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April 24, 2020 Heritage Auctions - Dallas

Illustration Art
Sale #8000

Bidding Begins Approx. April 3rd

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April 21st - 24th

Heritage Auctions - Dallas
Design District Showroom
1518 Slocum Street

Dallas, TX

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Auctions Southwest
April 6, 2020 - April 10, 2020 Paris Photo

Paris Photo is the world’s largest international art fair dedicated to the photographic medium. Presented with the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD), the new fair will create a transatlantic hub between the two historic centers for photography – Paris and New York thus forming a collective voice and international reference for the photographic medium.

The new fair will capitalize on the strength of the American photography market by expanding and diversifying the fair’s representation of international and cutting-edge galleries and invigorating the community of curators and art professionals throughout the Americas and beyond.

Drawing from the city’s thriving arts scene and rich network of museums and organizations, the New York edition will highlight their indelible impact on the history of the medium and the recognition of its artists. Invited guest curators will organize programming, including exhibitions, conversations, to connect international leaders in the field and advance the understanding and appreciation of fine art photography. 

Thu - Sat Noon - 8pm
Sun Noon - 7pm

Grand Palais
Avenue Winston Churchill

Paris, France, UK

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April 3, 2020 - April 5, 2020 The LA Art Book Fair

The LAABF is among the leading international gatherings for the arts publishing community, providing a platform for artists and publishers to connect with audiences and circulate their work in a dynamic environment. The LA Art Book Fair is the companion fair to Printed Matter's annual NY Art Book Fair.

Held over three days in downtown Los Angeles, LAABF 2020 will welcome hundreds of exhibitors from around the world, including a broad range of artists and collectives, small presses, institutions, galleries, rare and out of print booksellers, and distributors. With a commitment to diversity and representation, the event will serve as an open meeting place for an extended community art book enthusiasts, as well as a site for dialog and exchange around all facets of arts publishing. A full calendar of free educational programming, book signings, artist-led events, performances, special exhibitor projects, and much more, will take place over the Fair weekend.

Opening Night: Thu, April 2nd

Free admission, open to the public

The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
152 N. Central Avenue

Los Angeles, CA

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Art/Antiques Fairs West
January 24, 2020 - February 2, 2020 The Winter Show

The Winter Show is New York's longest-running art, antiques, and design fair, featuring 70 exhibitors that represent a diverse and global mix of fine and decorative arts from ancient times to the present day. 

The fair highlights a dynamic mix of works dating from ancient times through the present day and maintains the highest standards of quality in the art market. Each object at the fair is vetted for authenticity, date, and condition by a committee of 150 experts from the United States and Europe.

The Winter Show is an annual benefit for East Side House Settlement, a community-based organization serving the Bronx and Northern Manhattan. East Side House’s programs focus on education and technology as gateways out of poverty and as the keys to economic opportunity.

Open daily 12pm - 8pm
Sun & Thu 12pm -6pm
Tue 12pm - 4:30pm

Opening Night Party: Jan 23rd

Daily admission $25

PARK AVENUE ARMORY
643 Park Avenue (Between 66th & 67th Streets)

New York, NY

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January 15, 2020 Palm Leaf Stories

An evening of storytelling by co-curators Mary Austin and Betsy Davids, drawing upon the time-honored stories told through images in this exhibition's palm leaf work, as well as stories from their travels in
search of this work through India, Bali, Sri Lanka, Burma (Myanmar), and Thailand.

6pm - 8pm

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EXHIBITION: Turning Over An Old Leaf: Contemporary Palm Leaf Work in South and Southeast Asia

Oct 25th, 2019 - Jan 19, 2020:

OPENING RECEPTION: Fri, Oct 5th 6pm - 8pm

For centuries, incising text and images by hand on stacks of dried palm leaves was a dominant way of making books in many parts of South and Southeast Asia. This exhibition looks at new directions in palm leaf work now that printed editions on paper have superseded most of the historical functions of palm leaf manuscripts. Contemporary examples of artworks, manuscripts, and book-like structures from India, Bali, Sri Lanka, Burma (Myanmar), and Thailand will explore current practices of palm leaf work, alongside samples of manuscripts from the historical traditions. The works in the exhibition draw upon multiple research trips by Mary Austin and Betsy Davids.

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Studio In a Suitcase: Conservation With Limited Resources

Wed, Dec 11th 6pm - 8pm

Karen Zukor of Zukor Art Conservation specializes in the repair and preservation of art and artifacts on paper - prints, drawings, watercolors, pastels, documents, maps, manuscripts, and rare books. This presentation will focus on the paper conservation and preservation work Karen has undertaken in Haiti and India, as well as some of the challenges of working outside of one’s own studio.

San Francisco Center for the Book
375 Rhode Island Street

San Francisco, CA

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Other Events West