Held at the Haliç Congress Centre in Istanbul, the third edition of ArtInternational featured the artwork of over 400 top international and local artists. The 2015 edition showcased a special video art section by curator and designer Başak Şenova, themed “Harabeler ve Yaralar” (Ruins and Wounds), alongside an array of performance art and video installations.
Haliç Congress Centre, Istanbul
Some Other Things to Do in Istanbul
- Take in a breathtaking panorama of the city from Galata Tower.
- Visit Istanbul's main attractions: Sultan Ahmet Mosque (a.k.a. the Blue Mosque), Hagia Sofia, and Topkapi Palace.
- Explore the complex underground Basilica Cistern.
Where to Stay in Istanbul
With a fusion of wood and subtle black and whites, this cosy 1-BR apartment has an Asian-inspired decor. It is located on the 5th floor, in the lively neighbourhood of Beyoglu. It’s a 18-minute drive from ArtInternational.
West Bund Art & Design Fair
Taking place at the West Bund Arts Centre on the Xuhui Waterfront in Shanghai, this crossover art and design fair presents more than 30 leading galleries, inclusive of the returning Pace Beijing and ShanghART, as well as newcomers Victoria Miro and more.
West Bund Arts Centre, Shanghai
12nn-6pm (9-11 September)
10am-6pm (12-13 September)
Last admission 5pm every day
Some Other Things to Do in Shanghai
- Take a stroll in Fuxing Park, or on riverfront boardwalk The Bund.
- Discover antiques and art-deco items along Dongtai Road.
- Order Din Tai Fung's xiaolong baos (soup dumplings).
Where to Stay in Shanghai
The Zen Loft combines style & comfort, and is just a mere 10 minute drive away from the West Bund. The apartment is just steps away dining and shopping in the heart of the former French Concession.
Based in Pier Mauá in Rio de Janeiro, ArtRio 2015 featured works from top Brazilian galleries, Fortes Vilaça, Luisa Strina and Anita Schwartz, and international heavyweights White Cube and David Zwirner. Exhibits were split into sections – Panorama, Vista, Lupa and Solo – across four warehouses overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
Pier Mauá, Rio de Janeiro
1pm-9pm (10-12 September)
1pm-8pm (13 September)
Some Other Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro
- Visit Brazil's iconic landmarks Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain.
- Lounge on world famous beaches Copacabana and Ipanema.
Where to Stay in Rio de Janeiro
This luxurious 3-BR apartment provides the best oceanfront views of Brazil’s world famous beach, Copacabana. It is spacious, modern and well-equipped for a comfortable stay. ArtRio, Christ the Redeemer, and Sugarloaf Mountain are only 20 minutes drive away.
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