eye Award and Nick Archer, winner of the Hunting Art Prize. Pi Artworks are curating a solo presentation of work by British-born Cypriot artist Mustafa Hulusi who represented Cyprus in Venice Biennial 2007 and has recently achieved much critical acclaim. Alison Jackson will exhibit her provocative photo portraits.


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