When and where is India Art Fair 2019?
The eleventh edition of India Art Fair will take place at the NSIC Grounds, Okhla Industrial Area, New Delhi, from 01 — 03 February 2019, with our Private Preview taking place on Thursday, 31 January.
How do I get a ticket for the fair?
Tickets for the public days will be available October onwards.
How do I get there?
Govindpuri Metro Station which falls on the Violet line is next to the entrance of the fair. For complete train schedule, click here. The venue is also accessible by taxi and car parks are available at Gate 3 and 4 on a first-come, first-serve basis.
What makes India Art Fair different?
India Art Fair attracts visitors with an interest in the art world, such as curators, artists, collectors, journalists, gallerists and critics, and art lovers. Some visit to acquire art, while others view the fair more as an exhibition, enjoying the experience as a cultural day out.
What are the sections of the fair?
The fair is made up of five sections: the Galleries consist of Indian and international exhibitors presenting works by a range of artists; Focus features solo artist presentations; Institutions, showcases leading Indian and international museums and art foundations presenting elements of their programmes or collaborations commissioned specially for the fair; Platform, represents young emerging artists or art practises from throughout South Asia; and Art Projects, a non-commercial space to discover large scale, site specific installations.
Some big names participating at India Art Fair?
The fair sees a particularly strong representation of most illustrious Indian galleries such as Chatterjee & Lal, Jhaveri Contemporary and Chemould Prescott Road (all Mumbai), Experimenter (Kolkata), GALLERYSKE (Bengaluru/New Delhi), Vadehra Art Gallery, Gallery Espace and Art Heritage (all New Delhi). Some of the top-rank international galleries David Zwirner (London/New York/Hong Kong), Blain | Southern (London/Berlin), Sabrina Amrani (Madrid) and Aicon Gallery (New York) have also participated in the fair.
India’s most influential cultural organisations partnering with the fair in 2018 include Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art, Korean Culture Center, and the Institut Français en Inde. India Art Fair has exhibited works by celebrated names like Anish Kapoor, Steve Mc Curry and Picasso in its previous editions and presented the leading artists from the region such as Ravinder Reddy, Shilpa Gupta, Sudarshan Shetty, Imran Qureshi and Francesco Clemente.
— Please carry a valid ID proof along with you.
— Children below 8 years should be accompanied by an adult.
— No knapsacks, smoking, firearms, explosives and touching of art works.
— Organisers are not responsible for any loss or theft of any personal objects.
— Inform the nearest security officer on seeing a suspicious object.
— Security procedures, including frisking remain the right of the management.
If I cannot get to New Delhi for India Art Fair, is there any part of it that I can still enjoy?
Yes; there are a number of satellite exhibitions and unique events throughout the city, that showcase the dynamic diversity of the art scene in the country. You can access the programme here.