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Art on Paper 2023 Art Fair Takes off in New York September 12, 2023 | Whitehot Magazine
Thinking big means going small at New York’s Art on Paper fair

The fair stands out on the Armory Week circuit both for its medium-centric approach and for the intimate viewer experience it cultivates.

September 08, 2023 | The Art Newspaper
Breakfast with ARTnews

This year the spotlight is on artist-made books, a first for one of New York’s mainstream art fairs. The inaugural book fair, called “BOOKSMART” and nestled within the main floor of Pier 36, is led by the Center for Book Arts, the oldest non-profit dedicated to supporting the craft.

September 08, 2023 | ARTnews
Reveling in Photos, Paper and Wild Cards: 5 Art Fairs to See in N.Y.C. September 07, 2023 | The New York Times
Art on Paper fair throws the book at collectors September 07, 2023 | The Art Newspaper
5 Must-See Satellite Art Fairs During Armory Art Week

Among the standout presentations at the fair are Marlborough Graphics exhibition of prints by fifteen artists, including Francis Bacon and Louise Bourgeois, who emphasize the use of geometric shapes and organic forms in their works; Accola Griefen’s display of works by significant American women artists, including mixed-media drawings and prints by Judy Pfaff; ELEGAL’s solo show of figure studies by George Petrides, who currently has sculptural works at the Peter Marino-redesigned Tiffany flagship store in New York and the National Hellenic Museum in Chicago; and ADLAR Studio’s mix of prints by Kenny Scharf, the Haas Brothers and others.

September 06, 2023 | Galerie Magazine
Time Out says

Art on Paper is dedicated to pushing the envelope on one of art’s oldest mediums.

September 05, 2023 | Time Out
Your Go-To Guide to All the Art Fairs Taking Place in New York During the 2023 Edition of Armory Week September 05, 2023 | Artnet News
5 Art Fairs to see in New York during Armory Arts Week September 04, 2023 | FAD Magazine
Arts Calendar: Happenings for the Week of September 3

One hundred galleries come together to celebrate the humble but versatile medium in the ninth edition of this fair that also includes performance-based works showcasing the many creative possibilities of paper.

September 03, 2023 | The Wall Street Journal
Your A-Z Guide to New York City’s September Art Fairs

For its ninth edition, Art on Paper will continue to push dimensional boundaries, this time also through workshops, paper-derived 3D works, and the inclusion of a mini art book fair curated by the Center for Book Arts. That’s in addition to the revival of the curated international Flat Files section.

September 01, 2023 | Hyperallergic
What’s Happening in the Art Market This Fall? August 31, 2023 | Artsy
Art Daily Report

Heller Gallery announced its debut participation at Art on Paper, where it will be presenting a curated selection of works by Kerry Miller, Mel Douglas & Sibylle Peretti.

August 29, 2023 | Art Daily
Art On Paper Returns to Pier 36 During Armory Arts Week August 22, 2023 | FAD Magazine
What Collectors Need to Know about Art Fairs

Art fairs serve as platforms for artists, galleries, and collectors to connect, exchange ideas, and build deeper relationships,” said Kelly Freeman, director of Art on Paper

August 22, 2023 | Artsy
Fall into Art: Armory Week Returning with the Armory Show 2023 and Satellite Fairs

This year, Art on Paper is launching an Artist Book Fair organized by the Center for Book Arts to feature 8-10 institutions showcasing books that push the bounds of ideas, material, and form. Additionally, artists such as Tariqa Waters, named one of Seattle’s top 25 most influential artists, and Danish artist Rose Eken with Alchemy Gallery will be featured. Art and Paper will also provide attendees with several interactive experiences such as a live printmaking workshop by Shoestring Press.

August 18, 2023 | Untitled Magazine
Art on Paper Returns to New York City’s Pier 36 This Fall August 14, 2023 | Hyperallergic
Here’s Our Up-to-the-Minute Guide to All the Art Fairs Taking Place Around the World in 2023 January 07, 2023 | Artnet
The full list of major art fairs in 2023 January 03, 2023 | The Art Newspaper
Three Lessons About Art on Paper

"Paper is all about ease, comfort, and approachability, and it’s gratifying when artworks embody these values."

