International art events to look forward to this month
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Art San Diego, California
Featuring over 500 leading contemporary artists, museum exhibitions, art labs, events and talks focused on collecting, Art San Diego takes over the heart of southern California with an international selection of artists and galleries. The juried contemporary fine art show is the only of its kind in San Diego, taking place at the scenic Balboa Park from 5 to 8 November. Find out more here.
Running since 1994, SOFA has distinguished itself with the focus on three-dimensional artworks that go beyond the boundaries of fine art, decorative art and design. It is here that an exceptional presentation with an elite selection of international dealers present masterworks for sale in custom-designed gallery exhibits. SOFA also includes a lecture series and special exhibits that explore the artworks on view and discuss new trends in the art world. SOFA takes over Navy Pier from 5 to 8 November. More info here.
Asian Art in London, London
A convergence of over 60 of the world's top dealers, major auction houses and museums, Asian Art in London is an annual ten-day celebration of fine Asian art. A prestigious event that beckons visitors from all over the globe, Asian Art in London offers galleries selling exhibitions, auctions, receptions, lectures and seminars for the discerning art connoisseur. From 5 to 14 November, the event opens at the Royal Institution in Mayfair. Head here to find out more.
One of Italy's prominent art fairs since it was established in 1994, Artissima brings together some 200 galleries from around the world to the city of Turin. In addition to the fair, Artissima also features three art sections headed by a board of international curators and museum directors, with a passion for emerging artists, performances, and rediscovering the great pioneers of contemporary art. Curated by Artissima Srl, a company connected with the Fondazione Torino Musei, Artissima will be held in Torino from 6 to 8 November at the Oval. Find out more here.
Paris Photo, Paris
The 19th edition of Paris Photo will play host to 146 galleries and 26 publishers that specialise in photography books. For the shutterbug and the general art lover, Paris Photo invites you to immerse in all the latest trends of fine art photography and visual arts. For this four-day event, the premier photo fair will host leading galleries and art book dealers and an innovative programme at the historic Grand Palais from 12 to 15 November. Check it out the event here.
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