Art Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair has been established as the most important artistic event in the South East Europe. Beyond its commercial dimension,dedicate high prestige cultural exhibitions. The 4th edition will host 38 galleries from Greece, Europe, Asia, America.
Honored Artist is the Greek American actor and painter Billy Zane.
Billy Zane, actor and painter, born on 1966 in Chicago, Illinois. With Greek ancestry. He Studied at the Harand Camp of the Theater Arts in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. He discovered at an early age not only his love for acting but also for painting. Exhibiting his artworks in galleries in L.A. He played in famous movies like Back to the future (1985) and the Titanic (1997). He has his own film production company and he will produce and take the lead role in “Waltzing With Brando”.
Honored artist of the 3rd Art Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair will be the international renowned artist TAKIS with the collaboration of the TAKIS Foundation – KETE (Research Center for the Art and the Sciences).
Works from Takis are exhibited in the collection of the most important museums as the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, the MOMA in New York, the The Menil Collection in Houston and the Tate Gallery in London. In France the Jeu de Pomme, the Palais du Tokio and the Maeght Foundation have launched important anthological exhibitions.
WAVA (World Association of Visual Arts) in collaboration with Art-Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair will present in November during the Art Fair 3 awards.
WAVA AWARD for the BEST GALLERY
WAVA AWARD for the BEST CURATOR
WAVA AWARD for the BEST ARTIST
WAVA is a voluntary, independent, non-profit organization formed to unite individuals and institutions worldwide whose common ground are the visual arts. The MAIN GOAL of the association is to get together the potential of visual arts in order to accomplish competitive setting on the global art scene through networking and joint action, and to promote, nurture and preserve the visual arts as an important part of the world’s movable cultural heritage.