Art festivals are microcosms of international art. They are a unique opportunity to explore up-and-coming artists displaying their art.

Contemporary art festivals are an attraction for art fiends. If you love musing over distinct forms of art, then these festivals can be a heaven for you.

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Travel to some of the world’s most stunning locations and enjoy both cutting-edge and traditional art. Or, if you are an artist from heart, head to one of these fests for a renewed sense of inspiration.

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International Fair of Contemporary Art

Foire Internationale d’ Art Contemporain is in the vibrant city of Venice, Italy. Contemporary art is celebrated. You’ll encounter both unique and breathtaking pieces. Held in October, visitors come to gawk at the beautiful specimens of Contemporary Art.

Venice organizes the fest in Grand Palais. It provides a majestic background for brilliant art pieces. Around thirty countries partake in the fair. You can visit during October and gawk at the beautiful specimens of Contemporary Art.

The city provides a majestic background for brilliant art pieces. Over 30 countries participate in the fair.

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Biennale of Sydney

Biennale of Sydney might be one of the oldest art festivals in the world, but it is by no means less modern. Australia showcases its contemporary art scene with pride. Over a hundred international artists present their pieces in this festival.

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Every other year, this festival is held from June through September. The city diligently works to welcome visitors. There are both guest lectures and tours. Also, free film screenings are offered!

Hong Kong International Art Fair

As of 2016, over 40 countries take part in the Hong Kong International Art Fair. It is the youngest of all art festivals.

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Artists flock to display their masterpieces here. From classical plays to antiques, a bit of everything is presented to an appreciative audience.

Have your pick and savor the art before you. Collectors have the opportunity to purchase unique art pieces.

Art Basel, Switzerland

Switzerland started hosting Art Basel in the late 1970s. Inspired by its success, Miami also began hosting its own Art Basel. Both festivals are patrons of contemporary art. Get to know burgeoning talents as they present their art.

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Allow the passion mirrored in their art to inspire you. Explore three hundred galleries in four days–it may be a challenge, but it is also a great reward.

You can also shortlist the events you’re most interested in seeing. Some prefer to wander aimlessly throughout the festival.

Whitney Biennial, NYC

Art is not just paintings and sculptures. It embodies so much more. Whitney Festival of America (in New York City) showcases this philosophy well.

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Art is welcome in all of its forms. Dancers and musicians provide both refreshing perspectives and inspiriting performances.

You’ll enjoy the opportunity to watch films and hunt down quirky art galleries. Enjoy this festival, as it provides a launching pad for many young and unrecognized artists. You’ll experience both a whole new and modern twist to art.

Find your muse at one of the many Art Festivals scattered across the globe. Whether you’re a creator or collector, there is a perfect festival for you!

September 19, 2016 4:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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