PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco opens for its second edition this week. Featuring 40 leading international and US galleries, the cutting-edge contemporary art fair dedicated to photography and moving image, opens for the public from 22nd - 23rd February.
The fair’s 'First Look' opening night event on Thursday, 22nd February, will benefit SFMOMA’s photography program, supporting an acquisition of works by three contemporary Chinese artists that will be presented at the fair.
The fair will once again be held at the Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason Center.
Running throughout the fair, the talks program explores key themes regarding the international fine art photography market and offers collectors insights and access to artists via in-depth discussions. Participating artists and expert speakers include: Mandy Barker (artist), Nion McEvoy (collector); Sarah Meister (Curator, Department of Photography, The Museum of Modern Art, New York); Abelardo Morell (artist) and Thyago Nogueira (Curator, Instituto Moreira Salles, Sao Paulo).
A curated platform featuring photographers pushing the boundaries of the photographic medium. The 2018 edition includes new works by Darren Harvey-Regan (The Ravestijn Gallery, Amsterdam) will be presented alongside original pieces by Mona Kuhn (Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York & Zurich), Meghann Riepenhoff and Klea McKenna (both EUQINOMprojects, San Francisco), and Roman Signer (Galerie Stephan Witschi, Zürich).