May 2020

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair NYC

Has its names implies, 1:54 is a fair dedicated to contemporary art from Africa. It runs three annual shows in London, Marrakech and New York. The name is inspired by the fact that 54 diverse countries make up one great continent. The New York fair was established in 2015 to accommodate the rising interest in African art. Approximately 10,000 visitors attend this show that takes place at the same time as Frieze New York in May. With 24 galleries from Africa, Europe and the USA displaying paintings, collages, photography and sculpture, there is a diverse range of outstanding work to view and purchase. Pieces start at affordable prices to ensure the art is accessible to a wide audience.

Practical info 1:54 New York 2020


775 Washington Street
New York, NY 10014
United States

Opening hours

May 2020: TBA

Entrance Fee

Adults: $20
Students: $10
Senior citizens: $10



Art Periods



1.54 New York 2018 @Katrina Sorrentino

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