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2015 Metro Curates


2015 Metro Curates Reports Strong Sales and Dealer Enthusiasm 2015 Metro Curates Reports Strong Sales and Dealer Enthusiasm (1191 KB)

New York: An enthusiastic throng of fair-goers flowed into the 4th edition of the four-day METRO Curates, which opened with a preview on January 21st at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea. Among the 1,500 attendees were numerous prominent collectors, curators, celebrities and interior designers. METRO Curates director Caroline Kerrigan reported positive response from attendees as well as participating exhibitors. “It was very gratifying that so many people continue to appreciate the fair’s uni


Past to Present: Design Beyond the Boundaries Past to Present: Design Beyond the Boundaries (1270 KB)

New York: On January 22, three of Manhattan’s foremost designers will face off in a lively panel discussion entitled Past to Present: Design Beyond the Boundaries. Sponsored by Metro Curates and moderated by Wendy Goodman, the taste-defining interiors editor of New York magazine, the panel will feature Antonino Buzzetta, Sara Gilbane and Patrick Mele, three of the hottest go-to authorities on design today. With their fingers firmly on the pulse, eyes keenly on the ball and ears intently to the g


Trending at Metro Curates No Borders, No Boundaries Trending at Metro Curates No Borders, No Boundaries (2448 KB)

New York: Whether it’s a single artist or a thematic booth, visitors to the 4th edition of Metro Curates at the Metropolitan Pavilion, which opens with a VIP preview on January 21, will cast their collective eye on a veritable treasure trove of the unusual and unexpected. Here is a sampling of some of the spectacular highlights that make this four-day fair a must-see for art lovers of all persuasions:


Metro Dialogues: Curating without Borders Metro Dialogues: Curating without Borders (6107 KB)

The Metro Curates 2015 Dialogues series continues the exploration of last year’s theme, Collecticism–or collecting across genres. Featured lectures cover a wide range of topics–from the vast world of important art made by anonymous folk artists–to a very specific presentation on an upcoming documentary film about African-American artist Bill Traylor, whose work will be shown at a major retrospective exhibition in spring 2018 at the Smithsonian Museum.


WITH ITS NEW NAME, METRO CURATES, ANNOUNCES AN EXCITING GALLERY ROSTER FOR 2015 EDITION WITH ITS NEW NAME, METRO CURATES, ANNOUNCES AN EXCITING GALLERY ROSTER FOR 2015 EDITION (62 KB)

NEW YORK – The Art Fair Company has announced that it has changed the name of the Metro Show to Metro Curates. “We believe that the new name best reflects the curatorial aims of the fair,” says Fair Director Caroline Kerrigan. “Last year, we asked each of the participating galleries to create a booth based on a single artist or themed exhibit of works. From their enthusiastic response, as well as from fair-attendees, we believe that Metro Curates best exemplifies the mission of the fair – to pre


2014 Metro Show


2014 METRO SHOW REPORTS STRONG SALES AND DEALER ENTHUSIASM 2014 METRO SHOW REPORTS STRONG SALES AND DEALER ENTHUSIASM (1756 KB)

Neither snow nor cold nor winds of winter stopped the steady stream of fair-goers from flowing into the 3rd edition of The METRO Show, which opened with a preview on January 22nd at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea. Among the 1,500 attendees were numerous prominent collectors, curators, celebrities and interior designers who came to check out what the 37 galleries had to offer at their splendidly curated booths. This year, curators from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Smithsonian, Th


Metro Show Dealers Entice Fair-Goers with a Spectrum of Diverse Curated Exhibits Metro Show Dealers Entice Fair-Goers with a Spectrum of Diverse Curated Exhibits (1665 KB)

New York – When the 2014 edition of the METRO Show opens for its five-day run on Wednesday evening January 22, at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street in Chelsea, fairgoers will experience a thoroughly engaging new concept billed METRO Curates.


Metro Show Announces Top-Tier Roster of New Galleries Metro Show Announces Top-Tier Roster of New Galleries (447 KB)

NEW YORK—The METRO Show has announced that a dozen new prominent galleries have joined the four-day fair, which opens to the public on January 23 at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th Street, NYC. The show runs through January 26.


A Pair of Cutting-Edge Lounge Areas Provide Exceptional Spots to Ponder the Mind-Bending Array of Ar A Pair of Cutting-Edge Lounge Areas Provide Exceptional Spots to Ponder the Mind-Bending Array of Ar (354 KB)

NEW YORK – This winter’s METRO Show has more to marvel at and drink in than ever before—so much so that fair-goers can hardly be blamed for needing to take a break now and then. Fortunately, this year’s attendees will have the chance to relax in CloudSpace, leading-edge seating areas dreamed up by a crew of faculty, undergraduate and graduate students from the Department of Interior Design at Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute.

 


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