May 2019

This gallery guide has been created for you. It will help you to plan your visits art events and art fairs in New York City. It offers a basic description of each event, and specifics including who's exhibiting, visitor information, and openings and special events. In addition to the art fairs this month, Manhattan offers some of the best museum and gallery exhibitions in the world, in one of the most exciting cities on the planet. Plan strategically - it's going to be busy month for the visual arts. Visit this site frequently to for new additions.

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Art New York
Frieze Art Fair New York
Fridge Art Fair NYC
I:54 Contemporary African Art Fair
Moniker International Art Fair
The Other Art Fair
Superfine! NYC
TEFAF New York Spring

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Art New York 2019 logo

Art New York
Piers 94
55th Street & West Side Hwy
New York, NY 10019

May 2 - 5, 2019

The highly-anticipated fifth edition of Art New York returns to Pier 94 from May 2-5 during the height of New York’s art and cultural season. The Fair showcases noteworthy works by important artists from the contemporary, modern, post-war and pop eras presented by more than 80 international galleries.

Art New York provides a fresh alternative for acquiring important, never-before exhibited works from both primary and secondary markets, including CONTEXT, a platform for a selection of new and established contemporary galleries showcasing emerging, mid-career and cutting-edge talent.

Art New York - 2019 Exhibitors

One Day Ticket: $25
Seniors & Students 12-18: $15
Multi Day Ticket: $55
Tickets available online

Thursday, May 2nd, 5pm-8pm
Friday, May 3rd, Noon-8pm
Saturday, May 4th, Noon-8pm
Sunday, May 5th, Noon-6pm

Thursday, May 2nd, 2pm-5pm
VIP Preview (Access for Art New York VIP Cardholders, Frieze VIP Cardholders,
TEFAF NY VIP Cardholders, Sotheby's Preferred Cardholders & Press)

Instagram: @artmiamifairs
Twitter: @artmiamifairs
Facebook: @artnewyorkfair
Hashtags: #artnewyork

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Frieze New York logo for 2019

Frieze New York
Randall's Island Park
New York, NY

May 2 - 5, 2019

Frieze's New York is a contemporary art fair and it offers an unparalleled opportunity to discover many of he world's most significant galleries from across the U.S. and around the world. If attending, you'll see some amazing contemporary art by some of the most important artists working today. New this year is Frieze Sculpture New York, a major new public art initiative at Rockefeller Center. Please note: Last year, Frieze New York sold out, so we advise that you purchase tickets early.

Frieze is a very high end art fair that has much to offer. You can buy art (many who can afford it will), you can also educate yourself by attending talks and panel discussions and much more. A new exhibition will feature Virtual Reality artworks. Be sure to explore around their website and check their Program page for additional ideas and a look at some of last years events.

Frieze New York - 2019 Exhibitors

Ticket prices range from $5.40 - $85.50
Thursday Preview range from $64.50 - $306.40
Tickets Available Online Only

Thursday Preview: May 2nd, 11am-7pm
Thursday Private View, May 2nd, 4pm-7pm
Friday, May 3rd, 11am-7pm
Saturday, May 4th, 11am-6pm
Sunday, May 5th, 11am-6pm

Wednesday Preview: May 1st (invitation only) The fair closes at 7pm

Instagram: @friezeartfair
Twitter: @FriezeArtFair
Facebook: @friezefair
Hashtags: #friezeweek  #friezenewyork  #friezeny  #friezeartfair

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Superfine! 2019 logo

Superfine! | NYC 2019
107 Grand Street (SoHo)
New York, NY 10013

May 1 - 5, 2019

Punk rock spirit meets art market innovation at the third annual Superfine! Art Fair at 107 Grand Street in Soho. More than just any other art fair, Superfine! is a place of discovery. Expect hand-curated, accessibly-priced works by top new contemporary artists in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere, along with thousands of New York's art aficionados eager to snatch up a new piece. Works in the fair begin at $100, 90% of pieces are priced under $4,000, and with innovative financing options like Art Money available it's clear: this boutique art fair wants you to discover art that speaks to you, and take it home.

Superfine NYC - 2019 Exhibitors (scroll down the page)

One Day Pass: $12 - $17 (Saturday & Sunday)
Includes a complimentary drink

Total Freedom Pass: $65
Full access to our events and all hours of the fair, with a complimentary drink each day.

