3rd Art Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair 22-25/11/ 2018

3rd Art Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair 22-25/11/ 2018

We are ready to announce the 3rd edition of Art Thessaloniki Fair at TIF-HELEXPO (pavilions 10, 9 & 8) about 6000sq.m, starting on Thursday 22 - 25 November 2018.

Applications will be accepted until 12 October 2018

The Fair runs under the slogan Distribution - Briefing – Amusement, which is guaranteed as Art Thessaloniki Fair is operating under the highest standards.

Art Thessaloniki invests in the strategically important geographic location of Thessaloniki-portrayed as one of the safest cities in the world, its multicultural identity, its long history.

Concluding we are pleased to announce the first galleries participating in the Fair:

Iaga Contemporary Art (Romania), World Art Delft (The Netherlands)

Ufofabrik (Italy), MULIER MULIER Gallery (Belgium), Kapudag Gallery (Turkey)

Pg Art Gallery (Turkey), Binyl Gallery (Turkey)

Ileana Tounta (Athens), Lola Nikolaou (Thessaloniki)

Agathi Kartalos (Athens), Kaplanon galleries Ena contemporary art gallery (Athens), Technochoros Art Gallery (Athens), Chili Art Gallery (Athens),

Ikastikos Kiklos Sianti (Athens), ORLIK GALLERY (Athens)

Artshot-Sophia Gaitani (Athens) , Art Noise (Thessaloniki)

Roma Gallery (Athens), ARTOWER Agora Gallery (Athens), Cheapart (Athens),

PAPATZIKOY Gallery ( Veria), EPsilon Art Gallery (Loutraki),

Chalkos Gallery (Thessaloniki), ARTFORUM Gallery (Thessaloniki)

In 2018’s Fair we welcome the international renowned sculptor Takis as the Fair’s honored artist. This initiative wouldn’t be at all possible, should the expertise and help of Takis-KETE (Research Center for the Art and the Sciences) foundation wasn’t provided.

In an extensive parallel program, there will also be held an exhibition of famous Greek-American artists, collection Zacharias Portalakis. Exhibition of artworks of the American artist Sol LeWitt collection Efi Piplikatsi-Andreadou.

Some of the projects:

  • Theodoros Stamos - The Irritable of color -Through from his American galleries.(a film,of 30 minutes, from Yiannis Katomeris)
  • Yakumo Koizumi,where clouds are born
  • VLAVES, project Endangered II
  • No PROJECT project
  • Art Revisited Collective
  • Foundation Land Art Delft
  • Wheels on Iron (Xenis Sachinis)
  • In the age of the 3D reproduction (Babis Venetopoulos)

The Honorary Organizing Committee comprising from important personalities will contribute to the reinforcement and projection of the Art Thessaloniki Fair.

There will also be numerous thematic sections regarding Design and Virtual reality, among other events, projects and speeches.

Furthermore, the 3rd Art Thessaloniki Fair continues to underline and promote the social and pedagogical importance of Art by opening its doors secondary education students on Friday November 23 at 9.30-15.00.

Last but not least, there will be a special tribute to the historical art magazine ARTI (Antonis Bouloutzas) consisting of an Honorary Wall with an installation - egg by 42 artists, along with many other exhibiting collaborations between the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art and other cultural institutions.

Takis Sol LeWitt

Useful information:

Thursday 22nd November / 16:00-19:00 VIP invitation.

Opening hours for the public

Thursday 22nd November / 19:00-22:00

Friday 23th November / 09:30-21:00

Saturday & Sunday 24th-25th November / 11:00-21:00

Visit our website -www.art-thessaloniki.gr for videos and more information on Art Thessaloniki’s initiatives.