September 22, 2022 | Hyperallergic
3 Browsers’ Delights Among the Art Fairs in NYC

"Here’s a quick guide to our top three satellite art fairs taking place during Armory Week."

September 08, 2022 | The New York Times
The best art fairs to see during Armory Week

"As its name implies, this fair is devoted to works (drawings, prints, photos, mixed-media) on paper, but not just on paper: The offerings include inventive three-dimensional sculptures and installations made out of paper."

September 06, 2022 | TimeOut
Art on Paper announces program of public projects presented entirely by women in the arts

"This year, Art on Paper will feature a number of incredible public projects, all presented by women in the arts. These public projects will challenge, expand, and engage visitors with their interactive presentation and immersive constructions."

September 06, 2022 | artdaily
Your Go-To Guide to All the Art Fairs Taking Place in New York During the 2022 Edition of Armory Week

'In addition to traditional booths, the fair will include a suite of large-scale innovative public projects, all by women artists. Highlights will include Memory Tourist, an installation of paper-pulp mobiles by Yuko Nishikawa’s from New York’s Cynthia Corbett Gallery."

September 06, 2022 | artnet
Art on Paper Returns in September for Highly Anticapted 8th Edition

"Visitors will also be treated to any array of innovative paper-based artwork, featuring a strong presence from returning NY Galleries such as SEIZAN, Muriel Guepin Gallery, Tuleste Factory, The Tolman Collection of New York, Sugarlift, Walter Wickiser Gallery, Vietnamese Contemporary Fine Art, Heliotrope, and Accola Griefen Fine Art, as well as other new and returning domestic and international exhibitors, including Electric Works, K. Imperial Fine Art, CK Contemporary, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, Koplin Del Rio, and more."

September 02, 2022 | FAD Magazine
Don’t Miss Art On Paper, This Season’s Most Anticipated NYC Art Fair!

"Whether you're a seasoned collector or a newcomer to the art market, you're sure to come away with a newfound appreciation for the power of paper - and probably a new favorite piece for your home."

September 02, 2022 | Guest of a Guest
Experiments on Paper: Art on Paper Returns

“This year’s fair will feature a strong presence from returning New York City galleries including...Forum Gallery, Muriel Guépin Gallery, Tuleste Factory, The Tolman Collection of New York, Sugarlift, Walter Wickiser Gallery, SEIZAN, Vietnamese Contemporary Fine Art, Heliotrope, and Accola Griefen Fine Art, among others,” says Kelly Freeman, director of Art on Paper.

August 30, 2022 | American Art Collector Magazine
Art on Paper Returns to New York City’s Pier 36 This Fall

From September 8 to 11, the fair will showcase top modern and contemporary paper-based art from 95 galleries, including works from Bang Geul Han, Yuko Nishikawa, and more.

August 24, 2022 | Hyperallergic
‘Art on Paper’ at Pier 36 Held for the First Time Since March 2020

Focusing on modern and contemporary paper-based art, the fair’s seventh edition showcased the diversity and resilience of the paper world following the pandemic hiatus.

September 14, 2021 | Observer
Your Concise Guide to Armory Week 2021

This charming fair bills itself as a show of “paper-based art,” but as in past editions, much more than just prints and drawings will be on display.

September 07, 2021 | Hyperallergic
Here’s Your Go-To Guide to All the In-Person Art Fairs Taking Place in New York During Armory Week 2021

The beloved Art on Paper fair is returning to Pier 36 with 67 exhibiting galleries from South Korea to Colombia, New York, and New Mexico.

September 02, 2021 | artnet news
Art on Paper New York Shifts to Fall for Seventh Edition

“Every gallery has artists who work exclusively on paper, but they also have artists who maybe [use paper as] a certain part of their oeuvre that they don’t often get to show,” Freeman says. “It creates these very unique little moments booth to booth. They feel more like exhibitions than art fair booths.”

August 27, 2021 | BARRON'S
Art on Paper Returns to New York City’s Pier 36 September 9–12

Art on Paper’s medium-driven focus lends itself to significant projects and unique moments that set the fair apart and established an important destination for the arts in New York City.