Superfine! x Moniker Dual Day Pass: $25
valid on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
Tickets available online

Thursday, May 2nd, 2pm-6pm
Friday, May 3rd, 2pm-6pm
Saturday, May 4th, Noon-10pm
Sunday, May 5th, Noon-8pm

Wednesday, May 1st, 7pm-11pm
Champagne Inaugural $50
Complimentary bubbly cocktails, performance art, and a coveted first look at the fair.
Tickets available online

Thursday, May 2nd, 7pm - 10pm
New Collector Appreciation Party $35
Musical guests, bespoke drinks, and camaraderie.
Tickets available online

Instagram: @superfine.fair
Twitter: @superfine_fair
Facebook: @superfinefair
Hashtags: #superfinenyc

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Moniker International Art Fair logo

Moniker International Art Fair

718 Broadway (NoHo)
New York, NY 10003

May 1 - 5, 2019

Moniker Art Fair is an acclaimed contemporary art fair with urban influences, which has for 10 years delighted collectors and art lovers in both New York and London with hyper-curated, fully-immersive and broad-scope events.

Moniker Art Fair is pleased to introduce Collectors Day, a unique concept designed to encourage art buying from fairs, galleries and artists alike. Taking place on opening day, May 1st, 2019 at the fair's new NoHo location, 718 Broadway, this exploratory initiative challenges and defies the traditional VIP vernissage for art fairs. Providing more than a VIP preview, the day fosters education and accessibility to art collecting through a series of talks and Q&A's led by collectors, gallery directors, curators, and artists. Partners for the Collectors Day include: Art Money, Art Law, Barnebys Auction House, Greenpoint Innovators, It's a Small World, Juxtapoz Magazine, Norwood Club, Soho House, Tagsmart among others.

Moniker International Art Fair - 2019 Exhibitors

Day Fair Pass: $15
Multi-Day Pass: $28
Superfine! x Moniker Dual Day Pass: $25
Tickets available online

Thursday, May 2nd, 1pm-10pm
Friday, May 3rd, 1pm-10pm
Saturday, May 4th, Noon-8pm
Sunday, May 5th, 11am-6pm

Wednesday, May 1st, 3pm-10pm
Collectors Day: Opening Celebration, Directors Tour and much more.
$75 Tickets available online

Thursday, May 2nd, 1pm-10pm
Opening Day -Official Opening Celebration
$25 Tickets available online

Instagram: @monikerartfair
Twitter: @monikerartfair
Facebook: @monikerartfair
Hashtags: #monikerartfair  #monikernyc19 

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The Other Art Fair logo

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair
Industria in the West Village
775 Washington Street
New York, NY 10014

May 3 - May 5, 2019

The 2019 New York edition of 1-54 will welcome 24 galleries from Belgium, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Ghana, Kenya, Martinique, Morocco, Nigeria, Portugal, Senegal, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States, collectively exhibiting the work of more than 65 artists. 1-54 returns for its fifth anniversary edition to New York, between the 3 – 5 May to Industria, West Village.

For the fifth consecutive year, 1-54 New York will be accompanied by 1-54 FORUM, the fair's acclaimed series of talks and events. Curated by Black Chalk & Co., an art collective founded by Zimbabwean artists Nontsikelelo Mutiti and Tinashe Mushakavanhu.

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair - 2019 Exhibitors

Early Bird Day Ticket: $15
Day Ticket: $20
Concession Ticket: $10
(Senior Citizens, veterans & students)
Tickets available online

Friday, May 3rd, 11am-8pm
Saturday, May 4th, 11am-8pm
Sunday, May 5th, 11am-6pm

Thursday, May 2nd, 9am-6pm
VIP and Press Preview (invitation only)

Instagram: @154artfair
Twitter: @154artfair
Facebook: @154ContemporaryAfricanArtFair
Hashtags: #154artfair  #contemporaryafricanart

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The Other Art Fair logo

The Other Art Fair
Brooklyn Expo Center
72 Noble Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

May 2 - 5, 2019

The Other Art Fair was born from a realization of the disparity between an audience eager to discover the next big thing and talented artists struggling to gain recognition. Eight years on, the effects of the fair's growing reputation are not only demonstrated through the support of leading individuals in the art world but also the frequency of success stories from past exhibitors.

