Over the past few years, visual arts have taken over a significant – place in the art market. The art market is growing leaps and bounds not only overseas but also in the domestic scenario. To welcome such rich and bountiful culture, art festivals play a major role by providing a platform. These art festivals play a significant part in bringing together all art lovers from different walks of life to converse, share, understand and appreciate art - in all forms.
To commemorate the visual art form, Art Chennai brings home an annual weeklong fixture representing the best of modern and contemporary art, by providing a unique opportunity for art to be received by a large and discerning -audience globally.
Targeted to be India’s largest fair for festival of modern and contemporary art, Art Chennai is aimed at bridging - gaps between the general public, art collectors, historians, curators, critics, art entrepreneurs and art investors.
Instituted in the cultural city of Chennai, Art Chennai is assured to be a milestone in the history of the city. The art festival will bring home a thriving population of global galleries & international artists who will view & appreciate the land of living legends and cultural heritage through the eyes of Art Chennai.
In 2011, Art Chennai launched its 1st edition with participation from over 15000 art enthusiasts. The 2nd edition slated to be held from March 11th-18th, 2012 will have a larger perspective & audience.