Monocle Magazine reports on CHART 2020 and the future of art fairs


5 November 2020


CHART 2020

“Copenhagen’s Chart Art Fair, which champions Nordic art, has reinvented itself. Could its new format be a template for the future?”


Monocle magazine reports on CHART 2020’s de-centred format and discusses the model for future art fairs with additional aspects from Frieze Art Fair and PACE gallery, among other powerful voices.

Radical changes have been forced on to the art industry by the current COVID-19 situation. How to best deal with this? Monocle looks into CHART 2020 with perspectives from art professionals on why art fairs need to have some sort of physical presence.

“I fucking hate art on a screen,” says Swedish artist Sara-Vide Ericson. “Art online looks flat. There’s no structure, no texture.”

Read the full article online HERE.


Visitor looking at art by Sara-Vide Ericson at V1 Gallery, photo Jan Sondergaard

Visitors at Persons Projects, photo Jan Sondergaard

Andersen’s Contemporary during a performance by Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen, photo Jan Sondergaard