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A view of the British Art Fair.

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It took place in early October this year, coinciding with Frieze Week, but the new spot in the calendar offered no clear advantage.

“I loved being at Frieze Week and we did a cross-promotion with it for our visitors to go to both fairs,” said director Robert Sandelson.

“But BAF did as well as it always has – there was no advantage to the later date.”

It runs from September 24-27, 2020, at the Saatchi Gallery.

Drawing interest

Meanwhile, exhibitor applications have opened for Draw Art Fair, which returns in May after Sandelson’s acquisition of the event this September. He told ATG that submissions are already flowing in.

The fair focuses on Modern and Contemporary drawings.

It also takes place at the Chelsea institution and runs from May 14-17, 2020.

Name change

Finally, a new name is in the works for Sandelson’s third event, Fair for Saatchi (FFS), which had its inaugural run in June.