IFPDA 2017 Fine Art Print Fair / by Frederick Mulder

artnet News                       18 Things You Should See During New York City’s Print Week 2017

From prints pulled hot off the press to rarely seen Old Master engravings, here is your guide to the best shows and events this weekend.                                                    

New York Print Week is always a crowd-pleaser, with emerging artists showing next to Old Masters. Based around the International Fine Print Dealers Association Fair, gallery shows, museum exhibitions, and special events are taking place across the city to celebrate the printmaking community. For those looking to start an art collection, prints are a great way to discover new artists and indulge eclectic tastes. Below, our guide to the most print-eresting events going on this week.

1. International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) Fine Art Print Fair
The world’s largest art fair dedicated printmaking moves to the Javits Centerfor its 2017 edition. The 81 exhibitors, all IFPDA members, will showcase everything from Old Masters to contemporary art editions. Expect such gems as the politically themed series by Soledad Salame based on the 2016 Women’s March at Goya Contemporary & Goya-Girl Press; new prints by 2013 Turner Prize-winner Laure Provost at Poligrafa Studio; and Frederick Mulder exhibiting a rare work by Picasso titled La Minotauromachie—believed by many to be a precursor to Guernica, and never released for general sale.

River Pavilion, Javits Center 421 11th Avenue at West 35th Street; October 26–29, 2016. Thursday–Saturday 12 p.m.–8 p.m., Sunday, 12 p.m.–6 p.m.

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Pablo Picasso’s  La Minotauromachie . Courtesy of Frederick Mulder.

Pablo Picasso’s La Minotauromachie. Courtesy of Frederick Mulder.

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