Artistic Allure: SCOPE New York Set for Spring

Art lovers rejoice: SCOPE has launched its 2011 season with its flagship fair, SCOPE New York, expanding its offerings to a 60,000- square-foot hall on the West Side Highway, minutes from The Armory Show.

This year’s New York edition of the fair, March 2 – March 6, will represent more than 50 galleries hailing from every corner of the globe—four continents and sixteen countries—including China, Mexico, Japan, Korea, Brazil, Italy, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, Germany, UK, Spain, and Canada.

SCOPE New York will present solo and thematic group shows gathering gallerists, collectors, curators, artists, critics and art lovers together view an impressive slice of the contemporary art market. 2011 will find expanded programming in partnership with local and international cultural organizations featuring film, music, installation and performance.

With over 40 fairs spanning a decade of avant-garde offerings in Miami, Basel, New York, London, and the Hamptons, SCOPE Art Show’s garnered critical acclaim, with sales of over $150 million and attendance of over 400,000 visitors.

Photo courtesy of: Spinello Gallery | TYPOE | Confetti Death, 2010