Art Beijing, opening on 29 April, brings an energetic selection of regional and international exhibitors to the fore for its 12th consecutive exhibition. Since the establishment of the Art Beijing brand, the fair has grown and developed alongside a rising and fluctuating art market. At its core is the concept of being ‘Locally Based and Asia-Oriented’. Each year, it consists of contemporary art, design, classic and public art. In 2017, the event has chosen a diverse array of art from over 160 participants from 15 different countries and regions.
Classical Beijing and Art Beijing will return in their original format and will be held in the same pavilion and platform, while a stronger curatorial sense will flow throughout the fair, with artworks being exhibited in different areas based on their style. This year’s Find programme expands the fair’s support for new galleries, continuing its work upholding the development and expansion of numerous emerging galleries into influential art institutions. In 2017, the sector will be one and half times larger, promoting artists and projects in Asia together with 17 different galleries in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Wuhan and Tokyo including EGG Gallery, Hunsand Space, Tong Gallery + Projects, Yamamoto Gendai and URANO.