By Pearl Fontaine
May 4, 2022
The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) returns to New York City for its 8th edition, which will be open at Pier 36 from May 5—8. Here, fairgoers will find exhibitions from 120 international presenters, along with a program featuring conversations, performances, and other events.
Sheida Soleimani, “Cloud Busting,” 2022, 40 x 30 in, archival pigment print; courtesy of the artist and Denny Dimin Gallery.
Highlights to look out for in the Galleries sector include works by Elliot Reed with anonymous gallery, Primary bringing work by Philip Smith, MARCH presenting the work of Joe Minter, Motoyuki Daifu with Misako & Rosen, Charles Moffett with a show of Julia Jo, and the work of Elif Saydam presented by Franz Kaka. Hailing from a total of 18 countries and 37 cities, other presenters include names like Emma Gray HQ, Galería Nora Fisch, Jack Barrett, New Discretions, Dinner Gallery, MOTHER, de boer, 56 Henry, Bombon, Mixer, High Gallery, Proyecto NASAL, and La MaMa Galleria.
Stephen Thorpe, “The Dream is the Small Hidden Door in the Deepest and Most Intimate Sanctum of the Soul,” 2022, 60 x 52 in, oil on canvas; courtesy of the artist and Denny Dimin Gallery.
Between visiting exhibitions on the main floor, be sure to look out for happenings like the Black Women Art Writers & Culture Journalists: Our Impact and Care talk, a discussion between Bradley Ward and Kirsten Chen, a signing of Jessica Campbell’s book RAVE, and workshops like An Exploration In Moving While Stationary.