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We’re kicking of this year’s edition of Whitewaller San Francisco with everything you need to know about the fairs this week.
FOG Design + Art
Preview Gala: January 15
Dates: January 16—19
Chaired by Penny and Jim Coulter, the seventh annual FOG Design+Art fair will be held in San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture. Focused on creating a conversational platform between the worlds of art and design, this year’s fair will feature a series of talks and discussions, an Innovators Luncheon, and will launch with a preview gala on January 15 to benefit the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s education and exhibitions programs.
With a total of 48 presenters, FOG welcomes five new galleries, including London’s Gallery Fumi, San Francisco’s Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Mercado Moderno from Rio de Janeiro, and New York’s Nathalie Karg Gallery and Tina Kim Gallery. Returning presenters include names like David Zwirner, Altman Siegel, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, Gladstone Gallery, Hauser & Wirth, James Cohan, Volume Gallery, R & Company, Modern Art, Magen H Gallery, Marian Goodman Gallery, and Lévy Gorvy.
VIP Preview: January 16
Dates: January 17—19
Returning to San Francisco for the fourth year, the 2020 edition of UNTITLED, ART will feature a full roster of workshops, performances, conversations, the return of the Books & Editions program, and a special projects sector. Held at The Embarcadero on the historic Pier 35, the fair will focus on topics relevant to the Bay Area, while simultaneously looking at ideas that connect the global art world.
This year, fairgoers should look out for highlights like the Podcast Lounge conversations, led by James Voorhies, a family artmaking workshop by Creativity Explored and Ana Teresa Fernández, Jim Campbell’s presentation from Anderson College at Stanford University, Kwame Brathwaite at the Museum of the African Diaspora, and much more.
Featuring more than 60 presenters, guests can expect to see exhibitions by galleries like BEERS London, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, Asya Geisberg Gallery, UPFOR, Syntax Gallery, Denny Dimin Gallery, Lars Kristian Bode, Rebecca Camacho Presents, Nunu Fine Art, Osnova gallery, re.riddle, POLÍGRAFA OBRA GRÁFICA, Zipper Galeria, Pontone Gallery, and Over the Influence.