Art lovers visiting London, make sure you are around for upcoming fairs
LONDON: Three times a year the opportunity to buy cheap contemporary art by relatively unknown artists looks like the fastest growing art marked in London. For nearly 20 years Affordable Art Fair has made a platform for the very latest in contemporary art showcased in a fun and friendly atmosphere – twice a year in Battersea Park and in Hampstead Heath north-west London.
Cheap portrait. “I want to become an artist and hopefully famous, I´m on my way”, young Joni admitted while working on a portrait of model Nakka at the Battersea Spring fair. Not bad, quite good, was comments from art lovers passing by on the opening of the art show. And model Nakka replied: “Paint me before you get famous”.
People visiting London should make sure they are around for the upcoming Art fairs. You will find paintings, prints, sculptures and photography for sale – and you can leave Battersea Park with new art tucked under your arm
The Queen. This year`s artists came from USA, Denmark, Italy and South Korea, to name a few. A portrait of Queen Elizabeth made by the French artist Laurence Perratzi was this year`s royal work. Price: 2,600 pounds. Cost of any artwork cannot exceed 6,000 British pounds. Affordable Art Fair is the only international art fair where prices start as low as £100. You also find Affordable Art fairs in Brussels, Hong Kong, Milan, New York, Singapore and Stockholm.