TAIPEI.- The 2007 Art Taipei edition will take place at WTCII from May 25th to 29th. It had been a great year for Art Taipei 2006; great success of the art fair resulting $4.7 million US Dollars in sales, which is double from 2005. Art Taipei 2007 will continue the great performance to achieve the goal to be the best art fair among Asia by observing and analyzing the Asia art market, and inviting more good quality galleries, best media and press, and A- list collectors in order to provide the global trading platform for galleries and collectors.
There are three sectors in Art Taipei 2007, which remains the same as previous edition: Art Galleries, Asia Live: Art and Literature, and Ela-Asia.
Asia Live is the sector dedicated to contemporary arts with a concept of presenting the art trends announced by the Committee every year. With Art and Literature as its theme, Art Taipei 2007 will focus on the use of literary texts in contemporary arts and the reinterpretation of the literary spirit in the new media age
Inaugurated last year, Ela- Asia, electronic arts in Asia, is the sector dedicated to Digital and Video arts. By Collaborating with the expert in this filed, DiVA (Digital and Video Art Fair), Art Taipei had become one of the only art fair among Asia with the specific concern in this new media.