turbine art fair

Book a ticket because we are on our way (virtually speaking) to the lifestyle, social, and art event in South Africa: Turbine Art Fair. Who would want to miss an opportunity where young art-lovers, aspiring collectors, and emerging fine art artists unite? Not us! We are tuned in, so don’t tune out.


In just four short years, Turbine Art Fair has been branded as the one stop shop to purchase affordable, stimulating, and high valued art from over 50 established galleries and a handful of emerging artists in South Africa. The most expensive piece of art you can find at Turbine is capped at R40,000 or roughly $2,800 catering to the young, hip collector in an accessible and approachable environment.


Turbine Art Fair

Image courtesy of Salon 91 and Andrzej Urbanski


Salon 91 – Get excited for some unbelievable artists from this Cape Town based gallery, and one of the most talked about booths in the fair. The lively canvases of Paul Senyol, and Andrzej Urbanski will ignite the spark, and will not disappoint.


Johannesburg Art Gallery: Ages apart, yet share a common theme, contemporary South African artist Diane Victor is placed in conversation with Francisco Goya to explore the socio-political landscape.


Emerging painters: The Graduate Show: After a sell out success last year, feast your eyes on the best upcoming painters South Africa has to offer. And remember, the most you can spend on one piece is $2,800! Talk about the maturation of value…

Turbine Art Fair

Image Courtesy of Turbine Art Fair

Insider Tip:

Fair-goers can engage with artists, curators, collectors, and influencers, for free with the The ArtInsure Talks Programme presenting topics spanning from Goya, Walter Battiss, and Henri Matisse and more contemporary topics like “For Love and Money.”

To top it off, there will be live music, delicious food, a pop up bar, and a dedicated children’s zone. Various bloggers had their “instawalk” through the fabulous venue getting a sneak peak on the nitty gritties of the fair.

Turbine Art Fair

Image Courtesy of Art Africa and Paul Senyol, detail of Habitation, 2016. Mixed Media. 32 x 34cm.


Of course, if you are at the fair, be sure to have ArtBinder handy for the seamless Checkout process! For the latest on all #artworld happenings, follow us on twitter for your insider access to all things art.