The fifth edition of Art Central will grace the Central Harbourfront, with more than three-quarters of exhibitors coming from Asia Pacific. Last year, attendance reached a record 40,000.
Date: 27-31 March 2019
Hong Kong became the third Art Basel location in 2013, affirming its position as Asia’s most important hub for art sales.
Date: 29-31 March 2019
Asia Contemporary Art Show
The Asia Contemporary Art Show takes an unusual format: galleries from around the world display their works across several floors of guest rooms at the Conrad Hong Kong.
Date: 29 March-1 April 2019
Affordable Art Fair
The Affordable Art Fair group now holds fairs in about a dozen cities around the world. At its Hong Kong edition, prices range from HK$1,000 to HK$100,000.
Date: 17-19 May 2019
The profile of Indonesian contemporary art has risen in the past few years, and this showcase is a sure place to find works by prominent artists such as Heri Dono.
Date: 30 August-1 September 2019
Korea International Art Fair
Seoul, South Korea
While drawing big-name galleries from across Asia, this fair has been an important platform for domestic exhibitors, with about two-thirds coming from South Korea.
Date: 26-29 September 2019
Run by the same company that oversees Art Basel, the inaugural edition of Art SG is widely anticipated by the art world and is expected to become a major annual event.
Date: 1-3 November 2019
Art021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair
Started in 2013, this fair has quickly established itself as an important platform for global artists targeting the China market. It’s held in tandem with West Bund Art and Design.
Date: 7-10 November 2019
Magnus Renfrew, who is behind this event, brings his credentials as the founder of the Hong Kong International Art Fair, which became Art Basel. Taipei Dangdai’s first edition was held in January 2019.
Date: January 2020
India Art Fair
One of the most important art events in South Asia, this fair aims to emphasise art and artists rather than panel discussions.
Date: February 2020
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Art Fair Philippines
This fair occupies The Link building in Makati, including its parking garage, giving part of the show a more street-style vibe.
Date: February 2020