NYAB at Asian Contemporary Art Fair New York

Stop by the ACAF NY, and media booth 106, from November 6-10, 2008 to say hello to New York Art Beat and Tokyo Art Beat.

poster for Asian Contemporary Art Fair New York

Asian Contemporary Art Fair New York

at Pier 92
in the Midtown area
This event has ended - (2008-11-07 - 2008-11-10)

In Features NYAB News by Kosuke Fujitaka 2008-10-28 print

NY Art Beat / Tokyo Art Beat is proud to participate as a media partner in Asian Contemporary Art Fair New York, held from November 6-10, 2008, at Pier 92, 52nd Street and 12th Avenue. Please come visit us at media booth 106 to say hello and meet the people behind NY Art Beat and Tokyo Art Beat.

At Asian Contemporary Art Fair New York, more than 60 international galleries and non-profit organizations will show a wide range of contemporary work by artists from countries including China, Japan, Korea, India, Bangladesh, Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam. Much of the work, including paintings, sculpture, photography, works on paper, video and installations, will be on view for the first time in the U.S.

The Asian Contemporary Art Fair New York is the only international art fair in New York dedicated exclusively to Asian contemporary art. Last year’s inaugural fair was hailed as a major success, providing collectors with an unusual opportunity to gain an overview of Asian art and see work by emerging artists, as well as internationally-recognized names such as Zhang Xiaogang, Nam June Paik, Yue Minjun and Yayoi Kusama.

Fair hours

* Thursday, November 6; Preview Opening (Invitation only) 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
* Friday, November 7 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
* Saturday, November 8 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
* Sunday, November 9 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
* Monday, November 10 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Admission Fees

* $15 one-day
* $25 multi-day
* $5 student / senior citizen
* Free : Monday, Nov. 10

Asian Contemporary Art Fair New York
Venue: Pier 92
Schedule: From 2008-11-07 To 2008-11-10
Address: 755 12th Ave., New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-563-3360

Kosuke Fujitaka

Kosuke Fujitaka. Born in Osaka, 1978. Graduated with a BA in Economics from the University of Tokyo. He wrestled with Excel and Power Point in the Sony Ericsson R&D, cost control and marketing departments for three years before launching Tokyo Art Beat with Paul Baron and Olivier Thereaux in 2004. In 2008, he moved back to NYC, where a decade ago he had come across many important life elements, and has now launched New York Art Beat. Kosuke is also a co-founder of 101 Tokyo, a young international art fair in Tokyo happening every April. He thinks that art leveraged by IT, wine and beer can make the world a better place. Personal page as art guide (Only in Japanese) » See other writings

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