sunday art fair thursday to sunday

12 October 2010 § Leave a comment

I highly recommend dropping in to SUNDAY this week. With no exclusive preview, no snobbery and no entry charge it is a new art fair that should provide a pleasant change to the big-name, big-ticket FRIEZE fair. SUNDAY’s first outing was in Berlin during the 2010 Gallery Weekend where it was so well received the organisers decided to bring it to London during Frieze week. It is being held at Ambika P3 on Marylebone Road – a 14,000 square foot, triple height subterranean space. Just down the Marylebone Road from Frieze it is also easy to add to your Frieze itinerary.

Organised by three of the participating galleries: Limoncello (London), Croy Neilsen (Berlin) and Tulips and Roses (Brussels) and sponsored by the Zabludowicz Collection, the stated aim of the fair is to provide an easy-going and accessible temporary platform for young galleries to exhibit their artists’ work. An international, gallery-led art fair it will be showing a selection of about twenty young galleries which will be exhibiting work by over 60 international artists.

Refreshingly entry to Sunday is free – compare that to Frieze’s astonishing £25 charge – and talking of refreshment five artists (Fiona Banner, David Batchelor, Liam Gillick, Christian Jankowski and Bob and Roberta Smith) have been asked to design a cocktail for the bar. The artists will be mixing, shaking and serving them for customers at allotted times – I shall look forward to it!

Sunday - Berlin

SUNDAY will be open:
Thursday 14th October 12pm – 8pm
Friday 15th October 12pm – 8pm
Saturday 16th October 12pm – 6pm

For more information visit SUNDAY

Among the artists on show will be: Jesse Ash, Edwina Ashton, Francesco Barocco, Michael Bauer, Luca Bertolo, Armin Boehm, Wolfgang Breuer, Sophie Bueno-Boutellier, Liudvikas Buklys, Nicolas Ceccaldi, Kit Craig, Gintaras Didžiapetris, Chris Evans, John Finneran, Zipora Fried, Aurélien Froment, Simon Fujiwara, Ryan Gander, Andy Holden, Judith Hopf, Takaaki Izumi, Jessica Jackson Hutchins, Thomas Kratz, Deborah Ligorio, Anissa Mack, David Mackintosh, Joseph Montgomery, Rosalind Nashashibi, Dominique Petitgand, Riccardo Previdi, Ruth Proctor, Matthew Smith, Jack Strange, Megan Francis Sullivan, The Hut Project, Richard Wilson, Richard Woods and Katarina Zdjelar.

Independent contemporary bookshop and publisher Aye Aye Books (Glasgow) and publishing house Archive Books (Berlin) will also be there as will the Zabludowicz Collection who will present a selection from their limited edition sculptures, photographs and prints.

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