If you’re, by any chance, planning on visiting New York City in the first week of March, and you also happen to be an art enthusiast, you’d be delighted to know that the 2016 edition of the ADAA Art Show will take place right then and there! One of America’s most respected and longest-running art fairs will once again be organized by The Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) and will present 72 of their member galleries. The presentation will include a remarkable selection of solo and group shows, as well as brand-new artwork on display for the very first time, spanning from the late 19th century to the latest in Contemporary art. Through a variety of genres, styles and practices, the fair aims to engage its public and create an interconnectivity between artists, curators and collectors.
A splendid variety of well-known and up-and-coming artists will take over the stage at the 2016 ADAA Art Show. Two gallery giants, Marianne Boesky Gallery and Dominique Levy Gallery will have a joint presentation of painting, drawing and sculpture by Frank Stella, while the early works of Marilyn Minter will be shown by Salon 94. The first ever exhibition of seven different bodies of work spanning 45 of the career of Jules Olitski will be on view at Paul Kasmin Gallery, and P.P.O.W will show vintage performance photographs by Carolee Shneemann. At Peter Blum Gallery, there will be small paintings of portraits and landscapes by Alex Katz, and Among brand new works, the visitors can find new mechanical sculptures and works on paper by german artist Rebecca Horn, to be shown by Sean Kelly Gallery. At Metro Pictures, there will be drawings from the 1970s and 1990s and new paintings by Jim Shaw, and Barbara Mathes Gallery will explore the legacy of Surrealism in contemporary art, through the works by Yayoi Kusama, Ed Ruscha and Joseph Cornell, among others.
Aside from the above-mentioned prominent art spaces, there will also be Fraenkel Gallery, hosting an exhibition entitled Edward Hopper & Company that will put on display watercolours by Hopper and works of photographers he influenced, including Diane Arbus, Robert Adams, William Eggleston, Walker Evans, Lee Friedlander and Stephen Shore. David Zwirner Gallery will present the works of Sherrie Levine, while historic boxes and pin works by Lucas Samaras can be found at Pace Gallery. Galerie Lelong Paris will showcase selected works from the 1970s by McArthur Binion, and Lehmann Maupin focuses on new paintings by Hernan Bas. At Aquavella Galleries, you can find Impressionist, Modern, and Postwar masterworks, including paintings by Lucian Freud and Henri Matisse.
The ADAA Art Show will be held from March 2nd through 6th 2016 at Park Avenue Armory. The Gala preview is scheduled for March 1st from 5.30pm to 9.30pm. The opening hours will be 12pm to 8pm March 2nd through 4th, 12pm to 7pm on the 5th and 12pm to 5pm on the 6th. Ticket price is $25 for the single day ticket, while prices for the gala preview range from $175 to $10,000. Admission from The Art Show and proceeds from the Gala Preview benefit the Henry Street Settlement, one of city’s leading social service, arts and health care organizations. For more information, visit the official website.
Featured images in slider: ADAA Art Show 2014. Photo by Timothy Lee Photography; Lucas Samaras - Box #7, 1963. Wood, mirrors and tacks. Closed 16 x 24 1/2 x 10 in (40.6 x 62.2 x 25.4 cm), open 16 x 37 x 17 in (40.6 x 94 x 43.2 cm). Photo by Tom Barratt, Courtesy the artist and Pace Gallery; Lee Friedlander - Kentucky, 1997. Copyright the artist, Courtesy Fraenkel Gallery San Francisco; Left: Egon Schiele - Seated Nude, Back View, 1911. Gouache and pencil on paper, 17 1/2 x 12 1/8 in (44.5 x 30.8 cm) / Right: Egon Schiele - Standing Semi-Nude with Brown and Red Vest, Back View (Torso), 1913. Gouache, watercolour and pencil on paper, 18 3/8 x 12 5/8 in (46.7 x 32.1 cm). Courtesy Galerie St. Etienne, New York; Barry Le Va - Working Installation at the artist’s studio, Los Angeles, 1967. Courtesy the artist and David Nolan Gallery, New York; Left: Mika Tajima - Furniture Art (Islas Madeira), 2015 / Right: Mika Tajima - Furniture Art (Shah Alam), 2015. Spray enamel, thermoformed acrylic, 43 x 33 in (109.2 x 83.8 cm). Courtesy of 11R. All images courtesy of ADAA Art Show.