While there are numerous ways to expand your collection of fine art, international art fairs are almost one-stop shopping for gorgeous pieces. You can also get introductions to new artists and interaction with members of the art world. If you are seeking to enlarge your collection, these three prestigious art fairs are sure to provide you with plenty of pieces to choose from.
Held annually in the Netherlands, TEFAF (The European Fine Art Foundation) Maastricht has been a magnet for art collectors for 30 years. This massive art fair spans nearly 100,000 square feet and offers nearly 35,000 pieces for sale. Collectors can expect to find fine art exhibits ranging from antique manuscripts to works from up and coming painters.
Over the years TEFAF Maastricht has established an unrivalled reputation as the world’s leading fair for art, antiques and design.
Frieze London brings the world’s art scene together as over 160 galleries showcase in Regent’s Park. This is one of the few fairs to focus solely on contemporary and living artists. Collectors can expect to find new and emerging artists to pique their interest.
Frieze London features more than 160 of the world’s leading galleries. View and buy art from over 1,000 of today’s leading artists, and experience the fair’s critically acclaimed Frieze Projects and Talks programmes.
Art Basel currently has three fairs throughout the year — in Basel, Hong Kong, and Miami Beach. The fair connects premier galleries with collectors and also serves as a place for the international art world to meet and mingle. Art Basel was also the first art fair to develop a VIP experiences for collectors highly involved in the international art world.
Our reputation for showing high quality work has attracted leading international galleries and collectors, offering visitors the most important art from around the world.
Which of these events are you planning on attending this year? Do you know of any other prestigious art fairs for collectors?