FOG Design+Art Announces Participating Galleries for 2018 Fair

FOG Design+Art
Nov 3, 2017 7:36PM

Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

San Francisco, CA (September 19, 2017) – The fifth annual edition of FOG Design+Art will take place January 11–14, 2018 at Fort Mason Center, with a Preview Gala on Wednesday, January 10 to benefit the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA). The fair brings together 45 leading international design and visual art galleries for an intimate, highly curated selection of exhibitions that celebrate San Francisco’s long history as a hub for design, art, experimentation, and innovation. The fair will include a robust calendar of programs, including conversations between art and design luminaries and leaders in the field of arts and culture.  

The fair’s 45 participants were selected from more than 95 proposals. In addition to welcoming back many galleries to the fair for their fifth year, including Anthony Meier Fine Arts, Berggruen Gallery, Crown Point Press, Fraenkel Gallery, Friedman Benda, and Jessica Silverman Gallery, FOG Design+Art will feature a number of galleries participating for the first time this year, including Galerie Chantal Crousel, Galerie Chastel Maréchal, Luhring Augustine, Nicholas Kilner, Paul Kasmin, Sadie Coles, and Stuart Shave/Modern Art. The fair will feature an international roster of galleries from Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, New York, and Paris, among others.  

“We are thrilled with the caliber of galleries participating this year,” said steering committee member Susan Swig. “Now in our fifth year, it’s incredible to look back and see how much the fair has grown. We were overwhelmed by the quality of this year’s proposals, and the thoughtful approach that these galleries took in thinking about an exhibition that responds both to the nature of this location and to the cross section of art and design that we are celebrating.”  

FOG has become a focal point for the design and arts communities on the West Coast, and celebrates the pioneering spirit and community-minded nature of the Bay Area. FOG’s mission is to create a platform for the public, curators, collectors, and art world leaders to experience remarkable works of design and visual art by bringing together the pre-eminent dealers of 20th century and contemporary work.  

Building on FOG’s longstanding commitment to cultural institutions, the Preview Gala, Innovators Luncheon, and ArtBites support SFMOMA’s exhibitions and education programs, as well as the FOG Forum, which specifically raises funds for the museum’s Architecture and Design department. FOG represents a key moment in which the local and global community congregates to engage in critical dialogue, artistic exchanges, and a shared passion for creative pursuits. This year’s fair is dedicated to the late Cathy Topham, a founding member of the FOG Steering Committee and longstanding SFMOMA supporter.  

Participating Galleries  

Almond & Co., San Francisco  

Altman Siegel Gallery, San Francisco  

Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco  

Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco  

Blum & Poe, Los Angeles  

Casati Gallery, Chicago  

Cristina Grajales Gallery, New York  

Crown Point Press, San Francisco  

David Gill Gallery, London  

David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles  

David Zwirner, New York  

Edward Cella Art+Architecture, Los Angeles  

Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco  

Friedman Benda, New York  

Gagosian Gallery, San Francisco  

Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris  

Galerie Chastel Maréchal, Paris  

Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York  

Gladstone Gallery, New York  

Haines Gallery, San Francisco  

Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco  

Hostler Burrows, New York  

James Cohan, New York  

Jason Jacques Gallery, New York  

Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco  

kurimanzutto, Mexico, D.F.  

Lebreton, San Francisco  

Lévy Gorvy, New York  

Luhring Augustine, New York  


Magen H Gallery, New York  

Marian Goodman Gallery, New York  

Matthew Marks Gallery, New York  

Nicholas Kilner, New York  

Pace Gallery, Palo Alto  

Patrick Parrish Gallery, New York  

Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York  

R & Company, New York  

Ratio 3, San Francisco  

Reform/The Landing, Los Angeles  

Sadie Coles HQ , London  

Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London  

Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York  

Twentieth/THE NEW Gallery  

Volume Gallery, Chicago  


FOG Design+Art

January 11–14, 2018  

Fort Mason Festival Pavilion  

Thursday, January 11 – Saturday, January 13, 2018: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.  

Sunday, January 14, 2018: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  

Tickets are $25 per person in advance and $30 at the door. Admission is good for reentry throughout the fair.  


Preview Gala

Wednesday, January 10, 2018  

4:00–10:00 p.m.  

Benefiting SFMOMA, the special Preview Gala provides vital support to the museum’s exhibitions and education programs, which serve more than 60,000 students, teachers, and families each year. Preview Gala guests will enjoy an evening of culinary creations and design-centric cocktails, as well as exclusive early access to the fair’s vast range of design objects, furniture, and fine art before it opens to the public.  

Supporter-level tickets start at $175. Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum ticket packages include early access and range from $1,000 to $10,000.  


FOG Design+Art Steering Committee  

Douglas Durkin  

Stanlee Gatti  

Roth Martin  

Katie Paige  

Allison Speer  

Susan Swig  


San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

151 Third Street  

San Francisco, CA 94103  

SFMOMA is dedicated to making the art for our time a vital and meaningful part of public life. Founded in 1935 as the first West Coast museum devoted to modern and contemporary art, a thoroughly transformed SFMOMA, with triple the gallery space, an enhanced education center, and new public galleries, opened to the public on May 14, 2016. In its inaugural year, the expanded museum welcomed more than 1.2 million visitors.  


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