Press Coverage

Summer in Aspen: Reaching New Heights

sothebys_logo_webSource: Sotheby’s | August 2, 2017

Colorado’s Rocky Mountains play host to throngs of art lovers each year thanks to Art Aspen, the official fine-art fair of the ski-resort town.

Aspen is well known as a ski resort and is the home of many billionaires and celebrities. The list of those who live or lived in the area includes journalist Hunter S. Thompson and singer-songwriter John Denver, plus Charlie Sheen, Kevin Costner and Robert Wagner. (more…)

Travel Tips for Art Aspen Visitors by Art Group’s Donna Davies

BlouinSource: BLOUIN Art Info | August 2, 2017

Colorado’s Rocky Mountains play host to throngs of art lovers each year thanks to Art Aspen, the official fine-art fair of the ski-resort town.

Aspen is well known as a ski resort and is the home of many billionaires and celebrities. The list of those who live or lived in the area includes journalist Hunter S. Thompson and singer-songwriter John Denver, plus Charlie Sheen, Kevin Costner and Robert Wagner. (more…)

Culture Calendar: 14 Things to Do in August 2017

departures_logo_webSource: Departures | July 26, 2017

It’s totally possible to enjoy Aspen without skis, thanks in part to this contemporary art fair that takes over the mountain town for a weekend in the heart of summer. Now in its eighth edition, Art Aspen begins with an opening night showcasing modern works from the 1950s to the present inside the Aspen Ice Garden, against the backdrop of the Ajax Mountains; and continues with activities like a new art walk through Aspen’s galleries, discussions and tours with experts, and exhibits by the requisite array of world-renowned and up-and-coming artists working across disciplines. (more…)

Art Aspen 2017 on Artsy

artsy__press_logo_webSource: Artsy | July 20, 2017

Dedicated Art Aspen microsite.

Follow the fair for updates and personalized recommendations. Going to the fair? Download Artsy for iPhone – your personal guide to Art Aspen 2017.  (more…)

11 Summer Art Fairs to Visit Around the World

art_zealous_logo_webSource: Art Zealous | June 29, 2017

Sao Paolo, Seoul, Seattle, the Hamptons — what do all of these places have in common? These locations (and more) are all hosting art fairs this summer. We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of the art fairs you have to check out this summer. This list should make mapping out your travel itinerary a lot easier. (more…)

9 Destinations Worthy of Summer Events in the U.S.

afar_logo_webSource: AFAR | June 29, 2017

With Art Hamptons in New York and Houston Art Fair in Texas both postponed as of press time, the sister Art Aspen in Colorado might see a surge of interest in the photography, paintings, sculptures, and other media on display and for sale. Details of specific vendors have yet to be announced, but expect a major seasonal opportunity to expand or establish your art collection.

This Week’s Events: Nantucket By Design, Art Aspen, Colorful Impressions, Wendell Castle, + More

incollect_logo_webSource: incollect | July 26, 2017

With the many design shows, art fairs, and museum and gallery exhibitions opening each week, the quest to separate the wheat from the chaff can be an exhausting endeavor for even the most astute of art aficionados.  From a major contemporary art fair in Seattle to a jewelry symposium in New York, here’s a selection of the best and boldest events worth checking out this week. (more…)

Art Aspen 2017 at Aspen Ice Garden

BlouinSource: BLOUIN Art Info | Jun 16, 2017

Atlanta-based Urban Expositions presents Art Aspen 2017 at Aspen Ice Garden on view from August 4 through August 6, 2017.

Urban Expositions produces art fairs, including Art Hamptons, Houston Art Fair and Art Palm Springs, which are presented by galleries around the world, exhibiting modern and contemporary art in a variety of media including, painting, photography, sculpture and mixed media.

The seventh edition of Art Aspen offers the art world exclusive entry into a platform for an elegant viewing and buying experience. Art collectors, dealers, curators, art patrons and philanthropists come together in a world-class and art-centric environment. (more…)

2017 National and International Art Fairs

artcollecting_logo_webSource: Art-Collecting.com | June 01, 2017

For those interested in collecting art, art fairs are an excellent place to begin one’s art education. One can see a wide range of works in a short period of time. While some fairs focus on a specific type of artwork, such as photography, prints, or contemporary art, others present a broader range. The artwork is usually of good quality, as usually only the top galleries and dealers can afford the high cost of participating in an art fair. In addition, art fair organizers will sometimes selectively invite artists. (more…)

This Summer’s Best U.S. Art Events for Every Collector

invaluable_logo_webSource: Invaluable | May 23, 2017

Summer plans are heating up. Whether you prefer to cool off inside galleries and museums or wind through market booths, there is an art-related activity that fits the bill. Keeping track of major events, exhibitions, openings, art fairs and festivals quickly gets overwhelming since there are so many to choose from.

We compiled a list of our 35 favorite U.S.-based art events to help plan a summer weekend full of culture and artistry. Use the map below to quickly view the exhibitions, fairs, festivals, and flea markets in your area.

Art Aspen is presented by galleries from around the world exhibiting modern and contemporary art in a variety of media including painting, photography, sculpture, and mixed-media.