The Investec Cape Town Art Fair (ictaf) is set to showcase a diversity of work that represents the forefront of contemporary art from Africa to the world, and the world to Cape Town from 14 to 16 February 2020 at the Cape Town International Convention Center.
Positioned as the leading art fair in Africa, the art fair 2020 will include the foremost galleries from South Africa, the African continent, and abroad.
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Investec Cape Town Art Fair 2020 by numbers. . 107 exhibitors will be participating in this year’s fair. Of them, 58 are international exhibitors from Europe, USA, Middle East and Africa. 49 are from South Africa. . In their totality they will show the work of 423 artists who are making their mark on the world of contemporary art. . All will be revealed in 2 weeks from 14-16 February. In the meantime head over to the link in our bio to purchase tickets if you haven’t already. . Video courtesy of @art_meets. . #ICTAF #ICTAF2020 #experiencingart #galleriesofICTAF #artistsofictaf
About the Cape Town Art Fair
The fair provides a platform for galleries, collectors, curators and artists from around the globe to engage in cultural and economic exchange. The fair offers an intimate experience of one of the world’s most unique art capitals. Ictaf is where the fast-growing African art market and the international art world meet.
The allure of Investec Cape Town Art Fair is its content and its placement on the African continent. With the advent of its eight edition, the market has proven that art fairs are a sustainable economic model for trade in contemporary art.
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WHAT’S ON. . Currently on at A4 Arts Foundation @a4artsfoundation is Risk, a show curated by A4 Arts Foundation’s director, Josh Ginsburg @joshualeeginsburg. . The show brings together a strong collective of artists across mediums, both local and international, to explore the themes of vulnerability and possibility. The show is on until 9 January 2020. . Pictured from left: Jane Alexander’s Security Bird, 2014, Oil-painted fiberglass, found shoes, found TNT explosive box. Ulay/Marina Abramović’s @abramovicinstitute Rest Energy, 1980, Performance for video with sound, 4 min 4 sec. . #ICTAF2020 #ExperiencingArt #whatsonincapetown
The city’s geography is also an integral part of the fair’s success. Cape Town is a vibrant cultural hub, attracting international collectors with the novelty of diverse, cutting edge art and a favourable exchange rate.
In fact, Laura Vincenti, Director of the Cape Town Art Fair said that with each year, the fair has gained considerable momentum that has generated respect and prestige for the city of Cape Town as a major contemporary art destination.
Friday, 14 February 2020: 11:00 – 19:00Saturday, 15 February 2020: 11:00 – 19:00Sunday, 16 February 2020: 11:00 – 19:00
Tickets can be purchased online at webtickets for R160 or at the door for R190.
Visit the Cape Town Art Fair’s official website to see which ‘talks’ programmes are set to take place, guided tours, what is meant by ‘gallery night’, the film screening programme, exhibitions and which book signings will take place.