The inaugural Photo Shanghai has redefined fine art photography in the Asia-Pacific region. This year, the highly curated art fair returned with vintage and contemporary masterworks, displaying 50 top international galleries from 20 countries! More than 500 pieces, by artists including Guy Bourdin, Daido Moriyama and Irving Penn, were for sale.
Shanghai Exhibition Centre, Shanghai
Some Other Things to Do in Shanghai
- Take a Huangpu river cruise along the Bund.
- Explore Dongtai Road, Shanghai's only remaining flea market that still sells antiques.
- Go on a night market food tour.
Where to Stay in Shanghai
Spanning the length of the house, this stunning 1-BR apartment in Jing’an District opens onto a light filled terrace. Did we also mention that it’s just a 4 minute drive from Shanghai Exhibition Centre?
Korea International Art Fair
The Korea International Art Fair is Korea's largest; the 14th edition hosts 180 galleries from 11 countries. KIAF brings together its domestic art scene and contemporary art from guest countries England, Germany, India, and others – striving to vitalise the art market. This year, Japan has been chosen for its annual Guest Country feature.
COEX, Convention and Exhibition Centre, Seoul
1pm-8pm (7-10 October)
11am-7pm (11 October)
Some Other Things to Do in Seoul
- Tour the famous Gyeongbok Palace.
- Admire traditional wooden houses in Bukchon Village, while sipping Korean tea in a quaint café.
- Shop till you drop in Shinsegae Department Store.
Where to Stay in Seoul
This studio apartment is located at the heart of Gangnam, within walking distance of shopping, food, tourist attractions, and a 24-hour convenience store right next to the apartment building. It’s 19 minutes away from Seoul COEX by train.
Frieze London is one of the few fairs focusing only on contemporary art and living artists. The fair has over 160 galleries, showcasing contemporary pieces from more than 1,000 living artists. Explore Sculpture Park, and engage with the art and artists on a deeper level via the critically-acclaimed Frieze Projects programme.
Regent Park, London
Some Other Things to Do in London
- Visit Tate Modern for more modern art.
- Soak in stunning cityscape views while taking a spin on the London Eye.
- Spend an afternoon in the picturesque Kensington Gardens.
Where to Stay in London
This cosy 2-BR apartment is located in Camden. It is a short 15-minute tube ride away from Regent’s Park, where Frieze London is held. After visiting the fair, walk home to your bright and colourful Victorian terraced house. You'll recognise yours as the one with the pastel pink door.
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