NEW YORK, NY.-
Gallery presentations at the 25th annual ADAA Art Show
, the nation's longest running fine art fair, will feature thoughtfully curated solo, two-person, and thematic exhibitions by 72 of the nations leading art dealers. The Art Show takes place March 6 through March 10, 2013 at the historic Park Avenue Armory, with a ticketed Gala Preview on Tuesday, March 5. All ticket proceeds from the gala and run of show benefit Henry Street Settlement, one of New York Citys most effective social services agencies.
One of the premier trademarks of The Art Show remains the emphasis on one person presentations, and the 25th Anniversary edition is no exception. With an unprecedented 39 solo showsmore than half the gallery installationsthe 2013 Art Show will present exhibitions of art world icons and introduce audiences to groundbreaking new artists. David Zwirner will install a revelatory exhibition introducing show-stopping, early works by Milton Avery, as Cheim & Read will reveal never-before-exhibited works by Jannis Kounellis. Luhring Augustines presentation will feature work by Zarina Hashmi, who was recently the subject of a major exhibition at UCLAs Hammer Museum. Marian Goodman Gallery will present a solo installation of work by Tacita Dean as Pace Gallery will present new work by Kiki Smith. Lehmann Maupin will offer a solo booth presentation of work by Mary Corse, highlighting her innovative technique of painting with glass microspheres. Sean Scullys Black Paintings and Works on Paper (1975-1980) presented by Galerie Lelong will focus on a select group of the artists under-recognized yet seminal works. Sean Kelly Gallerys booth will feature Robert Mapplethorpes radiant photographic portraits of fellow artists and art world luminaries.
In addition to solo shows, The Art Show 2013 remains unparalleled with its installation of curated, thematic exhibitions. Acquavella Galleries, Inc. will present a curated thematic show, Masterworks Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the ADAA, highlighting key works displayed and sold during the five decades of their ADAA membership. Specific Spaces, an exhibition from Barbara Krakow Gallery will feature Bernd & Hilla Becher, Peter Downsbrough, Donald Judd, Sol LeWitt, Julian Opie, Liliana Porter, and Richard Serra. A survey juxtaposing Cubist and Pop artists will be on view at Richard L. Feigen & Co including works by Braque, Picasso, Rosenquist, Wesselman and Ray Johnson.