August 24, 2021 | Hyperallergic
Art On Paper Returns For Its 6th Edition @ NYC’s Pier 36

One of the strengths of Art on Paper is how artists and galleries showcase the diversity of the paper medium, with signifiant projects exploring, expanding, and re-imaging what a work on paper can be.

March 03, 2020 | Juxtapoz
Lines and Coconuts: Art On Paper Fair Opens on New York’s Lower East Side

“I like Art On Paper because it’s a format that can bring in lots of types of work,” said James. “It’s not just bluechip, and it’s not just experimental. It’s approachable, so it has a collector base that seeks it out.”

March 08, 2019 | ArtNews
Armory Fair Week: Your Survival Guide

Five years old, it is devoted to all things paper: from dealers in drawings, prints and occasionally photographs to large paper-based installations. These, and the orderly booths and carpeted aisles, suggest a mini Armory Show.

March 07, 2019 | The New York Times
In Wake of Volta Cancellation, Exhibitors to Show Work at David Zwirner, Art on Paper

Additionally, the Art on Paper fair, which will run from March 7 to 10 on Pier 36 along the Hudson River, is taking in nine galleries that were slated to participate in Volta.

March 01, 2019 | ArtNews
David Zwirner and Art on Paper swooped in to help emerging dealers affected by the cancelation of Volta

“We thoughtfully reengineered what we were doing with the space in order to accommodate as many of our friends as we could,” Max Fishko, a managing partner at Art on Paper organizer Art Market Productions.

March 01, 2019 | Artsy
Art on Paper Folds Together Elegance and Unruliness

With 85 galleries this year, the New York art fair devoted to works on paper explores the large and small, the personal and political.

March 09, 2018 | Hyperallergic
New York’s March fairs aim to seize market moment

Whether one collecting specialism could sustain an Armory Week event was once a valid question. But Art on Paper’s stable growth, and its 25,000 visitors last year, are increasingly proposing an answer. “People seem very comfortable with the idea of a fair based on paper at this point,” says Kelly Freeman, the fair’s director, of its broadly envisioned purview, which includes paper-based sculpture, installations, photography, drawings and multiples.

March 07, 2018 | The Art Newspaper
Girls Clubs Make Art From Old Prom Dresses

This week, photographs from The Power of Pink will go on display in a special exhibition at Art on Paper, a medium-driven art fair that takes place in downtown Manhattan at Pier 36. This year marks the fair’s fourth anniversary and its fourth year of partnership with the Lower Eastside Girls Club.

March 07, 2018 | New York Magazine
Art on Paper Fair Is Back in Nyc

NYC is gearing up for a bunch of art fairs this week, and one that Juxtapoz always likes to check in with is the always great Art on Paper fair at Pier 36 in downtown Manhattan. From KAWS to Mickalene Thomas, the fair focuses on the best of modern and contemporary paper-based work.

March 06, 2018 | Juxtapoz
A Recipe for the Perfect Art Fair

All the things the Art on Paper Fair does right

March 04, 2017 | The Observer
Colossal Hand-Cut Towers Greet Visitors at Art on Paper

Tahiti Pehrson estimates he spent 1,500 hours hand-cutting the three 17-foot paper towers that greet visitors to Art on Paper, which opens today at Pier 36 in Lower Manhattan.

March 02, 2017 | Hyperallergic
Art on Paper Returns to Manhattan’s Pier 36

Featuring 85 top galleries presenting paper-based art, Art on Paper demonstrates the diversity of its medium with significant projects exploring, expanding, and re-imagining what a work on paper can be.

March 02, 2017 | Juxtapoz
This Week’s Events: Festivities At The Armory

Armory Arts Week 2017 would not be complete without Art on Paper

February 28, 2017 | InCollect
The 10 best things to do during Armory Week

As its name implies, this fair is devoted to works (drawings, prints, photos, mixed-media) on paper, but not just on paper: The offerings include inventive three-dimensional sculptures and installations made out of paper. As the latter suggests, Art on Paper is dedicated to pushing the envelope on one of art’s oldest mediums.

