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It was wonderful to have you at 1-54 New York!


This year, the fair featured 30+ and exhibited the work of over 70 artists from Africa and the global diaspora, making it 1-54's largest New York edition to date!

 

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This year’s 10th edition of 1-54 New York saw 1-54 expand its dilating imprint upon the city by relocating to Chelsea, in the heart of Manhattan, once again coinciding with Frieze New York. The fair was held at the Starrett-Lehigh Building, 255 11th Avenue, a premier property recognised as a creative campus for influential companies across fashion, entertainment, media, architecture and design.

This year we represented a diverse selection of galleries from Lagos and Lausanne to Miami and London, including eight 1-54 participants making their debut at the fair. The expansion underscored the fair’s commitment to showcasing the richness and diversity of contemporary African art on the global stage.

 

The Details

 

VIP preview⁠:

Wednesday 1 May

14:00 – 19:00

Thursday 2 May

11:00 – 19:00⁠

 

Public opening⁠:

Friday 3 May & Saturday 4 May

11:00 – 19:00

 

🗓️ 1 – 4 May 2024 ⁠

📍 Starrett-Lehigh Building, 255 11th Avenue, New York, 10001

Image: Prince Gyasi, The Power of Choice / The Choice of Power 2, 2024, Photograph, 80 x 120 cm, Edition of 5 + 2 AP. Courtesy of MAĀT Gallery.

This year’s New York edition features a total of 26 galleries hailing from across Africa, Europe and the U.S.—from Nevlunghavn to Cape Town and Los Angeles to Lagos, presenting the work of over 80 artists from African and its diaspora.

 Thanks to 1-54’s long-standing partnership with Artsy, visitors will also be able to explore, connect with, and collect from all the galleries and artists online from 18 – 31 May at artsy.net/1-54.
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