© gagosian gallery / anselm reyle - untitled 
rio de janeiro's artrio is a contemporary art fair to watch in global art circles, especially since brazil's economy has shown continuous growth rates these past few years. lured by bright prospects, the gagosian art powerhouse makes a grand debut at this year's edition that's held on sep 12-16. the american gallery will have a dual presence at the fair, will have a dual presence at the fair, with a booth highlighting its modern and contemporary program and a separate sculpture exhibition in an adjacent warehouse space. both will be designed by the brazilian designer claudia moreira salles, and will include artworks by leading contemporary artists such as yayoi kusama, damien hirst, jeff koons, georg baselitz and richard serra. location: pier mauá, avenida rodriga alves 10 [praça mauá].
© gagosian gallery / yayoi kusama - infinity nets dmds