ArtInternational to present ‘By The Waterside’ arts
ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Daily News
By the Waterside presents large sculptural artworks by the participating galleries.Following a highly acclaimed debut in 2013, ArtInternational has announced its return to the Haliç Congress Center in Istanbul’s Golden Horn between Sept. 26 and 28 of this year.
The second edition of the international art fair will bring together 80 international and local galleries to one of the world’s most vibrant destinations for contemporary art.
The fair has recently announced the selection of works that will be displayed at By The Waterside fair, including a dedicated sculpture terrace which will span the length of the waterfront at the Haliç Congress Center. By the Waterside consists of artworks approved by ArtInternational’s selection committee from applications by the fair’s participating galleries.
This year By the Waterside will include 10 works by world renowned artists, including Benjamin Appel, Laurent Bolognini, Osman Dinc, Karl Karner, Ali Miharbi, Joan Miró, Keita Miyazaki, Steven Naifeh, Jaume Plensa and Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson.
“The works that will be presented range from a two-meter tall Miro bronze through to Ali Miharbi’s hi-tech anemometer. Apart from creating an inspiring outdoor viewing experience for visitors, this section offers a new context for the artworks, which some of the artists and galleries have particularly responded too. For example, Naifeh with Leila Heller Gallery, and Miyazaki with Rosenfeld Porcini, will both show new works in their current series which have been created specifically for ArtInternational,” said Dyala Nusseibeh, ArtInternational’s fair director.
By the Waterside is ArtInternational’s dedicated sculpture terrace. Located on the pier in front of the Haliç Congress Center the areas is a beautifully situated to showcase large sculptural artworks presented by the fair’s participating galleries.
For more information please visit: www.istanbulartinternational.com.