Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Get your bidding paddle ready!...THE VIP ART FAIR

This is going to be interesting ...

NEW YORK— In the beginning of 2011 the vitality, global reach, and tech-savviness of the contemporary art market will be tested like never before with the introduction of the VIP Art Fair, an innovative salesroom that will feature some of the world's top blue-chip galleries — and which will exist exclusively online. Founded by New York dealer James Cohan together with internet entrepreneur Jonas Almgren, founder and CEO of Web site One Art World, in collaboration with Jane Cohan and Alessandra Almgren, the fair will take place for only one week, with sales opening at 8 a.m. EST on Saturday, January 22, 2011, and concluding at 7:59 a.m. EST on Sunday, January 30.
Buyers will have access to art on offer from the following galleries:GagosianDavid ZwirnerHauser & WirthWhite CubeSadie Coles HQ,  Galerie Max HetzlerXavier HufkensFraenkelAnna Schwartz,KoyanagiKukje, and, of course, James Cohan, among others.

ARTINFO senior correspondent Sarah Douglas is the first to speak to Cohan about the details of VIP Art Fair. Read more about it here:

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