LONDON.- LeiXue, Drinking Tea, Galerie Martina Detterer Heather & Ivan Morison, Katie Paterson, Diane Copperwhite, Scott Fife, Ben Long, Esther Teichmann, Richard Williams, Motoko Dobashi and Marcus Kenney are just a few of the exciting global artists exhibiting new work at Year_07, the London art fair scenes fastest-rising star.
Over sixty exhibitors including international rising galleries from Japan to Switzerland, Germany to the USA and Belgium to the UK will be showcasing new work in the newest major art event on the London art fair circuit, hosted by East London gallery Keith Talent.
With its anti-hierarchical policy and curatorial freedom, Year_07 is part of a new wave of art fair, proving its unique ambition by allowing exhibition without restraint and encouraging experimental artists and galleries to display imaginatively within the venues space. Riverside venue County Hall will provide a richly traditional space of 19th century wood panelled rooms overlooking the Thames, which artists are encouraged to engage with.
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Haas & Fischer is planning to showcase Chitra Ganesh, Adriaan ven der Ploeg, Flore de Koning, Maarten Overdijk, Loukia Alavanou and Jonathan Delachaux. New York artist Ganesh explores how memory and repression shape moments of personal and social crisis using material including Greek and Hindu mythology and Bollywood posters. Rotterdam-based Van der Ploeg will be exhibiting a photo series of online gaming community portraits. Adriaan Van Der Ploeg, Lil Master, 2007 Chitra Ganesh Secrets Danielle Arnaud Contemporary Art is showcasing this slide animation and sound installation which documents the artists search for the original nomadic groups of people who travelled through the States in house-trucks made from felled timber. The slide-film is accompanied by a range of crystalline forms that hover above the barren landscape of Quartzsite, Arizona; these meteorite-like shapes casting a flickering shadow over the many house-trucks, caravans and everyday detritus. Heather & Ivan Morison, Dark Star, 2007. Galerie Emmanuel Post, which shows young artists who were both educated and work in Leipzig, will be curating a show including work by Sebastian Gogel, Alexander Gutsche, Juliana Ortiz and Laura Bielau. The works all make use of a different form of realism and the exhibition will evoke a subtle and surprising interplay of different formal and thematic approaches.