VIDEO: ArtAspen's Captivating Kick-Off

ArtAspen, the only contemporary art fair in America during the month of August, kicked off its 2013 edition Thursday night with about 500 collectors gathering in the ritzy Colorado mountain town to check out the art.

Aspen's fourth annual fair showcases contemporary and postwar art from 30 galleries through August 4.

 

To see photos from the 2013 ArtAspen, click on the slideshow.