For an art-lover who likes nothing more than looking at paintings, prints, video installations and sculpture, it's quite possibly a dream come true. More concrete than that, it's a five-day event at The Cloud, on Auckland's waterfront, bringing together 40 dealer galleries, representing around 150 artists, nine not-for-profit institutions, a specialist art bookstore, Pacific Real Time - a series of sculptures, installations and multimedia work dotted around the fair - and four pop-up restaurants with premier New Zealand chef (and art collector) Peter Gordon at the helm.
Auckland Art Fair co-director Stephanie Post worked in some of London's top couture houses, dressing clients including Princess Diana, and as a crude oil trader for Shell before becoming an arts 'enabler'.
After a brief hiatus, Auckland Art Fair returns to The Cloud on Auckland’s Queen’s Wharf this May. Staged over five days, the 2016 edition brings together a curated selection of 40 galleries from Australia, New Zealand, South America and the Pacific.
There’s only one week to go until Auckland Art Fair 2016 opens its doors at The Cloud on Auckland’s Queens Wharf. It’s been three years since the last iteration of the fair and this edition sees 40 galleries from the Asia Pacific Region and beyond showcasing work from hundreds of local and international, emerging and established artists.
Auckland Art fair returns, so what's new this year? With dozens of exhibitors representing over 200 artists from New Zealand and abroad, the 2016 Auckland Art Fair is an ambitious re-invention. Host Mark Amery chatted with co-director Stephanie Post in the lead up to the first fair in three years.
New Zealand’s premier showcase for contemporary art – Auckland Art Fair, will return in 2016 with a stellar line up of both local and international talent confirmed to attend, including five of Wellington’s top galleries.
Auckland Art Fair, New Zealand’s premier showcase for contemporary art, returns in 2016 with 40 leading contemporary galleries from New Zealand, Australia, the Pacific Islands and Latin America. The event will take place from 25—29 May at The Cloud, Queen’s Wharf on Auckland’s Waterfront.