After successful editions in 2018, The Other Art Fair is thrilled to return to Brooklyn this May 2-5, 2019, presenting a hand picked selection of next generation art stars and thousands of original artwork encompassing all mediums. Celebrated for its unique and immersive visitor experience, The Other Art Fair Brooklyn is a delight and inspiration to art lovers with past features including hand poke tattoo experiences, immersive dining experiences, interactive art installations, 3D printing, virtual reality, restaurant and bar pop ups, and much more!

The Other Art Fair - 2019 Exhibitors

Adult: $15
Students & Seniors: $13.50
Advanced ticket price, slightly more at the door.
Tickets available online

Thursday, May 2nd, 6pm-10pm
Friday, May 3rd, 3pm-10pm
Saturday, May 4th, Noon-9pm
Sunday, May 5th, 11am-6pm

Thursday, May 2nd, 6pm-10pm
Private View
$30 Tickets available online

Instagram: @theotherartfair
Twitter: @theotherartfair
Facebook: @theotherartfair
Hashtags: #theotherartfair

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Fridge Art Fair logo

Fridge Art Fair NYC
Fridge does Frida
Nu Hotel
85 Smith Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

April 30 - 5, 2019

Always the Fair to err on the side of not taking itself too seriously, Fridge Art Fair is pleased to honor the verve and vision of the great Frida Kahlo concurrent with the final days of the exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, encompassing both May Day (day one of the Fridge Art Fair) and Cinco de Mayo.

Kicking off with The Fridge Art Fair: Frozen "Marga-Frida:" Si! Se! Puede! Viva La Grande Gala presented by the Gowanus Swim Society ( between 6pm-9pm on Monday April 30th. "Nothing is worth more than laughter. It is strength to laugh and to abandon oneself, to be light. Tragedy is the most ridiculous thing." -- Frida Kahlo

Fridge Art Fair - 2019 Exhibitors

No addmission free

Wednesday, May 1st, 1pm-7pm
Thursday, May 2nd, 1pm-7pm
Friday, May 3rd, 1pm-7pm
Saturday, May 4th, 1pm-7pm
Sunday, May 5th, 11am-5pm

Tuesday, April 30th, 6pm-9pm
The Fridge Art Fair: Frozen "Marga-Frida:" A Grand Galla Opening Celebration
Tickets available online

Instagram: @fridge_art_fair_official
Twitter: @fridgeartfair
Facebook: @fridgeartfairny
Hashtags: #fridgeartfair

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TEFAF New York Spring 2019 logo

Park Avenue Armory
3 Park Avenue
New York, NY

May 3 - 7, 2019

Established in 1988, TEFAF is widely regarded as the world's pre-eminent organization for fine art, antiques, and design. TEFAF runs three Fairs internationally - TEFAF Maastricht, which covers 7,000 years of art history; TEFAF New York Spring, focused on modern and contemporary art & design; and TEFAF New York Fall, covering fine and decorative art from antiquity to 1920.

TEFAF gives international dealers the platform to present museum-quality works of all eras and genres to a broad base of collectors and connoisseurs.

TEFAF New York Spring - 2019 Exhibitors

Adult Single Entry: $55
Student Single Entry: $25
Adult Multiple Entry Ticket: $75
Tickets available online

Friday, May 3rd, Noon-8pm
Saturday, May 4th, Noon-8pm
Sunday, May 5th, Noon-6pm
Monday, May 6th, Noon-8pm
Tuesday, May 7th, Noon-6pm

Thursday, May 2nd, 1pm-8pm
VIP Preview (VIP Cardholders only)

Friday - Tuesday, 11am-Noon
Early Access (VIP Cardholders only)

Instagram: @tefaf_art_fair
Twitter: @tefaf
Facebook: @tefafartfair
Hashtags: #tefaf  #tefaf2019  #artfair

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What's on besides the art fairs and museums

NADA House
May 2 - August 4, 2019
Colonels Row
Governors​ Island
New York, NY

MYTHOLOGIA LIBRE by Carlito Dalceggio, May 3 - 24, 2019
A new immersive art experience taking over Canal Street opening May 3rd from 6pm-8pm, RSVP required.
For additional information see Press Release.

