The third edition of Istanbul's ArtInternational fair will showcase pieces from world-famous artists, organizers revealed on Friday. The third edition of ArtInternational will gather pieces by pop-art icon Andy Warhol, British contemporary artist Grayson Perry, English graffiti artist Banksy, Catalan artist Joan Miro and Belgian multidisciplinary artist Jan Fabre. The contemporary and modern art fair, which will feature 83 galleries from 24 countries, will take place at the Haliç Congress Center on the banks of Istanbul's Golden Horn between Sept. 4 and Sept. 6. Nine works from "established and emerging" artists have been chosen for this year's event from the fair's participating galleries.
Works from artists including Bulgaria's Rada Boukova and Stefan Bikolaev, Turkey's Guido Casaretto, Kazakhstan's Erbossyn Meldibekov, Indonesia's Ichwan Noor, Ecuador's Javier Perez, Germany's Paul Schwer, Iraq's Walid Siti and China's Chen Wenling's will be displayed at the Haliç Congress Center's waterfront. Fair director Dyala Nusseibeh said: "'By the Waterside' will continue to engage, delight and surprise visitors, offering challenging works from established and emerging artists." According to organizers, last year's event attracted more than 20,000 people.