By Christabelle… @CBellesCloset (*Pure Editorial, Non-Paid Post*)
On the heels of the most successful US Fair to date, The Affordable Art Fair returns to The Tunnel this October to celebrate its fourth fall edition in New York City. Over 16,000 attendees purchased over $4 million worth of artwork at the Spring 2013 edition (WOW!), and the fall Fair promises to again deliver a smartly curated showcase of original contemporary art within reach of the everyday New Yorker.
Showing in 15 cities internationally this year, The Affordable Art Fair fosters a relaxed and enjoyable environment where a diverse array of affordable contemporary art is available to purchase and take home the same day. Returning to the historic waterfront Tunnel, one of the most recognizable buildings in West Chelsea, the fall edition will feature over 50 galleries. While the majority of exhibiting galleries will be from the United States, about 40% of the Fair will be comprised of international galleries, all showing original paintings, prints, sculptures and photographs with priced from $100 – $10,000, with the majority of work priced under $5,000.
When and Where:
October 3rd – 6th, 2013
Private Preview on October 2nd
269 11th Avenue (between 27th and 28th Streets)
New York, NY 10001
Thursday: October 3rd: 11 am – 8 pm
Friday: October 4th: 11 am – 8 pm (free admission 6 pm – 8 pm)
Saturday: October 5th: 11 am – 8 pm
Sunday: October 6th: 11 am – 6 pm
Tickets at the Door: $15
Students and Seniors: $10
Children under 12: Free
Wednesday, October 2nd: 7 pm – 10 pm
Advance Tickets: $65 per person or $125 for two
At the Door: $75 per person
The Affordable Art Fair celebrates the idea that art is for everyone, offering original artwork priced from $100 – $10,000, with half of the work under $5,000. The Fair offers unique programming including a variety of talks, tours, kids’ activities and more. Since its launch in 1999, over 1.2 million people have visited an Affordable Art Fair, and over $275 million in art has been sold at the Fairs. A global brand, the Fair now takes place in Amsterdam, Bristol, Brussels, Hamburg, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Milan, New York, Seattle, Singapore and Stockholm.