Fiera Milano is proud to announce the dates for the third edition of the Cape Town Art Fair which will run from Wednesday, 25 February to Sunday 1 March, 2015. As the latest addition to South Africa’s fast growing and vibrant art economy, the Cape Town Art Fair 2015 promises to showcase contemporary art from both the country and continents most prestigious galleries. The call for entry in now open, until the 25th of August 2015.
Hosted in one of the jewels of Cape Town’s crown, the V&A Waterfront, the third Cape Town Art Fair will be located in The Venue, a brand new location situated between the Aquarium and the One & Only Hotel that overlooks the yacht basin and the site of the new Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa which is currently under construction. The Fair will extend onto North Warf and in front of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA), so that visitors can amble alongside the prestigious yacht basin, enjoying the finest art exhibits in one of the most beautiful settings in the world.
The program is designed to coincide with other events such as the celebrated Design Indaba and the annual Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) Annual Gala. With an extensive VIP program, other institutions will be opening their doors to the international visitors expected to attend the Fair. With a focus on public art, the V&A Waterfront will be the site of several notable installations and collaborations during this time.
Image courtesy of Fiera Milano.
Speaking ahead of these exciting developments Joost Bosland of Stevenson Gallery noted that “Cape Town in February is an attractive proposition for any traveller, and with Design Indaba and the Cape Town Art Fair taking place at the same time it becomes the perfect vantage point from which to survey the art and design landscape in South Africa and the region.”
The call for entry is available HERE.
Entries close on 25 August 2014.