Dates of the Art Fairs in 2022: Portugal, Europe and the United States

Datas das Feiras de Arte em 2022: Portugal, Europa e Estados Unidos
What are the big events for 2022?
With the new year, there are always expectations of growth in the art market. Now with the possibility of being able to produce face-to-face events, the organizers of the art fairs have already started announcing the dates of the events. Find out here and mark your calendars for some of the biggest events that will take place this year.


Venice Biennale, Italy — March 2022
The 59th edition of the first Art Biennial in the world will take place from April to November in a hybrid form. The title chosen was The Milk of Dreams (in Portuguese O Leite dos Sonhos), a reference to the book by surrealist Leonora Carrington. Second, the Público newspaper,Portugal will have a new official home at the Venice Biennale from 2022 onwards. The address remains that of a palace on the Grand Canal, but the space is larger and more practical for exhibitions of official representation of architecture or contemporary art.

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Documenta Kassel, Germany —June 18 to September 25, 2022
Documenta, which takes place in Kassel, Germany, is one of the world's leading contemporary art exhibitions. It takes place every five years and in 2022 it will be held from June to September.Documenta is known for exhibitions related to political and social themes. In this pandemic year, what will be the visions and connections presented by the artists? The artistic direction of this edition is the Indonesian group Ruangrupa, with the inclusion of new names from the international art scene being expected.

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ARCOmadrid, in Spain — February 23 to 27, 2022
The international contemporary art fair ARCOmadrid will take place from the 23rd to the 27th of February 2022. This year, the fair will once again present a carefully curated selection of national and international galleries in its different programs.

ARCOlisboa, in Portugal — May 19, 2022
In its fifth in-person edition, which takes place between the 19th and 22nd of May, Cordoaria hosts the contents of more than 70 galleries selected by the Organizing Committee and the teams of curators from the different sections. This fair promises to convert the Portuguese capital once again into a meeting point for collectors, gallerists, artists and art professionals from all over the world. The main axis of the Fair, the General Program, will be composed of national and international galleries, whose artistic proposals the bet on the quality of the contents. In addition, ARCOlisboa will enhance its two main organized sections: África em Foco, with the participation of galleries from the African continent, and Opening Lisboa, focused on young galleries, with the aim of providing the fair with new content and investigations.

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The Armory Show, in the United States of America — September 9 to 11, 2022
In 1994, four New York art dealers had the ambitious goal of creating a new art fair to support artists and attract global attention. The result was a groundbreaking cultural moment that became vital to the New York art market and beyond. While much has changed over the years, the Armory Show continues to be a force in the art world and essential to New York culture.

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Art Basel, onSwitzerland — June 16 to 19, 2022
to Art Baselwas founded in Basel, Switzerland, in 1970 by a group of local gallery owners, and has since become pivotal in the art world, having successful satellite editions in Miami and Hong Kong. While not the oldest contemporary art fair, Art Basel is now the largest and has set the standard for contemporary art exhibitions around the world. The fair takes place over a period of five days in June in Basel (and usually in December in Miami and March in Hong Kong). The event is a combination of art exhibitions, colloquia and book signings.

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Frieze Art Fair, in England — 12 to 16 October 2022
In 2003, the editors of ``Frieze'' magazine created theFrieze Art Fair. This one takes place in October and features work from nearly 200 contemporary galleries around the world. The works are displayed in three sections: the main Galleries section, a Focus section that highlights young galleries and finally, one with participatory works. One of Frieze's most popular events is the series of sculpture projects that are commissioned at the fairgrounds every year.Frieze New York(satellite fair) premiered on Randall's Island in 2011 and has also been hugely successful.

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