PHOTOFAIRS is dedicated to presenting fine art photography and moving image from leading international galleries and their artists in dynamic and cutting-edge destinations around the world. In its highly curated approach, PHOTOFAIRS provides an elegant and vibrant environment for both seasoned and new collectors. In addition, tailored VIP and public programs are designed to create an engaging platform for our international audience. The PHOTOFAIRS brand was created in 2014 in response to the growing interest in and demand for photography worldwide. PHOTOFAIRS is a joint venture between Angus Montgomery Arts and the World Photography Organisation and is part of a wider network of leading contemporary art fairs including Taipei Dangdai, Sydney Contemporary, India Art Fair, Art Central Hong Kong and Art SG.
Angus Montgomery Arts consults, establishes and develops art exhibitions worldwide. Led by Chairman Sandy Angus, Angus Montgomery Arts has more than 40 years’ experience in the contemporary arts sphere, establishing successful fairs globally. The co-founders of ArtHK (now Art Basel Hong Kong), Angus Montgomery Arts is committed to delivering high quality, regional art fairs that serve the needs of collectors and galleries. The current portfolio includes: Art Central Hong Kong, Art SG, India Art Fair, PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai, Sydney Contemporary, Taipei Dangdai, Art Düsseldorf, making Angus Montgomery Arts the largest art fair organizer in Asia.
The World Photography Organisation (WPO) was established in 2007 by Founder and CEO Scott Gray. The organisation is a global platform for photography that activates initiatives, in over 50 countries each year, that help support artists working in the medium of photography. From international exhibition tours, online competitions, and prestigious awards to collaborative projects and high-end art fairs, WPO embraces photography in all its forms and leads the Sony World Photography Awards.