People we met at the VIENNAFAIR 2013
7 young curators and an 8-week journey along the Danube. This is about 56 days of infinite chances to understand the complexity of the contemporary art scene between two cities: Vienna and Budapest. The residency program Curators Connection organized by BlockFrei (Vienna) and cARTc (Budapest) creates an exciting framework for gaining new insights into the …
I met Prof. Hasan Bülent Kahraman, vice-rector of Kadir Has University and general coordinator of Contemporary Istanbul after his talk at the VIENNAFAIR and asked him about the booming Turkish art market, the quality of the Turkish contemporary art, selling art, relations between the gallery and the collector, and art education in Turkey.
With the kind support of Samsonite, VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary held the “Young Collectors Talk” where Elmerice Habsburg-Lothringen (The Fine Art Fund Group, London), Emanuel Layr (gallerist, Vienna), Andrea von Goetz (collector, Hamburg), Nicolas Bernheim (collector, Zurich), Andrea Feldman Falcione (art advisor, LA) shared their rich experience on the topic with the audience. In this post …
This year Gallery On The Move from Tirana, Albania participated in VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary for the first time. The founder Fani Zguro kindly agreed to tell us about contemporary art in Albania.
VIENNA Live was series of performances at VIENNAFAIR 2013 that shifted viewers out of their daily routine and enriched their visit at the fair with new exciting emotions.
This year VIENNAFAIR had two wonderful curated projects: VIENNA Duet (Georgia and Poland) and “DIYALOG”: New Energies. In this post we would like to introduce you to dedicated curators and thank our partners – the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia, the Polish Institute in Vienna, and OMV – for their kind support.