Organized by Taiwan Art Gallery Association since 1992 the 18th annual Art Taipei, formerly known as Taipei Art Fair International will be held during 26th to 29th August, 2011, at Taipei World Trade Center. Art Taipei provides the most experienced and professional platform for trading Chinese and Asian arts. Not only do galleries from Korea, Japan and Southeast Asia gather at Art Taipei each year, European and North American participants are also no strangers to this event. Furthermore, with the gate opened between Taiwan and China since 2000, galleries from China and Hong Kong at the event have increased and Art Taipei is now genuinely the most important platform for Chinese arts.
Located in the joint between Southeast and Northeast Asia, Taiwaneses are generally mixed-cultural, always friendly and open-minded. Also, the organizer of Art Taipei, Taiwan Art Gallery Association, is the important consultant in Chinese art markets. Its long-time experiences and knowledge have led to a comprehensive database of Chinese art market. During Art Taipei, Art Taipei Forum (Asia Art Economy Forum in Taipei) will also be held and serves as the platform for gallery directors, scholars, collectors, and press from all over the world to share and exchange information about Asian art markets. From Tokyo to Bolin, 125 galleries stricly selected in Art Taipei 2011 are grouped into different sections of Art Galleries, New Media, Fresh Art, Global Spotlight, Made in Taiwan-Young Artist Discovery and Art Media. Highlights include Picasso’s Naked Women and Boy, Moriyama Daido’s Hawaii, Art Film–Herb & Dorothy, etc..
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