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5 December 2014 - 10 January 2015
THE BLACKTOWN CITY ART PRIZE 2014
Group exhibition @ Blacktown Arts Centre - Sydney (AUSTRALIA)



Entered by hundreds of artists each year, The Blacktown City Art Prize has grown in popularity and reputation to become Western Sydney's premier art prize.

Now in its 19th year, it features outstanding works by local artists, from across New South Wales, and a special exhibition of works by children and young artists. Painting, sculpture, watercolour and works on paper sections are judged by industry professionals with total prize monies and acquisitive funds of AUD24,000 awarded.

Get involved and cast a vote in the People's Choice Prize or purchase a work for your personal art collection. All works are for sale, so it is a perfect opportunity to collect original art by emerging and established artists.


http://www.artscentre.blacktown.nsw.gov.au/
31 October 2014 - 31 January 2015
FACES & TRACES - A TRIBUTE TO FREEDOM, CREATIVITY AND VISION
Group exhibition @ The Swatch Art Peace Hotel - Shanghai (CHINA)


Swatch has been working closely with artists for over 30 years. The Swatch Art Peace Hotel, which was launched in 2011, is an additional example of the brand’s commitment to supporting talent and creation. Swatch loves art and artists. Their freedom and energy reflect a vision of the world which is simultaneously both very personal and universal.

Since it opened three years ago, 139 artists from more than 30 countries have come to Shanghai to live and make art in The Swatch Art Peace Hotel - a unique center for contemporary art in China’s most vibrant and fascinating city. FACES & TRACES is the first-ever exhibition of “traces” - art made by current and former artists-in-residence. Celebrations continue with a Street Art Festival on the Bund.

The FACES & TRACES art exhibition is open to the public from November 1, 2014 through the end of the year.


http://www.swatch.com/en/Explore/Swatch-Art/faces-and-traces-art-exhibition
19 September 2014 - 21 September 2014
ART COPENHAGEN
Group exhibition @ Forum Copenhagen - Copenhagen (DENMARK)


Art Copenhagen is Denmark's largest art fair for modern and contemporary art and is held for the 18th time this year. Throughout the years, the artistic focus has been the best of the Danish and Nordic art scene - Scandinavia's largest and leading art fair for international contemporary art.

From contemporary arts great masters to the latest shooting stars, Art Copenhagen offers a universe where more than 500 artists are represented. The exhibitions demonstrate the highest quality in painting, sculptures, graphics, installations, photography, and video.

Art Copenhagen has taken place every year since 1997. The fair will take place in Forum Copenhagen, close to downtown Copenhagen.


http://www.artcopenhagen.dk/
15 May 2014 - 18 May 2014
ART-ATHINA CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR 
Group exhibition @ Faliro Pavilion - Athens (GREECE)



After a successful 18th edition, Art-Athina - the International Contemporary Art Fair of Athens, is back with its 19th edition that will take place on 15-18 May 2014 at the Faliro Pavilion.

Art-Athina was launched in 1993 by the Hellenic Art Galleries Association with a view to showcase selected Greek and international galleries as well as organising important parallel art events and offer further value to the fair. Art-Athina 2013 was held with great success last May, sending out a message of optimism, despite a difficult economic climate. The country’s most important annual event in visual art was enthusiastically received by some 30,000 visitors. Art Athina 2013 was a comprehensive show in terms of both structure and content. The valuable art galleries from Greece and abroad were joined in harmony by cultural institutions, art publishers and media to present a full picture of the contemporary art scene.

Art-Athina, being the most prominent annual artistic event in Greece has, since its inception, the moral and material support from the Ministry of Culture, and is co-funded by the NSRF (National Strategic Reference Framework - ESPA) for the years 2013-2014.


http://www.art-athina.gr/
8 May 2014 - 11 May 2014
CUTLOG NEW YORK ART FAIR
Group exhibition @ The Clemente - New York (USA)


Cutlog contemporary art fair is pleased to announce its second New York edition from May 8-11, 2014. 50 galleries and curators will present art, installations, performances, talks, and films in a creative, architecturally designed environment which allows each art project to have its own identity and a unique art interaction with the public.

Cutlog NY will focus on showing cutting-edge and established galleries that promote the work of contemporary artists. The fair aims to foster new relationships between galleries, collectors and art institutions, forming a collaborative platform for building new perspectives on contemporary art. Cutlog NY aims to be a creative laboratory, showcasing works by artists from all over the world and offering them the opportunity to gain global visibility.

Cutlog is thrilled to announce its return to the Clemente, a magnificent Dutch Neo-Gothic building and the Lower East Side’s premier cultural venue. Recent years have seen a dramatic shift in New York, with more than 110 galleries opening between Canal and Houston in the Lower East Side. The area has transformed into a key meeting point for international artists and collectors, also serving as the first stop connecting the burgeoning North Brooklyn artistic scene to Manhattan. With this geographical shift, a new breed of artists has gained a presence within an increasingly globalized market, disrupting norms.

