Taipei Dangdai concludes a successful edition with solid sales, reaffirming Taipei’s growing ambitions as a leading cultural centre

TAIPEI (13 May 2024) – Taipei Dangdai Art & Ideas, a dynamic platform for cultural exchange in Asia, successfully closed its 2024 edition with solid sales made throughout the week. The fair welcomed collectors, galleries, artists, museums, institutions, and art-lovers alike from Taiwan, Asia and beyond, who came together to celebrate the city’s rich art scene. Organised by The Art Assembly and held at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from 10-12 May 2024, with VIP Preview and Vernissage on 9 May 2024, the fair welcomed 35,125 visitors in attendance.

The fair brought together a vibrant line-up of 78 leading galleries from 19 countries and territories around the world showcasing exceptional art works by local and international talent. This year’s iteration of the fair once again demonstrates Taipei’s vital position in the global art world calendar as an important regional fair supporting the local cultural community.

Robin Peckham, Co-Director, Taipei Dangdai said, “It has been an honour to host galleries, collectors, institutions, and art-lovers in Taipei, and we are incredibly grateful for the support of our participants and the local art community. We are proud to have embedded roots for the fair within the Taiwanese art scene, and it was so exciting to see the lively programming across the city’s cultural institutions this week running in tandem with Taipei Dangdai. We look forward to building this momentum further in the coming years.”

Magnus Renfrew, Co-Founder and Co-Director, Taipei Dangdai, commented, “Taipei Dangdai is the marquee event on the international art calendar for Taiwan, bringing global attention to the art scene here. We are proud to see how the fair has evolved, in particular with the new cultural partner programmes at the fair this year, including the launch of our annual exhibition co-hosted by the Ministry of Culture. This year has once again demonstrated that Taipei Dangdai holds an influential role in sustaining the growing art ecologies across Asia.”