The fair of the month, written by ChatGPT
The Art Market San Francisco is an annual contemporary art fair that takes place in San Francisco. It was first established in 2011 and has since become one of the most prominent art events in the Bay Area.
This edition, The fair features 85 galleries from around the world. The event provides an opportunity for collectors, curators, art enthusiasts, and the general public to view and purchase works of art from a variety of galleries and artists.
This year, The fair took place on April 20-23, 2023 at the Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, a historic waterfront campus that serves as a hub for the arts community in San Francisco. The event attracts visitors from around the world and is considered a must-see for anyone interested in contemporary art.
Art Market San Francisco also includes a variety of special events, such as talks, panel discussions, and tours. These events provide attendees with the opportunity to learn more about the art and artists on display, as well as the broader art world.
The fair provides a platform for these artists to gain exposure, and many have gone on to achieve great success as a result of their participation in the fair.
Among all the galleries present, we point out the participation of Alessandro Berni Gallery. Its booth included the following artists: Carrie Lynn Certa, Brian Higgins, Hera Kim, Sharon Paster, Wo Schiffman, Linda Wegmann, Davey Withcraft.
Alessandro Berni Gallery's Booth B21 at Art Market San Francisco. Courtesy of Alessandro Berni Gallery
Art Market San Francisco is also unique in its focus on technology and digital art. The fair has a special section called "Art+Tech" that showcases works of art that incorporate new media, interactive technology, and virtual reality. This section is designed to provide a glimpse into the future of the art world and the ways in which technology is transforming the creative process.
Another highlight of Art Market San Francisco is its commitment to philanthropy. Each year, the fair partners with a local non-profit organization, and a portion of the proceeds from ticket sales are donated to support their mission. In the past, Art Market San Francisco has supported organizations such as Creativity Explored, a non-profit that provides opportunities for artists with developmental disabilities, and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Overall, Art Market San Francisco is a dynamic and exciting event that showcases some of the best contemporary and modern art from around the world. Whether you're an avid collector, an art enthusiast, or simply looking for a unique cultural experience, the fair offers something for everyone. With its focus on emerging artists, technology, and philanthropy, Art Market San Francisco is at the forefront of the art world, and it is a must-see event for anyone interested in the future of art and culture.
Bianca Mafodda and Alessandro Berni from Alessandro Berni Gallery with artworks by Davey Whitcraft and Hera Kim. Courtesy of Alessandro Berni Gallery.
Carrie Lynn Certa; Brian Higgins and his wife Rebecca; Wo Schiffman at Art Market San Francisco.
Courtesy of Alessandro Berni Gallery