It’s time for The Annual Madison Avenue Fall Gallery Walk with over 50 Madison Avenue Galleries welcoming the public with exhibitions, curator talks and tours.
A prestigious roster of internationally acclaimed galleries will open their doors for curator tours and talks about their current exhibitions during the Annual Madison Avenue Fall Gallery Walk on October 22 from 11am-5pm. One of New York’s favorite art events, this is a prime opportunity to visit the participating galleries located on Madison Avenue between East 57th and East 86th Streets and adjacent side streets.
By example, art enthusiasts and collectors will have the opportunity to view the works of internationally acclaimed artists such as Tom Sachs’s “Space Ships” at Acquavella, artist Ron Gorchov at Cheim & Read, Merrill Wagner at David Zwirner and Eric Fischl at Skarsredt.
LDGR presents “From Body to Horizon” – an exhibition of paintings by queer artists Etel Adnan, David Hockney, Kudzanai-Violet Hwami, and Doron Langberg. Hauser & Wirth will offer a curator’s tour of their comprehensive Lorna Simpson exhibit. Helwaser Gallery will present a curator’s tour of Indigo Children: the paintings of Françoise Pétrovitch. The Opera Gallery will offer guided tours of their group exhibitions. Gallerist Reco Sturgis will discuss the work of friend, colleague, and globally celebrated artist Michel Delacroix at Hugo Galerie. Ippodo Gallery New York director Shoko Aono will engage with kinetic sculptor Susumu Shingu in a discussion about his “Scuplting the Wind” installation. The Jennifer Baahng Gallery will present an artist talk with Sharon Butler. Gerald Peters Gallery is featuring works and talks with noted Hispanic artists united by their cultural references and their own political motivations. Les Enluminures will host talks on wearable art and historic jewelry. Tulipan Gallery of the Reka Darida Foundation will present 15 artists of the Hungarian craft movement with talks accompanied by Hungarian folk music.
Don’t miss the community event at Frick Madison, 945 Madison Avenue between 74th/75th Streets. A highlight again this year, The Frick Madison will invite the public to sketch outdoors in front of the museum on Madison Avenue at East 75th Street. Drawing easels will be available on a first-come, first-served basis (weather permitting). This event is free; all materials will be provided, and no art background is needed. Children and families are welcome. Tickets are required for museum entry.
Organized by the Madison Avenue B.I.D. in association with ARTnews, the Madison Avenue Fall Gallery Walk is free and open to the public. Follow the Madison Avenue BID on Twitter.
While you’re there, check out the latest exhibition inside 660 Madison Avenue ~ Louis Vuitton’s ‘200 Trunks, 200 Visionaries‘