While there are countless art fairs held around the world every year, some stand out as the best of the best. We take a look at some of the world’s must-visit art fairs.
Art Basel is considered one of the most important art fairs in the world. Held annually in Basel, Switzerland, the fair attracts top galleries from around the globe, showcasing modern and contemporary art from established and emerging artists. In addition to the main fair, Art Basel also has editions in Miami Beach and Hong Kong.
Frieze Art Fair
Frieze Art Fair is held in London, New York City, Los Angeles and Seoul and has become one of the most important contemporary art fairs in the world. The fair features an impressive array of galleries and artists from around the world, and its focus on contemporary art means that visitors can expect to see some of the most exciting and cutting-edge work being produced today.
The Armory Show
The Armory Show, held annually in New York City, was founded in 1994 and was renamed in 1999 in homage to the legendary 1913 exhibition of the same name. The fair showcases modern and contemporary art from around the world and features a mix of established and emerging galleries. The Armory Show is known for its focus on curated exhibitions and special projects, making it a must-see for art lovers.
Art Dubai is the leading art fair in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia, and features a range of contemporary and modern art from around the world. The fair has become an important hub for the art world in the region, attracting both established and emerging artists and galleries.
Art Basel Miami Beach
Art Basel Miami Beach is the sister fair to Art Basel in Basel and is held annually in Miami Beach, Florida. The fair has become a major event in the art world calendar, attracting galleries, collectors and art lovers from around the world. With its stunning beachside location and impressive lineup of galleries and artists, Art Basel Miami Beach is an ideal fair to visit to both discover contemporary art and enjoy a holiday.
TEFAF Maastricht is one of the world’s leading art fairs for art, antiques and design. Held annually in Maastricht, the Netherlands, the fair features a range of works from antiquity to the present day, and attracts top collectors and dealers from around the world. With a focus on quality and authenticity, TEFAF Maastricht is a must-see for anyone interested in historical and antique art.
Art Paris is held annually in Paris, France, and features a mix of modern and contemporary art from around the world. The fair has become an important platform for galleries and artists from France, Europe and beyond, and features a range of exhibitions, talks and events.