Show Off 2010
Show Off 2010
Past: October 21 → 24, 2010
In its 5th edition, Show Off returns with its strongest international presence yet. Galleries and artists from around the world will participate in this year’s Show Off art fair.
The British Are Coming: UK Galleries Hit Show Off’s shores
The London-based Danielle Arnaud Gallery presents the latest work by Tessa Farmer, an artist known for her sculptural installations and detailed mise-en-scenes of fairies, plants, and insects. In the Emerging Galleries section of this year’s Show Off, Room Artspace London will feature installation work by Gordon Cheung, a London-born artist with roots in Hong Kong. Ladiray Gallery, which will be opening its doors in London next fall, will present a series of drawings by the French artist Vincent Bizien.
Switzerland and the Netherlands Join Show Off
Flatland Gallery, a veteran of Show Off since its inception, returns this year with photographs by Jaap Scheeren. Also hailing from the Netherlands, La Gist Gallery will present a project entitled “Slow City,” conceived by the artist duo Thomas Elshuis and Erik Sep. From Switzerland, another veteran of Show Off, Analix Forever will feature installation work by the Italian artist David Casini.
French Galleries, International Artists
A large number of this year’s French galleries will feature the work of artists from around the world. Gilles Peyroulet & Cie, newcomers to Show Off, will dedicate their booth to work by photographer Fouad Elkoury, an artist living and working among Paris, Beirut and Istanbul. The Laurence Esnol Gallery takes an American turn with the work of H. Craig Hanna, while Vanessa Quang Gallery goes south with the work of Chilean artist Voluspa Jarpa. The Catherine and André Hug Gallery will feature the work of German photographer Stefanie Schneider, with Russiantearoom rounding things out towards Eastern Europe, presenting the work of Russian artist Dmitry Sokolenko.
Show Off confirms its place in the international art scene through its selection of artists, galleries, and partnerships worldwide.