ART SEASON IS ABOUT TO BEGIN

 

 

 

 

Open to the public February 28 – March 4, 2018, The Art Show 2018 marks an unprecedented three decades of partnership between three major cultural organizations, the ADAA, the venerable community nonprofit Henry Street Settlement and New York City’s foremost cross-disciplinary cultural institution, the Park Avenue Armory. Since the fair’s inception, The Art Show has raised nearly $30 million for Henry Street Settlement through fair admission and proceeds from the annual Gala Preview, which kicks off this year’s fair on February 27. AXA Art Americas Corporation, the world’s premier insurance specialist for art and collections, continues its decade-long support of the ADAA and serves for the seventh year as Lead Partner of The Art Show.

For the 2018 edition, more than half of the 72 exhibiting members will offer thoughtful solo exhibitions highlighting artists throughout history and from around the world, several of which will present new works, including Cheim & Read (New York) with the premiere of a new suite of large-scale sculptures by Lynda Benglis, Lehmann Maupin (New York) unveiling new photographs by Catherine Opie, and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery featuring new works on paper, sculpture and hanging installations by Tomás Saraceno.

Many of the fair’s solo exhibitions will offer insights on established and influential artists from the 19th century through the present day, such as Mildred Thompson, whose abstract paintings and works on paper will be presented by Galerie Lelong & Co. (New York), and Dotty Attie whose multi-panel compositions will be exhibited by P.P.O.W (New York). As one of his first public showings in the United States, Italian artist Antonio Calderara’s works will be presented by Anthony Meier Fine Arts (San Francisco), and never-before-seen watercolors by Milton Avery will be exhibited by Yares Art (New York & Santa Fe), alongside major paintings. Jill Newhouse Gallery (New York) will also take a renewed look at the influential post-Impressionist Pierre Bonnard, through his drawings, watercolors, and paintings.

Other notable solo presentations include a selection of Tony Smith’s sculptural maquettes, presented by Pace Gallery (New York, London, Palo Alto, Beijing, Hong Kong, Paris, Seoul), which highlight the artist’s modular system of formal and spatial organization. Salon 94’s (New York) presentation will showcase historic works on paper by pioneering Sudanese artist and former politician Ibrahim El-Salahi.

With its distinctly intimate atmosphere, The Art Show also provides a platform for member galleries to mount thematic and group exhibitions exploring a range of artistic practice. Presentations include a display of photographs exploring the visual and psychological intrigue of doubles, pairs and diptychs, presented by Pace/MacGill Gallery (New York); and Jeffrey H. Loria & Co., Inc. (New York) will examine artists’ representations of the face and its expressions throughout the history of art. Tracing the history of American art on paper, Menconi + Schoelkopf Fine Art, LLC (New York) will showcase a number of masterworks in the medium; and David Zwirner will celebrate the gallery’s 25th anniversary with a selection of works by each of the artists it represents.

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) is a non-profit membership organization of the nation’s leading galleries in the fine arts. Founded in 1962, ADAA seeks to promote the highest standards of connoisseurship, scholarship and ethical practice within the profession. ADAA members deal primarily in paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings and photographs from the Renaissance to the present day. Each ADAA member is an experienced and knowledgeable dealer in their field. ADAA has 175 member galleries in more than 25 U.S. cities.

The Art Show 2018 Special Events and Programming

The Art Show Gala Preview Tuesday, February 27, 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The Park Avenue Armory Tickets required The Art Show kicks off with the annual Gala Preview to benefit Henry Street Settlement – bringing together the international art world and New York City philanthropists in support of the vital services Henry Street Settlement provides to New Yorkers each year. Individual tickets range from $175 to $2,000, and are available to purchase.

Performance by Wang Dongling Wednesday, February 28, 5:30 p.m. The Colonel’s Room at The Park Avenue Armory Free entry with fair admission Wang Dongling, one of China’s most highly regarded ink artists, will create new painted calligraphy works as part of a public performance in association with Chambers Fine Art, which will present other examples of his work in their booth at The Art Show.

