NEW YORK, NY.-
Gallery presentations at the 26th 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 5 through March 9, 2014 at the historic Park Avenue Armory, with a ticketed Gala Preview on Tuesday, March 4. All ticket proceeds from the gala and run of show benefit Henry Street Settlement, one of New York Citys most effective social services agencies. AXA Art Americas Corporation has also returned for the third consecutive year as Lead Partner.
One of the premier trademarks of The Art Show remains the emphasis on one-person presentations, and the 26th edition is no exception. With 33 solo shows the 2014 Art Show will present exhibitions of art world icons and introduce audiences to groundbreaking new artists. Sperone Westwater will present the first exhibition of new works by Charles LeDray since his acclaimed traveling retrospective organized by the ICA Boston. Never before exhibited historical works, vintage photographs, ephemera and films by Martha Wilson will be shown by P-P-O-W. Marian Goodman Gallery will present a selection of early lightboxes by Jeff Wall. To mark the 100th birthday of Ad Reinhardt, 303 Gallery will exhibit new works by Jacob Kassay who is greatly influenced by Reinhardt. Holographic works by light artist James Turrell will be on view in Pace Gallerys booth.
In addition to solo shows, The Art Show 2014 remains unparalleled with its installation of curated, thematic exhibitions. Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects will present Groups and Grids with works by Robert Watts, Agnes Denes and Michelle Stuart. The Power of Color, an exhibition by June Kelly Gallery, will include works by James Little, Hanibal Srouji and Nola Zirin. The cross cultural influence of Native American Art on Jackson Pollocks work will be examined in Washburn Gallerys booth which will showcase Native American works alongside Pollocks. Matthew Marks Gallery will display selected works by Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Gary Hume and Anne Truitt.