Ai Weiwei joins the (e)merge Artist Platform Vetting Committee

The fourth edition of the (e)merge art fair will take place on October 2-5, 2014 at the Capitol Skyline Hotel in Washington, D.C. The Washington Post returns as the presenting sponsor of (e)merge art fair.

(e)merge art fair is the only art fair that provides free exhibition space to artists without gallery exhibition. Works are vetted by the (e)merge Artist Platform and then displayed in the public areas of the Capitol Skyline Hotel. The 2014 (e)merge Artist Platform Vetting Committee includes Ai Weiwei, artist, Beijing; Mika Yoshitake, assistant curator, Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; and Jeffreen M. Hayes, director Rebuild Foundation, Chicago, St. Louis & Omaha.

Applications to participate in the 2014 (e)merge art fair are now being accepted. To apply, please visit

In 2013, 80 exhibitors including Present Company, Brooklyn, NY; NOMAD Gallery, Brussels; and Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London, presented rising talent from all over the world at (e)merge. More than 5,500 art supporters engaged with painting, sculpture, digital media, performance and installation work by 150 artists from 30 countries in the fair’s Gallery and Artist Platforms.

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