Four Hungarian galleries represented at viennacontemporary


Four Hungarian galleries were represented at the international art fair viennacontemporary held at Marx Halle (pictured) in Vienna this past weekend, a press release revealed today.

The Hungarian galleries, all from Budapest, included acb Gallery, Erika Déak Gallery, Ani Molnár Gallery and newcomer Chimera Project.

"The numerous new applications, the participation of renowned galleries and the on-going accreditations of international collectors accentuate, more than ever, the importance of Vienna as an attractive venue for contemporary art. Up-and-coming galleries from East and West regard viennacontemporary as a steppingstone into the international art scene, and after repeated participations, renowned galleries have come to appreciate Vienna as a rising international art market place and art hub between East and West. A consolidated focus on galleries from Eastern Europe, the participation of almost all leading Viennese galleries, and a compact complementary program make viennacontemporary 2015 one of the highlights of the international fair calendar," Christina Steinbrecher-Pfandt, artistic director of viennacontemporary, states in connection to this yearʼs edition of the event.

"Our commitment to viennacontemporary has not faded. I have a grand vision: viennacontemporary, without a doubt the leading art fair in CEE, stands for mediation between East and West and offers a platform for exchange and discussion. The success of our work in 2014 clearly underlined how important that is. Today, I can proudly say: our art fair in Vienna is one of the major European platforms for the established art markets of Western Europe as well as for the emerging markets in Eastern, South-Eastern and Central Europe," said Dmitry Aksenov, chairman of viennacontemporary.

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