February 9, 2008
Artexpo New York Announces 30th Anniversary Hall of Fame Inductees
World's Largest Fine & Popular Art Fair Recognizes Some of its Great Artists, Galleries and Publishers
In recognition of Artexpo New York's 30th anniversary, show organizers today announced the names of 30 art icons to be inducted into a new Hall of Fame.
Since debuting in 1978, Artexpo New York has helped launch the careers of some of the finest American artists of the 20th Century. Today, some of those art greats were singled out to be honored for their involvement in the world's largest fine and popular art fair. The list includes artists, galleries and publishers that have left their mark on the show and the American art scene.
The inductees are: Andy Warhol, Chuck Jones, Erte, Ron English, Joel & Renee Meisner, Dr. Ron Parker, Bruce McGaw, Nancy McGaw, Agudelo-Botero Orlando, Christine Rosamond, Charles Fazzino, George Rodrigue, Crash, Michael Delacroix, RC Gorman, Salvador Dali, James Rizzi, Martin Blinder, Marilyn Goldberg, Leonor Fini, Max Papart, Marvin Rosenbaum, Bill Mack, Eyvind Earle, Nan Miller, Sylvia Chait, Victor Vasarely, Jacques Soussana, Jack Solomon, Carolyn Solomon.
Tickets for Artexpo New York are available the day of the show at the Javits Convention Center box office. The show is open to the public on March 1 from 10am-6pm, March 2 from 11am-6pm, and March 3 from 10am-2pm.
More than 50,000 visitors, including trade buyers and consumer art enthusiasts, are expected to attend Artexpo New York, where they can purchase both traditional and cutting-edge works ranging from original paintings and sculptures to limited-edition lithographs, animation art, photography and more. The 2008 show will also have an expanded selection of international art available, showcasing the latest trends in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. |GlobalGiants.com|