Thursday, May 2nd
TOTAH - Kenny Scharf, opening reception from 6-8pm, Lower East Side.

Friday, May 3rd
Tina Kim Gallery - Kim Yong-Ik, opening reception from 6-8pm, Chelsea.

We'll be adding selected events as they become available.
If have a special event please see our event listing information.
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What's on and links to the museums

American Folk Art Museum
     * Made in New York City: The Business of Folk Art / through July 28, 2019
     * New York Experienced / through May 30, 2019

American Museum of Natural History
     * T.rex: The Ultimate Predator / through August 9, 2019

Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn)
     * Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving / through May 12, 2019
     * Kwang Young Chun: Aggregations / through July 28, 2019
     * One: Do Ho Suh / through May 5, 2019

Bronx Museum of the Arts
     * Useless: Machines for Dreaming, Thinking, and Seeing / through September 1, 2019
     * Peter Campus: video ergo sum / through July 22, 2019

Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum
Dahesh Museum of Art
El Museo del Barrio

The Frick Collection
     * Masterpieces of French Faience: from Sidney R. Knafel Collection / through September 22, 2019
     * Moroni: The Riches of Renaissance Portraiture / February 21, 2019 - June 2, 2019
     * Edmund de Waal Installation / May 30, 2019 – November 10, 2019

Guggenheim Museum
     * Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future / through April 23, 2019
     * R. H. Quaytman: + x, Chapter 34 / through April 23, 2019
     * Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now / through January 5, 2020
     * Guggenheim Collection: Brancusi / Ongoing

The Heckscher Museum of Art (Huntington)
Hudson River Museum (Yonkers)

ICP Museum (International Center for Photography)
     * For Freedoms: Where Do We Go From Here? / through June 16, 2019
     * Your Mirror: Portraits from the ICP Collection / through June 16, 2019

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art (Staten Island)

The Jewish Museum
     * Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything / April 12 - September 8, 2019

The Met Breuer
     * Lucio Fontana: On The Threshold / through April 14, 2019
     * Siah Armajani: Follow This Line / through June 2, 2019

The Met Fifth Avenue
     * In Praise of Painting - Dutch Masterpieces at The Met / through October 4, 2020
     * Monumental Journey: The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Prangey / through May 12, 2019
     * Art of Native America - The Charles & Valerie Diker Collection / through October 6, 2019

The Morgan Library & Museum
     * The Extended Moment: Photographs from the National Gallery of Canada / through May 26, 2019
     * By Any Means: Contemporary Drawings from the Morgan / through May 12, 2019
     * ATolkien: Maker of Middle-earth / through May 12, 2019

Museum of Arts and Design
Museum of Chinese in the America
Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) (Brooklyn)

MoMA - Museum of Modern Art
     * Constantin Brancusi Scuplture / through June 15, 2019
     * Joan Miró: Birth of the World / February 24 - June 15, 2019

MoMA PS1 (Long Island City)
Museum of the City of New York
The Museum of Illustration
Museum of the Moving Image (Astoria)
National Academy od Design
National Museum of the American Indian (NYC)

Neue Gallerie Museum of German and Austrian Art
     * The Self-Portrait, from Schiele to Beckmann / February 28, 2019 - June 24, 2019

New Museum
     * Nari Ward: We the People / through May 26, 2019
     * Jeffrey Gibson: The Anthropophagic Effect / through June 9, 2019
     * Genesis Belanger: Holding Pattern / through April 14, 2019

New York Historical Society
Nicholas Roerich Museum
The Noguchi Museum (Long Island City)

Queens Museum of Art
     * Tiffany's Iridescence: Glass in Rainbow Hues - The Neustadt Collection / through October 6, 2019

The Rubin (Art of the Himalayas)
Sculpture Center (Long Island City)
Staten Island Museum
Studio Museum in Harlem
The Ukrainian Museum

Whitney Museum of American Art
     * Programmed: Rules, Codes and Choreographies in Art 1965-2018 / through April 14, 2019
     * Whitney Biennial 2019 / May 17, 2019 - September 22, 2019<
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Artwork by Mark Sheinkman on exhibition at Lennon, Weinberg, Inc. in New York, April 5 - May 18, 2019, 041719

