THE ART FAIR

CONTEMPORARY ART FAIRS

     
The Armory Show:
International Fair of New Art 2005
     
Piers 90 & 92. 12th Ave at 50 & 52nd. NYC

DIVA
     
1ST DigitaL + Video Art Fair

-scope art fair
     
New York   London   The Hampton's  Miami

Contemporary Art Fair
     
Pier 92 New York City 2004: see also Affordable Art Fair

Pool Art Fair 'o5
     
A New York Underground Art Fair

Art Chicago 2005
     
Contemporary and Modern Art In The Park

Art Cologne
     
Founded 1967

Art Basel 2005
     
"Olympics of the Art World" New York TImes

FIAC
     
Paris Expo, Porte De Versailles

TEFAF Maastricht 2005
     
the world's leading international art and antiques fair

PAN Amsterdam
     
Art & Antiques Fair (organized by TEFAF )

Frieze Art Fair
     
Largest in UK, Contemporary Art Galleries

London Art Fair
     
British Contemporary and Modern

Glasgow Art Fair
     
12 days, various locations

Stockholm Art Fair
     
Scandinavian Artists

LISTE '05
     
The Young Art Fair parallel to Art Basel

NICAF
     
Nippon International Contemporary Art Festival

BRUNEF
     
Brussels Non-european Art Fair

Melbourne Art Fair
     
Biennial Fair at the Royal Exhibition Building - Invitational

Toronto International Art Fair
     
Metro Toronto Convention Center

Houghton International Art Fairs
     
5 Annual Art Fairs

Chelsea Art Fair
     
Chelsea Old Town Hall since 1998

Affordable Art Fair
     
Battersea Park London 2005: see also Contemporary Art Fair

Zoo Art Fair
     
London Zoo, Oct. 2004


ORGANIZING the ART FAIR

American Association of Art Dealers           online listing of member galleries

International Art Fairs          information provided by www.artsoho.net

USA Art Fairs
      list of American Art Fairs from KARA


UN-FAIRS

Illegal Art      Organizes the Illegal Art Exhibit

St. James Art Un-Fair
     
Profile of the Founder


OTHER Art Fairs

SF Tribal Folk & Textile Art Fair
     
 

Southwest Indian Art Fair
     
est. 1994: Meet 200 Native Artists . . .

Internet Art Fair
     
 

9th Annual Outsider Art Fair
     
at the Museum of American Folk Art

Body Art Fair
     
Tattoo & Body Piercing Exhibition

Angola Prison Rodeo & Art Fair
     
every Saturday in October


LOCAL ART FAIRS

The 57th Street Art Fair
      est. 1947. Chicago.

Old Town Art Fair      est. 1949. Chicago.

Charlevvoix Waterfront Art Fair      est. 1958

Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair       est. 1969

Broad Ripple Art Fair      est. 1971

Pinos Altos Art Fair      1998

The Cherokee Triangle Art Fair

St. James Court Art Show

Mountain Artists' Rendezvous Art Fair

Main Street Arts Festival      est. 1987. Ft. Worth Texas

Rochester Hills Village Art Fair

Old Capital Art Fair       est. 1961. Urban Revitalization. Springfield, IL

Fiesta Arts Fair       est. 1973. Benefits Southwest School, TX

Gasparilla Fesitival of the Arts       grows out of Florida State Fair

St. Louis Art Fair
     
"#3 Art Fair" Art Fair Source Book

Art Fair on the Square
     
est. 1958 to benefit Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

Ann Arbor Street Fair
     
"# 1 Art Fair" American Style Magazine est. 1960

Metris Uptown Art Fair
     
Minneapolis, Minnesota. est. 1963 Urban Revitalization Project

ENGLISH COUNTRY FAIRS

13th Century English Fairs         documentation of dates and locations of country fairs in Cambridgeshire

Sheffield Fairs         13th Century

Hull Fair        1278 to Present

Cambridge Fair        1211 to Present

Nottingham Goose Fair        1284to Present

Stourbridge Fair         descriprion from Daniel Dafoe. 1772.

Greenwich Fair         description by Charles Dickens. 1870.

VICTORIAN FAIRS

Victorian Era Hiring Fairs

Weyhill Hiring Fair

HISTORY of the WORLD's FAIR

Great Exhibition
     
1st World's Fair. Hyde Park, London 1851

EXPOMUSEUM
     
World's Fair Legacy:  England 1851 - Japan 2005

World's Fair
     
Wikipedia Definition

Chicago World's Fair 1893
     
World's Columbian Exposition

World's Fair
     
Selected Bibliography

HISTORY of the STATE FAIR

Elkanah Watson
     
"cattle show" 1810

Michigan State Fair
     
1839 - First State Fair?

Wisconson State Fair
     
 

Virginia State Fair
     
Student Art Exhibition

Kentucky State Fair
     
History since 1816

North Georgia State Fair
     
Beauty Pagent

California State Fair
     
History since 1854




HISTORY OF ART EXHIBITION

Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc
     
Paleolitc Cave Paintings.

Lascaux Cave
     
France from 15,000 BC

Accademia del Disegno
     
est. 1562 by Giorgio Vasari, Florence, Italy.

The French Academie
     
est. 1635.   Chales LeBrun rules 1663.

Louvre
     
French Revolution & the Museum est. 1793

Mueso Nacional del Prado
     
opens to the public in 1819

Royal Academy of London
     
est. 1768. Annual Student Exhibitions.

Bank Street Galleries
     
London as first to establish galleries as "a resource" for the public

Galleria Masini
     
Oldest Gallery in Florence, Italy. est. 1870

Copely Society, Boston
     
Oldest non-profit art association in US. est. 1879

St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
     
Oldest operating art gallery in US. est. 1873

Smithsonian Museum
     
Castle Established 1846.

Metropolitian Museum
     
1870 to bring art and art education to the American people

National Gallery of Art
     
Innagurated by FDR in 1941

Armory Show 1913
     
69th Regiment Armory. Lexington + 25th. NYC.


ARTICLES

Younger Galleries show art in a Hotel     Georgina Adams.   The Art Newspaper.   December 2004.

Maastricht under the Shadow of War    Brook S. Mason.   artnet.   2004.

FRIEZE, ZOO, SCOPE, ALL ON VIEW IN LONDON      artnet.   2004.





& On . . .

Gallerist Resume         featuring Art Fairs!

USArtists         show to benefit the Penn. Academy

Victorian Times        Invention and Conquest

History of the Circus        17th Century Fair

London Galleries        links to English art fairs and galleries

The Artfair Murders

Hold an Art Fair!        Directions from Disney

International Art Museums        links to the world's largest art institutions

Institutional Theory - The Art World        report from Georgetown University







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