The 6th edition of the Contemporary Art Fair will be held in Lisbon from the 8th to the 13th of November at FIL – Feira Internacional de Lisboa (International Fair of Lisbon) – at Parque das Nações.
The 2006 ARTE LISBOA edition counts on the presence of 66 galleries from different countries, 47 from Portugal and the rest from Spain, Germany, Brazil, Mexico and Cuba.
APGA organized their first two editions in association with AIP – Associação Industrial Portuguesa, (Portugueses Industrial Association) – in 1999 and 2000. By the following year, they were organized exclusively by AIP and FIL.
ARTE LISBOA aims to be a meeting point for artists, colectors, critics and other agents of the trade, as well as divulging contemporary art to the buyer segment.
Antiks Design, Art Lounge, MCO; Plumba, Sacramento and Sete are the debouing galleries at the exhibition that countrs on well known galleries such as Galeria 111, Arte Periférica, Minimal, São Mamede, amongst others.
The 2006 edition, counts on the High Sponsorship of the President of the Republic who presides over the Commission of Honor of ARTE LISBOA and integrates various individualities of the Government and the Portuguese State as well as high entities of Portuguese public life, enterprises and culture.
The Advisory Commission integrates the Selective Commission which consists of the following entities: APGA - Portuguese association of the Art Galleries, ATL - Tourism Association of Lisbon, CML - City council of Lisbon, and the Ministry of the Culture, through the IA - Institute of the Arts and the galleries of Cristina art War, Palmira Suso, Peter Wax, Peter Oliveira, Blue Square and Module - Diffusing Center of Art.
Therefore, the best conditions have been put together for a high quality fair, and will be held at Parque das Nações, an architectural reference where Expo 98 was held.
The main goal of ARTE LISBOA 2006 is to attract, captivate and promote the professional and general public’s interest during the fair and through related activities in such a way, that for 6 days they may discover the very best modern art has to offer.
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