Issue #196  3/17/2013
AIPAD Photography Show New York Opens With Over 80 Top International Photo Art Dealers On April 4-7 At Park Ave. Armory, NYC

The Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) will hold the 33rd edition of the AIPAD Photography Show New York, one of the world's most important annual photography events, April 4-7, 2013, at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City. This is an annual "must" event in the photography collecting world.

More than 80 of the world’s leading fine art photography galleries will present a wide range of museum-quality work including contemporary, modern, and 19th-century photographs, as well as photo-based art, video, and new media. The AIPAD Photography Show New York is the longest running and foremost exhibition of fine art photography.


The 33rd edition of the show will commence with an opening night gala on April 3, to benefit inMotion, which provides free legal services to low-income women. InMotion has helped thousands of women in New York City free themselves from abusive relationships, stay in their homes and win the financial support to which they--and their children--are legally entitled. More information is available at http://www.inmotiononline.org .

Gala tickets for 5 p.m., which include one four-day Show pass and one copy of the AIPAD Membership Directory and Illustrated Catalogue, are $250 each. Tickets for 7 p.m., which include a one-day Show pass, are $100 each. To order tickets, please go to http://www.gala.aipad.com .

Exhibitors will include galleries from across the U.S. and around the world, including Europe, Asia, and South America. Six galleries will exhibit at AIPAD for the first time: Brancolini Grimaldi, London; Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp; Klompching Gallery, Brooklyn; M97 Gallery, Shanghai; P.P.O.W., New York; and Sage Paris. An exhibitor list is available at http://www.aipad.com/photoshow .


Four panel discussions featuring leading curators, artists, dealers, and collectors will be held on Saturday, April 6. The panels, sponsored by Artnet, will be held at Hunter College in the Hunter West Building, Room HW615. The entrance to the Hunter West Building is located on the corner of East 68th St. and Lexington Ave., just one block from the Park Avenue Armory.

Each AIPAD panel is $10 per person. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets are available for purchase at the Park Avenue Armory on April 4, 5, and 6 during Show hours. Tickets will not be sold on-site at Hunter College.

Saturday, April 6, 2013

10 a.m.

The Fine Art Photo Market from Birth to Today

The transformation of photography in the past decades, driven largely by the marketplace in art

photography that began in the 1970s, is nothing short of revolutionary. This panel explores the 40-year-old photo market with leading experts.


--Catherine Edelman, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago

--Celso Gonzalez-Falla, Chairman of the Board, Aperture Foundation

--Duane Michals, artist

--Susanna Wenniger, Senior Specialist, Photography, Artnet

Moderator: Jill Arnold, Director, Business Development, AXA Art Insurance Corporation

12 noon

The L.A. Scene

Collectors talk about the expansion of the Los Angeles art world. This panel will explore how the scene has grown and the increasing importance of photography.


--Dan Greenberg, collector

--Marjorie Ornston, collector

--Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck, collectors

Moderator: Judith Keller, Senior Curator, Department of Photographs, J. Paul Getty Museum

2 p.m.

Photographers and Critics

What is the role of critics in the photo world? How do reviews impact a photographer’s work? Two key writers and two major photographers face off.


--Vince Aletti, critic and curator

--Bruce Davidson, artist

--Lyle Rexer, faculty member, photography, School of Visual Arts, NY; contributing writer,

Photograph magazine

--Carrie Mae Weems, artist

Moderator: Jean Dykstra, freelance writer and Editor at Large, "Photograph" magazine

4 p.m.

Color Rush: 75 Years of Color Photography in America

A talk with the curators Katherine Bussard, Princeton University Art Museum, and Lisa Hostetler,

Smithsonian American Art Museum, about the current exhibition at the Milwaukee Art Museum, which surveys color photography from 1907 through 1981. Artists Barbara Kasten and John Pfahl, whose work is included in the exhibition, will also participate. They will be joined by Andy Grundberg, Associate Provost, Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, DC. This panel was organized in association with Aperture Foundation on the occasion of the publication of "Color Rush: American Color Photography from Stieglitz to Sherman".


The AIPAD Photography Show New York will run from Thursday, April 4, though Sunday, April 7, 2013, at the Park Avenue Armory at 67th St. in New York City.

Show hours are as follows:

Thursday, April 4, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday, April 5, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday, April 6, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sunday, April 7, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Admission is $30 for one day and $50 for a four-day pass. Student admission is $10 with a valid student ID. No advance purchase is required. Tickets will be available at the door. For more information, the public can contact AIPAD at 1-202-367-1158 or info@aipad.com or visit http://www.aipad.com .