Course in Contemporary Art.
kicks off a season of exciting in-store events with a Crash Course in
12 noon Matthew Collings, well known TV presenter, writer and artist, will get to the bottom of that controversial question 'What is contemporary art?'
1.30pm Anthony Spira, curator of the Whitechapel Gallery, will talk about what goes into selecting and organising an exhibition.
3pm independent art consultant Edmund Hubbard will give his tips on how to go about making a purchase.
Darbyshire, the art industry's most celebrated framing expert, will explain
how to make the most of your art once you have it with expert guidance
on hanging, framing, lighting and conservation. Throughout the day food
and drink will be provided by Bluebird and although attendance on the
Crash Course is by reservation only, the sessions will take place in an
open plan space within the store enabling anybody to pass by and listen
in. Crash course admission is free but space is limited so places must
be reserved in advance: call 020 7351 1211 or email store firstname.lastname@example.org
to reserve your place. The Frieze Art Fair, taking place in Regents Park
the following week, will bring together the most dynamic young galleries
from around the world and showcase the work of over 600 artists including
Damien Hirst, Cindy Sherman, Chris Ofili and Jeff Koons alongside, younger
Visitors to the Art on Demand stand and website will be offered a new level of choice in buying prints in both the size of the image they can order and the material it is printed on. Art on Demand includes work from established artists including Gary Hume and Martin Maloney and emerging new talents such as Neil Rumming, Katy Lynton and Paul McDevitt.
Art Fair, Regents Park, Friday 17th Monday 20th October Admission is £10
or 2 for 1 with a Habitat voucher (available in-store)