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The American Art Fair Celebrates Its 10th Year

  • NEW YORK, New York
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  • November 09, 2017

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William Joseph McCloskey, Valencia Oranges, 1889
Hirschl & Adler Galleries
Thomas Sully, Girl with a Fan (Blanche Sully), 1837
Debra Force Fine Art
Robert Barrell, Untitled I, c. 1940's
Meredith Ward Fine Art

NEW YORK, NY November 9 – Artists Romare Bearden, Rockwell Kent, John Singer Sargent, Robert Henri, Reginald Marsh, Marsden Hartley, Arthur Dove, Martin Johnson Heade, and scores of works by their 19th and 20th century colleagues are featured in The American Art Fair, celebrating its 10th anniversary from November 12-15 at Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street, New York City. A catalogue for this year’s fair is at

Opening American Art Week in New York, The American Art Fair focuses solely on American 19th and 20th century works and features nearly 400 landscapes, portraits, still lifes, studies, and sculpture exhibited by 17 premier specialists. Continuing exhibitors are Avery Galleries, DC Moore Gallery, Debra Force Fine Art, Inc., Driscoll Babcock Galleries, Forum Gallery, Inc., Godel & Co. Fine Art, Inc., Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., James Reinish & Associates, Inc., John H. Surovek Gallery, Jonathan Boos, Menconi + Schoelkopf, Meredith Ward Fine Art, Questroyal Fine Art, LLC, Taylor|Graham, and Thomas Colville Fine Art. New participants in the Fair are Alexandre Gallery of New York, focusing at the Fair on American Modernists, and Nedra Matteucci Galleries of Santa Fe, specializing in artists of the American West.

Special lectures celebrating the Fair’s 10th year are The Buttlerfly and the Ashcan: The Impact of Whistler on the Eight and Their Circle to be presented by Avis Berman, independent writer and art historian, on Sunday, November 12 at 2 pm and American Painting at Mid-Century given by Melissa Wolfe, Curator of American Art at the Saint Louis Art Museum, on Monday, November 13 at 2 pm.

Fair hours are 12 noon-6 pm Sunday through Tuesday and 12 noon-4 pm on Wednesday. Admission to the Fair and lectures is complimentary: seating for the lectures is on a first-come basis.

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