There was a time that when one heard the words “Art Market”, what came to mind were places like Christie’s or Sotheby’s. But along with the rest of consumer sales, the buying and selling of fine art and collectibles is now found online. Yes, Christie’s and Sotheby’s have established an online bidding aspect to their services, but they are only a few of many organizations who have gone global. In fact, in more recent years, hundreds of art museums and galleries have made works available online for prospective buyers.
As the world’s most global art fair, Art Dubai is the preeminent platform to interact with art from the Middle East and North Africa. Art Dubai has become the essential gathering place for collectors, artists and art professionals from across the region and beyond.
The 11th edition of Art Dubai takes place March 15-18, 2017, at Madinat Jumeirah. Besides the gallery halls, the fair’s extensive programme includes commissioned projects and performances, artists’ and curators’ residencies, educational workshops, the unveiling of works by the winners of the annual Abraaj Group Art Prize and the critically acclaimed Global Art Forum.
For her first edition in Maastricht, the contemporary international art fair YIA Art Fair will take place at the exhibition venue Gebouw M – Tapijnkazerne, located in the city center only 5 minutes from the famous TEFAF.
From 09 to 13 March, 2017 the 1 000 m2 of exhibition space will host a selection of 28 curatorial projects proposed by excellent international galleries. In parallel, for her cultural Hors Les Murs program YIA Art Fair will invest in the Wiebengahal, annex of the contemporary art museum – Bonnefanten Museum – with a VIP program consisting of guided tours and private events.
Acri-born Silvio Vigliaturo has spent most of his life discovering and recreating the beauty of Piedmont and its people. Although an enduring painter, the discovery of glass as a budding artist opened new doors to experimentation and expression. With the addition of this medium, he was able to expand his awareness of hue and impression.
From Cotopaxi to Chimborazo, from the Amazon to the Andes, Ecuador is an ode to earth. Navle of the world, it divides the globe into Northern and Southern Hemispheres. Ecuador is a country that has it all: Andean peaks, Amazon rainforest, indigenous markets, colonial towns, sun-drenched beaches- not to mention a rather famous chain of volcanic islands full of fascinating wildlife.