February 27, 2017 | Time Out
Art on Paper – the Third Edition of the New York’s Bourgeoning Fair

Launched in 2015, Art on Paper Fair in New York has quickly become one of the eagerly anticipated events in the city. Unique in its scope, Art on Paper continues with its now already established practice of showing art made exclusively on and with paper.

February 13, 2017 | Widewalls
Oh, Sheet: The 5 Coolest Things You’ll See at Art on Paper

"From collages, painstakingly stenciled 3D dioramas, bas reliefs, to freestanding sculptures, it’s all there for enviable viewing at Pier 36."

March 04, 2016 | Bedford + Bowery
Pushing Boundaries at Art on Paper

"The sentiment seems to live at the root of idea behind this year’s fair, which presents works that push the medium’s boundaries on all sides, depicting the many different ways paper can be transformed and utilized to create art."

March 04, 2016 | ARTINFO
Fair Warning

"Not just art on paper, but art made with paper, which, with a little imagination, encompasses quite a range."

March 02, 2016 | New York Magazine
A Guide to New York Art Fairs: Where to Go Now

"As the name suggests, Art on Paper features sculptures, drawings and paintings by artists who work with paper as their medium. The fair is back for another round after its debut last year."

March 01, 2016 | The New York Times
Your Concise Guide to Armory Week 2016

Back for its second year with nearly 80 galleries, Art on Paper fills an Armory Week niche, deploying paper goods in all guises, from collages, drawings, and prints to bas reliefs and freestanding sculptures.

March 01, 2016 | Hyperallergic
Armory Edition: 22 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before March 7

"The upstairs café—offering great views and food by Brooklyn’s Fort Defiance and Big Mozz, coffee by Stand Coffee, Ovenly’s pastries and Ice & Vice’s ice cream—is a great place to hang out any day."

March 01, 2016 | Observer
Art on Paper

"Though devoted to the humble descendant of papyrus, much of the best work in this year's second edition won't fit in your flat files: These 65 galleries hawk pieces not just onbut of paper — sculptural creations where material plays against form."

March 01, 2016 | The Village Voice
Clark Goolsby @ Art on Paper

"The Art On Paper fair is always something we check out while out there."

February 29, 2016 | Juxtapoz Magazine
Art on Paper Fair Takes an Expansive View

"The most noteworthy thing about Art on Paper’s second edition, at Pier 36 in New York, is the wide range of the projects, all based in a single medium."

February 27, 2016 | Artinfo
Art on Paper Announces Gallery Participants

"the fair this year is seeking to surprise visitors with the numerous applications of the medium."

January 21, 2016 | ArtInfo
What You Need to Know About the Smaller Shows During New York’s Armory Week March 31, 2015 | Bloomberg News
Persistence of Paper

"Art on Paper delivered a refreshing program that showcased the diversity of forms, applications and manipulations open to artists working with paper today."

March 28, 2015 | ArtsEditor
New York: Art on Paper

"The experience is like the jazz music, moving smoothly, sometimes taking surprising turns, but always with the base note of the media tying it all together."

March 16, 2015 | L'Oeil de la Photographie
A powerful comment on race at Art on Paper’s inaugural fair

"But one thing clear is that should Art on Paper return next year, Armory Arts Week will have a new formidable player in its circle."

March 12, 2015 | Huffington Post
And the Oberver Award for Best Armory Week Art Fair Goes to…. March 09, 2015 | Observer
Pee Wee’s Playhouse Artist Makes Moving Exhibit March 07, 2015 | New York Daily News
The Quirky Favorite Fair of Armory Arts Week

"The fair received raving reviews from exhibitors, collectors, and art enthusiasts alike last night as the opening night party proceeded."

March 06, 2015 | Nyulocal
Art on Paper Joins the Armory Week Fold

"it has the potential to fold some new regional flavor into the Armory Week fair frenzy."

March 06, 2015 | Hyperallergic
From NY to CA, A Paper Fair and Newly Recovered Seuss Manuscript

"Highlights include hand-cut cardboard sculptures by Wayne White, Meg Hitchcock’s Mundaka Upanishad, an installation showcasing letters cut from the Koran and a massive paper cloudscape by Brooklyn-based artist Mia Pearlman."

