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The 37th annual AIPAD Photography show was a resounding success last weekend despite uncertainty surround its move. Long held at the Park Avenue Armory, photography’s longest running exhibition saw nearly 3,000 new attendees this year. Following the crowds were their wallets, with sales reaching well into six figures and higher.
The 2017 Show featured 16 well attended AIPAD Talks with prominent curators, collectors, artists, and journalists as well as special curated exhibitions on loan from the collections of Artur Walther, Martin Z. Margulies, and Madeleine P. Plonsker. New projects included portrait-making with the world’s first digital camera, the AIPAD Screening Room, and an outdoor video projection.
“Clients have told me that The Photography Show looked incredible!” said Kraige Block, the new President of AIPAD and Executive Director of Throckmorton Fine Art, New York. Block, who headed up the team that designed the show, noted that clients were thrilled about the new bright look, spacious aisles, and unique book section.
“The Photography Show’s move to Pier 94 brought with it both advantages and new challenges. The AIPAD organization did an incredible job bringing the fair to its new home with fantastic exhibiting galleries, wonderful special exhibitions, and dynamic programming. We congratulate AIPAD on its success,” noted Christiane Fischer, President & CEO, AXA Art Americas Corporation.
Such success should leave AIPAD confident in The Photography Show’s future.
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