ARTEFIERA 2020: an edition with many new features
Arte Fiera 2020 was presented and opened today, on Thursday 23 January, at the Bologna Exhibition Centre, where the event will be taking place until 26 January. Speaking at the press conference held this morning were president of BolognaFiere, Gianpiero Calzolari, artistic director of Arte Fiera, Simone Menegoi, and Matteo Lepore, the Bologna City Council’s Assessor for Culture and the Promotion of the City. The vernissage will begin at 5pm. The 2020 edition will involve additional exhibition spaces (pavilions 16 and 18) and many new features concerning the artistic direction that sees Simone Menegoi assisted by Gloria Bartoli. A total of 155 galleries are participating in the Main Section, Photography and Moving Images and Focus and Painting XXI, with a total of 345 artists present. Arte Fiera is also set to experience the second chapter of the event Courtesy Emilia-Romagna, curated by Eva Brioschi who will present the exhibition "L’opera aperta" (The open work).