By FactsWow Team
Posted on: 20 Dec, 2022
At the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan, March 2–5, 2023, Outsider Art Fair will host 64 exhibitors at its New York edition.
Feheley Fine Arts from Toronto, Kishka Gallery from Vermont, and Emilia Galatis Projects from Australia are all first-timers.
Credits: Feheley Fine Arts
Additionally, numerous booths will be devoted to workshops and ateliers working with disabled artists, including artists with developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, and physical disabilities.
This year's edition of Outsider Art Fair, now in its 31st year, will follow what people have come to expect, says owner Andrew Edlin.
Credits: Artnet News
In this space, there's always something new being discovered, something unusual being discovered. It's not like a commodities exchange.
In some ways, we're the only game in town because these dealers are passionate about what they do, not because they see dollar signs.
The fair has also announced the addition of Sofa Lanusse as its director; she was previously director of the Paris fair of the Outsider Art Fair.
Credits: Fox B
As Lanusse said in an interview, the fair already presents self-taught, folk, naive, and outsider art. I aim to continue giving these terms space to show the importance of their work and artists.
'We Are Birds' is a poster-only section featuring contemporary and self-taught artists whose artwork features bird imagery.
Several artists were selected, including Fred Tomaselli, Bill Traylor, William Edmondson, Minnie Evans, William Hawkins, and several others.
Credits: Art Works for Change
A nod to Poster's Birdsong Project, which he founded to benefit the National Audubon Society during the pandemic.
Credits: The Guardian
he fair will continue highlighting the importance of self-taught artists and outsiders in the art world, as in previous editions.
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