New Art Fair for London Launches this October

20130312 072809 New Art Fair for London Launches this October

A new art fair focused on African art launches this October to coincide with Frieze. It is called 1:54 (in reference to the 54 countries in Africa) and will take place in Somerset House with 15 galleries from Europe, the US and African countries – all of them showing contemporary art from Africa at prices ranging from £2,000 to £200,000.

Founder of 1:54, Touria El Glaoui, said:

” We are very excited to have IC publication as our media partner for 1:54, the first fair dedicated to Contemporary African Art. The fair aims to promote on an international level established and emerging talents from Africa and the African Diaspora.”

About Mark Westall

Mark Westall is the founder and editor of FAD Website, a curation of the world’s most interesting culture, and Creative Director of FAD Agency, a strategy & creative agency working with brands to solve business problems using cultural tools. In 2008 following his passion for art he founded what has grown to become FADwebsite. FADwebsite is internationally recognized as a key figure within the emerging and contemporary art world, and has been selected as official partner by organizations as diverse as Moving Image, Volta and Christie’s. In addition Mark is a columnist for City and Canary Wharf Magazines and expert advisor to art fair Strarta.

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