The Korea International Art Fair 2016 (KIAF 2016 / ART SEOUL) hosted by the Korea Galleries association is the largest Asian art market. Open from October 12 - 16 2016, it will be held at COEX Hall A & B in Seoul.
KIAF vitalizes the art market by hosting a significant country every you as a Guest country. It embraces the diversity of contemporary art by introducing the country's galleries and artists to the domestic art market. In the past, it had showcased artwork of England, Australia, Spain, France, Germany, Latin America, India, China, and other countries that were chosen as Guest countries of honor and experienced a positive response in the domestic art market. Approximately180 galleries from 20 different countries are participating in KIAF annually for this extraordinary experience.
As a way to establish an order in the sharing of art and vitalize the art market, KIAF attracts prominent global art collectors and important public figures in the art industry to Korea, expanding its clientele and the art market.