Mark Sheinkman
April 5 - May 18, 2019
Lennon, Weinberg, Inc.
New York / Chelsea



Superfine! 2019 logo

Superfine! | NYC 2019
May 1 - 5, 2019
107 Grand Street
New York / SoHo



Photographs by Evelyn Hofer at Danziger Gallery in New York, April 6 - May 18, 2019, 040519

Evelyn Hofer
April 6 - May 18, 2019
Danziger Gallery
New York / Upper East Side



Artwork by Kenny Scharf on exhibition at Totah in New York, May 2 - July 28, 2019, 040519

Kenny Scharf
blue blood
May 2 - July 28, 2019
New York / Lower East Side



Artwork by Ricardo Mazal on exhibiiton at Sundaram Tagore Gallery in New York, April 4 - 27, 2019, 041719

Ricardo Mazal
Silence in Prague
April 4 - 27, 2019
Sundaram Tagore Gallery
New York / Chelsea



Artwork by Ted Larsen at Joshua Liner Gallery in New York, April 4 - May 4, 2019, 040519

Ted Larsen
April 4 - May 4, 2019
Joshua Liner Gallery
New York / Chelsea



Photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt exhibition at Robert Mann Gallery in New York, Mar 7 - April 27, 2019, 041719

Alfred Eisenstaedt
On Exhibition
Mar 7 - April 27, 2019
Robert Mann Gallery
New York / Chelsea



Artwork by James Lecce at McKenzie Fine Art in New York, March 23 - April 28, 2019, 040519

James Lecce
March 23 - April 28, 2019
McKenzie Fine Art
New York / Lower East Side



Artwork by Delano Dunn on exhibition at Lesley Heller in New York, April 17 - May 19, 2019, 041719

Delano Dunn
Phantom Paradise
April 17 - May 19, 2019
Lesley Heller
New York / Lower East Side



Artwork by Anton van Dalen on exhibition at P.P.O.W in New York, March 21 - April 20, 2019, 040519

Anton van Dalen
Junk Kulture
March 21 - April 20, 2019
New York / Chelsea



Artwork by Paul Anthony Smith on exhibition at Jack Shainman Gallery in New York, April 4 - May 11, 2019, 040519

Paul Anthony Smith
On Exhibition
April 4 - May 11, 2019
Jack Shainman Gallery
New York / Chelsea



Artwork by Derrick Adams on exhibition at Luxembourg and Dayan in New York, Feb 26 - April 20, 2019, 022619

Derrick Adams
Interior Life
Feb 26 - April 20, 2019
Luxembourg & Dayan
New York / Upper East Side



Artwork by Matthew Chambers on exhibition at Marinaro Gallery in New York, April 11 - May 12, 2019, 040719

Matthew Chambers
Crazy Horse West
April 11 - May 12, 2019
Marinaro Gallery
New York / Lower East Side



Artwork by Christopher Martin available from Christopher Martin Gallery in Dallas, 040819

Christopher Martin
Available from
Christopher Martin Gallery
New York / Upper East Side



Artwork by Joakim Ojanen at The Hole in New York, 022019

Joakim Ojanen
Available from
The Hole
New York / Lower East Side



Artwork by Francie Hester at Susan Eley Fine Art in New York, 041719

Francie Hester
April 18 - May 30, 2019
Susan Eley Fine Art
New York / Upper West Side



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Kathleen Gemberling Adkison (1917-2010)
Studied with Mark Tobey
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Fine Art Print Fair
October 23 - 27, 2019
New York, NY



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Art Basel
December 5 - 9, 2019
Miami Beach, FL



Self-portrait by Frida Kahlo: on exhibition at Brooklyn Museum, February 8 - May 12, 2019, 022119

Frida Kahlo:
Appearance Can Be Deceiving
Feb 8 - May 12, 2019
Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn, NY



Artwork by Hilma af Klint on exhibition at Guggenheim Museum in New York, Oct 12 - April 23, 2019, 013019

Hilma af Klint:
Paintings for the Future
Oct 12 - April 23, 2019
Guggenheim Museum
New York, NY



Sculpture by Constantin Brancusi on exhibition at MoMA in New York, through June 15, 2019, 092118

Constantin Brancusi
Through June 15, 2019
New York, NY



Artwork by Dieter Schlatter, Homo Ludens #14 available from, 122018

Dieter Schlatter
Painting, Acrylic on Canvas



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