1-54 New York

Has its names implies, 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair is a fair dedicated to contemporary art from Africa. It runs three annual shows: 1-54 London, 1-54 Marrakech and 1-54 New York. The name is inspired by the fact that 54 diverse countries make up one great continent. 1-54 New York 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 at 1-54 New York. Pieces start at affordable prices to ensure the art is accessible to a wide audience.

1-54 New York 2020


775 Washington Street
New York, NY 10014
United States

Opening hours

7 May: Preview By Invitation Only
8-9 May: 11am – 7pm
10 May: 11am – 6pm

Entrance Fee

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



Art Periods


1-54 New York 2018 © Katrina Sorrentino

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