ART SAN DIEGO Contemporary Art Fair to Host “Conversations” Between Collectors, Artists, and Leaders in the Art World
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|(openPR) - Art San Diego Contemporary Art Fair, scheduled for September 1-4 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, features numerous “Conversations” during the fair giving both novice and experienced collectors first-hand information on aspects of art collecting and direct encounters with numerous artists and leaders in the art world.
San Diego, CA, August 23, 2011 -- Art San Diego Contemporary Art Fair, scheduled for September 1-4 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, features numerous “Conversations” during the fair giving both novice and experienced collectors first-hand information on aspects of art collecting and direct encounters with numerous artists and leaders in the art world. In addition this year we will feature a “Collector Resource Desk” that will be available throughout the weekend staffed with experts to offer advice, tours and collecting tips.
Friday, Sept. 2nd | 8 – 3 pm | Powering Innovation Economies
For art lovers involved in city building, public art, community development, real estate development, or education, consider attending the Urban Land Institute’s Powering Innovation Economies Conference taking place at the Hilton from 8am to 3pm on Friday September 2nd. Come hear from leaders who have been successful in using art and culture as economic drivers for their cities and how this emerging trend is being identified as a key ingredient to future great cities in the 21st century. Governor John Hickenlooper from the State of Colorado will share how the City of Denver has earned a position as a leading cultural mecca; John Alschuler will present the highly successful High Line linear park in Manhattan; and Dave Malmuth and Pete Garcia will showcase their concept for San Diego’s IDEA District where innovation, design, education and art are intentionally integrated to create a place where creativity can thrive. Click here to register - Powering Innovation Economies .
“This conversation is about the future of our city and how we can use all of our creative energies to strengthen our artistic scene and drive economic vitality,” said David Malmuth, Conference Chairman and partner in I.D.E.A. District with Pete Garcia.
Saturday, Sept. 3rd | 2 – 3 pm | Professional Resources for Collectors
This panel discussion will cover professional resources for the serious art collector, including: art advisory services, conservation of artwork, state of the art storage for valuable art collections, viewing, and shipping of art works. In addition, topics will include: insurance needs and appraisals for estates, for museum donations, insurance, and resale purposes. This discussion will cover museum quality issues for the serious art collector and provide valuable insights and hard-earned advice from experts in various art-related fields.
Moderated by Arthur Lipper. Panel: James Merriman | Hub International Services, Tim Dadik | Chubb Personal Insurance, Elizabeth von Habsburg | Winston Art Group, Wendell Eckholm | ArtWorks, Wyatt Peabody | Soutirage
Saturday, Sept. 3rd | 5 – 6 pm | Regional Art Survey
Taking the pulse of San Diego’s visual arts community, we’ll discuss the role local artists and institutions play within the region as well as the broader, national scene. What are the strengths of the local arts community, and what’s missing that would make it more vital? How will San Diego participate in Pacific Standard Time, the sprawling, Getty-sponsored program of exhibitions and events launching in the fall?
Moderated by Leah Ollman. Panel: Marcela Quiroz | Curator Director, ART SAN DIEGO Contemporary Art Fair; Dr. Hugh M. Davies | The David C. Copley Director and CEO, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego; Marcia Reed, Head, Collection Development & Exhibitions, Getty Research Institute and Artists: Eleanor Antin and Ruben Ortiz Torres.
Friday & Saturday, Sept. 2nd & 3rd | 5 – 6 pm | Art Talks @ Community Table
Friday: 1 - 1:45 Conversing with NAFTA Designer Giacomo Castagnola | Moderator: Jennifer Luce | 2 - 2:30 Conversing with Ale de la Puente (SUMO, Mexico City) | Moderator: Marcela Quiroz (Curatorial Director - Art San Diego) | 3 - 3:45 Panorama: Argentina | Conversing with Maria Bedoian / Luisa González | moderators: Alejandra Laurenzi (Consorcio Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina) / Marcela Quiroz (Curatorial Director - Art San Diego)
Saturday: 2 - 2:45 IN/TO Creating | Short Films Program: Conversing with Mauricio Chernovetzky / Aldo Guerra / Felipe Lima | Moderator: Joe Nalven (Digital Artist/Cultural Commentary) | 3 - 4:00 Collectrium / IPHONE App for Collectors
Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 2nd & 3rd | 5 – 6 pm | Meet the Artists @ 21st Editions / Booth #9
Book Signing/ Meet the Artist, Mitch Dobrowner| Saturday 1-3, and 5-7, Sunday 1-3
Mitch Dobrowner may well be the greatest of all landscape photographers. His art subverts the old masters and enlarges the potential for meaning within the landscape photograph. As an avid storm chaser, Dobrowner continually pushes his boundaries while putting his life on the line. Come meet the man and see his first monograph accompanied by his only work ever printed in silver-gelatin.
