Photographic art group announces 2010 show dates, names new members

The AIPAD Photography Show, held in New York's Park Avenue Armory, is an international event. Image courtesy AIPAD.

The AIPAD Photography Show, held in New York’s Park Avenue Armory, is an international event. Image courtesy AIPAD.

NEW YORK – The Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) has announced that the AIPAD Photography Show New York, one of the most important international photography events, will be held March 18-21, 2010, at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City.

The 30th edition of the show will open with a gala preview on March 17. Approximately 75 of the world’s leading fine art photography galleries will present a wide range of museum-quality work including contemporary, modern and 19th-century photographs, as well as photo-based art, video and new media. The AIPAD Photography Show New York is the longest-running and foremost exhibition of fine art photography.

AIPAD has also announced the addition of eight new members to the nonprofit organization, comprising the world’s leading photography art dealers. The new members are:

Amador Gallery, New York City, specializing in modern and contemporary photography
Danziger Projects, New York City, focusing primarily on artists working in photography, and also exhibiting video and painting

Gallery 339, Philadelphia, presenting important contemporary artists, and known as Philadelphia’s hub for fine-art photography

Charles Guice Contemporary, Berkeley, Calif., specializing in modern and contemporary art, film/video and new media by nationally and internationally recognized artists

Higher Pictures, New York City, focusing on mid-20th-century and contemporary work with an emphasis on historical revisionism in photography

Monroe Gallery of Photography, Santa Fe, N.M., specializing in photojournalism and humanist photography in addition to representing important modern and contemporary artists

Photography at Quaritch, London, known primarily for fine 19th- and early-20th-century photography by British and European photographers

Rick Wester Fine Art, New York City, an art services company specializing in artist representation, advising private collectors and corporations, secondary market sales and appraisals

“What’s interesting about these new AIPAD members is that they offer a wide range of specialties, from 19th century work to new media,” said AIPAD president Stephen Bulger, who is also president of Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto. “In these challenging times, working with the right dealer can make an extraordinary difference. These galleries offer collectors and institutions a superior level of expertise, connoisseurship and scholarship.”

About AIPAD:

Founded in 1979, The Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the organization in 2009. AIPAD represents more than 120 of the world’s leading galleries in fine art photography. The organization is dedicated to creating and maintaining the highest standards of scholarship and ethical practice in the business of exhibiting, buying and selling fine art photography. More information is available at www.aipad.com.

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