For the 11th year, the SM'ART will offer a collection of contemporary artists in the lush green landscape of Parc Jourdan, in the city center of Aix-en-Provence and will host more than 200 visual artists, painters, sculptors, photographers, videographers, engravers, either confirmed or emerging and 15 gallery owners, on the theme of innovation and artistic diversity.
A gigantic ephemeral gallery punctuated with amazing latest news. A project supported by the companies of Aix-en-Provence and which will invite the visitor, from its first steps towards the SM’ART, to penetrate into the amazing world of contemporary art.
Artistic curiosities, innovation, which make SM'ART, a key event for plastic arts and affirms its unique role as detector of talents in the south of France.
Supported by the City of Aix-en-Provence, the CPA – Community of Pays d'Aix, 36 municipalities representing 400,000 inhabitants, the Pays d'Aix bets on culture and undertakes a variety of activities, the quality of life contributes to its influence.
TO EXHIBIT: see on website all the information on the EXHIBIT tab
Many artists and gallery owners have already booked their stand and location for the SM’ART 2016, if you'd be willing for this 11th edition, which is going to be awesome, we ask you to send us as soon as possible your registration form. You also have the option to choose your stand and a schedule in ten monthly payments.
In 2015, the SM’ART thrilled the Parc Jourdan and the 22.032 visitors, a very enthusiastic results
All the artists and gallery owners exposing who were able to give to this 10th edition a festive atmosphere and boosting acquisitions of works of art, many collectors have been seen in the alleys of the Park, art lovers and talent scouts enjoying, letting themselves be seduced by unique pieces ! … but also by unexpected encounters between the audience, artists and gallery owners, this success was hoped for by the organizers but the economic climate leads us to doubt.
FIGURES OF 2015
The 10th edition of Smart, confirming its position as the second contemporary art fair for general public, after Bastille, at the level of both attendance and business climate.
Attendance figures: 22 032 visitors.
Sales record figures: 2 111 works sold (and great orders have been reported by exhibitors).
2015 <10 years of passion with contemporary art!
Where we had the pleasure of being supported by great artists whose presence has boosted the exhibition such as this year, MaxB – XB -MA, Jean Paul Van Lith, graffiti artists SpeedyGraphito, Zalez, C215, M.Chat, visual artist Yo.Bastoni with her installation of a giant smiley « Create the link », the exhibition of monumental sculptures in nomad tents with a vegetal decoration staged, which resulted in the sale of many sculptures. The presence of the Vasarely Foundation, the Fondation “Le Camp des Milles ", the partnership and support of the House of Artists, a conference by FIDAL Group to understand the patronage of art, an attendance of students from the School ICART and SM'ART television stage, a live broadcast with JAZZ-RADIO, a live concert during the exhibition on the air, many media present at the Parc Jourdan gave the exhibition tempo.
10 years of emotions, hard work, febricity sometimes but mainly convictions