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Marrakech Art Fair Aims to Establish Cultural and Artistic Synergy throughout the Entire City

MARRAKECH.- The city of Marrakech will be hosting the first edition of the Marrakech Art Fair from 9 to 11 October 2010. A platform for exchanges between gallery owners, artists, and collectors, this unprecedented artistic meeting ground is being organized by Hicham and Zineb Daoudi, and Brahim Alaoui. For three days, some fifty galleries from Europe, Morocco , and the Arab world, seduced by this new international encounter, will meet at the Es Saadi Palace to present their discoveries. On the agenda: modern art, contemporary art, and emerging scenes, during an ephemeral leisure staged amidst the patio and garden through works of art from the 20th and 21st centuries. Within special spaces called “Collectors’ Villa”, the Marrakech Art Fair is also offering a new exhibition concept with a dialogue between contemporary design, decorative arts, and modern art. The Marrakech Art Fair will establish cultural and artistic syn