COLOGNE—200 top international galleries and high-calibre newcomers from 31 countries: the 52th edition of ART COLOGNE (19–22 April 2018) will host a line-up of exhibitors unmatched in the German art market. In the “GALLERIES” sector, renown galleries will be presenting an exceptional range of high-quality modern masters and work by post-war and contemporary artists. With NEUMARKT, ART COLOGNE presents a critical insight into the practices and interests of the newest generation of galleries.
Particularly worthy of mention in the contemporary section are international heavy weights such as David Zwirner, Gagosian, Hauser + Wirth, Lisson, Thaddaeus Ropac, White Cube, Kamel Mennour, Pearl Lam, nächst St. Stephan and Gio Marconi as well as leading galleries of Germany such as Sprüth Magers, Michael Werner, Gisela Capitain, Karsten Greve, Daniel Buchholz, Max Hetzler, Konrad Fischer, Eigen + Art, Nagel Draxler, Neu as well as König Gallery. New galleries participating for the first time or returning include Lisson Gallery from London / New York, Kamel Mennour from Paris/London, Gio Marconi from Milan, Buchmann from Berlin/Lugano, Clearing from Brussels/New York, Jerome Poggi from Paris, Berg Contemporary from Reykjavík, Erika Deak from Budapest, Nanzuka from Tokyo and Zilberman from Istanbul/Berlin.
International participants in the Modern and Post-War sector round out this program and create a bridge to an international perspective, from important galleries such as Lahumière and Le Minotaure from Paris to Whitestone and Taguchi from Tokyo as well as Lorenzelli and Kanalidarte from Italy. Galleries participating for the first time or returning after an absence include: Lelong from Zurich/Paris/New York, Julian Sander from Cologne, Kanalidarte from Bescia, Ernst Hilger from Vienna and Setareh from Dusseldorf.
COLLABORATIONS will present 22 selected curated projects presented by 36 galleries, showing every aspect of collaborative practice. Highlights include a presentation of works by Olga Balema and Juliette Blightman presented by Isabella Bortolozzi and Fons Welters, a solo presentation of Isa Melsheimer presented by the nächst St. Stephan as well as Esther Schipper and Jocelyn Wolff, or a presentation of Haegue Yang presented by Galerie Barbara Wien & Wien Verlag, who is this year’s Wolfgang Hahn Prize recipient and whose mid-career retrospective will be on view at the Museum Ludwig during ART COLOGNE.
With NEUMARKT, ART COLOGNE presents a critical insight into the practices and interests of the newest generation of galleries. This year, there are ten galleries participating for the first time in NEUMARKT, including a first gallery from Riga Alma, three galleries from Paris such as 22,48 m2, Crèvecoeur and Maubert, Union Pacific from London, Kiche from Seoul, Polansky from Prague and Eastward Prospectus from Bucharest. New from Germany are Sperling from Munich and Xavierlaboulbenne from Berlin.
The complete exhibitor list of ART COLOGNE 2018 is here.