The fifth edition of the UK’s only art fair dedicated to contemporary prints and editions – MULTIPLIED – returns to Christie’s South Kensington next weekend (17th – 20th October).
Taking place during Frieze Week, forty of the world’s most esteemed galleries will be taking part in the Fair, which will feature prints, photography, digital art and artists books. Some of the top London galleries that will be present at MULTIPLIED include Marc Quinn, London Print Studio, BEARSPACE, Flowers Gallery, Whitechapel Gallery and Paul Stolper Gallery, whilst exciting new talent from leading graduate institutions such as the Slade School of Fine Art, the Royal College of Art and the University of the Arts London will also be showcased.
Works by established contemporary artists will be exhibited, including pieces by Damien Hirst, Gary Hume, William Kentridge, Sarah Lucas, Daido Moriyama, Cornelia Parker, Yinka Shonibare, David Shrigley, Gavin Turk and Rachel Whiteread.
The Fair’s events programme will see panel discussions and artist talks take place, with the line up for the latter including Yinka Shonibare MBE in conversation with Iwona Blazwick, Director of the Whitechapel Gallery; Sir Peter Blake (RA) in conversation with Alastair Sooke; Marcus Coates in conversation with Gavin Everall, Editor of Book Works; and Horst: A Photographer of Style by Susanna Brown, Curator of Photographs, V&A.
Live printmaking sessions, in association with Rabley Contemporary and CFPR Editions, will also be held during MULTIPLIED. Traditional and 3D printing techniques will be demonstrated in front of a live audience.
Admission to talks and the printmaking sessions is free, although numbers are limited and booking is required – contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a space.
Murray Macaulay, Director of Multiplied, said:
“The contemporary prints and editions on show at Multiplied exemplify the vibrancy of art being created right now by emerging and established artists around the world. With exhibitors attending from throughout Europe and the Americas, a stimulating programme of artist talks, live printing events and new edition launches, Multiplied 2014 will provide a fresh perspective on this dynamic artistic field.”
Entry to the fair is free. Full details of the Fair and all of its accompanying events, including details of all participating galleries and exhibiting artists, can be found at www.multipliedartfair.com.
MULTIPLIED 2014 – Contemporary Editions Fair
17th – 20th October 2014
Christie’s South Kensington
85 Old Brompton Road