Final call for applications: 
2016 ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair

ART021, Shanghai / China

April 22, 2016

November 10–13, 2016

Application deadline: April 30

Shanghai Exhibition Center
No. 1000 Yan An Middle Road

This is the final call for applications for 2016 ART021 Main Galleries and Approach sectors.

From November 10–13, ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair will stage the 4th edition in Shanghai Exhibition Center. With 2015, ART021 was successfully held at the Shanghai Exhibition Center for the first time, and the 2016 edition will continue on its previous success. Once again presenting a prestigious line-up of galleries and art organizations, ART021 offers the most celebrated art festival from Shanghai. 

ART021 is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Wuestenhagen as the new Fair Director. Mr. Wuestenhagen served as a Management Board Member and Head of Gallery Relations at Art Basel prior to joining ART021 as a member of the Executive Committee in 2015. With his extensive experience working with international art fairs and galleries he will steer ART021 to new heights, fostering critical international visibility by strengthening connections with notable galleries, collectors, artists and organizations.  

ART021 is currently accepting applications for Main Galleries and Approach. 

Main Galleries is the main sector of the fair, focusing on 21st century contemporary art. 

Approach is for projects featuring solo presentations—a curated project or body of work by a single artist, as well as featuring a curatorial approach—or a curated group show with up to three individual artists.

Application forms which outlining the procedures and relevant costs for each sector can be downloaded from

The application deadline for Main Galleries and Approach is April 30.

For further details regarding the fair or application procedures, please contact our team at application [​at​]

About ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair
Established in 2013, ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair is a leading international art fair in Shanghai. The fair features the world’s most prestigious galleries and organizations, offering aglobal platform for dealers, artists, collectors, sponsors, museums and non-profit organizations to share the exciting developments of contemporary art, fostering cross-cultural dialogue and stimulating creative thought. ART021 will continue joining local resources with a global perspective, offering a critical platform of curated excellence and professionalism.