While art biennials and triennials were the trend of the nineties, fine art fairs are the trend of the 21st century, with new art and antique fairs and festivals springing up in diverse parts of the world.
Here is a list of ten noteworthy art fairs.
Basel Travel Guide
About.com's Europe Travel Guide James Martin provides detailed information on Basel -- the city where the prestigious Basel Art Fair takes place -- in his article Basel Travel Guide - Information on Basel, Switzerland.
ArtBasel is the prestigious international art fair that showcases modern and contemporary art both in Basel and in Miami Beach.
Frieze Art Fair
Established in 2003, the Frieze Art Fair that takes place in Regent’s Park, London is “one of the few fairs to focus only on contemporary art and living artists.”
Art and Antique Dealers League of America's Spring Show
The Art and Antique Dealers League of America exhibits fine art and antiquities at The Spring Show in New York City.
Established in 1975, the TEFAF Maastricht is the renowned fine art and antiques fair held in the Netherlands.
Profile of Art Basel Miami Beach Art Fair, Most Prestigious Art Fair in the US
Art Basel Miami Beach, a profile of the largest American fine art fair held every December in Miami Florida.