Italy’s Largest and Most Important Art Fair Arte Fiera Art First Celebrates Contemporary Art


BOLOGNA.- Arte Fiera Art First celebrates its 35th edition this year, to be held in Bologna from 28 to 31 January 2011. One of the first international modern and contemporary art fairs organized in Italy in the 1970s, Arte Fiera has gradually become Italy’s largest and most important art fair. Every year, this must-see event is the first exhibition devoted to modern and contemporary art, and attracts gallery owners, collectors, curators, artists, and art lovers from Italy and around the world. Aware of the new function that art fairs have assumed on the art market, Arte Fiera Art First has maintained its role of showcase and continues to cultivate and promote Italian and international art from the early 20th Century right up to the latest trends, while progressively increasing synergy with local institutions thanks to a programme of high-level collateral events. More than 200 galleries are present in the Bol