The Affordable Art Fair

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 27TH OCTOBER 2013

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, Albert Bridge Road, Battersea, Battersea Park, London SW11 4NJ
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Wed 23 Oct Charity Private View 5.30pm-9.30pm, Thu 24 11am-5.30pm, Thu Late View 5.30pm-9.30pm, Fri 25 to Sun 27 11am-6pm
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Weekday 10 (Adults advance), 12 (Adults door), weekend: 12 (Adults advance), 15 (Adults door), Children under 16 FREE
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The Affordable Art Fair The Affordable Art Fair is a well-loved institution in Battersea Park, an event that strips away the pretension of the art world and gives buyers a chance to pick up some really great art at fair prices, ranging from ?50 to ?3000. Previous years have seen some works sold for hundreds of pounds by artists who nowadays would not get out of bed for that kind of change. It's a fun, family event which is accessible to connoisseurs and the merely curious. This year paintings, sculpture, photography and original prints will be exhibited by 120 galleries at the four-day event - an ideal antidote to the relative excesses of the Frieze Art Fair one week earlier. There's a free creche, printmaking workshops and a dedicated section of art by recent graduates, so that you can have fun trying to identify the next Damien Hirst or Paula Rego - and maybe even buy some of their work.

About Battersea Park

Situated on the south side of the Thames, facing Chelsea, Battersea Park caters for everyone within its 200-acre space. Firstly, there's lots of water - a lake for boating, ponds for admiring the wildlife, and the Thames along one side for general gazing purposes. More about Battersea Park

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