Art Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair 2018
This is an art fair that invests in the strategically important geographic location of Thessaloniki, its multicultural identity, its rich and long history. Thessaloniki’s history spans some 2,300 years. An important metropolis by the Roman period, Thessaloniki was the second largest and wealthiest city of the Byzantine Empire. Thessaloniki is home to numerous notable Byzantine monuments several Roman, Ottoman and Israel structures. Worldwide known Mount Athos with its Monasteries, Mount Olympus, home of the ancient Greek Gods, Vergina Archaeological Museum (Royal Tombs) and Amphipolis are only an hour away from Thessaloniki.
With 28 galleries representing over 450 artists through 1,500 works, with 5 museum exhibitions and with over 20 simultaneous projects, the 3rd Art Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair will open its doors from 22 to 25 November at Thessaloniki International Exhibition Centre in Pavilions 10, 9 and 8. The honoured artist at this year’s event is internationally acclaimed sculptor Takis.