NYAFAIR Thursday August 1 - August 4 2019 | VIP PREVIEW RECEPTION AUGUST 1 (6-9pm)

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NYAFAIR • Tribeca’s Contemporary Art Fair

NYAFAIR • Tribeca’s Contemporary Art Fair
"On Thursday, August 1st NYA Center will present the second iteration of its seasonal, alternative art fair. The first rendition of NYAFAIR opened to much acclaim during FRIEZE Week NY in early May 2019. The August presentation of the fair will feature a panoply of works in media ranging from sculpture to painting to works on paper. "

Divine

Divine
"Gallery 104 is pleased to present Divine, a group exhibition of nearly twenty artists exploring notions of the divine, the relationship between the mortal and eternal realms, and overall visual manifestations, interpretations of divinity."

Conceptual

Conceptual
"Overall, these artists will foster a critical conversation about how art is more than just surface, technique, and emotion; art is equally about ideas, concepts, and intellectual depth. Moreover, this group show highlights how the visual arts often embody concepts in novel or unexpected ways, underscoring how images have the power to shift perspectives, attitudes, and pre-conceived assumptions."

Olga Feshina: New Tech Girls—Bikini Issue

Olga Feshina: New Tech Girls—Bikini Issue
"NYA Gallery and Gallery 104 are pleased to announce a solo exhibition of new work by Olga Feshina. Curated by Shane Townley, the show will feature a total of eight paintings, many of which have not been previously exhibited. These works explore core motifs related to the artist’s ongoing “New Tech Girls” series, namely beauty, image construction and distortion, identity, self-fashioning, and presentation."

NYA Gallery & Tribeca Art + Culture Night

NYA Gallery & Tribeca Art + Culture Night
"NYA Gallery is pleased to be participating with more than 20 other cultural institutions in lower Manhattan in order to highlight a diverse and stimulating range of contemporary media, including fine art, design, fashion, dance, music, VR, video, and craft."

1stdibs, New Funding, and an Expanding Audience for Gallery 104

1stdibs, New Funding,  and an Expanding Audience for Gallery 104
"Ultimately, 1stdibs’s partnership with Christie’s means that a new subset of collectors will be browsing the diverse offerings on display, both at its physical showroom and on its digital marketplace. This will increase buyer traffic and directly benefit the artists who exhibit at 1stdibs, including the current group who are part of Gallery 104’s June exhibition: Harold Barnard, Jane Sinclair, Olga Feshina, Sirenes, Jill Nonnemacher, Adrienne Anbinder, Sherry Krivosheev, Susan McKenna List, Ashley Vanore, M. Clark, Blakelee Harmon, Mae Jean, and Michail Papavalodoukas."

Breeze

Breeze
"Collectively, Breeze showcases an array of artworks where artists have interrogated natural phenomena and translated their experiences for viewers."

Brilliant

Brilliant
"In media ranging from painting to sculpture to skateboards, over forty artists will examine the formal properties of light and illumination as well as consider the idea of artistic genius or brilliance." 

PINGO

PINGO

Through smears of paint and drops of color, the artist aspires to facilitate bodily healing, psychological repair, and the restoration of compassion as an important value in society.

Heal

Heal
"In response to an increasingly divided and distressed population, the artists in Heal offer powerful commentaries on individual and collective healing, be it in the bodily, environmental, or spiritual sense." 

NYAFAIR

NYAFAIR
"With this robust schedule of cultural programming slated for the first week of May, NYA Art Center will be an important meeting point for creative practitioners, buyers, critics, and art admirers during one of New York’s most important weeks for the exhibition and sale of contemporary art." 

Artist Feature: Giovanni Contardi

Artist Feature: Giovanni Contardi
"Since his subjects are almost exclusively Hollywood personalities, the pixelated or granular quality of his finished artwork is rather appropriate since it conjures up ideas about image distortion and manipulation, identity, public persona, and the duplicitous nature of celebrity culture."