Art Shenzhen is the key project of China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industry Fair (ICIF) 1+N. After sustainable development and perfection throughout 2016 and 2017, Art Shenzhen has entered into the forefront of the domestic brand contemporary art fairs. After years of accumulation and management, Art Shenzhen has been widely recognized by institutions and markets. It is highly valued by both exhibiting institutes and the media. Collectors also speak highly of the fair with powerful purchases. Art Shenzhen has become a new star in the art fair market. Shenzhen has accordingly been famed by the professional media as the most potential art market and the most ecological art city after Beijing and Shanghai.
In 2018, we will continue to adhere to the correct artistic direction, and to transfer the positive energy of art. We strive for an Art Shenzhen with ever-progressing professionalism, attitude, quality and service.
The contracting team will learn from previous experience, organize the ideas, and strive to set up a new image, advocate major melody and interpret positive values in the new era; obtain a global vision and strive for better quality and service. We shall insist on the exhibiting philosophy that features openness, cooperation, quality, professionalism and pragmatism, so as to make Art Shenzhen a better, more competitive, more influential art market platform that better agrees with contemporary art quality, city development and art ecology.
According to the new concept of 'Global Vision, quality Future', Art Shenzhen 2018 will adhere to the 'excellent and New' International Contemporary Art Fair on the basis of 'fine and excellent”. The main pavilion is mainly organized around the invitation of top galleries at home and abroad, the introduction of public art projects, on-site VIP night, contemporary themed art exhibitions and live activities. In addition, there will be more art activities outside the venue. Art Shenzhen has been the greatest artistic event of Shenzhen in September.
There will be outstanding improvement in the quantity and quality of exhibitors in the main exhibition pavilion this year. The number of galleries in the main exhibition pavilion will be controlled at around 60 this year. In addition, Art Shenzhen 2018 is full of new ideas and represents a new era, new features, new breakthroughs and new vitality. A special curatorial exhibition, Art Nouveau that is dedicated to new galleries or talented new artists and the “art derivative space' would be scheduled for the first time.
In the aspect of collector development, Art Shenzhen 2018 will actively explore the policy of 'Art Shenzhen' Development Council and provide best VIP service. In addition, there will be additional ticket pre-sale service, and volunteer recruitment to improve service quality.
Art Shenzhen 2018 will adhere to diversified development and advantage complementation, so as to create a unique, breathtaking and creative art fair. We believe that this year's Art Shenzhen will establish a more confident image. At the same time, through cooperation among all parties, it strives to create a better environment for the beneficial development of urban art ecology, to create a cultural signature of artistic innovation for Shenzhen, and to build confidence in the prosperity of Shenzhen's art market.