Art New York Makes Joyous Return

By Brian Hester (New York, NY – May 2, 2019)

Looking for an exciting and enlightening event this weekend in New York City? Forecast calls for rain all weekend so stay indoors and enjoy Art New York. The highly-anticipated fifth edition of Art New York opened this afternoon Thursday May 2 at Pier 94 and will run through Sunday, May 5 during the height of New York’s art and cultural season. The fair kicked off with an elegant, invitation-only VIP Preview this afternoon before the fair opened to the public at 5 pm.

Tickets can be had for as little as $25 and lite food and beverages including beer, wine and cocktails are available for purchase. There are small lounges and comfy seating areas provided to boost your enjoyment.

Click here for ticket info

Art New York showcases 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.

Art New York provides a fresh alternative for new and established collectors, curators, museum professionals and art world luminaries to discover and acquire a carefully-curated, content-rich presentation of investment quality artworks from both the primary and secondary markets including KAWS, RETNA, Pablo Atchugarry, Jean Michel Basquiat, Fernando Botero, George Condo, Salvador Dali, Jean Dubuffet, Willem de Kooning, Shepard Fairey, Keith Haring, Damien Hirst, Robert Indiana, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Longo, Francisco Masó, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Pablo Picasso, Richard Prince, Frank Stella, Robert Rauschenberg, and Andy Warhol. Galleries at Art New York have previously exhibited at Art Miami, Art Basel, Design Miami, The Armory Show, Masterpiece, the Art Dealers Association of America’s The Art Show and more.


Patrons take in the beauty of Arno Elias masterpiece entitled Cara Lion 2016 painted photography at Art New York Photo by Brian Hester


Arno Elias masterpiece entitled Cara Lion 2016 painted photography on display at Art New York Photo by Brian Hester

Art lovers take in a piece by internationally renowned artist Terry Rodgers at the Vogel Sang Gallery both at Art New York Photo by Brian Hester

Visitors are seen reflected in the piece Railroad (curve to the left) by artist Chul Hyun Ahn plywood, mirrors, resin, stone, LED lights and hardware at the C. Grimaldis Gallery booth at Art New York Photo by Brian Hester

Of special interest, the Licht Feld Gallery booth has several must see items including four rare never before displayed photos of the late musical legend David Bowie by artist Markus Klinkp (see video interview below) and several amazing video embedded works that simply must be seen to be truly enjoyed and appreciated.


A fan snaps up cell phone photos of Markus Klinkp never before publicly displayed photos of David Bowie. Photo by Brian Hester

An incredibly mesmerizing video sculptor by artist Marck entitled Azumi is one of several piece utilizing creative new video technology to infuse art at the Licht Feld Gallery booth. Photo by Brian Hester


Works by such modern masters as the great Salvatore Dali "Dance of Time II" are on display this weekend at Art New York Photo by Brian Hester

Mary Lou Dunesme, left and LolaFrydman chat in front of a work entitled "selfie" by Art Design Gallery Owner and artist Elka Leonard. The character on the right side of the painting is based on Ms. Frydman, note the similarities Photo by Brian Hester

Art Design Gallery Owner and artist Elka Leonard, Mary Lou Dunesme and Lola Frydman pose for picture in front of their gallery booth at Art New York Photo by Brian Hester

Two spectacular pieces displayed here by artist Abby Modell, the beautiful blue glass work entitled "Star Sculpture" sits on the table while "Silver Cloud" graces the wall above. Photo by Brian Hester



Patrons marvel at the extreme life like sculptor "Chrysalis" by artist Carole A. Feuerman Photo by Brian Hester


Patrons marvel at the extreme life like sculptor "Chrysalis" by artist Carole A. Feuerman Photo by Brian Hester


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