BEERS is based in London at the core of the vibrant East-Central art scene, between Old Street and The City, with an exhibition program dedicated to the exploration of relevant issues through progressive, contemporary art. Since our inception in Canada in 2008, and relocation to London in 2010, we have worked with emerging and established artists to explore exciting paths and trends in contemporary art. Today, our exhibitions offer a diverse array of thematic, aesthetic, and political concepts, highlighting an exciting approach to contemporary art that is both progressive and thought-provoking.
The gallery upholds an active fair schedule including participation in Art15 London, Art Basel Week and Art Basel Miami Week, as well as Armory Week in New York, among others. In autumn 2014, Director Kurt Beers authored 100 Painters of Tomorrow, published by Thames & Hudson, which was adjudicated by a panel of prominent figures in the arts in search of some of the world's most exciting emerging painters working today. In July, Beers opened 'The Fantasy of Representation' guest curated by artist Andrew Salgado, including work by Francis Bacon, Gary Hume and Hurvin Anderson with the aim of pairing emerging representational painters alongside well-established representational painters. For the past six years, Beers London's open exhibition, Contemporary Visions, has garnered a reputation for exhibiting some of the most exciting emerging and mid-career artists found internationally and submissions are due to open in September. In late 2015, the off-site group exhibition artistsartists will showcase work by 30 London-based artists who themselves have been selected by other artists; organizers for this exciting project are Ivan Massow, collector, philanthropist and former Chair of London's Institute of Contemporary Arts, Nancy Durrant, Arts Commissioning Editor of The Times, and Kurt Beers.
Through continued collaboration with artists and organizations, the goal of Beers continues to strive to celebrate, share, and exhibit contemporary art in London and worldwide.