March 06, 2015 | Fine Books & Collections
Review: “The Art Show” at the Park Avenue Armory Covers the Creative Map

"featuring work by artists who use paper as a major influence in their sculpture, drawing, painting and photography"

March 06, 2015 | New York Times
New Yorkers, Here’s Your Guide to Surviving this Weekend’s Onslaught of Art

"As the title hints, this inaugural fair celebrates the influence of paper on sculptors, illustrators, painters, and photographers. Bonus: Dave Eggers!"

March 05, 2015 | The Huffington Post
Take a First Look at Armory Week’s LES-Driven Fair, ‘Art on Paper’

"Sasha Wolf Gallery (Lower East Side) has dedicated its booth to photographer Adam Katseff‘s nighttime riverscapes. As part of the Miami Project, they were among the more striking things we saw in Art Basel Miami Beach."

March 05, 2015 | Bedford + Bowery
A Fair-y Tale

"Not just art on paper, but art made with paper, which, with a little imagination, encompasses quite a range."

March 05, 2015 | New York Magazine
South Fork Represents at Armory Week

The folks who have brought Art Market Hamptons to Bridgehampton the past few Julys are offering a new fair this year, Art on Paper.

March 05, 2015 | The East Hampton Star
Paper Prophets March 04, 2015 | The Broadsheet Daily
Your Guide to the Armory Show March 04, 2015 | Untapped Cities
A Fresh Idea That Shows What Good Ol’ Papyrus Can Do

"The vibrant, downtown waterfront of Manhattan will have a new baby joining the ranks of the seasoned art players in this very exciting weekend when The Armory Show takes centrestage along with a host of other satellite fairs to make New York absolutely enchanting for art lovers."

March 04, 2015 | Blouin Artinfo
Novelist Dave Eggers’ Drawings Debut at the Inaugural Art on Paper Fair

“Nobody has seen these before, ever”

March 03, 2015 | The Observer
Artists at Garvey Simon Art Access Push Paper’s Potential at Art on Paper 2015 March 03, 2015 | Artsy Editorial
The Art F City Guide to the 2015 Armory Week Fairs

"Random fact: you’ll be able to see a Dave Eggers drawing of a long-eared rabbit."

March 03, 2015 | Art F City
New York Art Week

"On the way to Brooklyn check out the inaugural edition of this fair that seeks to push conventional notions of what works on paper are."

March 03, 2015 | Christie's News and Views
An Opinionated Guide to the Art Fair Avalanche of NY’s Armory Week

"Brought to you by the team behind the popular Miami Project"

March 03, 2015 | The Observer
The Inaugural Art on Paper New York March 03, 2015 | WUM The Online Journal for Arts
8 Fairs to Visit During Armory Week

"Located on a vista in downtown Manhattan with sweeping views of the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges"

March 02, 2015 | Artphaire
Making Its Mark

"Art Market, the organizers of the show, will bring similar elements from a roster of successful shows around the country to Art on Paper."

March 01, 2015 | Art & Antiques
“From the producers of Miami Project comes the first-ever Art on Paper fair”

"From the producers of Miami Project comes the first-ever Art on Paper fair"

February 27, 2015 | Artnews
The Constellations Around The Armory

"The year 2015 sees the birth of a new art fair - Art On Paper"

February 27, 2015 | Blouin Artinfo
The Paper Art Fair New York 2015

"Art on Paper art fair aims to offer something a little bit different from other art fairs."

February 26, 2015 | Widewalls
Armory Arts Week Preview

"New this year is art on paper, a major fair that will take place on Pier 36 along the East River."

February 18, 2015 | DART: Design Arts Daily
Tribeca is Getting an Art Fair

"You’ve read about how art fairs are changing the way art is bought and sold. Now Tribeca is getting in on the trend with the Art on Paper fair, to be held on Pier 26 from March 5 to March 8."

February 02, 2015 | Tribeca Citizen
New fair showing works on paper will raise funds for Brooklyn Museum

"The fair will focus on "the notion of what a work on paper can be."

February 01, 2015 | The Art Newspaper
A New Art Fair, Art On Paper, Comes to Tribeca During Armory Week February 01, 2015 | ArtNet News
art on paper is launching in March, 2015 February 01, 2015 | Visual ArtBeat