Frieze New York art fair was held from May 4th to May 6th, 2018. By returning to Randall’s Island Park, Frieze is presenting itself to the world’s contemporary art scene with a refreshing and fascinating art event. Another famous event, the Yangtze Art Fair from Nanjing, China, is announced on the large LED billboards of New York’s Times Square.
New York, known as the center of the world art has one of the most influential locations – Times Square. This is one of the best places to represent New York. It is a place where dazzling, flashing billboards attract people’s eyes. Featured with the theaters on Broadway and a large number of neon signs, Times Square is visited by 300,000 people every day. It is called “the intersection of the world”. According to recent research, every tourist at Times Square spends an average of 8 minutes to look at the billboards. Half of the visitors upload photos to the Internet. Research shows that the commercials at Times Square will take up to 1.5 million exposures in average.
The first Yangtze Art Fair is going to be the the most professional art fair in Nanjing, China. Aiming to create an international perspective, top quality artworks with professional standards from local contemporary art sources are presented. These include ESSENTIAL Galleries Business Forum, TALENT Young Artists’ Independent Unit, Nanjing Contemporary Public Exhibition Project, and other art fair forums and salons. With a rich foundation of art theoretical discourses, Yangtze is a place for focusing on contemporary art and design and promoting artworks for the market. It includes the best of Eastern and Western arts. Yangtze Art Fair brings together galleries, artists, art institutions, critics, art media, art and lifestyle brands and internet art platforms to build an international platform to connect the arts worldwide and create a fruitful exchange of ideas.
The Yangtze Art Fair will be held from October 11 to October 14 in 2018 at Nanjing International Exhibition Center. It includes a two-day VIP preview and a two-day public opening day. The exhibition area is over 12,000 square meters. It is going to be a big event not only for promoting the cultural and artistic exchanges, but also for showing people the profound cultural heritage and new image of contemporary art in Nanjing.