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3rd Annual Madison Avenue Gallery Walk 2019
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

3rd Annual Madison Avenue Gallery Walk

Kicks Off

New York Art Week

Saturday, April 27
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Madison Avenue and its adjacent side streets from East 57th to East 86th Streets.

50 World Class Madison Avenue Galleries Offer Artist & Curator Talks

50 World Class Madison Avenue Galleries including Acquavella Galleries, Baahng Gallery, Boers-Li Gallery, Di Donna, DAG, Erik Thomsen Gallery Galerie Gmurzynska, Helly Nahmad Gallery, Howard Greenberg, Leila Heller, Levy Gorvy, James Goodman, Mnuchin Gallery, Petzel Gallery, Richard Gray Gallery, & Co., Tagore Gallery, Van de Weghe Fine Art, and White Cube.

Madison Avenue will become an epicenter of art during the 3rd annual Madison Avenue Gallery Walk. Curators from internationally acclaimed participating galleries will open their doors to the public to offer gallery talks and tours discussing their respective exhibitions by curators and artists.  Madison Avenue Gallery Walk has been organized to give art collectors and enthusiasts the time and space to visit the participating galleries.

A print edition of the Madison Avenue Gallery Map will be available, as well as information about the tours and talks, at the two ARTnews information tents located at 790 Madison at East 67thand at 1020 Madison Avenue at East 79th Streets.

Organized by the Madison Avenue BID, and presented by ARTnews, the event is free and open to the public. For more information and to register to attend a talk:

Highlight of the talks & tours include:

Acquavella Galleries – “Lucian Freud: Monumental” featuring large scale naked portraits by Freud from 1990-2007,

Baahng Gallery – Artist Talk & Opening Reception for Porte Aguas, and a solo exhibition by Pilar Goutas.

Boers-Li Gallery – “Worlds without Borders,” a solo exhibition of Esteban Cabeza de Baca, a walk-through with the artist, followed by a reception

Di Donna, – Exhibition Tour: Surrealism in Mexico led by Jennifer Field, Ph.D., Director of Exhibitions

DAG – Introduction to Indian Modernism

Erik Thomsen Gallery – Modern Japanese Screens

Galerie Gmurzynska – Karl Lagerfeld and his very private passion of photography

Helly Nahmad Gallery – A guided tour of “Works by 20th Century Masters”

Howard Greenberg – James Van Der Zee: Studio

Leila Heller – Jane’s World, curated by Jane “Baby Jane” Holzer on the works featured in the space

Levy Gorvy – “Warhol Women”

James Goodman – “Black & White & Red all over.” The talk will focus on works of a monochrome nature.

Mnuchin Gallery – De Kooning: Five Decades

Petzel Gallery – Audio tour of Jorge Pardo exhibition “Reflexivity 1988 – 1994”

Richard Gray Gallery – Introduction to Ewan Gibbs: New York / Chicago

Rosenberg & Co. – Rosenberg Family Legacy and World War II Looted Art

Sundaram Tagore Gallery – A presentation of works by female gallery artists Anila Quayyum Agha, Tayeba Begum Lipi, and Kamolpan Chotvichai.

Van de Weghe Fine Art – Keith Haring Paintings

White Cube – Works by artist Al Held, who created works of great complexity during his 50-year career.



Moniker International Art Fair 2019
May 1 – May 5 all-day

Moniker International Art Fair

May 1 – 5, 2019

718 Broadway, NoHo, Manhattan, New York 10003

Official Site

Wednesday 1 May 2019

Collectors Day: 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm | $75

(Includes $50 towards your first original artwork purchase)

A program of educational talks, panel discussions and network­ing sessions around collecting contemporary and urban art.

Thursday 2 May 2019

Public Opening | 1:00 pm – 9:30 pm | $25

General Fair Days

Friday 3 May | 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm | $15
Saturday 4 May | 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm | $15
Sunday 5 May | 11:00 am – 6:00 pm | $15

Free Access

Entrance to the fair is free during these times
Friday, 3 May | 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Sunday, 5 May | 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Friday, May 3 – Sunday, May 5, 2019

Downtown Double Dip | Superfine! + Moniker

Superfine! has partnered with Moniker Art Fair to provide access to both fairs during open admission hours from Friday May 3 to Sunday May 5, 2019. Both fairs will also reciprocally welcome VIP guests and collectors to enjoy the full program of each fair.


Press Release:

Moniker Art Fair is pleased to announce the exhibitors for its second, New York edition, taking place May 1 – 5, 2019 at a new, central location in NoHo ( 718 Broadway). Celebrat­ing its 10th year, the five-day event will feature some of the world’s most renowned urban & contemporary artists and galleries, in booth exhibitions as well as solo presentations and installations.

