Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair returns to London on 12th June. The iconic event that sees the art world let its hair down returns to the Truman Brewery on Brick Lane for one day only. This year’s theme is ‘The Hand’, and promises a hand-selected line-up of established and up-and-coming artists who will be personally pitching up and selling their original, exclusive artworks out of the back of new and vintage Vauxhall cars.
The event will also honour the Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations in its own irreverent style, bringing a street party vibe to this mini festival in a carpark with artfully-made finger food, quirky circus acts, magic tricks, and special exhibits from artists such as Christian Furr, the youngest ever artist commissioned to officially paint Queen Elizabeth II.
Offering an amazing selection of artworks and wares amidst all the fun and frivolity, this exuberant art event invites famous artists to make special works to be sold from the back of Vauxhall cars. With a line-up including Sir Peter Blake, Tracey Emin & Emin International, Gavin Turk, Polly Morgan, Rachel Howard, Marcus Harvey & Turps Banana, True Rocks, Boo Saville, Coriander Studio and Mat Collishaw amongst many more, it’s an un-missable Sunday for art aficionados and fun seekers alike.
Expect a whimsical afternoon packed with serious art bargains, exclusive works, special editions at very special prices, and vintage Vauxhall cars turned into unique installations. Plus a frenzy of fabulous hands-on entertainment, sleights of hand, glove puppetry, handbag slinging, hand-printing, exotic finger food, hand-pushed trolley bars from Artist Behind Bars with hand-pulled pints and hand-shaken martinis, and plenty more!
Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair, Sunday 12th June from 12–6pm
Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London E1 6QL
Entry is £5. Visit artcarbootfair.com for more information