NEW YORK, NY.- Fountain
returns to the 69th Regiment Armory March 7 - 9, 2014, where it will feature over 80 galleries, artist collectives, individual artists, and performers. This year will focus on engaging visitors through interactive installations and performances, and an emphasis on introducing new collectors to an international survey of emerging contemporary art in the debut of a new series of panel discussions. The fair will open Friday, March 7 with a VIP Preview to benefit the Detroit Institute of Art, followed by the Opening Night Reception featuring a high flying performance curated by Grace Exhibition Space in collaboration with Analog/Analogue and DJ Set by Nick Zinner of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Performance art programming will continue Saturday evening, followed by a dance party with NYC DJ collective The Deep.
The 80+ Exhibitors in 2014s New York edition include galleries from Austria, Canada, Croatia, France, Germany, Japan, South Korea, and across the United States. Among them are founding exhibitors Front Room Gallery and MCCAIG + WELLES, long-time collaborates Arch Enemy Arts, Gentlemans Game, Arcilesi | Homberg Fine Art and Berlin. Fountain welcomes several newcomers, including the Alumni of the New York Academy of Art, New Jerseys Riverside Gallery, artist Visakh Menon, and Christopher Stout, winner of Fountains Support Our Studios Initiative during Bushwick Open Studios 2013. See initial list below.
Programming innovations for the New York 2014 edition will include the debut of daily panel discussions taking place from 12:30pm - 2pm, with an emphasis on connecting with new and intermediate collectors and art lovers. Beginning during the VIP Preview with The Challenges of Creating Art in Public Space, and continuing through the weekend with Women in Street Art, and The New Muralism, the panels are open to the public and will feature diverse panels of artists and professionals. Special exhibitions will include OF LANDSCAPE, an interactive media installation presented by Parker Projekts and curated by Andrea Wolf of Brooklyns REVERSE Gallery. The installation will feature work from artists Allison Berkoy, CHiKA and Andrea Wolf, as well as a project by Floating Point Collective which allows visitors to collaboratively build a virtual world with their gestures and movements through its space. DUMBOs Mighty Tanaka returns to curate Fountains annual street art installation, this year featuring floating canvases from Chris Stain, Alice Mizrachi, Skewville, Cake, Chris RWK, Joe Iurato, Rubin, EKG, gilf!, OMEN and LNY, among others.
5 Star Collective, Toronto, Canada | Adriana Ospina, Bogotá, Colombia | Aether Gallery, New York, NY | Alumni of the New York Academy of Art, New York, NY | Arch Enemy Arts, Philadelphia, PA | Arcilesi | Homberg Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY | ARTIST COLLECTIVE, New York, NY | Asan Gallery, Seoul, South Korea | Atrium Austria, Bad Waltersdorf, Austria | Berlin, New York, NY | Big Deal Arts, New York, NY | Bob Clyatt, Rye, NY | Burkhard Eikelmann Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany | C. K. Art Space, Seoul, South Korea | Calico, Brooklyn, NY | Camille Eskell, South Norwalk, CT | Cellar Door, New York, NY | Christopher Stout, Brooklyn, NY | Chuck von Schmidt, New York, NY | Ciaran Tully, New York, NY | E32, New York, NY | EMP GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan | Fatherless, Rockford, IL | Fine Art International, Seoul, South Korea | Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn, NY | Fumeroism, Brooklyn, NY | G-Spot, Brooklyn, NY | Gentlemans Game, New York, NY | Gitler & _____, New York, NY | Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts, Los Angeles, CA | Hot Dose!, Rockford, IL | H.O.V., Flushing, NY | Hullaballoo Collective, New York, NY | iArt-4, New York, NY | Icons, Brooklyn, NY | IK International, New York, NY | Inyoung Seoung & Collective, Harrington Park, NJ | James DrZ Zdaniewski, Brooklyn, NY | Jason Tudor, Brooklyn, NY | Jay Shells, New York, NY | Kendra Heisler, Brooklyn, NY | KiloWatt Gallery, New York, NY | Larry Wood, Wyalusing, PA | Leon Reid IV, Brooklyn, NY | Levan Mindiashvili, Brooklyn, NY | Lomangino Studio, Arlington, VA | Mayjune Gallery, Seoul, South Korea | MCCAIG + WELLES, Brooklyn, NY | Michael Hurt, New York, NY | Mighty Tanaka, Brooklyn, NY | Monica Buckle, Greenwich, CT | New York Art Wave Project, Brooklyn, NY | Parris Jaru, Brooklyn, NY | Paul Kim, Washington, D.C. | Paul Szabo, Metuchen, NJ | Peti Element Gallery, Makarska, Croatia | Phantom, New York, NY | Post Nature Art, New York, NY | Price & Brand, Sea Cliff, NY | Pritzker Studio & Gallery, Woodstock, NY | Riverside Gallery, Hackensack, NJ | Sarah Trouche, Paris, France | Sculptors Guild, Brooklyn, NY | Seven Arts Gallery, Ridgefield, CT | Song Eun Gallery, Seoul, South Korea | Station 16, Montreal, Canada | Urban Folk Art, Brooklyn, NY | Vicki Dasilva, Allentown, PA | Visakh Menon, Long Island City, NY | YeKang Gallery, Seoul, South Korea | Yonabe, Tokyo, Japan | Zero Gallery, Seoul, South Korea | Zoom Gallery, Seoul, South Korea