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Exhibitors Announced for the Inaugural Verge New York
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VERGE Emerging Art Fair Announces List of Exhibitors in Inaugural New York Edition

VERGE emerging art fair is proud to announce the first list of exhibitors for its inaugural New York fair, March 4-7, coinciding with the Armory Show. Representing seven countries, VERGE is the only art fair exclusively devoted to emerging art.

ANTIDOTE, Brooklyn, New York, AS Projects, Paris, France, Cara and Cabezas Fine Art, Kansas City, Missouri, Cellar Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, Alice Chilton Grace Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, Galerie CP: Angela Cerny & Ronald Puff, Wiesbaden, Germany, Galerie Donald Brown, Montréal, Québec, Canada, Galerie Yellowfishart, Montréal, Québec, Canada, Gitana Rosa Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, Home Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, Khaki Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, Mighty Tanaka, Brooklyn, New York, MS Projects, Brooklyn, New York, Sara Nightingale Gallery, Shelter Island, New York, Nroom Artspace, Tokyo, Japan, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, New York, Suzy Spence Projects, Brooklyn, New York, Tache Gallery, Richmond Hill, New York, Fu Xin Galerie, Shanghai, China and others to be announced.

There are remaining spaces available, to request information, please click here to contact us.

VERGE ART FAIR

New York 2010
4-7 March
The Dylan Hotel
52 East 41st Street

(Between Madison and Park Avenues)

ABOUT VERGE
Verge is an international platform for the most exciting and interesting in new and emerging art. Verge exists to establish boundaries of the extraordinary as a counter to the natural compulsion towards stagnation in the way art is evaluated and delivered to the public. Staying true to this necessary state for the advancement of art requires a sustained focus on the best new ideas and practices of those marginal or newly emerging to international art audiences. The satisfaction of this fixed requirement for a healthy and competitive artistic culture is at the core of Verge as an international exposition of the highest quality artistic production and the galleries, museums and audiences who sustain it.

ABOUT THE DYLAN HOTEL
Located in the former home of the New York Chemists Club, built in 1903, the Dylan is a lavish environment in which to showcase the best in new and emerging art. Dylan's interiors, by Jeffrey Beers of Jeffrey Beers International, mark a deliberate departure from both the too stark and overly hip designs currently prevalent in the high-end boutique hotel market. Interior design features include rich jewel-toned fabrics, Carrara marble sinks and American walnut fixtures and furnishings. The 11 foot ceilings in each guest room and suite not only complement the design, but offer a feeling of spaciousness not found in the average New York City hotel. Beers has created a timeless look for the property that redefines opulence for a new age while preserving the landmark-quality architecture of the 1903 Beaux-Arts structure. Room service is provided by the popular Benjamin Steakhouse at the Dylan Hotel for breakfast and dinner.

VERGE ART FAIR NYC
The Dylan Hotel
52 East 41st Street
New York, USA
 
www.vergeartfair.com
 
Tel: +1-312-612-2270
 
PROFESSIONAL PREVIEW
Thursday, March 4, 2010, Noon to 6:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: Admission to the Professional Preview is given to press and VIP (both Verge, Armory Show and Volta cards are accepted) cardholders only. The Opening Night Preview is for those cardholders and for paid public admission.

OPENING NIGHT PREVIEW RECEPTION
Thursday, March 4, 2010, 6:00 to 10:00 pm

PUBLIC HOURS:
Friday & Saturday, 5 - 6 March, Noon to 8 pm
Sunday, 7 March, Noon to 6 pm

TICKETS AT THE DOOR
Opening night preview: $20
General admission: $10, $5 for students and seniors

VIP REQUESTS PLEASE NOTE: All further VIP requests will no longer include admission to the VIP Reception. The Verge VIP Reception event is currently at maximum capacity, and name-check admission is required. This event is not open to the public. Additionally, all new VIP requests are for Will Call only. 

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RECENT VERGE MEDIA IN BRIEF:


THE ART NEWSPAPER
Verge receives a mention in two new Art Newspaper articles: the first, a roundup of this year's Armory Week fairs and a second, with an analysis of why satellite fairs are "recession proof."

NYCGO
Verge Art Fair was recently profiled on NYCGO.com, New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization.

ARTNET
Verge recently was given a news item on Artnet.com as one of the new fairs premiering during Armory Show.

ARTSLANT
Verge was recently added to ArtSlant New York, an online, city-by-city profiling service of the best in art buzz and events.

PRESS INQUIRIES
+1-312-612-2270
Request a press pass

A Press Packet has also been made available for download with an print-quality, high-res image archive and materials for use by media and can be downloaded here from the VERGE Press center.

INTERVIEW REQUESTS
Edouard Steinhauer, Artistic Director for VERGE, is available for interviews. Please forward all interview requests to:

Anna-Maria Cerniglia
VIP & Media Relations
press@vergeartfair.com
+1-312-612-2270

Press intern: Patricia Gabel
VIP intern: Andrea Sparr-Jaswa
Exhibitor Services intern: Robin Juan


Yoko Furusho "Children in the Sky" Mixed medium. Courtesy Gitana Rosa Gallery.

Nathaniel Russell, "NOWS". Courtesy HOME Gallery.


Christa Maiwald, Latter ladder, cotton, silk, 12" x 12." Courtesy Sara Nightingale Gallery.


Wally Gilbert "Vanishing Diptych" 2009, 98"x88", Pigment Print on Canvas, Edition of 3. Courtesy Khaki Gallery.




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