Art Fair 2016

Presented by the Melbourne Art Foundation, Melbourne Art Fair is one of Australasia’s most celebrated contemporary art events, showcasing outstanding work from the region’s best galleries.

For 28 years the Fair has stimulated critical and commercial attention for galleries and their artists by presenting a rich and diverse cross-section of the region’s visual art scene and directly contributing to the livelihood of living artists.

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The Melbourne Art Foundation Awards for
the Visual Arts is a biannual event that, since 2005, celebrates excellence and outstanding contributions to the Australian visual arts sector.

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The objective of the Melbourne Art Foundation Artist Commission is to provide a significant opportunity to a living artist to realise a large-scale artwork for the Melbourne Art Fair.

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15th Melbourne Art Fair

In what will be its 28th year, the Melbourne Art Fair will once again open its doors to the world, transforming the city into the epicentre of the Asia Pacific visual arts community...

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Gallery: Awards for the visual arts 2015

Melbourne Art Foundation awards for the visual arts 2015

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Melbourne Art Fair Management Announcement

Management and commercial delivery of the Melbourne Art Fair will return to the Board of the Melbourne Art Foundation...

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And the winners are…

Congratulations John Kaldor AM, Bill Henson and Daniel Boyd

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