Keynote Event: “The Value of ‘Dead’ Art: Afterlives of Damaged Works” Thursday, March 1, 6:00 p.m. The Board of Officers Room at The Park Avenue Armory Free entry with fair admission

Using illustrated case studies that the company has worked on, President and CEO of specialty art insurer AXA Art Americas Corporation Christiane Fischer will shed light on the unexpected afterlives of works initially deemed a “total loss”. The keynote is an annual highlight of The Art Show and one of many public programs presented by the ADAA throughout the year.

The full list of ADAA member presentations at the 2018 edition of The Art Show includes:

Selection of paintings, ceramics and furniture sculptures by Mary Heilmann 303 Gallery

An exploration of sets, pairs, series and groups, with works by Josef Albers, Richard Artschwager, Donald Judd, Sol LeWitt, and Bruce  Nauman, among others Brooke Alexander, Inc. New paintings by San Francisco-based artist Liam Everett, following Altman Siegel a major presentation at SFMoMA earlier this year

Works spanning 1968 to present by new media artist Lynn Anglim Gilbert Gallery Hershman Leeson

Curated group exhibition featuring historical works that highlight Berggruen Gallery the relationships between influential artists

Photographs by Chris Marker chronicling daily life in North Korea Peter Blum Gallery before the border was closed

New works on paper, sculpture and hanging installations by Tomás  Saraceno Tanya Bonakdar Gallery

Paintings and sculpture from 1930-1970 tracing the evolution of Jonathan Boos American modernism

A selection of “Magic Mirror” works and floor sculptures by  Belgian artist Ann Veronica Janssens Bortolami

Recent works from Wang Dongling’s ongoing series of abstract ink- Chambers Fine Art paintings on rice-paper and mixed media paintings by Yan Shanchun

Cheim & Read A suite of new large-scale sculptures by Lynda Benglis

James Cohan A range of video works by Bill Viola Works from the Pre-Columbian period to the present that elevate

Thomas Colville Fine Art unremarkable aspects of daily life

Crown Point Press New etchings by Wayne Thiebaud A single monumental sculpture by William Tucker, accompanied by

Danese/Corey a selection of related works on paper Three-artist presentation of 1970s photography by Hans Breder,

Danziger Gallery Susan Meiselas, and Andy Warhol that focuses on the body Two-person exhibition highlighting the dynamic field of kinetic

Maxwell Davidson Gallery sculpture

A celebration of The Forum Exhibition of Modern American Painters held Debra Force Fine Art, Inc. in New York in 1916

Survey of the influential German artists Bernd and Hilla Becher Fraenkel Gallery from 1967 to 2006

A distinct group of paintings by Mel Bochner made in the 1970s Peter Freeman, Inc. and 1980s

Selection of paintings celebrating the legacy of major Expressionists Galerie St. Etienne including Max Beckmann, Egon Schiele, and Gustav Klimt.

Curated selection of works by American and European modernists James Goodman Gallery in dialogue with those by Postwar and contemporary artists

Marian Goodman Gallery Works by German-Iranian artist Nairy Baghramian

Alexander Gray Associates

Selection of Harmony Hammond’s Weave Paintings (1975–1977) linking her interests in abstraction and process with Feminist theory and activism

Howard Greenberg Gallery Paintings and photographs by pioneering artist Saul Leiter Selection of masterworks by influential German-French artist and

Hauser & Wirth Dada co-founder Hans Arp Recreation of the spirit of the controversial show, American Realists

and Magic Realists, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of its Hirschl & Adler Galleries opening at the Museum of Modern Art in February 1943

Selection of works by the reclusive Antiguan self-taught artist and Hirschl & Adler Modern writer Frank Walter

Drawings on paper and canvas from the 1960s to 2000s, by William Hosfelt Gallery T. Wiley

Works that focus on interior settings by the American painter Casey Kaplan Jonathan Gardner

An intimate selection of female nudes by the late American painter, Paul Kasmin Gallery Jane Freilicher

Paintings by artist Nola Zirin whose works exemplify the magnetism June Kelly Gallery of color

Sean Kelly Gallery Cutouts by contemporary Mexican artist Jose Dávila

A selection of rare Andy Warhol drawings from the 1950s alongside Anton Kern Gallery a group of recent works on paper by Nicole Eisenman

Range of works and installations by Daniel Buren, Tara Donovan,

Jenny Holzer, Sol LeWitt, Allan McCollum, Julian Opie, and Fred Krakow Witkin Gallery Sandback

