Art Toronto 2011, Canada's only modern and contemporary international art fair, returns to Toronto October 28 to 31

TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2011 /CNW/ - Collectors, curators and art enthusiasts will converge on Toronto at the end of October to experience the twelfth edition of Art Toronto - a four-day fair which showcases exhibits by 109 leading and emerging international galleries from 13 countries. Art Toronto 2011 runs from October 28 to 31, and features alternative spaces curated by The Drake Hotel, Canadian Art magazine, the Art Gallery of York University and the Art Dealers Association of Canada. Other highlights of the fair include solo exhibitions, installations and curated projects by renowned artists such as Andy Warhol, Kent Monkman, Edward Burtynsky, Chuck Close and many more. An Opening Night Preview to benefit the Art Gallery of Ontario will launch the fair on October 27.

Art Toronto 2011 Media Preview Tour - Thursday October 27th at 10am and Friday October 28th at 10am
Media are invited to join us for breakfast and be among the first to experience Art Toronto 2011, hear about the special programming and witness the unveiling of the BMW art car. This preview tour will feature the work of Kent Monkman, Edward Burtynsky and other hidden gems and exhibits you won't want to miss. Please RSVP to tkuld@artscom.ca.

For the full press release, please visit www.arttoronto.ca/media_releases/  

To request media credentials for Art Toronto 2011 please visit http://www.arttoronto.ca/accred_form/

About Art Toronto 2011
Join this gathering of some of the world's best galleries and artists. Lectures and on-site events are free with admission tickets. General admission $18 (available online for $16); Groups/Students/Seniors $14; Four-day pass $44; Children under 10 are free. Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) North Building, 255 Front Street, 1-800-663-4173, www.arttoronto.ca, info@arttoronto.ca. Opening Night Preview will be held on Thursday October 27, 2011 - visit http://www.ago.net/art-toronto-2011 for details or call 416.979.6628 to purchase tickets.

Art Toronto 2011 could not happen without the support of our presenting sponsor, RBC Wealth Management, BMW - the Official Vehicle of Art Toronto, and AXA Art Insurance - the Official Art Insurer of Art Toronto.


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For further information:

To RSVP for the media preview tour or for more information about Art Toronto, hi-res photos or to arrange an interview with one of our spokespeople, please contact:

Talvi Kuld - Account Director
Arts & Communications
tkuld@artscom.ca
(416) 966-3421 x 204

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