Bare Walls? Don’t Worry, an Inclusive Art Oasis Awaits Just Across Town [Sponsor]

Posted on: April 18th, 2018 at 10:00 am by

Ever felt like the odd one out at a gallery or art fair? Superfine! NYC is the fair that’s designed for you. A sleeker, chic-er, more fun way to collect art, Superfine! touches down for the second year in a row in the Meatpacking District from May 2-6. Expect more than 2,000 original pieces priced to your taste and your budget, with the vast majority falling in the few hundred to few thousand dollar range. You’ll be able to discover a new artist, and actually take their work home with you!

Each Superfine! is chock-full of programming geared towards art-fanciers and collectors alike, and next month’s fair is no exception. Join the crew from O.G. Chinatown standby Nom Wah Tea Parlor for a night of dim sum and art at the Dim Sum Collectors’ Dinner on May 3; or be first to the (metaphorical) table on Wednesday May 2 at the fair’s Twilight Vernissage which will feature performances by Heidi Latsky Dance along with cotton-candy draped champagne and a live performance by world-renowned body painter Trina Merry. The fair also blends food and art on Friday May 4 by partnering with East Village snow cream stalwart Snowdays for the second annual Young Collectors’ Ice Cream Social.

Honoring the more than 70% of female artists at Superfine!, the Girls’ Night Out (For Art!) benefiting the hometown heroes at the Lower Eastside Girls Club will be a night of female-driven art and fun for a good cause (video below). Expect lady DJs from the club’s own roster, performance art, and sake cocktails across the board. The Girls Club itself will have a booth curated with works by their own young masters at take-me-home prices, and 20% of your ticket will go to benefit year round arts programming at the center that’s been serving the community for decades.

All of the above proves you can enjoy yourself, find art you love (and can afford!), all the while supporting artists at all stages of their careers. Who’d have thunk it?

Will you be there? Don’t miss out, grab your tickets at superfinenyc.eventbrite.com while you still can.

Recent Stories

Councilwoman Chin’s Open Space Game as Haven Green Goes to City Council Vote Today

While the fate of Elizabeth Street Garden will ultimately be decided in the courts, today’s City Council vote on the Haven Green affordable housing project set to rise on the Garden marks the final chapter in the city’s Uniform Land-Use Process (ULURP). Garden advocates fear the vote will be another rubber-stamp action by the City […]

New Museum Union Protests on the Bowery as Contract Negotiations Continue

Members of the nascent New Museum workers union congregated on the Bowery yesterday evening to protest alleged mistreatment by management. The vocal stunt went down as the institution’s summer exhibitions opened to the public. The disgruntled distributed leaflets alleging the New Museum had “disparaged” the group’s health care and wage proposals, and that the museum […]

Woman Jumps to Her Death from LES High-Rise

A woman jumped to her death earlier this week from a Lower East Side high-rise. Shortly after 4pm Monday afternoon, the unidentified woman reportedly leaped from the sixteenth floor window in Building 4 of the East River Housing Corp. (aka Co-op Village). We’re told she was in her late-50’s. Emergency personnel responded to the purported […]

Black Tap LES Melts After 2-Year Stint in Hell Square

Just over two years to the day after its controversial debut in Hell Square, Black Tap LES is no more. The Ludlow Street outpost of the popular burgers-and-shakes chain went dark earlier this month. A spate of costly lawsuits, coupled with an apparent lack of foot traffic – locals were expecting hordes based on other […]

Broome Street at Essex Crossing is a Mess, but at Least There’s a New Public Park

The three short blocks of Broome Street between Norfolk and Clinton are a total mess. A living, breathing construction zone that will eat you alive if not careful. The two active Essex Crossing developments are rising side-by-side. Site 3, slated to top out at 15 stories, now boasts a sky-scraping tower crane to do just […]