NEW YORK, NY.- The Art Show
, the nation's longest running fine art fair, announces participating galleries for its 25th edition, to take place March 6 through March 10, 2013 at the historic Park Avenue Armory, with a ticketed Gala Preview on March 5. Organized by the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) to benefit New Yorks Henry Street Settlement, the 25th annual Art Show will once again present thoughtfully curated solo, two-person, and thematic exhibitions by 72 of the nations leading art dealers and galleries.
Linda Blumberg, ADAAs Executive Director, remarks on the qualities that distinguish The Art Show among art fairs worldwide, Even with the proliferation of art fairs globally, ADAAs fair remains unique. Whether it is a solo or two-person show, or a thematic presentation, each booth at The Art Show is a finely curated exhibition. ADAA dealers conceive and install significant exhibits at our fair and use it as an opportunity to advance their gallerys vision. The Art Show remains a fair by US dealers with international reach and an international sense of quality while also remaining a true highlight on the cultural calendar here in New York each March.
With the celebration of ADAAs 50th anniversary, and the upcoming 25th edition of The Art Show, Art Show Chairman, Adam Sheffer, states, ADAAs Art Show broke new ground in producing a stellar art fair in New York City 25 years ago. Today, the Art Show continues to be an ideal venue for New Yorkers and visitors to connect with artists and dealers and purchase exquisite works. The 2013 Art Show leads a contingent of art fairs around New York City such as The Armory Show, VOLTA, INDEPENDENT, and SCOPE, which also take place during the same week.
The Art Shows considered, curated exhibitions offer a dynamic selection of artworksjuxtaposing modern masters and cutting edge contemporary works in exhibitions from galleries all over the country. As in recent years, the 2013 Art Show will include a number of groundbreaking solo exhibitions, such as: Louise Lawler at Metro Pictures, David Zwirners presentation of Milton Avery, and Tacita Dean at Marian Goodman Gallery. The anticipated thematic group shows include Cubism and Pop at Richard Feigen & Co., and 20th Century Impressionism at Acquavella Galleries, Inc. ADAA also welcomes two first-time exhibiting galleries, 303 Gallery and Yossi Milo Gallery.
International art insurance specialist, AXA ART, returns as Lead Partner of The Art Show 2013. In addition to the Art Show, since 2008, AXA ART has collaborated with and supported the ADAA Collectors Forum Series which brings together the most prominent collectors and art market experts to cultivate knowledge and education in the fine arts.
The Gala Preview on March 5, 2013 and daily admissions to The Art Show from March 6th 10th will benefit Henry Street Settlement, one of New York Citys best-known and most effective social services agencies.