See Art Masterpieces From Across The Globe At Art16

By Londonist Last edited 19 months ago
See Art Masterpieces From Across The Globe At Art16

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Art16 takes place in the airy and magnificent inside of Olympia London

This May, you can admire a world of art, without leaving London — by visiting Art16.

The annual art fair is back at Olympia London for its fourth edition — and it's as varied and eclectic as ever. From pieces by emerging artists, to expert talks, performances and even food residencies, this international art fair is the perfect weekend for any art lover.

Even better, Art16 is offering 2 for 1 on tickets, exclusive to Londonist readers. Book your tickets now and use the promo code 'LOND241' to get your discount.

Bringing together over 100 galleries from a total of 30 countries, Art16 features work from diverse cultures including Zimbabwe, Brazil, Qatar, USA, Australia, China, Hong Kong and Singapore. Here's a chance to admire art you would never see otherwise and chat to people from art galleries from all over the world.

See art from China, Brazil, Australia and Qatar

Highlights of the event include special presentations by The Wallace Collection, featuring specially commissioned artwork by contemporary artist Tom Ellis, and Bagdad-based Ruya Foundation, showing work by contemporary Iraqi artists.  

A series of talks — ‘Let’s talk about art’, curated by GQ's Contributing Editor Sophie Hastings — will cover a variety of topics, showcasing voices from the contemporary art panorama. From general discussion on the status of contemporary art to women in the arts, these will keep you inspired.

Try one of the four food residencies at Art16 during the weekend

It's not all about art: during the long weekend, Art16 will host a food residency by leading London restaurateurs Corbin & King, featuring three of their most celebrated restaurants The Colony Grill, The Wolseley and The Delaunay. Tempting, huh?

With a focus on unearthing fresh artistic talent, Art16 is the place to visit for those interested in discovering new art from all corners of the world.


Art16 takes place at Olympia London, Olympia Way W14 8UX, from 20-22 May (First Night Preview on 19 May). Advance general admission tickets are £15 for adults and £10 for concessions, prebooking online is recommended. Share your favourite photos from the fair, use the hashtag #Art16 on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Offer Terms & Conditions: Receive 2 for 1 tickets to Art16 on 20, 21 and 22 May by quoting 'LOND241' when booking your tickets. Offer on general admission tickets only. Transaction fee of £1.50 applies per order. Offer expires 15 May 2016.

Londonist is proud media partner to Art16.

Last Updated 09 May 2016