Amsterdam International Art Fair

Amsterdam International Art Fair is a gathering show for all art lovers, taking place annually in August since 2011. It is organised by the Global Art Agency which helds events all over the world, including the Shanghai Art Fair, the Tokyo Art Fair and the Oxford Art Fair. The Amsterdam Art Fair hosts about 40 galleries for Netherlands and abroad which showcase thousands of original artworks. They can be divided in three sections: contemporary art, modern art and urban art. Paintings, sculptures, photographs, installations, prints and more are displayed in the booths. The price range is pretty wide. Indeed, both emerging talents and established names are represented. Thus, first-time buyers as seasoned collectors can discover and purchase edgy pieces.  A not-to-be missed event at a time of the year where there are way too many art fairs.

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Gena Johns shares her views!

Senior Arts Manager

Amsterdam Art Fair 2022

Location

Amsterdam International Art Fair
243 Damrak
Amsterdam, 1012 ZJ
Netherlands

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Opening hours

19-20 August 2022: TBA

Entrance Fee

General Admission: TBA

Mediums

Painting
Sculpture…

Art Periods

Contemporary

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Insights Amsterdam International Art Fair

Rick Friedman Hamptons Fine Art Fair

Gena Johns

Senior Arts Manager

What would you say is the DNA of Amsterdam International Art Fair?

The Amsterdam International Art Fair has a very grand presence in the stunning building of the Beurs van Berlage. This fair has sophistication and a real buzz that attracts regular exhibitors from all over the world.

What type of galleries are chosen to exhibit, and why?

A variety of small and established galleries exhibit with us in Amsterdam – exhibitors have to submit their application which is reviewed by our curation team.

What is the price range of pieces? Who is the average buyer?

Prices vary from each artist but there is a price range for everyone! Emerging artists to established!

“This fair has sophistication and a real buzz.”

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Who is the typical attendee of Amsterdam International Art Fair?

We have local visitors from the Netherlands and the rest of Europe, art collectors from the Global Art Agency database, press, gallerists and the exhibitor’s visitors that are worldwide.

What strategy – physical as digital – will you adopt in medium to long term?

We have always had an option for artists to exhibit remotely with our Digital Art Showcase on a plasma screen. We are also currently working on a few other options for artists to ship their work and the Global Art Agency install the work for them, visitors will be able to contact the artist directly and exhibitors can hire a representative. Watch this space!

What are two other art fairs you would suggest?

We would highly recommend TEFAF New York and COLLECT in London.

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