Monday, September 16, 2013

Houston Fine Art Fair - Preview
September 19 - 22, 2013

The third annual Houston Fine Art Fair will once again assemble leading galleries from across the United States, Latin America and Europe Sept 19-22, 2013 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Eighty-four galleries representing approximately 12 countries and 34 cities have established the Houston Fine Art Fair (HFAF) as the largest in the Southwest Region.

The Houston Fine Art Fair will kick off Thursday, September 19th with a VIP Preview Party from 6 to 7:30pm and an Opening Reception from 7:30 to 9pm benefitting the Houston Business Volunteers for the Arts Program of the Houston Arts Alliance. The organization enhances the quality of life and tourism in the Houston region by supporting and promoting the arts through programs, initiatives, and alliances.

Here's a preview of what you'll see at the Houston Fine Art Fair.

Frank Hyder, Everyman
Projects Gallery - Philadelphia

Daniel Phill, Stenosis
Sandra Lee Gallery - San Francisco

Cara Barer, Shooter's Bible
Andrea Schwartz Gallery - San Francisco

Robert Pruitt, And Last Night Frederick Douglas showed up
Hooks-Epstein Galleries - Houston

Andy Warhol, Giant Panda (1983) Ed. of 150
Courtesy of Laura Rathe Fine Art - Dallas and Houston

More than a local art fair, The Houston Fine Art Fair is known for its international roster of exhibitors, and attendance by world-renowned collectors, curators, and art patrons. In keeping with last year’s fair, HFAF will host a strong Latin contingent with art galleries from Mexico, Cuba, Chile, Argentina, Venezuela, Ecuador, and Colombia. Attendees will also experience art from galleries from Spain, Italy, France, England, and Switzerland. New this year, HFAF will host a Korean government sponsored pavilion featuring 14 galleries and 150 artists from Korea. Galleries featured at this year’s fair are Houston’s Deborah Colton, Miami’s Sammer Gallery LLC, London’s Quantum Contemporary Art, and Barcelona’s Villa del Arte Galleries. Works of art are estimated to range from $3,000 to $1,000,000.

To learn more about the benefits available from the various ticket levels and prices, purchase tickets online, or obtain a complete list of Participating Galleries, VIP Programming, Panel Talks and Events, Fair Tours, and Host Hotels, visit is an online resource for art collectors and art enthusiasts. The site features gallery guides for every state and the major art cities as well as other useful information.

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