May 5-7 , 2017 Location: New York City
1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair is the leading international art fair dedicated to promoting art from a diverse set of African perspectives. Announcing the galleries exhibiting in the third edition of the New York fair:the 2017 New York edition of 1:54 will welcome 19 galleries. Countries include Angola, Cote d’Ivoire, France, Ghana, Italy, Kenya, Morocco, UK, US, South Africa, collectively exhibiting the work of more than 60 artists. Each year, 1:54 aims to welcome a diverse and global mix of galleries that are dedicated to supporting and promoting African art and artists around the world. In 2017, the fair will welcome 9new galleries, broadening and diversifying the mix of unique artworks on view to the public.
Image credit: Nu Barreto, Desunited States of Africa (DSA) (2010) Acrylic on canvas, amulets, book, bottles, various objects Format : H380 cm x L600 cm. Courtesy (S)ITOR, Sitor Senghor.