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Showcasing original contemporary work from hundreds of contemporary artists, the New York Spring Affordable Art Fair (March 28 - 31) at the Metropolitan Pavilion (125 West 18th Street), has art for the frugal collector. With works ranging from $100 to $10,000, there’s a little something for everyone.
The Young Talent Exhibition is a dedicated platform that supports emerging artists and curators within the contemporary art community, and this year’s show will feature New York-based artist, Mónica Hernández, who will showcase her thought-provoking oil-on-canvas works featuring the female figure and the power of the female gaze in the fair’s Inspiration Lounge. While browsing for prints, paintings, and sculptures, there’s also hands-on-workshops, kids activities and personal shopping experiences.
To learn more, go to: https://affordableartfair.com/fairs/new-york
Spring Affordable Art Fair NYCMarch 28 - 31, 2019
Metropolitan Pavilion125 W 18th St.New York, NY 10011
Now in its 27th edition, Photo LA at the Barker Hangar (3021 Airport Ave., Santa Monica) features old masters to today’s great photographers. With over 65 local and international galleries, dealers, collectives, leading not-for-profits, art schools, and global booksellers, Photo LA has a wide array of photographic art to pick from. Dealers, collectors and galleries come together for panels and discussions looking at the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, great photographers of LA’s architecture, and panels on photographers from around the world.
Special installations feature the work of Jo Ann Callis, The Michael and Jane Wilson Trust Collection, and more.
To learn more, go to: http://www.photola.com/
Photo LAJanuary 31 - February 3, 2019
Barker Hangar3021 Airport Ave.Santa Monica, CA 90405
A lift-top chest attributed to Johannes Mayer (1794-1883), Mahantongo Valley, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, dated 1841, to be exhibited by Olde Hope of New Hope, PA.
Featuring 70 of the world’s top experts in the fine and decorative arts, the Winter Show at the Park Avenue Armory (643 Park Ave) is one of the top art show events in the city. Running January 18 to the 27th, the Winter Show features works of antiquity and ancient arts all the way up to today. Each object at the fair is vetted for authenticity, date, and condition by a committee of 150 experts from the United States and Europe.
Panel discussions include a look at of Gorham Silver, the holy grails of jewel collecting, and and a discussion with author Wendy Goodman. All revenues from the fair’s general admissions and the net proceeds from the Opening Night Party and other special events go to East Side House and contribute substantially to its private philanthropic budget.
To learn more, go to: https://thewintershow.org/
The Winter ShowJanuary 18 - 27, 2019
Park Avenue Armory643 Park Ave.New York, NY 10065
Featuring works that go beyond the traditional expectations of art, the New York Outsider Art Fair gives a different perspective. Held at the Metropolitan Pavilion (125 West 18th Street) from January 17 to 20th, the Outsider Art Fair features an array of artists from the 20th century and today that were self taught or operated with methods and techniques that challenge the fine art world.
And many more.
The Fair will also include plenty of panel discussions and lectures.”Unusual Brains: Neurodiversity and Artistic Creation” examines the lives and work of artists that lived under psychiatric care.”Trolling at Hotel”, held at the Ace Hotel lobby (20 W 29th St), looks at how a hotel became a shrine to figurines with unkempt hair. “Good Kids: Underground Comics from China” highlights the rise of zines and underground comix in China from the late 1990s to today. “Phyllis Kind, Outsider Art's Grande Dame“ celebrates the life and legacy of OAF founding participant, Phyllis Kind, who worked to promote and preserve the creations of outsider artists.
To learn more, go to: https://www.outsiderartfair.com/new-york
Outsider Art Fair New YorkJanuary 17 - 20, 2019
Metropolitan Pavilion125 W. 18th StreetNew York, NY 10011
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