ART MOSCOW, 15th International Contemporary Art Fair
Will take place in Moscow from 21st to 25th of September 2011
Art Moscow fair calls for applications for its 15th edition to take place in Moscow from 21st to 25th of September 2011. We invite galleries to take part at the leading contemporary art event in Russia. Last year the fair united participants from 14 countries. Increasing every year the number of foreign stands, this year we would be happy to see among our exhibitors foreign galleries.
Applications can be downloaded from the site – see link http://art-moscow.ru/en. Exhibitors can be galleries of contemporary art with no less than 3 years of existence, open to public. Decision on participation will be taken by Expert Council.
In 2011 the interest for contemporary art will be raised by the density of cultural program and the number of art events in Moscow. Art Moscow will be held at the same time with the 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art and Kandinsky Prize, Russian award in contemporary art, followed by vernisages at art-galleries, exhibitions at museums and special projects.
ART MOSCOW is the international contemporary art fair in Russia. It was founded in 1995 and will hold its 15th edition on September 21-25, 2011 in the Central House of Artists, Moscow.
ART MOSCOW exhibits international stars of contemporary art , such as Chapman brothers, Tony Cragg, Ralph Caspers, Julian Schnabel, Peter Haley, Tony Ourlser and others. The fair brings to public attention well-known artists from Russia and post-soviet territory. Among them – AES, Oleg Kulik, Konstantin Batynkov, Vadim Zakharov and others. ART MOSCOW also promotes young perspective artists such as Oksana Mas’, Recycle Group, Anna Zhelud, Arseniy Gilyaev, Sergey Bugaev-Africa and others.
During its existence ART MOSCOW had its loyal audience increased every year. According to calculations, the number of visitors in 2010 was more than 25,000. Among visitors – collectors, painters, representatives of Russian and foreign museums, curators, art-dealers, critics, journalists and fans of art.
ART MOSCOW became a usual place for collectors to buy works of contemporary art. The total sales at the ART MOSCOW in 2010 amounted to 4.465 million EUR, of which 2.426 million EUR were direct sales and 2.039 million EUR with booking. The total share of profits of foreign galleries amounted to 44% (1,998 EUR), with Russian galleries totaling 56% (2,467 EUR).
The program for ART MOSCOW 2011 will be dedicated to new formats of young culture.
Dates: 21st-25th of September 2011
Venue: Central House of Artists, Moscow
Opening hours: 21/09 2pm-8pm, 22/09-24/09 10am-8pm, 25/09 10am-6pm
organizer: EXPOPARK EXHIBITIONS PROJECTS
10, Krymskiy val, Moscow, 119049, Russia
Tel. 007 495 657 9922 – Fax: 007 499 238 4516
EXPOPARK also organizes Russian Antique Salon in spring and autumn – www.antiquesalon.ru