Moniker’s new NoHo space will host a curated lineup of 28 exhibitors and four Special Projects, hailing from 13 coun­tries around the globe. These are presented in alignment with this year’s theme, Cause & Effect, which examines our shared roles and commitments in addressing the current state of political, social and ecological injustices. New ex­hibitors to this year include: Parlor Gallery from New Jersey, Mazel Galerie from Brussels, Perseus Gallery from New York and 11.12 Gallery from Moscow.

Complimenting Moniker’s lineup of gallery exhibitors will be a focus on solo artist presentations, with the fair’s Open Studios section and its installations by Spotlight Artists . “Open Studios” will be a dedicated section for solo artists to design a booth that best exemplifies their practice and work. Spotlight Artists are picked to create interactive and large-scale installations that can be found throughout the fair. Both initiatives amplify Moniker’s commitment to creating a sensational, immersive environment that highly engages its audience.

“We are thrilled to be returning to New York again this year following a strong debut,” said Tina Ziegler, Fair Director . “At a time when across the world we’re increasingly seeing closed borders, fear of divide, and exclusionary, divisive pol­itics, it’s an important moment for the art world to celebrate inclusivity, global activism and a community that operates with a proudly international outlook. That’s a particularly strong part of the exhibitions and installations we’re hosting at this year’s fair, and one that I’m excited about.”

Last year’s inaugural US edition reported over 6,000 visitors, who attended to see work by pioneers within the urban art scene and enjoy Moniker’s many unique programs and events. Programming for this year’s fair was created around the desire to make art collecting more accessible, and includes Collector’s Day, an alternative for the typical art fair Vernissage, which provides early access to the fair and a series of special events.

New York Superfine! Art Fair 2019
May 1 – May 5 all-day

New York Superfine! Art Fair 2019

May 1 – 5, 2019

107 Grand Street in Soho

Superfine! Brings Unstuffy Art Fair Experience to Soho for Third Annual May Show

Visit the official site here…

Basquiat and Warhol once roamed these streets, but there’s a new kid in town. Enter Superfine! Art Fair. Equal parts punk rock spirit and accessible art market innovation, Superfine! brings a new look and location to its 2019 New York fair, leaving the Meatpacking and landing at 107 Grand Street in Soho from May 1-5. A transparent, approachable player in an often stuffy and opaque art market, Superfine! believes that buying art should be a simple process and that an art fair should be an enjoyable atmosphere where anyone who wants to collect art can do so.

Superfine! NYC’s roster particularly emphasizes queer art, including the Call Me By Your Preferred Pronoun special project by Brooklyn artist Adam Chuck. The artist’s Polaroid-style paintings specially commissioned by the fair’s directors evoke the continued narrative of Oliver and Elio in last year’s Oscar-winning film – reimagined in the personage of the broader LGBTQ+ community. Provincetown’s On Center Gallery will also present their first fair booth blending homegrown charm with cutting-edge LGBTQ+ new contemporary work by artists including Andrew Moncrief and Thom Jackson.

Other exhibition highlights include mysterious Brooklyn-based artist Andy Blank, whose none-too-understated mission is to create “f*&%ing awesome” artwork under $200 using museum-quality materials. As rumors swirl about the real identity of the artist, their first major fair install will take place at Superfine! NYC.

New York’s Untitled Space, fresh from their much-lauded “Eden” presentation at curatorial darling SPRING/BREAK will show fiercely feminist and political works by artists from NYC and abroad. New Orleans and Santa Fe’s Antieau Gallery will present self-taught artist Chris Roberts-Antieau’s work in their second Superfine! Booth, DC being the first. Chris’ signature tapestry-based mixed media paintings pull from a variety of source material ranging from pop culture absurdism to traditional NoLA occult imagery.

Announcing: Two Fairs / One Pass, Superfine! + Moniker Partner for Dual Fair Access

Superfine! has partnered with Moniker Art Fair in nearby NoHo to provide access to both fairs via a Downtown Double Dip fair pass allowing guests access to both fairs during open admission hours from Friday, May 3 to Sunday, May 5. The pass, at $25, shakes out to a 20% discount and encourages fairgoers to experience both fairs’ perspectives in the same day. Moniker, borne from London’s Shoreditch urban art scene, exemplifies the best in emerging and established artists from the urban and street art genres. Both fairs will also reciprocally welcome VIP guests and collectors to enjoy the full program of each fair.

Superfine! NYC will take place from May 1-5 at 107 Grand Street in Soho, Manhattan. Tickets are available at and include complimentary beer or wine for fairgoers.

