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2013 Capital Art Fair

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The 2013 Capital Art Fair will take place in Arlington, VA, at the Holiday Inn-Rosslyn Westpark Hotel during the first weekend of April. A successor to the Washington International Print Fair and the Washington Print Fair, the Capital Art Fair is now in its fourth year of bringing collectible and desirable art to the Washington, DC, area. This year, the fair boasts over 25 distinguished art dealers from across the United States.


Kotondo, Torii, 1900-1977 – Morning Hair – woodblock print, 1932

Visitors to the fair will find thousands of works on paper from great master prints to cutting edge, contemporary pieces. The original prints, paintings, drawings, and photographs span over 500 years of creative expression, offering an impressive and expansive selection to DC art collectors.

The Capital Art Fair presents an invaluable opportunity, both in access and convenience, to the seasoned art collector, as well as those looking to break into the market. It is the only art fair in the Washington, DC, area where an extraordinary range of fine art will be available for collectors, museums, and the curious to purchase. It also gives a chance for the vibrant DC art community to interact and talk with exhibitors and dealers who are highly respected in the field, many of whom are well known to the curators of DC museums and established members of the International Fine Print Dealers Association.


Ray Morimur – Vermillion Corridor – Color woodcut, 2009


Gustave Baumann – A Lilac Year

Jules Engel, Cattail II, Color lithograph 2001

Jules Engel, Cattail II, Color lithograph 2001.

Tickets to the 2013 Capital Art Fair can be bought at the fair for $10. OPG Blog readers can sign-up online, before next Friday, for free admission. Feel free to invite friends, art-lovers, or collectors- the more the merrier!


Daniel Kelly – Whisper – Woodblock print on handmade paper from Nepal, 2012

The fair hours are as listed below:

Saturday, April 6, 2013: 10 am – 6 pm

Sunday, April 7, 2013: 11 am – 5 pm

The Holiday Inn-Rosslyn Westpark Hotel is located at 1900 North Fort Meyer Drive, Alexandria, VA 22209. It is just over the Key Bridge from Georgetown and only one block away from the Rosslyn Metro stop on the Orange and Blue lines.

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More information, including directions and a list of participating dealers, can be found at the Capital Art Fair website: http://www.capitalartprintfair.com/.


Thomas Hart Benton “Shallow Creek” lithograph


Laurel Sparks – Luminous Procuress – 3 plate copper etching and aquatint with chine collé and hand additions, 2011


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