Thursday, February 22, 2018, 5pm-10pm / Friday, February 23, 2018, 11am -8pm / Saturday, February 24, 2018, 11am - 7pm / Sunday, February 25, 2018 11am - 6pm
PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco-the cutting edge contemporary art fair dedicated to the photographic medium-returns to Fort Mason's Festival Pavilion from February 22-25, 2018. The fair's international focus and boutique curation create an excellent environment to discover and collect innovative works of art. First Look, the Fair's opening night on Thursday, February 22, 2018 will benefit the photography program at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Highlights include new work by artists Alec Soth (Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis); the West Coast debut of French visual artist Noemie Goudal (Les Filles du Calvaire, Paris); a female-focused presentation featuring Ruth van Beek and Eva Stenram from The Ravestijn Gallery (Amsterdam). Mandy Barker (East Wing, Doha), and Cuban artist Abelardo Morell (Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York & Zurich) will present works at the fair in addition to speaking in the Fair's Conversations program.
The 2018 edition of PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco will feature the debut of a roster of globally significant galleries including: Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve (Paris), Les Filles du Calvaire (Paris), Parrotta (Cologne), Rademakers Gallery (Amsterdam), SAGE (Paris) and Tang Feng Gallery (Miaoli City).
The 2018 public program will also include Insights, a curated exhibition of museum quality pieces available for private sale. Using the theme "The Poetry of Silence", local West Coast artists Tammy Rae Carland, John Chiara, Erica Deeman and Klea McKenna will be presented alongside 20th century masters of the photographic medium.
The fair will also feature Connected, a platform dedicated to an important and current theme within the realm of video art and a lively talks program - Conversations - featuring artists Mandy Barker, Farrah Karapetian, Matt Lipps and Abelardo Morell alongside industry experts Virginia Heckert (Curator, Getty Museum, New York) & Erin O'Toole (Associate Curator of Photography, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art).
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