art KARLSRUHE kicks off the year of art fairs in Germany. This fair for Classic Modern and Contemporary art spans a spectrum of more than 100 years of art history. Art KARLSRUHE presents the complete bandwidth of the art of the 20th century, flanked by the latest artworks fresh the artists’ ateliers.
At home in the art collectors’ State of Baden-Württemberg, embedded in a dense cultural landscape with great private collections such as Grässlin (St. Georgen), Schaufler (Sindelfingen), Hoppe-Ritter (Waldenbuch), Museum Würth (Schwäbisch Hall and elsewhere) and Frieder Burda Foundation (Baden-Baden), art KARLSRUHE has established itself since 2004 as a permanent feature on the international art-fair scene.
Interspersed in the landscape of gallery stands, the twenty Sculpture Areas add structure to the fair’s halls and create venues for contemplation. Each of these 100-square-metre areas offers gallery owners the opportunity to present one or maximally two artists. The interplay between three-dimensional art on an open area and two-dimensional art at the fair’s stands sparks enthusiasm among the exhibiting gallery owners and collectors.
The One-Artist-Shows (each with at least 25 square metres of exhibition space) embody a gallery’s commitment to a single artist. Each One-Artist-Show offers collectors the opportunity to gain deeper insights into the oeuvre of the exhibiting artist.