Melbourne Art Fair cancelled in shock announcement

The 2016 Melbourne Art Fair has collapsed after several galleries withdrew their applications to participate.
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Courtesy Melbourne Art Fair

In a shock announcement today, Chairperson of the Melbourne Art Foundation (MAF), Anna Pappas said the Melbourne Art Fair has been canceled for 2016.

The biennial fair, which has been staged for 28 years, was due to be held in August at the Royal Exhibition Building.

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Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina

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