Meet the Artist, Charles Grogg| Saturday 3-5, Sunday 1-3
Charles Grogg refashions the natural world by the transformative power of art, first by the camera and then through stitchery by needle and thread. No one else has ever made such photographs. They are strange, rapturous visions like nothing we’ve seen before. Meet the man behind Cracked: The Art of Charles Grogg, a tomb of a book incorporating handmade platinum prints on handmade Gompi Toronoko papers. Cracked: The Art of Charles Grogg with 11 poems and an essay by John Wood, published by 21st Editions. Each of the 38 books in the deluxe limited edition feature 10 original 11x14" prints in platinum and palladium, and three loose 20x24" Reconstructions suitable for framing.
Over Labor Day Weekend San Diego will be home to the third edition of ART SAN DIEGO Contemporary Art Fair. More than 50 leading galleries from the USA, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and Asia will be taking part. Chosen by ART SAN DIEGO’s Curatorial Director Marcela Quiroz Luna, the galleries – which include numerous new participants – will be showing works by over 500 artists. In addition to the gallery booths, special features include curated exhibitions, contemporary furniture design, solo-artist exhibitions, video-based works, performances, art in public spaces, and a lounge designed by noted Architect Jennifer Luce.
ART SAN DIEGO 2011 Exhibitors include: EDS Galería (Mexico City), NODO Galería (Tijuana), En Masse (Montreal), JDC Fine Art (San Diego), 21st Editions (Massachusetts), Tanya Aguiñiga (Los Angeles), Fu Xin Gallery (Shanghai), Castor (Toronto), David Weeks Studio (New York), Leanne Hull Fine Art (La Jolla), Galería Rubbers Internacional (Buenos Aires), JVS Gallery (San Diego), DTR Modern Galleries (Boston), Walter Bischoff Galerie (Berlin), ECOH (Mexico City), Ana Tzarev Gallery (New York), Gemmell Studio (San Diego), Aldo de Sousa Gallery (Buenos Aires), Diehl Gallery (Jackson), Koplin Del Rio (Culver City), Giacomo Castagnola (San Diego/Tijuana), Betsy Lane Art Consultant (Del Mar). AMIC | Arts Management International Corporation (Osaka), Symbolic Collection Gallery (San Diego), Joseph Bellows Gallery (La Jolla), La Caja Galería (Tijuana), 1500 Gallery (New York), Consorcio de Arte (Buenos Aires), Robert Green Fine Arts (Mill Valley), Ginocchio Gallery (Mexico City), Pristine Galerie (Monterrey), Toca Galería (Mexico City), Joanne Artman Gallery (Laguna Beach), Quint Contemporary Art (La Jolla), Mindy Solomon Gallery (St. Petersburg), SUMO (Mexico City).Mauricio Esquivel (Mexico City), Jonathan Ruiz de la Peña (Tijuana), César Vázquez (Tijuana), Tuca Vieira (New York), Daniel Ruanova (Mexico City), Hugo Lugo (Mexico City), Rubén Ortiz-Torres (San Diego/Los Angeles), Tristan Shone (San Diego), Jay Johson (San Diego), Adam Belt (San Diego). David Weeks (New York), Tanya Aguiñiga (Los Angeles), Castor (Toronto), Giacomo Castagnola (San Diego/Tijuana), and SDSU School of Art, Design & Art History Furniture Design Program, Museum Works (Chicago), Artist League Studios (Minneapolis).
SPONSORS: Presenting Sponsor: UBS Financial Services. Exclusive Sponsors: Hub International Services - Insurance Advisor; Chubb Personal Insurance - Insurance Sponsor; Winston Art Group - Art Appraisal Advisor Group; San Diego Magazine - Media Sponsor; and Art Pulse, Charity Partner, Hilton San Diego Bayfront – Hotel Sponsor; Lincoln – Car Sponsor, Charles Koll Jewellers – Jewelry Sponsor, Craters & Freighters – Art Shipping, ArtWorks San Diego – Art Handling, St. Petersburg Vodka – Beverage Sponsor.
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DATES AND TIMES
Friday, September 2 through Sunday, September 4
Daily from noon to 8 p.m.
Closing day from noon to 5 p.m.
Opening Night VIP Event: Thursday, September 1
TICKETS AVAILABLE: www.artsandiego-fair.com
Place: Hilton San Diego Bayfront
Art San Diego Contemporary Art Fair, scheduled for September 1-4 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, features numerous “Conversations” during the fair giving both novice and experienced collectors first-hand information on aspects of art collecting and direct encounters with numerous artists and leaders in the art world.
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