Each of the 50 exhibitors will present an original project featuring one or more works by artists selected by a jury of professionals. A selection of sculptures and installations will be displayed in the Clemente building and courtyard. A film festival and a series of performances will be presented as an extension of the projects presented within the booths.


http://www.cutlogny.org/
7 May 2014 - 11 May 2014
LOVE ART FAIR TORONTO
Group exhibition @ Direct Energy Centre - Toronto (CANADA)


Love Art is a fun four-day contemporary art fair hosting 50 galleries and a huge array of affordable art. The first edition of Love Art will take place at the Direct Energy Centre in Toronto from May 7-11, 2014.

Love Art is the sister fair of global brand Affordable Art Fair. The concept is simple, yet unique: an inspiring and friendly atmosphere in which you can find thousands of paintings, original artist-made prints, sculptures and photographs all under one roof.

The work of young, emerging artists hangs alongside some of the biggest household names, while our Recent Graduates Exhibition provides a chance to snap up work by a future art world star.


http://www.loveartfair.com/toronto/
7 May 2014 - 17 May 2014
THE GALLERY
Group exhibition @ Anatomy Museum - London (ENGLAND)


Within the ‘walls’ of The Gallery the possibilities are endless: an artist could create a stage for performance, a café, a creative workshop, a cinema, a space for meditation, a gallery within a gallery or a hub of artistic exchanges using social media, video conferencing or live streaming. Some artists may choose to host receptions or talks to wrap up their exhibitions.

Over the course of 11 days and 16 collaborative artistic projects, King’s College London will be transformed into a hub of creative exchanges and an ephemeral festival between artists and audiences, both local and global.

The Gallery project is a re-examination of the relationship between contemporary galleries and art, the participation of artists and audiences and how we consider site-specific art. Theatrical performance, live art, new media, sound and moving images as well as traditional visual art combine to explore the presentation of an exhibition in an unconventional approach.


Curated by Wang Xin.


http://www.kcl.ac.uk/index.aspx
5 April 2014 - 26 April 2014
EAST-WEST
Two-person exhibition @ Ar(t)kaden - Zürich (SWITZERLAND)



Art TV presents East-West, by Swiss artist Al Meier & Australian artist Thomas C. Chung.

Traversing mediums with differing aesthetics these two artists are exhibiting some of their most well-known pieces, in an exhibition which brings together artistic practices separated by culture and landscape. Beginning their careers as painters, Al Meier is considered by connoisseurs as the "Gerhard Richter of Switzerland", while Thomas C. Chung has impressively built upon his continuous narrative.

The title of this show suggests a meeting of ideals, a chance encounter of an established and emerging artist. With an undeniable display of precision and skill Meier's use of paint alludes as a vessel for consciousness and existence, alongside Chung's playful textile sculptures and installations created from yarn and craft-like materials.

A starting point for this exhibition would be seen through their search of a 'truth' and 'timelessness' - with the former choosing shapes, lines, substrates and the spiritual while the latter is giving strength to the quiet and unspoken through the experiences of a child. 

Merging distances and space, this is seen as a collaboration between two distinct generations, bringing together a unique display of contemporary art.


Curated by Felix Schenker.


http://www.art-tv.ch/10738-0-ARTKADEN-Al-Meier-Thomas-C-Chung.html
12 January 2014 - 1 March 2014
THE GALLERY
Group exhibition @ C-Space - Beijing (CHINA)


The Gallery is a multimedia art project created by Chinese artist Wang Xin in 2013. The Gallery is both functional as an alternative exhibition art space and an art project in the contemporary art context. The Gallery has its own unique characteristics. Although The Gallery cannot be seen as a real art gallery in a legal sense, it has its own almost self-sufficient operating system. Comparing to a regular gallery or exhibition space, The Gallery is different in the following ways:

- The Gallery does not hold onto any works after the exhibitions. All physical art works exhibited in The Gallery would be shredded and destroyed and all the digital files of artworks will be deleted at the end of the exhibitions.

- The Gallery does not have a regular location. The location of The Gallery depends on where The Gallery is shown as an art project. When The Gallery itself as an art project is presented in an art gallery, exhibition space, museum or any other locations, that place would become The Gallery's temporary location during that given time.

- The Gallery does not have regular opening hours. The opening times of The Gallery depend on the opening times of the place where The Gallery is presented.

- For the participates who are unable to attend their own exhibitions, they have the opportunity to monitor them live through The Gallery 's webcam livefeed.


Curated by Wang Xin.


http://www.c-spacebeijing.com/