The fourth Auckland Art Fair opened last night, the first event to be held at the new Viaduct Events Centre. The biennial event runs though till Sunday August 7th and features 40 curated exhibitions from New Zealand and Australian galleries as well as a daily programme of events. Programme highlights include keynote lecture, ‘How an artist becomes known’ presented by New York based Knight Landesman, publisher of Artforum and ‘True Stories Out Loud: Seven people from the art world tell a true story’, presented in conjunction with Metro magazine.
Student tickets are $20 at the door. For more information about the event see... http://www.artfair.co.nz/
Auckland Art Fair catalogues 2007 and 2009 are available at the Fine Arts Library:
O’Brien, Gregory, et al. New art now : contemporary art in Australia and New Zealand : 2009 Auckland Art Fair catalogue. Auckland , N.Z. : Random House New Zealand, 2009.
Buckley, Jennifer, and White, Deborah. Auckland Artfair 07 : 18-20 May, Marine Events Centre, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland City. Auckland, N.Z. : Whitespace, 2007.