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Let Antiques Keep You Warm at the Park Ave Armory Winter Show

A lift-top chest attributed to Johannes Mayer (1794-1883), Mahantongo Valley, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, dated 1841, to be exhibited by Olde Hope of New Hope, PA.

Featuring 70 of the world’s top experts in the fine and decorative arts, the Winter Show at the Park Avenue Armory (643 Park Ave) is one of the top art show events in the city. Running January 18 to the 27th, the Winter Show features works of antiquity and ancient arts all the way up to today.  Each object at the fair is vetted for authenticity, date, and condition by a committee of 150 experts from the United States and Europe.

Exhibitors include:

  • Arader Galleries
  • Michele Beiny, Inc.
  • Jonathan Boos
  • Cohen & Cohen
  • Cove Landing
  • Donzella
  • Peter Finer
  • Gemini Antiques
  • Hyde Park Antiques

And more...

Panel discussions include a look at of Gorham Silver, the holy grails of jewel collecting, and and a discussion with author Wendy Goodman. All revenues from the fair’s general admissions and the net proceeds from the Opening Night Party and other special events go to East Side House and contribute substantially to its private philanthropic budget.

To learn more, go to:

The Winter Show
January 18 - 27, 2019

Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Ave.
New York, NY 10065

Trolls, Chinese Zines, & Psychiatric Wards: Outsider Art Fair NY 2019


Featuring works that go beyond the traditional expectations of art, the New York Outsider Art Fair gives a different perspective. Held at the Metropolitan Pavilion (125 West 18th Street) from January 17 to 20th, the Outsider Art Fair features an array of artists from the 20th century and today that were self taught or operated with methods and techniques that challenge the fine art world.

Exhibitors include:

  • Almost Art Project
  • Peg Alston Fine Ats
  • American Primitive / Aarne Anton
  • Antillean
  • Atsuko Barouh
  • James Barron Art
  • BigTown Gallery
  • Galerie Bonheur
  • Henry Boxer Gallery

And many more.

The Fair will also include plenty of panel discussions and lectures.”Unusual Brains: Neurodiversity and Artistic Creation” examines the lives and work of artists that lived under psychiatric care.”Trolling at Hotel”, held at the Ace Hotel lobby (20 W 29th St), looks at how a hotel became a shrine to figurines with unkempt hair. “Good Kids: Underground Comics from China” highlights the rise of zines and underground comix in China from the late 1990s to today. “Phyllis Kind, Outsider Art's Grande Dame“ celebrates the life and legacy of OAF founding participant, Phyllis Kind, who worked to promote and preserve the creations of outsider artists.

To learn more, go to:

Outsider Art Fair New York
January 17 - 20, 2019

Metropolitan Pavilion
125 W. 18th Street
New York, NY 10011

Miami Art Show Showcase Part 4: Design Miami & Context Art Miami


We’re continuing our coverage of the deluge of art shows in Miami this December, so don’t forget to check out parts one, two, and three.

Performed in conjunction with Art Basel, Design Miami is touted as a global forum for design with collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics from around. Running December 5  to 9 next door to the Miami Beach Convention Center at Meridian Avenue and 19th Street, Design Miami specializes in furniture, lighting and “objets d’art”. Works from Berlin’s Functional Art Gallery, Galleria Antonella Villanova of Florence, and New York’s Magen H. Gallery will be on display. The show will also have panel discussions and talks on socially sustainable architecture, modernism, design education and more.

Context Miami, running December 4 - 9 at the former Miami Herald site at Bayscane Bay, is an companion to the Art Miami show. Context is dedicated to the development and reinforcement of mid-career artists, providing an oppotunity for galleries to get acquainted with less seen and newer talent. Along with talks and exhibitors, Context has special works on exhibition such as Stefan Yordanov’s "Pegasus 2.0", Julian Voss-Andreae’s “Quantum Meditation” and Jorge Jiménez Deredia’s “Pareja”.

To learn more, go to:

Context Art Miami
December 4 - 9, 2018

Design Miami
December 5 - 9, 2018

Miami Art Show Showcase Part 3: Untitled, Ink, & NADA

Michael Joo Single Breath Transfer (Bikini), Mold-blown glass. Photo by Keith Park

Just when you thought Miami might actually be done with art shows, we’re here to fill you in on even more slated for this December! For more, see parts one and two.

Founded in 2012, Untitled Miami Beach (December 5 - 9) at Ocean Drive and 12th Street in South Beach, is an international curated art show looking at a wide range of disciplines from contemporary art. The Untitled curatorial team curates a selection of galleries, artist-run exhibition spaces, and non-profit institutions and organizations specially for the show. Along with a wide selection of exhibitors the show also has special events such as the book launch of Devan Shimoyama: Cry, Baby, with the artist in attendance and doing a panel discussion beforehand. “Sheldon Scott: lifelong affirmations during childhood acts of faggotry” is a performance piece on childhood queerness and identity. And Changing Room is an installation and performance presented by Girls’ Club featuring dancer/choreographer Jenny Larsson in collaboration with visual artists Lucinda Linderman, Michelle Weinberg and Natalie Zlamalova.

Ink Miami Art Fair (December 5 - 9) at the Dorchester Miami Beach (1850 Collins Ave, Miami Beach), transforms the hotel into a extensive art gallery. The Fair is unique among Miami's fairs for its focus on modern and contemporary works on paper by internationally renowned artists.

The 16th edition of NADA Miami (December 6–9) at Ice Palace Studios (1400 N Miami Ave), is dedicated to showcasing new art and to celebrating the rising talents from around the globe. Seeking to emphasize talents from outside the “art establishment”, NADA (which stands for New Art Dealers Alliance)  features sculptures and installations such as Miami’s Fringe Projects by Detroit-based artist and creator of the Heidelberg Project, Tyree Guyton.

To learn more, go to:

Untitled, Miami Beach
December 5 - 9, 2018

Ink Miami Art Fair
December 5 - 9, 2018

NADA Miami
December 6 - 9, 2018

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