Art Taipei, formerly known as Taipei Art Fair International, is the longest-standing art fair in Asia. Under the auspice of Taiwan Art Gallery Association since 1992, Art Taipei 2012 will take place from 9th to 12th of November at Taipei World Trade Center.
As the most experienced and professional art fair in Asia, Art Taipei serves as the most essential platform in trading Asian art depending on the long-term observation of the market, profound knowledge and experience of Taiwanese galleries. Along with Taiwan art market development since 1980’s, numerous influential and proficient collectors has been nurtured and become the best in Asia. Taiwan’s geographical and cultural location also contributed to the success of Art Taipei. Thanks to the multi-cultural infiltration in Taiwan, Art Taipei is not only the connection point between Southeast and Northeast Asia, but also stands for the cultural hub of the Chinese arts.
The great success in Art Taipei 2011 amazed the international art world. Art Taipei 2011 gathered 127 galleries from worldwide, and attracted a great number of international collectors as well as attendees of up to 45,000, resulting in record high sales. Following the success with the determination to stand firm as one of the best art fairs, Art Taipei 2012 will be expanded both in quality and quantity. With more galleries from various regions, we aim to provide a broader view and more diversified art to satisfy the coveted collectors from all over the world.
During Art Taipei, Art Taipei Forum (Asia Art Economy Forum in Taipei), an important platform for gallery directors, scholars, collectors, and press from all over the world to share and exchange information about Asian art markets, will also be held along with other events including Art Lecture, Art Film, Docent Program, and etc.
November 9th (Fri) to 12th (Mon) 2012
11 am ~7 pm (Lasts until 6 p.m. on November 12th)
November 8th (Thu) 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Taipei World Trade Center (Area B C D)