2-5 May 2019
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, Morocco 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 2019
775 Washington Street
New York, NY 10014
3-4 May: 11am – 8pm
5 May: 11am – 6pm
Senior citizens: $10
1.54 New York 2018 @Katrina Sorrentino
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