TEFAF New York is pleased to return to the historic Park Avenue Armory this May. More than 91 distinguished galleries from around the world will participate, presenting some of the most beautiful objects from modern and contemporary art, jewelry, antiques, and design. TEFAF New York will be on view from May 12-16, 2023, with an invitation-only Collectors Preview on May 11, 2023.
“It’s wonderful to return to the Park Avenue Armory and be part of New York’s incredible art scene,” said Bart Drenth, Global Managing Director. “Each year is unique, and it’s thrilling to work with this esteemed list of exhibitors to present museum-quality pieces and continue TEFAF’s legacy of sharing objects to inspire lovers of art from around the world.”
TEFAF New York provides curated spaces within the period rooms of the Armory in addition to the soaring 55,000 square foot Wade Thompson Drill Hall. The fair offers an exciting roster of on-site programming featuring leading voices in the global art world and a concurrent edition of TEFAF Online with a selection of the masterpieces on display in person.
Above and below, Hanne Fries, Trophy, 2016, Hand-sewn velvet silk dyed by lichens and mushrooms. 250 x 110 x 25 cm. Presented by Galerie Maria Wettergren. © Øystein Thorvaldsen. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Maria Wettergren.
The 2023 lineup comprises 78 returning dealers, and 13 new dealers exhibiting this year. This prestigious roster of galleries represents 13 countries, bringing an extraordinary selection of works to New York.
TEFAF is a not-for-profit foundation that champions expertise and diversity in the global art community, evidenced in the exhibitors selected for its two fairs, which take place annually in Maastricht and New York. TEFAF acts as an expert guide for both private and institutional collectors, which inspires lovers and buyers of art everywhere.
TEFAF Maastricht will be held in the MECC Maastricht from March 11-19, 2023. March 9 and 10 by invitation only.
TEFAF New York will be held in the Park Avenue Armory from May 12 – 16, 2023. May 11 by invitation only.
TEFAF Maastricht is widely regarded as the world’s premier fair for fine art, antiques, and design, bringing together 7,000 years of art history under one roof. Featuring over 260 prestigious dealers from some 20 countries, TEFAF Maastricht is a showcase for the finest art works currently on the market. Alongside the traditional areas of Old Master paintings, antiques, and classical antiquities that cover approximately half of the fair, you can also find modern and contemporary art, photography, jewelry, 20th century design, and works on paper.
TEFAF New York was founded in early 2016, originally as two annual art fairs in New York at the Park Avenue Armory. Today, TEFAF New York is one singular, annual fair that encapsulates modern and contemporary art, jewelry, antiques, and design, featuring around 90 leading exhibitors from around the globe. Tom Postma Design, celebrated for its work with leading museums, galleries, and art fairs, is responsible for the fair’s innovative design which has reimagined the spectacular spaces at the historic Park Avenue Armory, giving them a lighter, contemporary look and feel.
Take a look back at TEFAF New York 2022.
Continue on with Frieze New York 2023 and all the Frieze Week exhibitions and events.