NEW YORK.- The Art Show, America's most prestigious art fair, has announced an outstanding list of exhibitors for 2005, comprising top art galleries from across the country. Seventy of the nation's leading art dealers will participate in The Art Show from February 24 - 28, 2005, at the Seventh Regiment Armory, Park Avenue at 67th Street, New York City. Organized by the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) for the 17th year, the show will feature museum-quality works in all genres, including paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, photographs and ceramics from the 19th century to the 21st century. Proceeds from The Art Show Gala Preview on February 23, 2005, will benefit Henry Street Settlement, a prominent social services and arts agency located on New York's Lower East Side.
"Last year's Art Show was a resounding success with attendance up by almost 33 percent over the prior year, and we expect that this growth trend will continue in February," said Richard Solomon, President, ADAA and Pace Prints. "The Art Show always draws a sophisticated group of collectors and museum professionals because of the high quality and diversity of the art that is exhibited by this select group of dealers."
"The exhibiting dealers are all members of the Art Dealers Association of America whose membership comprises the most distinguished galleries in America. The years of experience and expertise of the exhibiting dealers is without equal at any other art fair in America," noted Roland Augustine, Chair of The Art Show Committee and Partner in Luhring Augustine. "The diversity and highly selective range of works exhibited provide ample opportunity for collectors and institutions to acquire works of art of the highest quality."
Top New York City galleries exhibiting in The Art Show in 2005 include Acquavella Galleries, Inc., C&M Arts, Cheim & Read, Galerie St. Etienne, Paul Kasmin Gallery, Kennedy Galleries, Knoedler & Company, Galerie Lelong, Luhring Augustine, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, PaceWildenstein, Pace Prints, Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, Sperone Westwater, David Tunick, Inc., and David Zwirner Gallery. Also participating from across the country are: Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago; John Berggruen Gallery, Fraenkel Gallery and Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco; Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles; Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, St. Louis; Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston; and, Thomas Segal Gallery, Baltimore.