Lehmann Maupin New works by photographer Catherine Opie Paintings and works on paper by the German-trained American

Galerie Lelong & Co. artist Mildred Thompson

Works by Thomas Chimes and Joseph Cornell exploring the effects Locks Gallery of their solitary lifestyles on the interior worlds created in their work

Conceptually focused presentation examining how artists from

different periods incorporate and present the face and its Jeffrey H. Loria & Co., Inc. expressions

Selection of sculptures by the gallery’s international roster of Luhring Augustine contemporary artists

Maccarone Paintings by the serial-image artist Ann Craven Lawrence Markey Paintings on paper by American expat minimalist James Bishop

Matthew Marks Gallery Selection of work by the gallery’s diverse roster of artists

Sketchbooks by Diego Rivera from the early 1920s and by Gunther Mary-Anne Martin|Fine Art Gerzso from the mid-1940s

Exhibition examining the practice of drawing through sculpture,

painting and works on paper, featuring works by Fausto Melotti, Barbara Mathes Gallery Ruth Asawa, Alexander Calder, Sol LeWitt, and Fred Sandback

Fergus McCaffrey

Paintings and works on paper by Carol Rama

Miles McEnery Gallery New works by Los Angeles-based artist Kevin Appel Intimately scaled paintings and works on paper by Antonio

Calderara from the 1930s–1970s, one of the artist’s first public Anthony Meier Fine Arts showings in the United States

Partial survey of American art on paper in an exhibition showcasing Art, LLC masterworks in the medium

Selection of works by masters of Modern & Contemporary art and Donald Morris Gallery, Inc. traditional African sculpture

Drawings, watercolors, and paintings by Pierre Bonnard, illustrating

the blend of a figurative aesthetic with an abstract use of color, light Jill Newhouse Gallery and form

David Nolan Gallery Recent works by Wardell Milan

P.P.O.W Multi-panel compositions by Dotty Attie Selection of sculptural maquettes by Tony Smith, highlighting his

Pace Gallery modular system of formal and spatial organization Photographs showcasing the visual and psychological intrigue of

Pace/MacGill Gallery doubles, pairs, and diptychs

Prints by 20th-century masters Henri Matisse, Joan Miro and Pablo Picasso; minimalist and geometric abstract prints by Donald Judd, Sol LeWitt, and Nick Mangold, among others; as well as African

Pace Prints & Pace Primitive and Oceanic sculpture with aesthetic relevance

Petzel New paintings and drawings by Sean Landers Group show of works by artists exhibited and promoted by Alfred

Stieglitz including Charles Demuth, Arthur Dove, Marsden Hartley,

John Marin, Georgia O’Keeffe, Charles Sheeler, Paul Strand, and Inc. Edward Steichen

Menconi + Schoelkopf Fine

James Reinish & Associates,

Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, LLC present)

Paintings by William T. Williams from his 111 1/2 Series (c.1989-

Historic works on paper by pioneering Sudanese artist and former Salon 94 politician Ibrahim El-Salahi

Postwar prints and works on paper by Ellsworth Kelly, Brice

Marden, Jasper Johns, Joan Mitchell and Cy Twombly, among Susan Sheehan Gallery others

Group exhibition illustrating the extraordinary development of

parallel ideas between Venezuelan and Brazilian masters from the Sicardi | Ayers | Bacino 1950s to the 1970s

Fredric Snitzer Gallery Drawings and models by James Wines, founder of SITE New York Sperone Westwater Ceramic works by German painter and sculptor Otto Piene

Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects New works on paper by Amy Cutler

Van Doren Waxter

Abstract paintings by American artist Jackie Saccoccio

Selection of works illustrating the emergence of American Meredith Ward Fine Art modernism in the years surrounding the First World War

Works on paper by Myron Stout from a recently found series of

1953 landscapes and tree studies including a group of small abstract Washburn Gallery drawings

New paintings by Peter Saul, in cooperation with Mary Boone Michael Werner Gallery

Significant works from 1954-1964, and never-before-seen

watercolors from the 1930s by influential American painter Milton Yares Art Avery

Important works by the Polish-born American painter and collagist, Pavel Zoubok Gallery Janice Biala

David Zwirner About the ADAA

A selection of work by each of the gallery’s 58 artists in celebration of the gallery’s 25th anniversary

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