Art Antwerp International Art & Design 2014
What is Art Antwerp? – Art Antwerp International Art & Design 2014 (AA’14) is an innovative event and global platform for creators, galleries, art-lovers, collectors, dealers, art & design experts and journalists, and worldwide marketing. Essentially, it is an 8 day long cultural fair at once inclusive (of multiple types of art & design) and exclusive (in the sense of professional and creative quality - exhibition, publishing and clientele). AA’14 promises you much more than a regular art fair! The first edition has already kicked-off with an intro event at the Royal Paleis op de Meir of Antwerp; Diamonds for Life was a highly successful charity event fusion exhibition of art, design & jewel craft, from many nations and levels of experience, and an array of creative styles / techniques. Visitors varied from curious sightseers to local and international collectors, political figures, and foreign diamond traders. In the same light, Art Antwerp fair offers a variety exhibition for everyone, all the while maintaining an attractive and harmonious layout, program and presentation.
Where and when? – From December 5th to 12th, Art Antwerp will take place at the Antwerp-Expo forum (Antwerp, Belgium), alongside museums, historical buildings, art galleries, antique showrooms and jewellery crafters. The port city is highly central and is home to many collectors and trend-setters with a high flux of visitors and vacationers. Antwerp City is the exemplary in the balance between traditional and modern art culture.
Who is Art Antwerp? – The AA’14 organizers are a group of international, innovative experts in art & design, publishing, marketing and business. Art Antwerp founder, Thomas Maes, is a passionate entrepreneur and artist, as are many of the AA’14 collaborators.
Why this new approach, and why now? – Exponential population growth and a constant demand for innovation and variety have brought on an era of heightened connectivity, multiplicity and shared knowledge; Art Antwerp presents visitors and buyers an up-to-date art fair and educational, networking platform, a show of cultural diversity and an excellent spectrum of investment opportunities for all. Art Antwerp is built for a progressive society and promotes art world evolution.
The ‘How’ – While embracing a proactive, progressive approach, Art Antwerp 2014 interacts with compassion toward exhibitors, guests and collaborators; attention to image, and an understanding of the client’s product and statement allows for a clear perspective, placement advising and showroom balance. The Art Antwerp mission is fresh, sophisticated, smart, comprehensive, selective, open and respectful. With this conduct and the steadfast list of collaborators, networks and connections, Art Antwerp is unquestionably a world-class organization.
AA’14 offers the following events and publications: Art Antwerp International Art & Design 2014 (5-12 December) Cultural Fair International Art Exhibition of Fine Art, Contemporary Art, Art-Nouveau, Interior Design, Jewel Design, and more. Featured Seminars with art world professionals.
AA’14 VIP Vernissage Reception (December 5th) First Viewing
Grand Opening, Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, Press Conference Hors D’oeuvres and Cocktail Service, Live Art & Dance Performances, Classical Music Performances, Art Auction benefiting good causes as the Belgium cancer foundation &…
Art Antwerp Magazine (To Be Launched on December 5)
Showroom catalogue in the form of a Biennial Magazine - second edition to be printed in March of 2015 Includes Full Page Artwork Images, Articles, Interviews, Partner Ads To be Sold and Distributed Globally
Art Antwerp Times
AA’14 newspaper launched in February and mailed to 5000+ recipients, distributed by the Antwerp Hilton Hotel, The Royal Paleis op de Meir of Antwerp, and various luxury shops and travel agencies. A second edition will be published and distributed this summer and another at the fair itself.