NEW YORK, NY.- Salon Art + Design
, produced by Sanford L. Smith + Associates, returns for its landmark ten-year anniversary edition at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City from November 11 - 15, 2021. Spanning vintage, modern and contemporary design, enhanced by blue-chip 20th century and contemporary art, Salon will exhibit more than 50 leading galleries from 9 different countries.
Throughout its decade, Salon has evolved into the choice platform for exhibiting, experiencing, collecting, and discussing design and art. A high point of New Yorks Fall arts calendar, the fair will celebrate its 10th year in person with an international exhibitor list, immersive programming and museum quality offerings. Salon has continued to differentiate itself from other fairs by including a highly curated mixture of historic and contemporary collectible design and fine art. Just as top interior designers create eclectic homes for discerning clients, Salon exhibitors are encouraged to create immersive environments mirroring the way we live today.
We couldnt be happier that we are able to hold a live event this year, particularly on the occasion of this momentous anniversary, and just as art and culture returns to New York City, says Jill Bokor, Director of Salon Art + Design. We anticipate a new, reinvigorated audience of design collectors and enthusiasts who have become more interested in the aesthetics and function of the home this past year. We hope to serve as the gateway to these aspiring collectors to experience the worlds best design and art.
This November, Salon welcomes back many of its core exhibitors who have participated in the fair since its inception and have found success in the fair year after year including Friedman Benda, R + Company, Maison Gerard, Chastel Marechal, and Vallois. Also returning after several years absence will be such former exhibitors as Michael Goedhuis and Galerie Marcilhac.
Salon Art + Design fair has for many years successfully brought together the worlds of fine art, contemporary and historical design, says Evan Snyderman, Co-Founder of R + Company. This November, the Salon Fair also will play the very significant role of being the first international design fair to welcome its patrons back for in person visits. In celebration of this welcome return, R & Company has put together a booth designed to celebrate the joys of collecting. Focusing on new works by some of our favorite designers including Jeff Zimmerman, Nancy Lorenz, Hun Chung Lee, Rogan Gregory, Sebastian Errazuriz, and Zanine de Zanine. All of these artists share one common thread which is the use of a single tool...the oldest tool... the hand.
Marc Benda, founder of Friedman Benda, says: This years Salon marks a special moment. We are all returning to a life where we can share artworks in the flesh and our artists are eager for their creations to be shared with a wider community. For ten years, Salon founder Jill Bokor and her team have built a unique platform, enabling us to exhibit the visions of our artists and the gallery in a wonderful context.
Through its unmatched reputation, the fair continues to attract new exhibitors from around the world and is proud to welcome newcomers including Galerie SCENE OUVERTE, Les Ateliers Courbet, Lebreton Gallery, and Dobrinka Salzman Gallery.
I am honored and very excited to participate in Salon Art & Design, celebrating the beauty and spirit of New York, said Dobrinka Salzman, founder of Dobrinka Salzman Gallery Visiting and admiring the fair for many years, Salon has inspired my aesthetics and helped me grow as a collector and dealer. I cant wait to be a part of it.
More recently, Salon has been recognized for its innovative programming as seen through exhibitions in the historic rooms at the entrance of the Park Avenue Armory that transcend the gallery booth. Visitors may also expect to have access to intimate events within the fair and exclusive, site-specific commissions.