Affordable Art Fair opens today in Bristol

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A three-day feast for the eyes awaits as art fair opens its doors

 

The Affordable Art Fair opened its doors this morning, and is set to welcome thousands of art lovers and collectors looking for their perfect piece of artwork over the next three days.

Taking place in Brunel’s Old Station until Sunday, the fair will play host to more than 50 galleries, showcasing an eclectic mix of contemporary artworks from over 500 artists.

Works set to go on sale include a graffiti style piece by West Country artists Dan Parry-Jones and Harry Bunce, works by renowned Vietnamese artist Thang Chuong and pieces capturing the Trooping of the Colour for Elizabeth IIs 90th Birthday by former artist in residence to The Queen Jeremy Houghton.

This year’s instalment also sees the revelation of Bristol by Bristol a unique sewn portrait of the city and its residents, created live earlier this week, by Artist in Residence Harriet Riddell, who will also be stationed at the fair across the weekend creating portraits for visitors.

The Affordable Art Fair has revolutionised and democratised the art market with its accessible approach, bringing art under £5,000 to its three UK locations: Battersea Park, Hampstead Heath, and Bristol. The concept offers first time buyers and serious collectors a unique opportunity to browse and buy a huge variety of art under one roof, and has become a global phenomenon with 15 fairs in 11 cities across several continents.

Affordable Art Fair opens its doors today and runs until Sunday. For tickets to all dates and further information, visit: www.affordableartfair.com 

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