Artissima, the International Fair of Contemporary Art in Turin, is the only fair in Italy with an exclusive focus on contemporary art. The 29th Edition was led for the first time by Luigi Fassi, Artissima’s new Director.Artissima 2022 offers initiatives that confirm its unique position on the European cultural scene and its ability to attract the most interesting galleries, artists, collectors and curators on an international level, with the promise – always kept – of an experimental, cutting-edge event.
The large, luminous spaces of the Oval in Turin welcome the four flagship sections of the fair: Main Section, New Entries, Monologue/Dialogue and Art Spaces & Editions, and three curated sections, Disegni, Present Future and Back to the Future, with the participation of 174 Italian and international galleries, including 35 monographic projects. The galleries of Artissima 2022 come from 28 countries and 4 continents with 42 exhibitors participating in the fair for the first time.
Internationally renowned for its focus on pioneering practices, and its role as a launch pad for up-and-coming artists and galleries, Artissima attracts a large audience of collectors, sector professionals and art lovers every year. With each edition, the fair welcomes curators, directors of art institutions and foundations, as well as the patrons of museums from all over the world who are involved in various ways in its programme.