2018 Nanjing Yangtze Art Fair officially starts ART NEWS

With the continuous prosperity and development of China's art market, a new force has been added to the lineup of China's Art Fair. In October this year, the first Nanjing Yangtze Contemporary Art Fair will be held.

The first Nanjing Yangtze Contemporary Art Fair will be held in Nanjing Xuanwu International Exhibition Center from October 11 to 14, 2018, including two days of VIP professional exhibition day and two days for public, with an exhibition area of more than 12000 square meters.

As one of the four ancient capitals of China, Nanjing is known as the "ancient capital of the Six Dynasties". It is also an important birthplace of Chinese civilization, with profound cultural heritage and rich historical relics.

In the field of Chinese contemporary art, Nanjing is also a city with deep origins: it sprouted in the 1980s, as one of the major new art trends in China of 85 art plan. In 1985, "Jiangsu Youth Art Week - modern art exhibition" in Nanjing opened in Nanjing, after that, a series of important exhibitions and activities held in Nanjing have gradually established a place for Nanjing contemporary art in the whole country. It can be said that the development of Nanjing contemporary art is a miniature of the history of Chinese contemporary art. A large number of influential Nanjing contemporary artists, such as Mao Yan, Guan Ce and Xu Lei, are active on the international stage, forming a unique group of Nanjing contemporary artists.

2018 is highlighted for the development of China Contemporary Art, as it is no longer limited to Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong, more and more emerging contemporary art expositions and forms are moving towards a broader city in China: the first Yangtze Contemporary Art Fair is based in Nanjing, a city with both history and modernity, and is committed to building the most professional art exposition trying to fill the gap in the field of Contemporary Art Fair in Nanjing.

The birth of Yangtze Contemporary Art Fair will push Nanjing contemporary art to a new height, letting the city fully integrate into the domestic art territory, and connecting with the world's excellent art institutions and industry practitioners, which is an important step for Nanjing contemporary art. It will also become an important business card for Nanjing of an international tourist city. Strengthening Nanjing's international influence and presenting a high-quality and attractive cultural image are the internal requirements for Nanjing to build a national central city and an international communication center. At the press conference, we also saw the support of many artists and famous artists, including Jackie Chan, Zhang Xinzhe, Carina Lau, Ding Yi, Xu Lei, Zheng zaidong, etc.

Zeng Dong, founder of Nanjing Yangtze Contemporary Art Fair, said: "as a new art fair, Nanjing Yangtze Contemporary Art Fair will uphold the international vision, select high standard works, meet professional level and reach abundant local resources. We are committed to supporting and promoting Nanjing's contemporary art and value. We not only take the contemporary art gallery closely related to China as the core, but also hope to a platform based in Nanjing and closely related to the current art ecology and all levels of society ".This Art Yangtze includes 30 "essential" galleries focusing on contemporary art, the independent unit of "talent" young artists dedicated to promoting the works of young artists, and the public exhibition project of "contemporary Nanjing" focusing on the contemporary reconstruction of Chinese cultural symbols and aesthetic temperament represented by "Nanjing". These rich artistic "contexts" will also reflect the changes and new process of Nanjing and contemporary art. In addition, the art fair also planned salons and other projects to promote contemporary art to the public on the premise of academic exchange.

This Art Yangtze includes 30 "essential" galleries focusing on contemporary art, the independent unit of "talent" young artists dedicated to promoting the works of young artists, and the public exhibition project of "contemporary Nanjing" focusing on the contemporary reconstruction of Chinese cultural symbols and aesthetic temperament represented by "Nanjing". These rich artistic "contexts" will also reflect the changes and new process of Nanjing and contemporary art. In addition, the art fair also planned salons and other projects to promote contemporary art to the public on the premise of academic exchange.


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