Saturday, December 11, 2010

Milliande ART Spotlight- London Art Fair

Milliande ART Spotlight- London Art Fair

London Art Fair

... " London Art Fair presents over 100 galleries featuring the great names of 20th Century British art and exceptional contemporary work from leading figures and emerging talent.

Fresh in the New Year of 2011 the London Art fair starts off the creative year ...

Several Art Talks are scheduled, with a whole day focussing on various photography topics, the future of modern british art as well as several other topics..all complimentary to attend with a show ticket ...

You’ll also find solo shows and curated group displays in our art projects section, with galleries drawn from across the world, while Photo50 is a showcase for contemporary photography with 50 works selected by a distinguished panel. .."

Bill Armstrong/ Renaissance 1005/ 2006-7/C-print mounted to aluminium Framed/ 76.2 x 91.4cm/ Edition of 5/ Image courtesy of the artist

." ....Photo50 is our showcase for contemporary photography.  Now in its fifth year it will feature 50 works by artists selected by a distinguished panel with both established artists and less well known figures.  This year’s panel includes Zelda Cheatle, Curator and Director of the Tosca Fund Photography Collection, Celia Davies, Head of Projects for Photoworks, Sebastien Montabonel, European Senior Specialist of Photographs at Phillips de Pury and Joanna Pitman of The Times. We asked each member of the panel to nominate up to three artists and then introduce their work...."

ART PROJECTS- Part of the London Art Fair

Tony Charles / Steel wool, steel / 2004 / Courtesy of Platform A

"....Art Projects has now been a major part of London Art Fair for six years.  In 2010 it expanded into a new space with 25 projects featuring emerging artists and new work.  Established as one of the most exciting sections of the Fair, it features solo shows, curated group displays and large-scale installations with galleries from across the world. ..."

The London Art Fair  " Modern British and Contemporary Art " is held from January 19th until 23rd .. at the Islington Business and Design Center.

If you are visiting the area it is quite fun to explore the Islington area ..dont miss the flagship store of Cass Art Supplies.. which is just a short 5 minute walk from the business and design centre.
If you are into Knitting there is also a little independent wool store that sells the lushest handdyed wools, unusual knitting yars from japan and is generally a little eyecandy store for fibre lovers ..
It is called Loop .. Loop Knitting Islington

For information on dates, times and tickets for London Art Fair 2011


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