It’s that time of the year again; it’s Frieze Week! We’ve rounded up the various fairs happening throughout the city. PS, We’ve only included public hours and dates.
Frieze New York, May 2-5
Location: Randall’s Island Park
The lowdown: Introducing new collaborations with museum directors, new curated sections and special exhibitions, Frieze New York 2019 will bring together leading galleries from around the world, showcasing an extraordinary cross-section of work, from today’s most exciting emerging artists to seminal figures of the 20th century. This year, two new exhibitions explore virtual reality and the significance of self-taught artists, and two new sections celebrate Latin American art and New York’s pioneering gallery community. In addition, don’t miss talks and events with leading cultural figures, and pop-ups of the city’s most talked-about restaurants, all in a bespoke structure in Randall’s Island Park.
TEFAF New York Spring, May 3–7
Location: Park Avenue Armory
The lowdown: As the world’s most buoyant art market, New York City provides the ideal context for a TEFAF Fair outside Maastricht. We are proud to present the third edition of TEFAF New York Spring, with a focus on modern and contemporary art and design. The Fair will run from May 3 – May 7, 2019. The VIP opening will take place on Thursday, May 2, 2019.
Art New York, May 3–6
Location: Pier 94
The lowdown: Art New York will showcase noteworthy and fresh works by important artists from the contemporary, modern, post-war and pop eras, and will feature paintings, photography, prints, drawings, design and sculptures presented by nearly 300 artists represented by 70 international galleries across 50 cities in 18 countries. The fair also includes CONTEXT, a platform for a selection of new and established contemporary galleries to showcase emerging, mid-career and cutting-edge talent.
1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, May 3–5
The lowdown: 1-54 returns for its fifth anniversary edition to New York at Industria, West Village, 3 -5 May 2019. The 2019 New York edition of 1-54 will welcome 24 galleries from Belgium, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Ghana, Kenya, Martinique, Morocco, Nigeria, Portugal, Senegal, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States, collectively exhibiting the work of more than 70 artists.
Superfine! Art Fair, May 1-5
Location: 107 Grand Street, NYC
The lowdown:Punk rock spirit meets art innovation at the third annual Superfine! NYC. Explore three art-filled parlors more reminiscent of the Paris salons of yore or the famed Times Square Show than your typical art fair fare. Art to fall in love with pops out at you from the warm walls and halls of the historic Soho cast iron building, among hallowed cobblestoned streets once trod by Basquiat, Warhol, and art heroes of days past.
The Other Art Fair, May 2-5
Location: Brooklyn EXPO Center, 72 Noble Street
The lowdown: The Other Art Fair Brooklyn runs biannually in Spring and Fall in the creative heart of New York at Greenpoint’s Brooklyn Expo Center. The Fair returns for their fourth edition and showcases 130 talented independent and emerging artists, each hand-picked by a committee of art world experts.
Moniker, May 1-5
Location: 718 Broadway, NYC
The lowdown: Moniker Art Fair for 10 years has delighted collectors and art lovers in both New York and London with hyper-curated, fully-immersive and broad-scope events. There will also be a program of educational talks, panel discussions and networking sessions around collecting contemporary and urban art.
Location: Governors Island
The lowdown: NADA House, the organization’s second off-site exhibition on Governors Island, features 45 artists from NADA Member galleries and non-profits in a new, expanded format across 34 rooms in three historic, turn-of-the-century Colonial Revival houses. The collaborative, public exhibition will be on view every weekend, Friday through Sunday, 11am–5pm from May 2, 2019 to August 4, 2019.