The American Art Fair Celebrates its 8th Year

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  • November 11, 2015

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Francis Augustus Silva, River Scene, 1873
Hirschl & Adler Galleries
Walt Kuhn, Clown, 1942

Tom Veilleux Gallery

The American Art Fair celebrates its eighth year from November 15-18, 2015 at the Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street, New York City. The Fair marks the beginning of American Paintings week in New York. Inaugurated in 2008, The American Art Fair is the now the only one that focuses on American 19th and 20th century works and features hundreds of landscapes, portraits, still lifes, studies, and sculpture exhibited by 17 premier specialists.  

Participants include Adelson Galleries, Avery Galleries, Driscoll Babcock Galleries, Conner Rosenkranz, DC Moore Gallery, Debra Force Fine Art, Forum Gallery, Godel & Co. Fine Art, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, James Reinish & Associates, John H. Surovek Gallery, Jonathan Boos, Menconi & Schoelkopf, Meredith Ward Fine Art, Questroyal Fine Art, Thomas Colville Fine Art and Tom Veilleux Gallery.

Milton Avery, Garden Basket, 1949

DC Moore Gallery

The Fair will coincide with American Paintings Week and special lectures will be given by premier American art specialists. Avis Berman, writer and art historian, will give a lecture titled Distilling the American Flavor: Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, Juliana Force and the Making of the Whitney Museum on Sunday, November 15th at 2 pm. Stephanie L. Herdrich, Assistant Research Curator for the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, will give a lecture titled Collecting Sargent: Posers and Patrons in the Gilded Age on Monday, November 16th at 4 pm. Lecture seating is on a first-come basis.

Admission to the Gala Preview is by invitation; admission to the lectures and Fair and from November 15-18 is complimentary. Fair hours are 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily, and to 8 p.m. on Monday, November 16.  For details, please visit

Info: tel. 212.987.5306

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