Boston, MA – Tony Fusco and Robert Four are proud to announce the 22nd Annual Boston International Fine Art Show. Featuring the work of 40 galleries from around the world, this year’s Boston International Fine Art Show will offer original works of art that satisfy a wide array of collectors, tastes and price ranges. The show takes place October 18-21, opening with a Gala Preview to benefit the groundbreaking Art for Justice Fund on Thursday, October 18 at the Cyclorama Boston Center for the Arts. www.FineArtBoston.com.
The Gala Preview is an elegant evening where attendees have first choice of the works on view while enjoying fine food and wine and live music. All of the proceeds from Gala Preview ticket sales will benefit The Art for Justice Fund, www.ArtforJusticeFund.org . Founded by Agnes Gund with a $100 million donation from the sale of a beloved painting, The Art for Justice Fund makes grants to organizations, advocates, and artists leading impactful and cutting-edge work to safely reduce jail and prison populations across the country. Tickets and more information will be available online at www.FineArtBoston.com/gala.
“It is rare that the arts have the opportunity to benefit such an important cause as criminal justice and prison reform,” comments co-producer Tony Fusco. “If you have never been to an opening gala of a fine art show, or have never visited our show in Boston, we encourage you to join us this year. The range of Old Masters, historic, 20th century and contemporary work by leading galleries is unique in the country, and will astound you.”
Notable galleries returning to the show include Questroyal Fine Art (NY) a 21-year veteran of the show specializing in quality American paintings from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; Martha Richardson Fine Art (MA), also a 21-year veteran focuses on a mix of high quality American and European paintings, drawing, sculpture, and prints; and Avery Galleries (PA) once again featuring an excellent showcase of traditional and contemporary American art. Returning contemporary exhibitors include Art Concept Alternative (FL), representing a diverse selection of international artists working across painting, photography, and sculpture as well as long time exhibitor Bowersock Gallery (MA) featuring a wide range of contemporary, modern, abstract, and classical works.
Showing at BIFAS for the first time, by special invitation artist Lana Young (MA) brings a stunning solo collection of her paintings focused on art that inspires change. Also new this year, J.W. Reilly Fine Art (MA & RI), shows a strong selection of contemporary impressionist works from local artists. BIFAS welcomes Betty Krulik Fine Art (NY) with over 35 years experience handling American and European art from the 19th and 20th centuries, and Galerie Mourlot (NY) the historic lithograph studio responsible for publishing works of Marc Chagall and Pablo Picasso among others.
The Boston International Fine Art Show is the only show of its kind in New England allowing members of the public to view and purchase art from local and international galleries. Works on offer range from more affordable piece created by today’s most promising emerging and established artists to museum quality masterpieces from Old Masters to the present. In addition, attendees can take advantage of complimentary special programs hosted throughout the weekend including book signings and expert panels.
The 22nd Annual Show takes place October 18-21, 2018 at the Cyclorama, Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont Street in Boston’s South End. The Thursday Gala Preview is held 5:30-8:30pm and weekend hours are: Friday October 19 1-8, Saturday October 20 11-8, and Sunday October 21 11-5. Admission is $15 online or at the door, 12 and under free. Ticket includes all special programs, re-admission throughout the weekend, show catalog, and coat check. For more information visit www.FineArtBoston.com or call 617.363.0405. For more information on all of Fusco & Four’s art and design shows and events visit www.BostonArtFairs.com or call 617.363.0405.
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