ESPO's Art World Highlights the 7th Edition of Art on Paper New York
As we gear up from the New York art week, we turn our attention to the 7th edition of Art on Paper in New York, located at Pier 36 at 299 South Street. As we have come off a summer with a massive works on paper show in the Hamptons by Beyond the Streets, the Art on Paper showcase always has our attention. And with ESPO's Art World making an installation appearence, we can't wait. Tickets are on sale now!
The renowned fair, known for its medium-driven focus, will continue to showcase unique and powerful projects in its seventh edition. The visual, experiential moments that have set Art on Paper apart in year’s past and established it as an important destination for the arts in New York City, will yet again be on display through a myriad of installations, both large and small, that push the boundaries of work on paper.
Artist Samuelle Green will present one of the public projects this year. Green’s work, especially the large scale installations, reference the complex and often overlooked art forms found in nature, and thus inspire contemplation. In her piece for Art on Paper, the hundreds of thousands of book pages, typically consisting of paperbacks slated for recycling, will be rolled into the stitched fencing of chicken wire to create an undulating, riverlike structure that will course through the front of the fair.
Additionally, ESPO’s ART WORLD, the storefront gallery devoted to the art of contemporary artist and muralist Stephen Powers, will be building an immersive print-making studio at the fair. As a center for community engagement since 2012, ESPO’s ART WORLD looks forward to introducing the larger art world to the language and art of Stephen Powers and the great 4th Avenue Press printing squad. They will be offering new, small run, limited editions every day of the fair, and will also be printing on whatever flat object the public brings them to print on for free - whether it be a piece of paper, a pizza box, the back of a signed Picasso etching -any flat object that fits will be pressed. A new option will be available every day.
Other highlights include a third installation presented by Duane Reed Gallery by Rebecca Hutchinson, whose acclaimed sculptural work is a profusion of color harmonies, floral textures and absorbing detail as well as a special talk and installation presented by The Suites.
Click here to see the 2021 galleries.