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The Artist Project New York is running March 17-20, 2011 at Pier 92 in New York City. This exhibition of fine art by a selection of unrepresented international artists makes its debut in New York City. Whether one is buying one's first work of art or is a seasoned collector, visitors can meet face-to-face the emerging and established talent of The Artist Project New York. Sensations in regional art capitals around the world, these 150+ artists converge for their first major showing in New York City.Unlike art fairs that only allow art galleries to exhibit, The Artist Project provides artists with the opportunity to reach the contemporary art world directly in spaces that maintain gallery and museum-like production values with state-of-the-art exhibition walls, lights and generous public spaces.
Chicago artists are also participating in The Artist Project NY. "Given the importance of the fine art market in Chicago, we are pleased to bring the works of Chicago-area artists to New York City. Each of these self-representing artists will present and sell a wide array of fine art at the March fair," said Reed McMillan, show director, The Artist Project New York.The Chicago artists include
Special Features include:Art WalksDocents take visitors on a fast and informative 20 minute guided exploration of the show where to meet artists, learn about their inspiration and how they create their amazing artwork. Butterfield CafeSince 1915, Butterfield Market has offered New York City the finest in fresh food and culinary expertise. The Butterfield Café's three locations throughout Pier 92 and Pier 94 offer a range of specialty foods, including homemade sandwiches, salads, breads, pastries, coffees, fresh produce, and more. Rizzoli BookstoreAttendees can shop a wide selection of books on art, photography, design, and more at the Show's bookstore, provided by Rizzoli. Since 1964 Rizzoli has been the leading source for books on the arts in New York. Show LoungeAttendees can relax in the Show Lounge, designed by KILU with furnishings provided by Cassina. KILU’s design incorporates a series of Lightbodies and encourages guests to experience their mysterious presence while enjoying a break for a coffee or cocktail at the Crystal Stone bar.The Artist Project New York is a co-participant with the AIPAD Photography Show and the Architectural Digest Home Design Show in the New York Design Festival. For more information, visit www.theartistprojectny.com. The Artist Project New YorkMarch 17-20, 2011Pier 92 55th St. at West Side HighwayNew York City
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