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What is art in the 21st century? What Makes It Valuable?

The discourse on the nature of art in the 21st century has never been more intriguing. While some creators remain firmly rooted in the traditions of their craft, others boldly venture into uncharted territories, invoking a constant debate around the central question - What Is Art? What makes it valuable?

In the modern art world, it's evident that success doesn't adhere to a single style or approach. The diverse paths taken by some of the world's most renowned and affluent artists underscore the idea that every unique style of art can become valuable.

'Art' is not an easily defined concept. This is why we've invited two of the world's leading art experts to share their insights at the opening event of this exhibition on the 8th of September:

Yuxi Wang, International Project Director from Shanghai Himalayas Museum, and Anthony Fawcett, art critic and historian from Oxford University.

Yuxi Wang's vast experience as an International Project Director at a renowned museum equips her with a deep understanding of global art trends and practices. Her insights will be invaluable, providing us a unique perspective on the diverse world of contemporary art.

A highly respected art critic and historian, Anthony Fawcett is renowned for his collaborations with iconic artists such as Man Ray, John Lennon, Yoko Ono, and Andy Warhol. His significant contributions to the "Anthony Fawcett Archive" project with the Tate Gallery further enhance his status. His insights into "What Is Art?" are sure to be invaluable.

This exhibition is designed not merely to showcase art but to stimulate conversation between divergent paths within contemporary art. The aim is to prove that success in the art world is not a monolithic concept but a spectrum of possibilities, each as valid and valuable as the next.

Gallery Space:

Our gallery is located in the vibrant heart of the iconic Tower Bridge area in London. An elegant blend of historical richness and modern energy, our space serves as an extraordinary platform for artists and audiences alike.

Submission Guidelines:

To apply, email us three images of your work (three different pieces), each with its title, size in cm, medium, price, and a short biography of no more than 150 words. Email submissions should be sent to [email protected].

Eligible media include, but are not limited to, paintings, sculptures, photography, installations, prints, textiles, illustrations, digital art, Ai assisted art, poems, etc.

Application is free, but a £165 fee applies for each selected artist. This fee covers an extensive suite of benefits:

• Printed catalogs, posters, and brochures

• Admin support

• Graphic designer services

• Champagne & caviar at the opening event

• Professional photography to document the event

• Hostess, security, and bartender services at the opening

•Printing and framing for the artists who opt for that (printing and framing is included in the price).

Our sales commission remains a modest 15%.

Printing and Framing Support:

If you're an accepted artist facing difficulties shipping your work to us, you can send us photos of your work. We'll print and frame them for you at no additional cost. Rest assured, we strive to match the quality of your original artwork as closely as possible.

Frame sizes available:

1. 32 x 32 cm

2. 30 x 40 cm

3. 40 x 50 cm

Important dates:

• Application deadline: 3rd September 2023

• Artwork delivery date: 7th September 2023

• Exhibition: 8th - 13th September 2023

• Opening event on 8th September, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm


This is a physical exhibition taking place in our iconic gallery space in the Tower Bridge district, London.

Beverages at the event:

Champagne, Cocktails, and Caviar.


When applying, please include "What Is Art" in the subject line of your email.

Good luck to all entrants!

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