Cape Town Art Fair (CTAF)

| January 27, 2017

Over 75 exhibitors from established and emerging art centres including London, Paris, Milan, Madrid, Lagos, Abidjan, Addis Ababa, Harare, Nairobi, Accra and Dubai are participating in CTAF 2017. Taking place in the heart of Cape Town’s city centre at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 17 to 19 February, the fair will also show a variety of sections dedicated to large-scale installations, emerging artists and online art platforms.

The list of exhibitors includes galleries which represent the quality and multiplicity of the thriving contemporary African art scene: STEVENSON (Cape Town; Johannesburg), Goodman Gallery (Cape Town; Johannesburg), Galerie Cecile Fakhoury (Abidjan, Ivory Coast), Blank Projects (Cape Town), SMAC Gallery (Cape Town; Johannesburg), Gallery 1957 (Accra, Ghana), Addis Fine Art (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia), BLOOM Art Lagos (Nigeria), Everard Read (Cape Town; Johannesburg),and GalleryMOMO (Cape Town and Johannesburg), among others.

Beyond the African continent, galleries from throughout Europe include: Galleria Massimo Minini (Brescia), Primo Marella Gallery (Milan) and Galleria Continua (San Gimignano, Beijing, Les Moulins and Havana) from Italy; British galleries Tiwani Contemporary, October Gallery, TAFETA and Art First, all from London; as well as Galerie Pascal Janssens (Gent, Belgium), Galerie Seippel (Cologne, Germany), ARTCO (Aachen, Germany), Galerie Caroline Smulders (Paris, France) and Sabrina Amrani(Madrid, Spain).

The CTAF runs from 17 to 19 February 2017. Tickets are R140 for adults, R100 for students and pensioners and free for under-12s – tickets are available from Computicket. For more information, visit www.capetownartfair.co.za

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