ESTE ARTE announces gallery list and details for 5–8 January 2016 fair. Directed by Laura Bardier, ESTE ARTE is a fair that presents a tailored selection of leading local and international galleries, giving collectors the opportunity to experience quality on a comfortable scale
ESTE ARTE is an international contemporary art fair that take place for the second time in Camino del Cerro Eguzquiza, La Barra. It brings together the best local galleries from Uruguay and a selection of leading galleries from around the world. ESTE ARTE 2016 presents an artistic offering that ranges from historical avantgardes to emerging and contemporary art, and includes the Cultural Agenda, a parallel programme to the main fair which incorporates a space for dialogue among artists, collectors, critics and curators. The fair presents galleries including Xippas (Paris, Geneva, Montevideo), Carroll/Fletcher (London), Continua (San Gimignano, Les Moulins, Beijing), Photology (Milan), Galería LasMisiones (Punta del Este), Galería SUR (Punta del Este), Galería del Paseo (Punta del Este) and Unosunove (Rome). A number of new galleries will exhibit at ESTE ARTE including Studio Sandra Recio (Geneva), Heinzer Reszler (Lausanne), Le Point Fort (Strasbourg), Reginart Collections (Geneva, Paris) and Mul.ti.plo Espaço Arte (Rio de Janeiro). Galleries also exhibiting for the first time at ESTE ARTE 2016 include Black Gallery (Montevideo), Factoría de Arte Santa Rosa (Santiago de Chile), Diana Saravia (Montevideo), Luciana Massarino (Buenos Aires) and Zielinsky Contemporary Art + (Barcelona). The 2016 fair will be supported by the committee of the ESTE AMIGOS, an essential group of local collectors and friends of the fair and local institutions including the Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of External Relations in Uruguay. As Laura Bardier (Director ESTE ARTE) said, this fair provides a unique experience for visitors, set against the backdrop of the vibrant city of Punta Del Este, one of the premiere travel destinations for the world’s elite.