KIAF Art Seoul 2017
16th Korean International Art Fair

 

The 16th edition of Korean International Art Fair 2017 / Art Seoul strives to bring together groundbreaking and thought-provoking artworks of the highest quality in order to realize its ideal of becoming the pre-eminent art platform of South Korea. By nurturing the continued growth of the Korean art market and serving as a conduit between Asia and the international scene, KIAF Art Seoul has become a principal destination for art professionals and enthusiasts worldwide. In addition, by inviting key curators, collectors, and other figures from across the world, this event facilitates the introduction of vibrant new Korean art to the global art scene, thus revitalizing and spurring fresh interest in the arts.

 

Lee Bae / Musée Guimet

Barthélémy Toguo / Jeong Hyung

Bernard Buffet

Ha Jung Woo / Shin Sangho

This year, the fair will present 167 galleries from 13 countries around the world. New editions of the Solo Project and Highlight sections will be further transformed from prior renditions. TheHighlight section, conceptualized as a space emphasizing a focused ‘mini-gallery’ concept, will allow participating galleries to showcase works created within the last 3 years. This special space will be reserved for new artists, works focusing on historical artwork, and special projects. Notable participating galleries include: Gallery Baudoin Lebon, Galerie Perrotin, and Rx Galerie (France), Stpi Gallery (Singapore), Flowers Gallery (Uk), Yoshiaki Inoue Gallery (Japan), Gallery Hyundai, Arario Gallery, and Woong Gallery (Korea). Among the many selected international artists include Nobuko Watanabe, Peter Strichbury, Francois Morellet, Alex Katz, Julian Schnabel, Tony Cragg, Lee Bae,  and Xavier Veilhan.

 

Carole Feuerman

Bernar Venet / David La Chapelle

In response to an overwhelmingly enthusiastic response from collectors and art professionals, the VIP invitation program will be further elaborated and expanded in both size and scale this year. From professionally guided tours to key galleries around Seoul to an exclusive lecture series hosted by a panel of prominent domestic and multi- national art experts, networking opportunities between art enthusiasts and corporate sponsors / patrons, and culminating in the annual Artist Award Ceremony, KIAF 2017 Art Seoul will provide a diverse program that offers a multitude of opportunities for art lovers from around the world to share their passion for the arts while fostering a culture of collaboration and communication.

 

KIAF 2017 Art Seoul
16th Korean International Art Fair
September 21–24, 2017
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