Moniker Art Fair, 2-6 October 2019

Moniker Art Fair has earned a reputation as one of the most exciting contemporary art fairs with its roots embedded in urban culture.

This October, we are delighted to welcome Moniker to Chelsea to celebrate the fair’s 10th birthday. The International Art Fair, famed for attracting contemporary art collectors in their thousands to East London, will move from Shoreditch to Chelsea to spread the narrative of urban art and its role on the London art scene.

The five day arts festival, from 2-6 October at the Chelsea Sorting Office, will include an exciting programme hosted by The Art Conference, live DJs, art workshops, immersive experiences and a selection of food and beverages.

Opening times:

VIP & Collectors Opening: Wednesday 2 October, 3pm – 10pm

Public Preview: Thursday 3 October, 3pm – 10pm (hosted by Creative Debuts)

Public Fair Days: Friday 4 October 1pm-9pm, Saturday 5 October 11am-8pm, Sunday 6 October 11am-6pm

Book your tickets here and receive an extra 50% your ticket price by entering ‘CADOGAN50’ at the checkout.

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START Art Fair 2019

In its sixth year, START Art Fair will return to Duke of York Square‘s Saatchi Gallery from 26-29 September, to showcase emerging artists and young galleries from across the globe.

The fair will present over 50 rising artists from more than 25 countries to collectors, investors and art lovers at the gallery, which is at the height of the contemporary art scene.

Receive an exclusive 20% discount on ticket prices when you enter “Cadogan” at the checkout. Purchase tickets here.

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The Albemarle Relaunch at Pontone Gallery

For twenty years The Albemarle Gallery, founded and directed by Tony Pontone, represented an international stable of painters and sculptors in Mayfair, becoming synonymous with the very best contemporary and figurative art. This February, it begins anew the a fresh programme of contemporary shows in it’s new home in Chelsea.

The first exhibition presents a cross-section of artists, in the original Albemarle spirit, among whom are winners of some of the UK’s most coveted prizes. The works showcase heightened reality, and provide delight to the eye and stimulation to the mind.

Enjoy meticulously realised portraits by Miriam Escofer, emotionally powerful vast charcoal portraits by Caroline Burraway, bronze sculptures by Sukhi Barber and more.

More information on The Albemarle relaunch can be found here.

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BOSS Celebrates the King of Pop

Join Hugo Boss on Sloane Square for an exclusive evening that pays tribute to the King of Pop. As sponsors of the ‘Michael Jackson: On the Wall’ major exhibition at the National Portrait gallery, BOSS invites you on 4 October to a live Q&A with British Artist Graham Dolphin and Lucy Dahlsen, Associate Curator at the National Portrait Gallery hosted by the Style and Grooming Director at British GQ, Teo van den Broeke.

Michael Jackson’s significance is widely recognised when it comes to fashion and music, but his impact on Contemporary art is a lesser told story. However, this landmark exhibition ‘Michael Jackson: On the Wall’ explores the influence of Michael Jackson on leading contemporary artists, including Andy Warhol, Kehinde Wiley and Graham Dolphin.

Book your place at this exclusive evening with Andy Dolphin, where his new work entitled ‘Thriller BOSS Black’ that was created in collaboration with Hugo Boss will be unveiled. The piece uses the 2018 edition of the iconic white BOSS suit which Michael Jackson wore on the ‘Thriller’ album cover, as a canvas to draw some of the most memorable lyrics written by Michael Jackson in the  artist’s signature style.

Guests can enjoy drinks, canapés and be in with a chance to win an art package and free entry to ‘Michael Jackson: On the Wall’ exhibition’ up on signing up to the Hugo Boss Experience Programme. Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. To reserve your place, please email RSVP_uk@hugoboss.com with ‘NPG Event Sloane Square’ as well as your name and the name of your guest.

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Black Mirror

Saatchi’s latest major exhibition explores art’s role in social satire and how political uncertainty has influenced contemporary artists globally.

From 28 September to 13 January, 26 contemporary artists will display there range of media (collage, caricatures, photography and installation) to show how satire can provide both light relief as well as unsettling commentary on the political situation today.

Some of the most exciting artists will expose 21st century anxieties created by modern obsessions. These include the Turner prize nominee, Richard Billingham, whose photography series “Ray’s a laugh” confronts the reality of poverty and Aleksandra Mir who parodies newspapers by crudely drawing them with children’s tools which brings a new meaning to fake news.

This exhibition highlights the importance of art and satire in dissection power structures, questioning societal norms and visualising political unrest.

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