KÖLNER LISTE • The Fair of Contemporary Art in Cologne

April 28th to 30th, 2017 | Opening: April 27th, 2017 | XPOST in Cologne | Gladbacher Wall 5, 50670 Cologne

Parallel to Art Cologne, the KÖLNER LISTE takes place from April 28th to 30th 2017 at the XPOST Köln. For the fourth time, this fair of discovery will showcase a wide spectrum of emerging contemporary art at affordable prices. This is the ideal extension to Art Cologne – for collectors and first-time buyers alike. The relaxed and communicative atmosphere invites visitors to step into dialogue with international artists and to buy original art for their own homes.

The diverse selection of art ranges from large-scale canvasses to pocket-sized editions. Alongside classic painting, visitors will discover find sculpture, graphic prints, mixed media, installations, performances and video art. Photography and urban art are special highlights of the exhibition. In recent years, work first exhibited here has often found its way into renowned galleries around the world.

For us, the quality of work is just as important as the diversity. Talented artists exhibit across an impressive 4000 sqm of space and the range of styles and themes promise a unique experience for artists, visitors and art dealers. This fair truly is a place to meet emerging artists, whose work may be more reasonably priced than big names in award-winning galleries – but who are on the same level in terms of creativity.

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    Würde es die Kölner Liste nicht schon geben, dann müsste man sie erfinden.
    kunst:art, April 2016
    …nach den drei tollen Tagen im Carlswerk ist klar, mit über siebentausend Kunstinteressierten, Sammlern und Multiplikatoren hat sich die Messe, die zeitgleich zur Art Cologne stattfand, als neues Kunstmesseformat im Rheinland etabliert.
    choices, Juni 2016
    Kein Zweifel, die kleine Schwester der Berliner Liste bietet ein inspirierendes Reizgewitter
    Kölner Rundschau, 15.04.2016
    Die Besucher der ersten zwei Messen waren jedenfalls hellauf begeistert und konstatierten: Eine rundum gelungene Plattform für neue Namen und Galerien – und junge und junggebliebene Kunstliebhaber.
    choices, März 2016
    Ein weiterer Trumpf ist das sympathische Auftreten des Teams, das sich vom selbstherrlichen und manchmal auch arroganten Gehabe mancher Messeverantwortlicher wohltuend abhebt.
    kunst:art, 03.04.2016
    Der Kölner Kunstfrühling hat ein neues Must-See.
    Kulturletter Köln, April 2015
    Neben der Möglichkeit spannender Entdeckungen punktet die Messe mit einem hochmotivierten und stets gut gelaunten Team, das jedem gerne weiterhilft.
    Kunnst, August 2015
    Im Mülheimer DOCK.ONE steigt parallel zur Art Cologne (Bild berichtete) die viel aufregendere Parallel-Messe Kölner Liste.
    BILD Köln, 17.4.2015
    Freude am Werk als beste Dividende: Die Entdeckermesse „Kölner Liste“ versteht sich als Ergänzung zur Art Cologne.
    Kölnische Rundschau, 16.4.2015
    We are more than satisfied with the fair, the very good visitor demographics and pleasant atmosphere. We sold five pieces by our emerging artist Constantin Schröder totalling 40,000 euro.
    Gallery owner Dennis Reinhard, Galerie CC&A aus Hamburg, 2014 exhibitor
    A visit to this fair of art exploration will certainly lend to new perspectives and insights.
    Stadtrevue | April 2014
    We are more than satisfied after taking the chance of appearing at a new art exhibition. Thanks to the fair we have sold two large works and got to know new, young collectors.
    Gallery owner Peter Klose, Essen
    Following the Berliner Liste tradition, the Kölner format positions itself as a small, perfectly formed forum for fresh, contemporary art with high collectors‘ potential.
    Stadtzauber | March/April 2014
    There was unbelievable interest in the work of my emerging Romanian artists. Works by Ștefan Radu Crețu and Cristian Raduta have gone tot he hands of serious collectors. We were so impressed by the building, lighting and atmosphere at the KÖLNER LISTE and hope the fair will grow next year.
    Gallery owner Dr. Joana Evers, 418 Contemporary Art Gallery, Bucharest, 2014 exhibitor
    The Kölner Liste is a great opportunity to meet young, fresh artists. From the years of experience in Berlin, it’s a show with much know-how and an exciting location to match.
    kunnst, March/April 2014
    Anyone with a weakness for contemporary art or wanting to extend their collection with interesting new work should drop in to the Kölner Liste.
    Zeitkunst | March 2014
    The fair was amazing. We sold four great pieces. All of them by young collectors, so that we can be sure, that they are embedded in good and rising collections.
    Niki Feijen, Galerie Rembrandt Art, Eindhoven, Aussteller 2014
    The exhibition mood was fantastic. The relaxed atmosphere was very therapeutic for a fair marathon, and the sales paid off. Even on what is usually a difficult Thursday, made good sales.
    Gallery owner Bernhard Ailinger, Kunstraum Ailinger, Potsdam, 2014 exhibitor