The fourth edition of Art New York took place last week at Pier 94 and was a shining star in The Big Apple.
Opening day brought out the best in the industry and to great applause The exhibit offered noteworthy and fresh works by important artists from the contemporary, modern, post-war and pop eras, featuring paintings, photography, prints, drawings, design and sculpture.
More than 95 international contemporary and modern galleries from 30 countries came together to represent more 1,200 artists including CONTEXT, a platform for a selection of new and established contemporary galleries to present emerging, mid-career and cutting-edge talent.
“We are excited to once again present a premium international contemporary and modern art fair,” said Nick Korniloff, Co-Director, Art New York. “As the most experienced fair producer in America, we provide collectors, private and corporate art advisors, curators and designers a wide breadth of important artwork from the 20th and 21st centuries that are available for acquisition, while also complementing all the activities of Art Week in New York City.”
Outstanding exhibits were wide across the pier. Oscar winning actor and artist Adrien Brody unveiled an immersive installation at the fair titled, ‘Metamorphosis: Transformations of the Soul.’
The Joe Namath Foundation and Hope for Depression Research Foundation (co-beneficiaries of the Fair’s VIP Preview) featured outstanding work highlighting the career of the famous Jet.
Gary Lichtenstein Editions presented a one-man show entitled “Multiple Layers” from artist Cey Adams where 30% of the proceeds were donated to the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation. Gary Lichtenstein Editions dedicated their entire booth to the presentation of more than two dozen new and existing works from Adams, including the New York City native’s 2016 pieces Clark and Reese’s. Individual pieces were priced between $2,000 to $20,000. They also presented a special piece titled Diving into Hampton Water which is valued at $10,000, of which 100% of those proceeds will benefit the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation.
Art Miami LLC is a partnership consisting of art and media industry veterans Nick Korniloff, Mike Tansey and Brian Tyler.
In addition to Art New York and the three fairs during December’s Miami Art Week, Art Miami, CONTEXT Art Miami and Aqua Art Miami, the company annually produces the Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary in January and Art Wynwood during Presidents Day weekend in February.