Karlsruhe art fair opens with 222 exhibitors showing around 30,000 works by 1,500 artists


KARLSRUHE.- “We’re ready to go”, said Britta Wirtz, spokeswoman for the management of Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress-GmbH, pleased that “all the planning for the ninth art KARLSRUHE is now done and we can look forward to the 222 exhibitors and roughly 45,000 visitors.” Under the motto of “See and collect”, works of classic modern and contemporary art will be on display in four exhibition halls from 8 to 11 March. Curator Ewald Karl Schrade has once again created a spacious layout of gallery stands, special exhibitions, sculpture zones, and rest areas inviting enthusiasts to savour art in a relaxed and leisurely atmosphere. “Priority has been given to the feel-good factor for collectors,” said the art fair’s founding father. In the impressive halls and on some 35,000 m² of total exhibition area, there is more than just ample opportunity to acquire outstanding works from two centuries. art KARLSRUHE also serves as an information exchang