Art FocusLondon Art Fair 2020 Exhibitors Announced

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The exhibitors for the London Art Fair 2020 have been announced. The fair runs from the 22nd to 26th January 2020 for its 32nd edition, at the Islington Business Design Centre.

Roy Lichtenstein, Modern Head no. 2 (From the Modern Head Series), 1970. Original lithograph and line cut with embossing. Courtesy of Fairhead Fine Art

Platforms within the fair will provide an opportunity for emerging new generation artists, as well as providing a stage for modern forms of art.

Over 110 galleries will be participating, including Art Blue Studio from Singapore, Art Mur from Canada, Cork Printmakers from Ireland and Tamar Dresdner Art Projects from Israel.

Kate Groobey, Wow, 2019. Acrylic on canvas

Highlights will include artwork by some of the world’s most renowned artists, such as David Hockney, Bridget Riley and Grayson Perry, as well as works from Picasso, Braque and many more.

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TAG Fine Art will be exhibiting Yanko Tihov’s new Branded World print.

Standpoint Gallery presents works by Frances Richardson and Olivia Bax, both winners of the Mark Tanner Sculpture Award.

Graham Sutherland, Sauturelles, Gouache, 1974. Courtesy of Christopher Kingzett Fine Art

Shtager Gallery will also be exhibiting new contemporary work by Marina Alexeeva, alongside works by Alexander Shishkin-Hokusai who represented Russia in 2019 Venice Biennale.

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The London Art Fair will continue to specialise in Modern British Art represented through leading galleries such as the Redfern Gallery and Piano Noble.

Elizabeth Heyert, The Sleepers 03, 2003

Castlegate House Gallery will be exhibiting a recent oil painting of David Landau by Frank Auerbach, as well as an important unrecorded 1967 portrait by John Bellany.

The Scottish Gallery will presenting a highly anticipated solo exhibition by the Modernist artist Pat Douthwaite.

Christopher Nevinson, Loading Timber at Southampton Docks © Southampton City Art Gallery

New for 2020, Candida Stevens curates and presents Threading Forms, bringing to the fore a selection of galleries capturing the breadth of different artists working in textiles and the growing appreciation of the medium as a beautiful and collectable art form.

Photo50 is London Art Fair’s annual exhibition of contemporary photography, providing a critical forum for examining some of the most distinctive elements of current photographic practice. Guest curated every year, it highlights a timely theme in current photography and adds a space and context to the photography presented by galleries at the Fair.

Vanessa Jackson, Tilt II, 2018. Screenprint. Courtesy of Advanced Graphics London

Laura Noble presents ten female photographers aged over 50 for the fourteenth edition of Photo50 at London Art Fair 2020.

View the full exhibitor list here.

One theme of the Fair this year will be mental health awareness, with artists including CIRCLE Gallery presents works from artists who live in areas surrounded by expanses of land and sea, demonstrating how nature can positively impact our state of mind. Artists such as Daisy Parris for Sim Smith and Mona Osman for C&C Gallery look at the daily internal struggles we face whilst battling with the external pressures of modern society, and at James Freeman Gallery, Hellen van Meene looks at the psychological effects of the transition from girlhood to womanhood, a transition that society forces upon girls at an increasingly fast pace.

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