8th Edition of Frieze New York 2019
May 2 – May 5 all-day

8th Edition of Frieze New York 2019

May 2 – 5, 2019

Randall’s Island Park

Tickets for Frieze New York 2017 start at $27 for students and young ones

Visit the official site here…

2019 Fair Opening Days

Wednesday Preview, May 1 (invitation only). The fair closes at 7:00 pm
Thursday Preview, May 2, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Thursday Private View, May 2, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday, May 3, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, May 4, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, May 5, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm


Tickets are now on sale and only available online in advance. Buy yours now.

Frieze Announces Gallery Highlights and Curated Programs of Eighth Edition of Frieze New York

Frieze New York Seeks to Expand the Conversation about Art in its 2019 Edition, Representing an Exceptional Diversity and Quality of Artists and Artwork – from 20th-Century Icons to Self-Taught Visionaries, Virtual Reality, New York Pioneers and Figures at the Vanguard of Contemporary Practice

Featuring Unprecedented Number of Collaborations with Leading Museum Directors

Frieze Sculpture Launches in New York at Rockefeller Center

Frieze today reveals full details and highlights, including new exhibitions and dynamic themed sections for Frieze New York 2019, which opens in Randall’s Island Park from May 2 through 5. Featuring leading galleries from 26 countries, Frieze New York showcases an extraordinary cross-section of work, from today’s most exciting emerging artists to seminal figures of the 20th century. Building on Frieze’s history as a platform for discovery and challenging the traditional art fair format, the eighth edition introduces new curators and collaborations with leading museum directors; including two exhibitions exploring virtual reality and the significance of self-taught artists, and two new sections celebrating Latino and Latin American art and New York’s pioneering gallery community. Frieze New York is supported by global lead partner Deutsche Bank for the eighth consecutive year.

Led by Victoria Siddall (Director, Frieze Fairs) and Loring Randolph (Artistic Director, Americas), Frieze New York introduces an unprecedented number of collaborations with leading museum directors from institutions in New York and across the US. Patrick Charpenel (Executive Director of El Museo del Barrio, New York) and Susanna V. Temkin (Curator) will curate Diálogos, a new themed section for Latino and Latin American art. Franklin Sirmans (Director of the Perez Art Museum Miami) also joins the fair to oversee this year’s tribute section celebrating the enduring legacy of Linda Goode Bryant and her pivotal New York gallery, Just Above Midtown (JAM). A new exhibition of Virtual Reality artwork will be curated by Daniel Birnbaum (renowned curator, Director of Acute Art and formerly Director of the Moderna Museet in Stockholm); and artist, Javier Téllez will curate an exhibition of self-taught artists in collaboration with the Outsider Art Fair…

“High Fashion & Historic Preservation” :: 7th Annual NYCxDESIGN Festival
May 10 – May 22 all-day

Madison Avenue BID Presents

“High Fashion & Historic Preservation”

During the 7th Annual NYCxDESIGN Festival

May 10-22, 2019

Along with an outdoor art exhibition by the School For Visual Arts
“Hemlines From Skylines: Architectural Fashion Sculptures On Madison Avenue”

Madison Avenue will have a prominent role in the 7th annual NYCxDESIGN by sponsoring Madison Avenue: High Fashion & Historic Preservation – An Architectural Walking Tour with the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

NYC historic district regulations have played a major role in maintaining Madison Avenue’s landmark status. Madison Avenue: High Fashion & Historic Preservation is an Architectural Walking Tour discovering the history behind the landmark buildings. John Arbuckle, AIA Preservationist and Architectural Tour Guide will lead the tour. Design and fashion enthusiasts will discover how high fashion retail has been incorporated to create a contemporary shopping destination. This event is free and open to the public on Tuesday, May 14, and Tuesday, May 21 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm.

To register visit this page here…

Madison Avenue BID will also present an outdoor art exhibition by students of the School of Visual Art’s 3D Design & BFA Interior Design Departments: “Hemlines From Skylines: Architectural Fashion Sculptures On Madison Avenue.

Each artist selected one iconic NYC skyscraper or institution as inspiration for a dress. Displayed in eight foot “glass cases” the sculptures celebrate 1930s icons while also featuring modern architectural developments and monuments in NYC. Curated by 3D Design Chair Kevin O’Callaghan, and BFA Interior Design Chair Dr. Carol Bentel, in partnership with the Madison Avenue BID. This exhibition will be on view from May 10 – 22.

Madison Avenue BID has partnered with Galerie Magazine to host “Landmarks of Style: Modern Interpretations of Timeless Architecture” – a conversation with editor-in-chief Jacqueline Terrebonne and her panel of leading architects & interior designers. Co-hosted by the Madison Avenue BID in celebration of ” Madison Avenue: High Fashion & Historic Preservation.” Following the talk, Galerie Magazine will invite their guests to join them for a walk on Madison to view the landmark buildings and experience the contemporary interiors created by the brands at participating boutiques.