SCOPE ART SHOW TO BUILD MONUMENTAL PAVILION ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE ARMORY SHOW
New York, NY — Following the tremendous success of its Miami edition, SCOPE Art Show returns to New York City for the eleventh year, with an exciting, high-profile location across from The Armory Show. The 30,000 square foot pavilion on 57th Street and 12th Ave will host SCOPE’s flagship fair, SCOPE New York, featuring over 50 international galleries and museum-quality programming that will highlight groundbreaking, emerging work in contemporary art and beyond. SCOPE New York’s First View will take place on March 7, 2012, with proceeds benefitting New York-based non-profit, chashama.
The SCOPE pavilion will also be home to the newly launched SCOPE Foundation Series, showcasing a variety of projects, events and performances across multiple creative genres, including art, design, film and fashion. Proceeds from this series will benefit The SCOPE Foundation, creating continued opportunities for emerging artists and galleries worldwide.
With over 45 art fairs spanning more than a decade, SCOPE has solidified its position as the premier showcase for international emerging contemporary art and multi-disciplinary creative programming. SCOPE’s extensive reach enables an unrivaled opportunity for networking with art patrons, creative professionals and a culturally relevant public audience. Renowned for presenting the most innovative galleries, artists and curators, SCOPE Art Shows in Miami, Basel and New York have garnered extensive critical acclaim, with sales of over $200 million and attendance of over 425,000 visitors.