Cologne Fine Art & Antiques 2012
The inspirational combination of eras and styles, the steady increase in quality and the open, elegant ambience: With a clear concept, Cologne Fine Art & Antiques has re-established itself in recent years as the leading trade fair for the art world.
Modern ArtApplied ArtWorks on PaperOld MastersDesignKoelnmesse GmbHMesseplatz 150679 Kln, Germanywww.cofaa.comGB Printed in Germany 3.2012Further information can be found atwww.cofaa.comModerne KunstAngewandte KunstArbeiten auf PapierAlte KunstDesignWeitere Informationen finden Sie unter www.cofaa.deKoelnmesse GmbHMesseplatz 150679 Klnwww.cofaa.deD Printed in Germany 3.2012Successful crossover of styles and erasThe inspirational combination of eras and styles, the steady increase in quality and the open, elegant ambience: With a clear concept, Cologne Fine Art & Antiques has re-established itself in recent years as the leading trade fair for the art world. Year after year, there has been an increasing number of traditional dealers returning, while the surfacing of new names is further enriching the event. Covering a broad spectrum of content and facilitating the crossover of modern art, the ancient masters, applied art, design and work on paper, the Cologne Fine Art & Antiques is no longer just an event for Germany. The pre-miere of the segment Working on paper has been positively received across the board: successfully expanding on what is already offered.At Cologne Fine Art & Antiques 2011, exhibitors met with an exceptionally knowl-edgeable public, eager to make well-funded investments. The younger collectors, in particular, were attracted to the extraordinary mixture in the halls. The prod-ucts and services on offer, broadening the horizons of many an aficionado, were well received by many collectors. The exhibitors reported good sales in all art and price segments.Cologne Fine Art & Antiques 2012 will continue to build on its previous successes. Many of the regular exhibitors, as well as those returning or attending for the first time, have already confirmed their wish to participate. Do you want to benefit from this excellent platform, to present your high-quality products or services to both new and existing customers? You are more than welcome to join us in Cologne! DoblerImpressive connections between a variety of art forms COFAA delivers time and time again. You can find ideas that go beyond standard expectations in every department and price segment. Handelsblatt, 18 November 2011The exquisite selection of art on offer ranges from Classical Antiquity to the modern age. Clever placing of neighbouring stands and the use of joint exhibitions ensures for encounters between different cultures and eras.Informationsdienst Kunst, 24 November 2011 Dierking/Landau Kirbach Arnoldi-LivieThe Cologne Fine Art & Antiques fair has created a new section for Works on Paper. As well as the consistently high quality of the exhibits, the particular highlight of this space is the immediate proximity of Old Masters and large-format contemporary art.Handelsblatt, 18 November 2011An elegant, open art space is on offer here far from being a mini-TEFAF, COFAA proves to be an arts fair in its own right. Focal points are: paintings from the 19th and 20th centuries; antique and contemporary furniture and handi-crafts; silverware and china; art from outside Europe; and contemporary design. FAZ, 19 November 2011 Melsheimer/Vignold Krmmer/SchlapkaThere was a very elegant lustre to Cologne Fine Art & Antiques. And thats always a good sign for a trade fair. COFAA intends to overcome the imaginary divide between old and modern art and there can be no doubt it succeeded with its range of exhibits from luxury Asian art through to contemporary design.www.handelsblatt.com, 15 November 2011 Setareh Scheibler/Weber Benden/Ghezelbash And it is this crossover that in turn will ensure the success of the fair.Informationsdienst Kunst, 24 November 2011 Hirschberg/Simonis/Woerner Will Cologne succeed in returning to its old glory? The Cologne Fine Art & Antiques is certainly playing its part, at any rate: with generational leaps, solidity and a lavish atmosphere. The crossover of eras from the Iron Age to the eighties attracts a wide audience thereby even rivalling the competitors in Paris and London.Artnet.com, 16 November 2011 Gierhards Helmrinderknecht120305COFA12_Imagebr_Umschlag_EN - Kopie.pdfx_COFA_DE_GES - Kopie.pdf120305COFA12_Imagebr_Umschlag - KopieLogox_120305COFA12_ImagebroschreD