It’s our favorite time of year—Artexpo New York time! The 40th Anniversary Celebration for the world’s iconic art marketplace begins next week and we’ve got an incredible show planned for you. We open the doors to trade only on Thursday, then on Friday, April 20, everyone can join in to roam the aisles of fabulous art, sit in on a couple of Topics & Trends seminars, then stay for the Opening Night Party. Don’t stay away! Come back through the weekend for a trip around the world via the paintings, photography, sculpture, and more on display from our 400+ exhibitors from 40 countries. Live art demos, inspiring Art Talks, and events galore await you at Pier 94—don’t miss it!
PRESS ARTICLES ARCHIVE
Each year, we select special exhibitors for our Spotlight Program—each specially chosen for their cutting-edge approach and creative talent. Here are this year’s picks:
Contemply, based in Florence, Italy, is a gallery founded on the aim of promoting Italian artists in the global market of contemporary art. Contemply works confidently with its artists and collectors to find the right artwork to meet their needs and desires.
METALLO GALLERY / CASSIDY WATT
Cassidy Watt is a metal artist and the owner of Metallo Gallery in Madrid, New Mexico. His work give industrial metals–aluminum, copper, brass–a scathing journey to emerge anew, while still retaining their enduring character. In Watt’s words, “Metal forgives, but it never forgets.”
SAMMOUN FINE ART
At his Artexpo New York debut in 1996, Samir Sammoun’s originality and unique style caught the attention of viewers, gallerists, collectors and art lovers. The response to his fresh colorful impressionistic style has continued to build over the years and is unparalleled in capturing the atmospheric and fleeting colors of our ever-changing world.
VICTOR LYSAKOV FINE ART
Born in Serbia, Victor Lysakov fell in love with painting at an early age and appreciated that he could communicate his thoughts, feelings, and emotions through art. Victor lives in Moscow, Russia, where he continues to create images that draw us into his world of dynamic composition, color, and story.
EVENTS TO ANTICIPATE
From the event-packed Opening Night Party (always a blast!) to Saturday’s focus on Design, Artexpo 2018 promises to deliver. Whether you like connecting one-on-one with exhibiting artists during Meet the Artist sessions, attending engaging Topics & Trends seminars, or scoping out the booths for your next treasure to take home, there’s sure to be something at the show to delight and excite you. Check out our full show schedule to plan your perfect weekend.
As always, we’re extending free admission to all trade buyers, including architects, designers, gallery owners, and other industry buyers. Register now to enjoy all of Artexpo’s offerings at no cost. Register for Trade tickets today.
We’re thrilled to get the show going next weekend. We hope to see you there!
The Artexpo Team