Art Market San Francisco returns to Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this April 29 - May 3, celebrating its fifth edition as the Bay Area's leading modern and contemporary art fair. Art Market San Francisco has evolved into a cultural happening, an extension of a network of partnerships that has shaped the fair into a city-wide event. This year will build on an incredible momentum with top exhibitors from around the country showing the best in modern and contemporary art, an exciting schedule of innovative programming, performances, and installations, and the participation of the region's top museums, collections, and institutions.
Art Market San Francisco's fifth edition welcomes back many of our esteemed exhibitors, and we're thrilled to announce the participation of new galleries from around the country. Highlights include Catharine Clark Gallery's exhibition of Deborah Oropallo, Timothy Cummings and Chinese born sculptor Wanxin Zhang. Nancy Hoffman Gallery's presentation will include Hung Liu mixed media, Joseph Raffael watercolor, and Colette Calascione oil on linen. Brian Gross Fine Art will feature the Robert Arneson bronze, Untitled (ME), 1991. Rena Bransten Projects will show work by Nobuyuki Takahashi. Other exhibitor highlights include Jonathan Ferrara Gallery's exhibition of a hand cut road map installation by Nikki Rosato and work by Skylar Fein as well as presentations by Forum Gallery, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, and first-time Art Market San Francisco exhibitor Joshua Liner Gallery. Our fifth edition will also play host to an amazing group of Cultural Partners including Asian Art Museum, ArtTable, Bonhams, Bolinas Museum, Cantor Arts Center, di Rosa, First Exposures, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, NIAD Art Center, Private Collections, Richmond Art Center, Stanford Arts Institute, The Crucible, THE THING Quarterly, and many more.
Art Market San Francisco's fifth year will kickoff with a benefit for our longtime partner, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, comprised of the de Young and the Legion of Honor. Proceeds from the dedicated evening, produced with creative oversight from Ken Fulk Inc., will support the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco's New Art Acquisitions Fund. Cutting-edge programming will continue throughout the weekend with panel discussions and keynote speakers. Highlights include a discussion of Art and Accessibility featuring panelists from Museum Hack, Sartle.com, and SFMOMA's Interpretive Media department as well as a talk given by Assistant Curator Emma Acker on The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco's upcoming Robert Motherwell exhibition. Tondo, a social network for the art world, will have an active presence on the fair floor, inviting visitors to extend their Art Market San Francisco experience to their personal networks through content and conversation about their art picks and perceptions. Use the hashtag #artfeels to follow and join in the conversation online. The Battery, San Francisco's exclusive multi-disciplinary social club, will return for a second year to curate Art Market's VIP Lounge and to lead a series of collector tours during the fair. Art Market San Francisco is also celebrating the return of our chance to give back, with the all proceeds from this year's The San Francisco Foundation Charity Auction directly benefiting local charities. San Francisco Cottages and Gardens returns to Art Market San Francisco as Design and Media Sponsor, working with Lounge Sponsor Dzine and sponsors Perrier and The Wall Street Journal to create an exciting and extremely visible event for the the Bay Area.
Art Market San Francisco looks forward to welcoming the Bay Area to Fort Mason Festival Pavilion, a truly dynamic 2015 destination.
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