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viennacontemporary 2016: with 'Focus' to the Art of Ex-Yugoslavia and Albania PDF Печат Е-поща
Автор: artnovini.com   
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In 2016 there is great anticipation around the special presentations. With the new format „Solo Expanded” viennacontemporary responds to the wish of international galleries to introduce contemporary positions of international artists more prominently at the art fair in Vienna. Photo: © artnovini.comThe art fair expands its international scope with Nordic Highlights, a special showcase this year in the Marx Halle (22-25 September) with contemporary artistic positions by select galleries from Finland, Denmark, and Sweden.

VIENNA. Following the resounding success of the first edition of viennacontemporary in 2015 in the spectacular ambience of the Marx Halle (Karl-Farkas-Gasse 19, 1030 Vienna), the largest and most important art fair in the region will once again convene more than 100 extraordinary Austrian, Eastern European, and international galleries in a showcase of emerging and established contemporary art, recalls viennacontemporary.at.

Last year the audience and the participating galleries found the Marx Halle and its historical wrought iron architecture an ideal location for the presentation of contemporary art. The presence of important international collectors and the continuously growing reputation of viennacontemporary have encouraged many galleries to participate in Vienna’s art fair once again in 2016 - from 22 to 25 September. Moreover, new young and exciting galleries from Austria, the focus regions, and the Western hemisphere have also chosen to join the fair, announced viennacontemporary.at.

viennacontemporary expands its international scope with Nordic Highlights, a special showcase this year in the Marx Halle with contemporary artistic positions by select galleries from Finland, Denmark, and Sweden. Photo: © artnovini.comThe participating galleries are listed in an accompanying document, organized according to special presentations and the country of origin (112 galleries).

In 2016 there is great anticipation around the special presentations. With the new format Solo Expanded viennacontemporary responds to the wish of international galleries to introduce contemporary positions of international artists more prominently at the art fair in Vienna. Northern European art makes an appearance at this year’s edition with Nordic Highlights: Select galleries from Finland, Denmark, and Sweden present the similarities and differences in the national art scenes against the backdrop of the entire northern region. An interesting aspect of European art history will be addressed this year in the special presentation Focus: Ex-Yugoslavia and Albania, which features a representative cross-section of contemporary art from the Yugoslavian successor states and Albania. Also the well-established ZONE1 promises a unique element of surprise with solo presentations by young Austrian artists.

Christina Steinbrecher-Pfandt - Artistic Director and Speaker (R), and Renger van den Heuvel - Managing Director and Speaker (L). Photo: © viennacontemporary / Elsa OkazakiUnder the artistic direction of Christina Steinbrecher-Pfandt and executive management of Renger van den Heuvel, viennacontemporary stands for continuity and a high-caliber exhibition program. More and more art collectors and experts are making their way to Vienna, which has established itself - not least thanks to the success of viennacontemporary - as an international marketplace for contemporary art in both the domestic and international art scenes.

With this year’s special presentations, the highly promising accompanying events - film and video art in the framework of Cinema as well as the presentations and panel discussions at Keys to Contemporary Art and the Collectors Forum - and an educational program for all age groups, offering a straightforward and enjoyable access point to contemporary art in cooperation with Viennese art institutions, viennacontemporary takes the next step forward in its success story. More - Page 2



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