Launching on 30th June 2017, London Art Week will showcase an exceptional collection of art. Hosted across more than 50 of the capital’s most notable galleries and three world renowned auction houses, the week-long event will welcome visitors from across the globe. They will experience an impressive array of exhibitions from paintings and drawings, to sculptures dating from antiquity to the 20th century.
This year, London Art Week will offer a calendar of events. The curated schedule is a brand new initiative and for the first time visitors will be invited to attend talks, discussions, exclusive events as part of the wider London Art Week exhibition line up. In addition to the summer showcase, London Art Week will also host their first December event in 2017, with further details to follow throughout summer.
Located at galleries across London, many of which are in Mayfair and St James -known as the centre of the art world, London Art Week brings together exceptional pieces of art from five millennia. Presented by selected galleries and auction houses, London Art Week creates a unique opportunity to experience first-hand the best the UK has to offer in art spanning five millennia.
The participating galleries and auction houses will reveal an abundance of art with masterpieces ranging from eras such as Renaissance sculpture, Greek antiquities and British Impressionism.
With many of the works sourced from private collections and some of the capital’s leading experts on hand to offer advice, London Art Week presents an exceptional platform to discover and purchase rarely seen art and artefacts. This year’s event follows on from the success of London Art Week 2016, which welcomed representatives from fifty international museums as well as a record number of visitors from as far afield as Australia, the US, South America and Asia, consolidating its reputation as one the most eagerly anticipated events in the international art calendar.
The array of dedicated, special exhibitions will feature masterworks by some of the most revered names in art history, including Eugene Delacroix, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Marcel Duchamp, Paul Gauguin, Amedeo Modigliani and Paul Rubens. Many of the works are offered for sale with prices ranging from £1,000 to £5 million.
Galleries currently confirmed include Colnaghi, Lowell Libson Ltd, Stephen Ongpin Fine Art, Trinity Fine Art, Tomasso Brothers, Daniel Katz and Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd, Rupert Wace Ancient Art with a host more due to be confirmed in early 2017.
Further details will be announced in the coming months. For additional information on participants, exhibitions and tours, a catalogue and a map can be supplied on request, and can also be found on the London Art Week website.