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Artexpo Is Back—And It’s Bigger Than Ever at Pier 94

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, April 11, 2017

Artexpo New York is the art fair that explodes all your ideas about art: that it’s too expensive, too precious, ordinary people can’t or don’t own original work from an artist and have no access to the art market at all. None of that is true here!

Artexpo New York, in its 39th year of operation, is three fairs in one location: general exhibitor space featuring original artworks sold by artists, galleries and publishers; a second fair focusing on emerging artists; and a third fair for independent fine art photographers. You will be amazed at the sheer variety of work available for sale — your only problem will be deciding what fantastic item to buy.

An 'overview' of the exhibition floor.

An overview of the exhibition floor.

There will also be seminars open to the public and trade alike, focusing on various aspects of the art market. Learn what trends are happening now, how artists market and sell their work, and how the economy affects it all.

During the fairs, artists will be available to discuss their work and many will be doing demonstrations daily, showing how their ideas become reality. There is also a program called Spotlight Artist where a specially selected group of artists have been invited to create site-specific installations. All events and seminars are included in the ticket price.

Artexpo New York paintings

Open Hours:

Opening Night Preview Party: Friday, April 21: 4pm-8pm
Saturday, April 22: 11am-7pm
Sunday, April 23: 11am-7pm
Wrap It Up Day: Monday, April 24: 10am-3pm

Admission:

$20 Opening Night Preview (online only)
$40 Multi-Day Show Pass (for all shows)
$20 General Admission to any of the shows for one day
$15 Students (with valid ID – at the door only)
$15 Seniors over 60 years (with valid ID)
$10 Wrap It Up Day (Monday, April 24 ONLY)

Free: Children 12 and under (must be accompanied by an adult)

The shows are located at Pier 94, 711 Twelfth Avenue at 55th Street (across the West Side Highway). To purchase tickets click here.

 

All  photos courtesy of the organizers, Redwood Media Group.


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