Costly to join Jakarta art fair, but Singapore-based galleries say effort is worth it

Works on display at Yavuz Gallery's booth at Art Jakarta 2019.
Works on display at Yavuz Gallery's booth at Art Jakarta 2019.PHOTOS: YAVUZ GALLERY

Taking part in an art fair can be a costly undertaking.

Galleries expect to fork out nothing short of a five-figure sum - including the cost of a booth, shipping and air freight, insurance and possible add-ons such as extra walls and lighting.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 03, 2019, with the headline 'Costly to join fair, but Singapore-based galleries say effort is worth it'. Print Edition | Subscribe