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Arte Fiera 2016

From: 29/01/2016 - To: 1/02/2016

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Date of last update: 27/01/2016, 16:02


29 January - 1 February 2016

40th anniversary of ArteFiera, the International Fair of Modern and Contemporary Art.
From January 29 to February 1 the pavilions of Bologna Fiere house 221 exhibitors, with 190 galleries and more than 2,000 works, for a total of over 1,000 artists.  Art direction by Claudio Spadoni and Giorgio Verzotti.

Arte Fiera renews the partnership with the Associazione Italiana delle Gallerie di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea and presents the great exhibit ARTE FIERA 40 with works by the artists which have been selected among those proposed by the Galleries during the past 40 years of Arte Fiera.

ArteFiera 2016 is divided into 5 sections:
•    Main section with the main contemporary and modern art Galleries.
•    The protagonists  with the contribution of the galleries Continua, Galleria Milano, Lia Rumma, Studio La Città, Tega: a special area inside the Main section
•    Solo Show which will present Italian and international art through monographs of great interpreters proposed by the Galleries.
•    New Proposals housing the Galleries which are presenting young artists under 35
•    Photography in collaboration with MIA Photo Fair – Milan Image Art Photo Fair and curated by Fabio Castelli.


A special event is going to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Arte Fiera, the national premier of Mathew Barney’s work River of Fundament, which will be screened at the Teatro Comunale di Bologna on the 29th January at 5.30pm.
An international art event that brings together cinema, music, performance and theatre in a great opera. The event is part of ART CITY Bologna, the institutional programme of exhibitions, events and special initiatives taking place from January 29th to 31st, and promoted by the Bologna City Council in collaboration with BolognaFiere. A rich calendar of over 50 appointments for an increasingly advanced interdisciplinary blend of different forms of artistic expressions.
The special offer price of 25 euros incudes access to Arte Fiera, together with a seat in the Teatro Comunale for the showing of River of Fundament.

Particularly rich in events is the 4th edition of Art City Bologna (29-31 January): museums and art venues propose exhibitions and events that will also involve the main contemporary art galleries this year. Over 70 appointments enlivening 46 locations (during Art City free admission or reduction for the holders of any Arte Fiera ticket) and the free shuttle bus service Art City Bus to connect them. On Saturday, January 30 the Art City White Night is back with special openings till midnight and many initiatives, for the long Bologna art night.
Discover all programme details and download the ART CITY Map on the website agenda.comune.bologna.it/cultura/artcity.


Further information and updates on www.artefiera.bolognafiere.it




Arte Fiera 2016 - tourist offers

  • From: 29/01/2016
  • To: 1/02/2016

Friday, January 29 to Sunday, January 31st from 11am to 7pm; Monday, February 1 11am-5pm