NEW YORK, NY.-
Internationally recognized for its outstanding cutting-edge contemporary decorative arts and design, the 14th International Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair
(SOFA NEW YORK) will open to the public on Thursday, April 14, and continue through Sunday, April 17, 2011, at the Park Avenue Armory.
This year, SOFA NEW YORK welcomes a number of outstanding new international exhibitors, said Lyman. Making their debut are contemporary Asian specialists Korean Craft and Design Foundation (Seoul) and Ippodo Gallery (New York). Gallery S O (London), Sarah Myerscough Fine Art (London), and Litvak Gallery (Tel Aviv) round out the fifty-five dealer roster.
Top dealers returning to SOFA NEW YORK include: Heller Gallery, Joan B. Mirviss Ltd., Scott Jacobson Gallery, and Dai Ichi Arts, all from New York; London gallerists Clare Beck at Adrian Sassoon, Joanna Bird, Katie Jones, and Contemporary Applied Arts; Donna Schneier Fine Arts (Palm Beach), TAI Gallery (Santa Fe), Ferrin Gallery (Pittsfield, MA), Jane Sauer Gallery (Santa Fe), Snyderman-Works (Philadelphia), Schantz Galleries (Stockbridge, MA), and Ann Nathan Gallery (Chicago).
Art jewelry gallerists include Sienna Gallery (Lenox, MA), Ornamentum (Hudson, NY), Jewelers' Werk Galerie (Washington, DC), Charon Kransen Arts (New York), and Aaron Faber Gallery (New York).
SOFA NEW YORK 2011 Opening Night Preview, by invitation only, is on Wednesday, April 13, from 5:00-7:00 pm, with the vernissage open to the public from 7-9pm by ticket purchase. Opening Night attendees may also support New Yorks Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) by purchasing a ticket to attend a private dinner in the Armorys Tiffany Room, which starts at 6:00 pm.