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The 12th edition of London Art and Artist's Guide gives an angle from an art insider, about how the London art world is changing, as many galleries from the USA, Italy, Switzerland, South Africa, France, Korea have set up branches in London.Art collecting in London is huge business, increased recently due to the influx of wealthy overseas residents who now own properties in London. Gagosian now has three London galleries, Pace, Domnique Levy and Marian Goodman large spaces centrally. Italian galleries include Cortesi, Mazzoleni, Tornabuoni, M&L Art run by three Milan art dealers and Hauser & Wirth has a Zurich branch as well as London and Somerset galleries.From Paris Luxembourg and Dayan and Almene Rech are flourishing. There has also been an increase in Asian art galleries and Asian Art in London week is now a well-established event. The interviews are with sculptor Laura Ford, artist Mat Chivers( cover photo), art agent and adviser Catherine Loewe and art dealer Piers Feetham, at the front of the guide. The guide covers all the latest details about London's contemporary galleries, as well as museums and Old Masters galleries, although contemporary art is the flourishing area at present. Photography is also flourishing and Photo London annually in late May is a successful event now as are other art fairs such as Frieze and Frieze Masters, London Art, 20/21, IPad and many more. Artists now have far more outlets for sales of their work and competitions and prizes have increased too.The guide covers all these areas as well as art bookshops, art publishers, print studios, art materials and useful art addresses. The London section has a feature on multicultural London, Riverside London and details on parks, markets and the latest restaurants area by area, as well as bars and pubs, also cafés.The photographs in the guide cover all areas of London's art world and general section restaurants and parks.
|Date Published||1 May 2016|
|Publisher||London Art and Artists Guide|