This year the sub-theme of the fair, created by the artist Ertugrul Ates, will be again ’’ART GOES TO WORK’’, which converts the business world and art gathering into significant and important synergy.
ARTANKARA is an international contemporary art fair and a platform to strengthen and develop art environment and art market of the region and neighboring countries. The 4th edition of the fair will take place between March 15-18, 2018 at ATO Congresium. Works of Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Video and Digital Art, Installations and many other forms of artistic expression, the result of a careful selection by the Selection Committee, will be presented at the fair. ARTANKARA along with gathering a significantly enhanced list of emerging and established galleries, artists, art-lovers and art-collectors from Turkey and abroad, endeavors to re-make Ankara ‘’the capital of art as well’’, as it used to be upon foundation of the Republic.
Art-Science-Time. Throughout the history this concept has created different civilizations being in permanent interaction with each other, has created abstract-concrete values which keep us alive, and has determined the quality of our life. It is based on needs to spread out impact area of art in our days. These needs proceed from requirements to deepen mental climate of society, to spread creativity among all segments of a society which is able to generate added value. Time is a period which makes us feel importance of art and its influence in all fields of our lives. Conversion of this influence into added value is possible only by developing serious relationship between business and art. Turkish artists and business world are sufficient in this regard. Gathering of business world and artist will provide image of future. Moreover created synergy will affect in deep and positive way our life quality as well as brand creation and production of added value of Turkish Industry. ARTANKARA believed and realized this idea. Starting from today we can see more extensive development in the future and we can feel how this created excitement is spread around the country.
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