Sao Paulo hosts 9th International Art Fair

— SP-Arte/2013

—  April 3-7, 2013

SAO PAULO, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — SP-Arte, announces it’s ninth edition taking place April 3-7, 2013 at the Sao Paulo Bienal Pavillion in Ibirapuera Park.  The fair boasts 122 galleries, 81 Brazilian and 41 international galleries.

During SP-Arte, Sao Paulo is taken over by special events to welcome the fair and its guests.  This year, Sao Paulo‘s famous Casa de Vidro, the former residence and historic home of Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi will reopen its doors in time for SP-Arte on April 4 for the exhibition, the insides are on the outside curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist.  Other events around the city include the exhibition, O Ar Mais Próximo e Outras Materias, an extensive exhibition of artist Waltercio Caldas’ work as well as Recuo, an installation by Iran do Espirito Santo in the Capela do Morumbi, among others.

The fair’s programming is stronger than ever. April 4-6, SP-Arte presents Dialogues, conversations held between Adriano Pedrosa and curators, artists, and collectors.

Curatorial Lab, a project developed by Adriano Pedrosa will enter its second edition; four young curators were selected for professional development workshops; the results of these encounters will be presented as individual exhibitions at SP-Arte.

Editorial Cluster continues to broaden the public’s view on the role of Artist’s books.  The cluster showcases an exhibition based on the Bacanas Books blog by artist Fabio Morais, acting as part collector’s journal and virtual catalogue.


Pavilhao Ciccillo Matarazzo 2222
Parque do Ibirapuera, Portao 3, Sao Paulo, Brazil

For VIP/Press
Wednesday, April 3, Noon-10pm

Thu-Fri, April 4-5, 2-10pm
Sat-Sun, April 6-7, Noon-8pm