China's lockdown seems to have come to an end as they have opened several public places again last weekend.
We are excited to announce that...
The Shanghai International Art Fair (SIAF) NECC, 19-22 November 2020 is open for applications to exhibit.
The second edition of the SIAF is once again part of the successful Yangtze River Delta International Cultural Industries Expo (iCiE) held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center Shanghai (NECC) one of Shanghai's landmark buildings. Celebrating the development of the region's cultural industries, hosted by the Government of Shanghai. With a visitor number of 80,000, including 15,000 professional buyers, making it the largest cluster for international cultural trade.
The selection is based on the interest of the Chinese art collectors, buyers and investors. Our Curators are part of the Chinese Government for Culture. Inviting Artists and Galleries to submit. The art fair has a dedicated Gallery area. We also offer shipping, setting-up, and Chinese speaking representative services. It is not mandatory for exhibitors to attend in person. We offer a fully serviced professional art fair experience. Please view all T&C and FAQ before submitting.
EVENTS FACTS & STATS
The Shanghai International Art Fair is part of the Yangtze River Delta International Industries Expo (iCiE). Celebrating the development of the region's cultural industries. Building upon the success of the second edition the iCiE 2020 expands the exhibition space to 54,000 sqm delivering a more international event generating a bigger impact on a bigger scale.
Estimated visitor numbers of 80,000, including 15,000 professional buyers.
Only 30 Exhibitors can participate. The selection is fierce based on the interest of the Chinese art collectors, buyers and investors.
There are three separated art exhibition areas
1) Galleries (1-3 yrs)
2) Galleries (3+ yrs)
3) Solo-Platform (Established artists with proven track record)
The event is China's largest Cluster for international cultural trade. Hosted by the Governments of Shanghai.
The 2019 Yangtze River Delta International Cultural Industries Expo was covered in 725 original articles with a total of 807 thousand words by 173 media outlets, and generated 1.39 million related news messages online.
In 2016, sales in the global art market reached over 45 billion US dollars. The Asian art market ranked number 3 globally in sales, and had the largest auction market worth 6.81 billion USD. [Source: artnet, various auction houses, Orbis, and the 2017 Global Dealers Study]
China ranked number 1 in global art auction sales in 2016, with 6.33 billion US dollars.
Attracting world-renowned art institutions, symbolic museums and art galleries, top art collectors, and so on, to come to Shanghai.
Picture: The venue NECC Shanghai