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"The Fair that Keeps to the Subject of Art"
2000-03-24 until 2000-03-27
Art Frankfurt 2000
The two main themes of Art Frankfurt are:
New Attitudes - Young Galleries and the Art of the 90s (Hall 1.1) is a
forum unique at art fairs in its variety and internationality. Exhibiting at reduced
stand hire prices, an active, new generation of artists and gallery owners is risking
the step into the 21st century and they will be playing a leading role at the Art
Frankfurt. Nothing is left to be desired here by collectors with an innovative spirit
on the lookout for something new. The desire to take risks, the courage to
experiment, play with various artistic media and set out in new directions are the
aspects which dominate the programme. Several galleries are venturing into Hall
1.2 this year ...
Modern Art from the 60s to the Present (Hall 1.2) is another main theme of
the fair. The wide spectrum of artwork ranges from well-known, internationally
traded artists to new discoveries from various European countries. Assured quality
and realistic prices turn buying art into a pleasure. In Hall 1.2, domestic and foreign
galleries will be offering works of art which represent the artistic positions of the
most recent past as well as newer trends which combine a sense of tradition with
contemporary forms of expression.
Furthermore, Art Frankfurt presents special forums on various
Edition District (Hall 1.1)
The Multiple District is to become the Edition District. As the very first trade fair,
the Art Frankfurt is offering several German, Austrian and Swiss art magazines the
opportunity of exhibiting their editions at regular stands. Around 20 editors have
already presented their works of art in series at the Multiple District and this is now
being expanded to include the art magazinesí editions. Also included in the Edition
District: the Art Frankfurt Edition which has been published by the organizers since
Artistsí Books (Hall 1.1)
There is no other fair giving so much space to this small but exquisite specialized
area as the Art Frankfurt does. New at the Art Frankfurt 2000: a special exhibition
presenting very rare Russian artistsí books from the beginning of this century.
ArtCinema (Hall 1.1)
After being introduced in 1999, the ArtCinema will again enhance the Art Frankfurt
this year. Artistsí videos - old and new, long and short - will be given a professional
platform. A daily changing non-stop programme in Hall 1.1 will give an insight into
the various forms and possibilities of this medium.