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首届 Art Chengdu 国际当代艺术博览会将于2018年4月25日至4月27日在中国成都举办。作为中国中西部地区首个国际化当代艺术博览会，Art Chengdu致力于成为亚洲乃至全球代表性的精品艺术博览会之一，以优质的服务和严格的标准为参展机构和观众提供最佳的艺术博览会新体验。
首届Art Chengdu也将严格控制参展画廊机构的数量约30家，甄选范围既包括国际知名画廊，也包括本土中坚力量和新兴代表，无一例外皆是有着清晰的发展脉络和优质的艺术素养，能够呈现最具代表性的艺术作品。在各个细节，Art Chengdu都将力求为参展机构和观众提供最优质的服务和全新的艺术体验。以精心打造的专业化、优质化、休闲感、活力感为主要感受，在轻松的氛围中强化收藏家与画廊机构的深入交流。
International Contemporary Art Fair will be inaugurated in 2018
The first Art Chengdu International Contemporary Art Fair will be held from April 25, toApril 27, 2018 in Chengdu, Sichuan, China. As the first international contemporary art fair in Midwest China, Art Chengdu is committed to becoming one of the most exquisite and representative art fairs in Asia and even the world. It will provide extraordinary experience for exhibitors and visitors with high quality service and strict standards in exhibition.
Land of Abundance, the Capital of Art
As a cultural city with long history and rich resources, Chengdu is known as “The Land of Abundance” for a long time. In recent years, Chengdu is rapidly growing from a central city in southwest China to an emerging international metropolis.
In the field of contemporary art, there are a large number of artists born or living in Chengdu. Among them are many representative artists who have made prominent contributions to the development of China’s contemporary art. Meanwhile, a considerable number of collectors endeavor in the city and pay attention to both local and global contemporary art. Chengdu, with affluent artistic resource, has made splendid achievements in art education, art museums, galleries, as well as exhibitions over the years.
At this point, a top international contemporary art fair will allow more people to see the deep cultural heritage of Chengdu and its new image of contemporary art.
Art Chengdu will not only bring richer artistic choices for Chengdu, but also provide more channels for outstanding galleries in China and the globe to interface with inland China collectors.
Roots in Chengdu, Eye on the World
Every international metropolis has its own representative art fair. However, in Midwest China, there is a “white space” for a top international art fair, which will be filled by Art Chengdu.
Roots in Chengdu, while eye on the world.
In history, Chengdu was of great importance as the hub connecting Northern and Southern Silk Road, making catalytic efforts in the formation, development and prosperity of the ancient Silk Road economic belt. Therefore, locating in the starting point of the Southern Silk Road, Art Chengdu will invite important galleries in Asia, Europe, and America to assemble in “the land of abundance”, to sow and reap the fruits of cultural exchange.
The debut Art Chengdu will select the most representative galleries around the world, including a few local outstanding organizations. The ratio of Chinese and international galleries will be roughly 2:1.
Strive for Excellence, Create new Experience
The debut Art Chengdu will strictly select around 30 galleries among internationally renowned galleries, local backbone organizations as well as emerging powers, all of which have clear development venation, high artistic accomplishment, and competence to show the most powerful art. In every detail, Art Chengdu will strive to provide the best service and a new artistic experience for exhibitors and
visitors. By creating a professional, exquisite, leisurely and dynamic exhibition, Art Chengdu will enable in-depth communication between collectors and exhibitors in a relaxing atmosphere.
During the two-day VIP preview and two public open days, Art Chengdu will also present numerous artistic activities.
A Strong Team, Poised to triumph
Art Chengdu is co-founded by Huang Yu, one of the most powerful and professional collectors of the new generation, and Huang Zai, a highly recognized promoter of contemporary art. Both founders hope to create, in their hometown, an art fair which can constantly promote the ecological construction of contemporary art in Midwest China and the cultural exchange between Chengdu and the world.
Besides, the team assembles senior experts from various sections of the contemporary art world. In the spring of 2018, a strong and professional team will spare no pains to create a grand event of art in this city.