Welcome to the PHOTOFAIRS press centre.  Please find below the latest press releases and images for PHOTOFAIRS and its two current destinations, Shanghai and San Francisco.

Press Releases

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Monday 11 September 2017

PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai 2017 closes with over 30,000 visitors and outstanding sales

English / Chinese

Tuesday 22 August 2017

PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai announces world-class galleries and key artists within its public program

English / Chinese

Tuesday 25 July 2017

PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai presents first major exhibition of renowned Chinese artist Ren Hang since his death, and honors the masters of color photography

English / Chinese

Tuesday 27 June 2017

PHOTOFAIRS| Shanghai announces inaugural Staged program

English / Chinese

Tuesday 23 May 2017

PHOTOFAIRS launches fourth Shanghai edition       

English / Chinese

Tuesday 31 January 2017

PHOTOFAIRS attracts key collectors and curators to their inaugural US edition in San Francisco


Wednesday 11 January 2017

Galleries and Artists Announced for PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco January 27-29, 2017


Friday 16 December 2016

PHOTOFAIRS’ Public Program Emphasizes Maverick Artists, New Photographic Genres, and Surprising Installations 


Tuesday 01 November 2016

International programming highlights for PHOTOFAIRS inaugural US edition in San Francisco


Tuesday 11 October 2016

PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco announces curators advisory board and galleries for first edition

English / Chinese 

Monday 12 September 2016

PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai 2016 posts strongest ever sales 

English / Chinese 

Tuesday 06 September 2016

 PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai 2016, Asia Pacific's leading art fair dedicated to photography & moving image, opens this week

English / Chinese

Thursday 04 August 2016

PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai 2016 announces partners, public and VIP programs 

English / Chinese 

Wednesday 20 July 2016

PHOTOFAIRS presents its most international edition in China, as experts voice the importance of its Shanghai fair in Asia

English / Chinese 

Friday 20 May 2016

PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai leads the conversation on the collection of photography ahead of its third edition

English / Chinese 

Tuesday 03 May 2016

World Photography Organisation launches new brand PHOTOFAIRS and announces inaugural PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco

English / Simplified Chinese / Japanese / Spanish / French / Korean / Traditional Chinese 


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Selected Press Coverage

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Aug 17 - Widewalls All the exciting highlights of the upcoming PHOTOFAIRS in Shanghai 
Aug 17 - The Paper Interview with Collectors' Exhibition curator Erin Barnett
Aug 17 - MePai Is it wiser to invest in photography - see it at PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai
Aug 17 - YT PHOTOFAIRS interview: Cherie McNair
Aug 17 - China Business News PHOTOFAIRS interview: Jeff Brouws
Aug 17 - VICE Cen Wei, fabricating reality in photography
Aug 17 - Yitiao PHOTOFAIRS interview: RongRong & inri
Aug 17 - City Weekend Six photographers to check out at PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai
Aug 17 - Tencent Insights exhibition: A color explosion, the fashion behind a colourful world
Aug 17 - 21st Century Business Herald PHOTOFAIRS interview: Michael Kenna
Aug 17 - Art Ha Why do people spend millions of dollars to buy a photo?
July 17 - The Art Newspaper Ren Hang's provocative photographs feature in Shanghai's PHOTOFAIRS' new Spotlight section
Mar 17 - Barrons - Photography: A gateway to collecting
Feb 17 - Ocula Open lenses: A report from PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco
Feb 17 - American Photo Best things we saw at PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco
Feb 17 - VICE / The Creators Projects Photographers blurring reality at PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco
Jan 17 - Artsy 12 Must See Works at PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco
Jan 17 - L'Oeil de la Photograpie Opening of PHOTOFAIRS San Francisco
Jan 17 - AnOther Magazine How Four Photographers Are Redefining Their Medium's Limits
Jan 17 - Aesthetica PHOTOFAIRS: Digital Horizons
Jan 17 - Blouin ARTINFO Sneak Peek: PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco
Jan 17 - Whitewall Alexander Montague_Sparey on the First Edition of PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco
Jan 17 - SFGate Photography Festival coming to San Francisco
Jan 17 - LensCulture Everglades and the Unnamed Road, Jungjin Lee
Jan 17 - The Guardian Red in tooth and bored, Eric Pillot
Jan 17 - So it goes Culture, world PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco
Jan 17 - Musée Magazine A Conversation with Alexander Montague-Sparey
Jan 17 - SFGate Photography Festival Coming to San Francisco
Jan 17 - Widewalls PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco - Complementing the City's Strong Photographic Legacy
Nov 16 - The Art Newspaper Bay Area Collectors Reach Critical Mass
Oct 16 - ArtReview Inaugural PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco Announced
Oct 16 - Artsy World Photography Organsiation Announces Curators, Advisory Board and Galleries for PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco's First Edition 
Oct 16 - South China Morning Post Chinese Collectors Buy Into Contemporary Photography
Sep 16 - Ocula An Art Fair with a Focus
Sep 16 - CNN Style From Tiananmen Square to THIS: The New World of Chinese Photography
Sep 16 - Forbes Art Collectors Wake Up to the Investment Potential of Contemporary Chinese Photography
Sep 16 - BBC PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai, in pictures
Sep 16 - Wallpaper* Undoubtedly International: Wallpaper* explores PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai third edition
Sep 16 - Ocula Insight: Alexander Montague-Sparey
Sep 16 - Blouin ARTINFO Interview: Alexander Montague-Sparey on PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai



PHOTOFAIRS has offices in London, Shanghai and San Francisco.  For all media inquiries please contact:

Jill Cotton, PR Director, PHOTOFAIRS


Tel: +44 (0) 20 7886 3043