Best international events for 2023
Brafa Art Fair 2023 (Brussels): January 29 - February 5BRAFA will be the first major European art fair to visit in 2023, positioning it, as per tradition, as a true barometer of the art market. The 68th edition of BRAFA will take place from Sunday, January 29th to Sunday, February 5th at Brussels Expo.
For this 2023 edition, a theme has been chosen in correlation with the initiative of the Brussels-Capital Region, which will make 2023 a year devoted to Art Nouveau. BRAFA will be highlighting this movement in several ways.
Frieze Los Angeles 2023: February 16-19
Frieze Los Angeles was launched in 2019 and it largely focuses on contemporary art and celebrates the exceptionally dynamic culture of Los Angeles and its global contributions to the visual arts. For its fourth edition, Frieze Los Angeles will move to the new location of Santa Monica Airport. The new location has been selected for its additional space and flexibility that meet our ambitious plans for the fair. Positioned in the Southeast corner of the airfield, the fair will take place over multiple sites across the property. This year for the first time the art fair will include 20th-century art.
Art Dubai 2023: March 1-5
The 16th edition of Art Dubai returns to its iconic home at Madinat Jumeirah from March 3-5, 2023, with VIP days preceding. The fair will present exciting new global perspectives across four sections: Contemporary, Modern, Bawwaba and Digital. The 2023 edition’s theme will be “Predicting the Present”. Commissioned by Shumon Basar, the Forum will invite speakers to discuss navigating through uncertain times, to share their vision of new sources of optimism, hope, and inspiration.
TEFAF Maastricht 2023: March 11-19
TEFAF Maastricht is a showcase for the finest art works currently on the market. Alongside the traditional areas of Old Master paintings, antiques, and classical antiquities that cover approximately half of the fair, you can also find modern and contemporary art, jewelry, 20th-century design and works on paper. From the moment the fair first opened its doors in 1988 at the MECC in Maastricht, TEFAF has been dedicated to presenting the world’s finest art, across categories, under one roof.
МІАRТ 2023 (Milano): April 14-16
miart (the international modern and contemporary art fair in Milan) is the exhibition that presents the widest chronological offer in Italy, providing a wide audience of Italian and international collectors the opportunity to discover masterpieces from the early 20th century to the creations of the latest generations. In 2023 miart continues in the vein of musical metaphors shaping the visual identity of the new edition around the word “Crescendo”. In the context of the fair, it refers to the growth – in terms of quality, participation, audience – following the previous two editions (“Dismantling Silence” in 2021 and the “First Movement” in 2022) and, continuing this ascending trajectory in 2023.
Art Basel 2023: June 15-18
The Art Basel fair, exhibiting art of the 20th and 21st centuries, is indisputably the world’s leading fair in the international art market. In the middle of June, the Basel fair traditionally will bring the international artworld together at the Messe Basel, bringing leading galleries and artists from five continents. The art will be represented in the variety of sections, including Galleries, Features, Statements, Editions, Unlimited, Parcours, Film and Magazines. An array of high-quality exhibitions take place concurrently in and around Basel, creating a region-wide art week.