Launching at the fair, the latest ‘XL Catlin Art Guide’ (£12.99) gives you the lowdown on 30 need-to-know recent graduates and postgraduates (‘Violet, You’re Turning Violet…' by Goldsmiths grad Riikka Hyvönen, pictured). Work by the featured artists will be on show.
This is where to head if you’ve got the space and the wallet for a modern masterpiece by the likes of John Piper (‘Aberayon Fields’, 1955, pictured above at Alan Wheatley Art) from established galleries such as Austin/Desmond, Flowers Gallery and James Hyman. Prices from £100 to £1 million.
Art Projects is a showcase of emerging art from young galleries such as Kristin Hjellegjerde (‘What Your Language Says About You’ by Celina Teague, pictured). You’ll also find Dialogues, a series of collaborations between UK and international galleries.
The photography section of the fair is curated on the theme of ‘Feminine Masculine’ and features work by Jo Broughton (‘Egg Shell Pink’ from the ‘Empty Porn Sets’ series, pictured). Wednesday 20 is Photo Focus day, with themed talks and tours of the fair.
Each year, the fair works with a museum partner. This year, the Jerwood Gallery, based in Hastings, brings along a selection of seaside-related works by big-league Brit modernists including Barbara Hepworth, Ben Nicholson and Christopher Wood (‘The Bather’, 1925, pictured).
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