BATTERSEA SPRING AFFORDABLE ART FAIR, LONDON
Founded by Will Ramsey, the very first edition of the Affordable Art Fair launched in Battersea Park in October 1999. 10,000 art lovers descended upon the fair to take advantage of the ease of buying, range of choice, and of course, the affordable prices! They now welcome over 220,000 art enthusiasts each year to the fairs globally, where they can fall in love with art. At the fairs, visitors can take their pick from a mix of local, national and international galleries showcasing a wide range of contemporary paintings, original prints, photographs and sculptures, both by established artists and rising stars.
Affordable Art Fair come a long way since 1999 – holding over 230 fairs and spanning over 10 different cities, which today include Amsterdam, Milan, Hong Kong, Hamburg, Brussels, Singapore, and Stockholm. Now, with an extended programme that includes live artist performances, innovative talks and tours, hands-on workshops, live music and irresistible restaurants and bars. The Affordable Art Fair continues to grow and bring art to new audiences around the world: a staggering £299(€367/$408)million worth of art has found loving new homes since the humble beginnings!