ART SAN DIEGO Launches "Virtual Viewing Room" to Extend the Art Fair Experience.

ART SAN DIEGO Contemporary Art Fair announces dates for the fifth edition: Nov. 7-10, 2013, and launches a "Virtual Viewing Room" powered by Collectrium.
By: ART SAN DIEGO Contemporary Art Fair
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Nov. 8, 2012 - PRLog -- San Diego, CA ART SAN DIEGO 2013 returns to Balboa Park for the 5th Edition of the Fair November 7-10, 2013. Established in 2009 as the first and only Contemporary Art Fair in San Diego. ASD has grown significantly each year in attendance, sales and exhibitors presented.  The theme of ART SAN DIEGO 2013 is

[ COLLIDE ] which comments on diverse types of creative intersections – cross-disciplinary, cross-national, from art to film, from rural to urban – and how they manifest in both a visual and social setting.

The newest addition to the growing ART SAN DIEGO scene is a unique digital experience.  As a way to extend the art fair, ART SAN DIEGO, in partnership with Collectrium – the leader in providing cutting-edge art technology to the art world - is launching ARTSD ONLINE.  ARTSD ONLINE is an exclusive virtual viewing room for collectors to browse works by over 60 ASD exhibitors and purchase directly from the dealer. 101 Art Collecting will provide tips, articles and information from our Collectors Resource Group.

“The fair provides not only a vibrant forum to purchase great works but also the opportunity to meet and forge relationships with gallery dealers and artists that match the sensibility of the collector,” explained Ann Berchtold, Founder & Director of ART SAN DIEGO. “This new online forum provides an ideal mechanism to maintain and continue to build on those relationships, and a vehicle to introduce new works throughout the year not previously shown.”

"The art fair experience is a multifaceted one that brings art lovers, patrons, galleries and artists together. At Collectrium, we strive to use innovative technology to foster and enhance these relationships." - said Boris Pevzner, President and Founder Collectrium. "Having worked with Art San Diego to produce their iPhone and iPad apps, we are pleased to expand our partnership by introducing the new Art San Diego Virtual Viewing Room, powered by Collectrium. Art San Diego attracts savvy collectors from around the world with art works from elite galleries and unparalleled creative programming. Now patrons can access Art San Diego and its exhibiting galleries anytime, from anywhere in the world!"

ART SAN DIEGO has emerged as one of the most successful cultural events in San Diego.  Founded in 2009 as the first and only Contemporary Art Fair in San Diego, ART SAN DIEGO is now an annual cultural showcase that features San Diego’s most talented artists alongside the world’s leading contemporary art galleries and attracts both national and international attendees. The art fair acts as a catalyst to encourage and promote the collecting of investment-grade art, and enhances the city’s reputation as a leading cultural destination.

2013 Fair Show Dates and Times
November 7 - 10, 2013
Balboa Park Activity Center
San Diego, CA

Collectrium is revolutionizing the art world by creating a global platform for managing, discovering, sharing, and trading art and high-end collectibles. Recently named one of "America's most promising startups" by BusinessWeek, Collectrium is the #1 global contemporary art network, the #1 mobile art management solution for art dealers and collectors, and the #1 mobile art discovery tool for art enthusiasts (a "Shazam for Art" iPhone app). 


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