Updated: Mar 14, 2022
A tale of two Art Fairs TEFAF and NADA coming back to NYC this May 2022.
Spring 2022, is shaping up to be New York City's Art scene rebirth with a flurry of events beginning to be announced. One of the most exiting is TEFAF, which announced that they will be hosting an in person fair, and the fourth Spring edition in NYC from May 6th-10th,
2022. They have lined up 91 galleries from around the world to present jewelry, sculpture, modern and contemporary art, antiques, and design. They take over the historic Park Avenue Armory on May 6th to the 10th, 2022, with an invitation only VIP day on May 5th, 2022. They will once again provide all art enthusiast and collectors an in person fair event to experience the curated spaces of a diverse list of exhibitors from around the world.
The 2022 lineup comprises of 78 returning dealers well know to the event, and 13 new dealers exhibiting for the first time. Exhibitors come from 14 countries from around the world including 34 from the United States, 18 United Kingdom, 13 France, 7 Germany, 5 Italy, 3 Belgium, 2 South Korea, with each of the following countries being represented by at least one exhibitor, Brazil, Denmark, Switzerland, Sweden, Canada, and Austria. Click Here to get the full list of galleries exhibiting. With TEFAF being in hibernation since 2019, it is sure to be a delightful fair, and for buyers who visit the fair, Charlotte van Leerdam, Managing Director of TEFAF is promising "museum-quality material at every turn" so collectors are sure to walk away with top quality pieces.
Another art fair sure to inspire and excite this May is NADA New York 2022 starting the same day May 5th-8th 2022. The fair will be returning to the Lower East Side at Pier 36,
The New Art Dealers Alliance NADA, founded in 2002, is a non profit collective, on a mission to create an open flow of information, support, and collaboration to create a stronger sense of community, making art more accessible to the general public, creating opportunities that nurture growth of emerging artist, curators and
galleries. NADA New York 2022, will showcase a diverse selection of art from 81 members, and a 120 galleries, art spaces and non-profit organizations.
NADA Highlights this year include Elliot Reed (anonymous gallery), Elif Saydam (Franz Kaka), Joe Minter (MARCH), Motoyuki Daifu (Misako & Rosen), Julia Jo (Charles Moffett), and Philip Smith (Primary); and Projects from Lumin Wakoa
(Deanna Evans Projects), Tessa Lynch (Patricia Fleming Gallery), Molly Rose Lieberman (Gern en Regalia), Kolya Zhuk (High Gallery), Daniel Arnold (Larrie), and Yura Adams (Olympia) for a full list of exhibitors Click Here. NADA will not only feature art exhibitions but also present a series of conversations, performances and events that are sure to provide insight and entertainment to all who attend.
With two amazing fairs opening their doors on the same week, it will definitely be a great week for art in NYC and we hope to see you all there!
Written by, Art Business Consulting, a firm that specializes in providing guidance and strategic solutions to Artists, Galleries, Art Tech Startups, and Art Industry organizations, from our 100 plus years of combined art and industry experience. Helping organizations and artists to find areas of improvement, investment, or divestment.