Our list of London art fairs and what you can expect to find at them. Mid-October is the busiest time of year for art buying in London, but check back all year round for more events.
Art fairs in London
London’s only illustration-dedicated fair returns with a 3-day event of artist led stands, workshops, live djs and pop-up food stalls. Showcasing the most innovative and exciting illustrators, printmaker’s and draftsman working in London today, this is the perfect place to pick up a pre-Christmas present as prices start at £5.Read more
The celebrated fair dedicated to Modern British and contemporary art returns to the Business Design Centre for its 28th edition. Continuing with their museum partnership, this year's fair partner, the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings will show important works from their collection in a specially curated show, 'Coast'. 'Dialogues', a collaborative initiative bringing together invited galleries and their emerging artists, will be curated this year by Natasha Hoare.Read more
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Type the word ‘Eames’ into eBay and more than 7,000 results appear. You’ll see examples of their classic designs for sale, such as the stackable ‘DSS’ chair molded from fibreglass, which first appeared on the market in the early 1950s and soon filled school halls across America. But you’ll also find as many knock-offs – the Eames brand must be among the most imitated on the planet.Read more
In a body of work full of paradoxes and apparent impossibilities, perhaps the greatest conundrum about Dutch artist MC Escher is that everyone knows his art, and no one knows anything about him.Read more