The Photography Show Presented by AIPAD

Mickalene Thomas, Tell Me What You're Thinking, 2016.  Chromogenic print, 40" x 50"
Mickalene Thomas, Tell Me What You're Thinking, 2016. Chromogenic print, 40" x 50"
(Courtesy of Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York)

The Photography Show—in a new location with an expanded program—will be held March 30–April 2, 2017, at Pier 94 in New York City. More than 115 of the world’s leading fine art photography galleries will present a range of museum-quality work including contemporary, modern, and 19th century photographs, as well as photo-based art, video, and new media. Presented by AIPAD (the Association of International Photography Art Dealers), the fair, in its 37th edition, is the longest running and foremost exhibition dedicated to the photographic medium.

Highlights of the 2017 show 

Galleries from across the U.S. and around the world, including Europe, Asia, Canada, Mexico, the Middle East, and South America will exhibit at The Photography Show. With four new sections—Salon, Gallery, Positions, and Discovery—the Show will offer work from established and new AIPAD members and first-time exhibitors, as well as younger galleries. In addition, more than 30 book sellers and publishers will be represented.  

AIPAD talks
16 talks will feature prominent curators, collectors, artists, and journalists.

Special exhibitions
The Photography Show will present three specially curated loan exhibitions from the private collections of Martin Z. Margulies, Madeleine P. Plonsker, and Artur Walther.

New projects
Portrait-making with the world’s first digital camera, the AIPAD Screening Room, and an outdoor video projection will be among the ongoing projects presented throughout the run of the Show.

Awards and honors
Sandra Phillips, longtime curator of photography at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and Anne Wilkes Tucker, founding curator of photography at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston are the inaugural recipients of The AIPAD Award and will be honored at the Show. Additionally, the winner of the Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture will be announced and exhibited at the Show.

Tickets and information are available at For further details, visit, email, or call T 202 367 1158.

Founded in 1979, the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) represents more than 120 of the world’s leading galleries in fine art photography. AIPAD is dedicated to creating and maintaining the highest standards of scholarship and ethical practice in the business of exhibiting, buying, and selling fine art photography. More information is available at

Support for The Photography Show: AXA Art, Premier Corporate Partner of AIPAD; Eastwood Litho, Official Printing Partner of AIPAD; Artsy, Official Online Partner; galleryIntell, ARTREELS, Exclusive Video Partner for Educational Programming

Pier 94
55th Street and 12th Avenue
New York, New York

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