Artshow Busan successfully launched its first edition in June 2012, withmore than 70 gallery participations from home and abroad. With more than29,000 visitors, the fair has generated revenue of 2.8 million US dollars. Thetremendous support from collectors and art lovers from Busan and thenearby cities has painted a bright future for the Korean art market. Inaddition, Busan has proved itself to be a perfect place for an internationalart fair, with its accessibility, exhibition & convention environment and touristattractions.Artshow Busan 2013 will present 90 established and emerging internationalgalleries showcasing works by the regionís most sought after youngcontemporary artists. The fair also offers innovative and educationalprograms including exhibitions, awards, and a series of lectures.With successful international art events such as Busan Biennale and BusanInternational Film Festival (BIFF), Busan is a perfect scene for a sophisticatedand cutting-edge international contemporary art fair.