Marrakech Art Fair Dates: September 30 – Oct 3, 2011
For its second edition, the modern and contemporary fair Marrakech Art Fair is back at the Palace Es Saadi from September 30th to October 3rd 2011, with 45 international galleries exhibiting their major artists. About 20 additional galleries join the Marrakech Art Fair 2010 exhibitors.
Besides the important representation of the Turkish contemporary scene, and for the very first time, 6 galleries from Istanbul participating to an international art fair outside Istanbul (CDA Projects, PI Artworks, Empire Project, CAM Gallery, PG Art Gallery, and Merkur), Marrakech Art Fair also welcomes two major actors of the New-Yorker scene: Metro Pictures and Edwynn Houk Gallery.
Another front rank gallery has just announced its participation to the fair: Galleria Continua, which is established in San Gimignano (Italy), Beijing (China) and Le Moulin (France). All these renowned galleries reinforce the international dimension of Marrakech Art Fair.
The North African scene (Morocco and Tunisia) and the one of the Middle East are represented by 13 galleries. FJ gallery, L’Artothèque and Sous Sol Art Gallery came to join the Moroccan galleries as L’Atelier 21, David Bloch gallery, Loft Art Gallery, Matisse Art Gallery, Galerie Shart, and also Venise Cadre-GVCC as well as two Tunisian galleries: Le Violon Bleu and El Marsa.
By their side, a gallery from Dubai, Art Space, and Athr Gallery, coming from Saudi Arabia, are joining the gallery IVDE (Dubai) among the exhibitors of Marrakech Art Fair.
Among the French galleries, Albert Benamou, Aline Vidal, Daniela Da Prato Gallery, Galerie Dix9, Galerie Jean Fournier and Besseiche Lartigue have decided to be part of this second edition too, such as Galerie Lelong, which will showcase a monumental work of Jaume Plensa produced on the occasion of Marrakech Art Fair.
Marrakech Art Fair also welcomes a newcomer from Russia, Aidan Gallery, and another one from Italy, Voice Gallery.
They join the French and European galleries which took part in Marrakech Art Fair 2010: JGM. Galerie, Magnin-A, Jean Brolly, Galerie Di Meo, Galerie Dominique Fiat, Galerie Rive Gauche/Marcel Strouk, Galerie Marie Vitoux coming from France, and Piramidon Centre d’art contemporain, from Spain.
For more information please visit: www.marrakechartfair.com