Foreign and UK galleries in London Art Fairs. October first week constitutes the engagest date to art fairs which are held in London and the most important moment of the year for United Kingdom. Around 10 fairs hold simultaneously, even one week before to be able to stand out from the multitude offer.
London, the reference as European art capital, has multiple connections through art galleries around the world and that symbolizes the current global art market. From almost 500 galleries participating in the Art Fairs analyzed (1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, British Art Fair, Frieze Contemporary, Frieze Masters, Pad London and Sunday Art Fair) the total number of foreign UK galleries represents 68% from 32% UK galleries. In the graph, as a reference to keep in mind, foreigner galleries, which have a space in the United Kingdom, all of them in London, represents 6%, 65% foreign based and 29% national galleries.
The criteria of selection of art fairs In London made in this Analysis is based on the exhibition importance, info quality over the art fair organisation and the procedure and consolidation as an national and international event (United Kingdom).