Artissima 2016 Announces Participating Galleries
Artissima, Italy’s leading contemporary art fair, will return to the Oval in Turin from November 4 to 6, 2016.
Renowned for its focus on the most innovative artistic research and rediscovered avant-garde, Artissima 2016 will feature seven sections—three of which curated—a renewed performance section, seven important awards, an improved fair layout, an involving programme of collectors and curators-guided tours, a new remarkable exhibition with the city’s public and private collections and a surprising parallel project at Turin Airport.
There are seven sections in this edition of Artissima: three are curated by boards of curators and international directors (Back to the Future, Present Future and Per4m) and four are selected by a committee of galleries participating in the fair (including the new section, Dialogue).
The Main Section gathers together the most important galleries on the
international art scene. This year, 105 were selected (58 of which from
New Entries, a section devoted to emerging galleries, located this year
at the entrance to the fair, presenting 18 galleries, 13 of which from
Art Editions, inaugurated in 2012, hosts limited editions, prints and
multiples by contemporary artists from 8 galleries.
Dialogue, new for the 2016 edition, is a section dedicated to specific
projects in which the works of one, two or three artists are put in close
relation with each other, featuring 30 galleries, of which 21 are from
Artissima is open to the public from 4 to 6 November 2016, from 12 to 8 pm.
The preview and vernissage will be held on 3 November (invitation only).