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Battersea Contemporary Art Fair
At Battersea Arts Centre, London, May 11-13, 2007

Battersea Contemporary Art Fair (BCAF -, one of the largest, most popular independent art exhibitions in the UK, returns to Battersea Arts Centre, London, on May 11-13, 2007.

More than 3,500 people are expected to attend the annual event, now in its thirteenth year, which showcases over 150 established and flourishing contemporary artists who benefit from being able to sell their work directly to the public, commission free. Buyers can meet the artists and obtain original works - costing from GBP £40 to GBP £4,000 GBP - without a gallery or agent taking a cut, which can mean savings of 40% and more.

Maria Newton, owner and operator of BCAF, comments: “In a crowded market space, the Battersea Contemporary Art Fair consistently provides the public with outstanding choice and quality and unprecedented personal access to the artists.”

BCAF is open from 6-9pm on Friday May 11 and 11am-5pm on Saturday May 12 and Sunday May 13 at the Battersea Arts Centre, Battersea Old Town Hall, Lavender Hill, London, SW11 5TN. Tickets are available on the door and entry costs £6 GBP concessions £4(accompanied children under 16 gain free entry). Booking information for artists is at .

Notes for editors
Established in 1992, the Battersea Contemporary Art Fair is operated by Maria Newton and runs annually in May at the Battersea Arts Centre, an English Heritage site and registered charity. BCAF has gained an enviable reputation for attracting an excellent variety of high quality work and making contemporary art accessible to the public. Two full time employees and up to 14 part-timers produce the events.

For further information please contact:
Maria Newton, Battersea Contemporary Art Fair
Tel: 0870 2860066 / 07747 800001