Cologne and Brussels hosted two fairs

Posted on April - 26 - 2018

Courtesy: artnet news

Courtesy: artnet news

The month of April offered a couple of the important fairs showcasing exciting artworks and artists. Although Central Europe is a tight market for Latin American artists and galleries to crack, a few representatives of Latin America can still be found among the European selection. Here are two of the longest-established shows in Germany and Belgium that were last week, where preeminent European galleries lead the lists of participants.


Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany

19 – 22 April 2018

One of the oldest fairs of its kind, Art Cologne hosted its 52dn edition in the city of the same name having started in 1967. Nowadays the show includes more than 200 international galleries representing over 2000 artists from 33 different countries. The selection is a wide variety of styles, from blue-chip artists to the emerging and new artists. Although there are no Latin American galleries on the fairs, some Latin American artists were present at the event, such as high-profile Colombian artist Oscar Murillo represented by David Zwirner.


Art Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

19 – 22 April 2018

The fair has three clear sections named Discovery focused on young and emerging artists with recent works; Prime concentrates on established artists, Rediscovery dedicated to artists from 1917 to 1987 and Solo, individuals ambitious project dedicated to one artist. Among the ocean of galleries, mainly from Europe, a Latin American gallery is hard to spot. Habana, located in La Habana, Cuba; Proyectos Monclova, in Mexico City and Galeria de las Misiones, in Montevideo, Uruguay.

By: Gabriela Martinez de la Hoz

Courtesy: Artnews