Given the resurgence of the pandemic and new variants of Covid-19, the art market is reorganizing its agenda for the first half of the year with intensified frequency. Clashes in store.
Art Paris, one of the few fairs to have been staged in 2021, is scheduled this year for early April.
Before Art Basel's arrival at the Grand Palais Ephémère in October, replacing the FIAC—the earthquake announced for the second half of the year—the art market calendar will once again be disrupted by the pandemic in the coming months. This is particularly the case in Europe. For the moment, on the other side of the world in the United States, events like Frieze Los Angeles in February and Expo Chicago in April are maintaining their dates and targeting more regional clients. Back in Europe, several fairs planned for the first quarter have decided to reschedule and await better days. Planned for the end of January, and normally the first of the season, the Brussels BRAFA has been postponed to June 19-26. In a contemporary register, Switzerland's Artgenève, which follows in its wake, also in late January, has moved this year's edition to March (from 3 to 6). At the…
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