We’ve reveled in a string of wonderful IRL design occasions this yr, from Maison & Objet to High Point Market, and the most recent to make its long-awaited return is TEFAF New York. The Stateside version of the unique sprawling truthful for artwork, design, and antiques within the Netherlands, the occasion will unfold on the Park Avenue Armory May 6 by 10—after kicking off with at this time’s invite-only preview—and will likely be accompanied by on-line programming.
“The obvious bears repeating: We’re delighted to be back in person in New York. I’m most looking forward to welcoming guests from all over the world to TEFAF New York’s immersive and profound art experience,” TEFAF chairman Hidde van Seggelen tells AD PRO. “We’ve brought together 91 world-class exhibitors, who are showcasing the highest caliber of art on the market.” Each seller, he provides, is an professional of their respective class, so collectors and interior decorators can anticipate loads of alternatives to study extra concerning the objects on show.
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TEFAF New York will unite such works because the Le Peintre et Son Modèle by Pablo Picasso (Van de Weghe gallery) and Emil Nolde’s moody Zwei Frauen als Halbfiguren (Thomas Gibson Fine Art Ltd.) with items from main up to date venues like Blum & Poe and White Cube. Continental sellers, comparable to Copenhagen’s Dansk Møbelkunst Gallery—identified for its assortment of uncommon midcentury Danish furnishings—and Paris’s François Laffanour-Galerie Downtown—whose choices embody items by Serge Mouille and Charlotte Perriand—are additionally within the combine.
TEFAF New York will even host quite a few panels led by distinguished names within the trade by a Meet the Experts collection. Those discussions will embody professionals like Whitney curator Barbara Haskell, who will weigh in on early Twentieth-century American modernism, and Kasmin Gallery director Eric Gleason, who will discover the thought of luxurious sensuality within the work of Henri Matisse.
AD will likely be making its personal particular addition to the truthful: Today, AD’s world editorial director Amy Astley is internet hosting an unique reception and personal preview of 20 placing handpicked objects culled from galleries exhibiting at TEFAF New York.
“It is wonderful to have TEFAF back in New York for its first in-person show since March 2020. To get to see such a well-curated selection of treasures, alongside so many of the city’s—and the world’s—most passionate collectors and tastemakers is a real treat,” Astley says, noting how thrilled she is to absorb these creations up shut, hoping that attendees discover them as “mesmerizing” as she does.
Here’s a sneak peek at these 20 standout works that may make a splash at TEFAF New York 2022: