1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair Announces Gallery List for 2024 New York Edition

Prince Gyasi, The Power of Choice / The Choice of Power 2, 2024, Photograph, 80 x 120 cm, Edition of 5 + 2 AP. Courtesy of MAĀT Gallery.⁠

1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair has unveiled its highly anticipated lineup for the 2024 New York edition, set to captivate audiences from May 1 to May 4. Held at The Starrett-Lehigh Building in Chelsea, the fair promises a vibrant showcase of contemporary African artistry, featuring a diverse array of galleries and immersive programming.

Spanning across 32 galleries from Europe, Africa, and the United States, this year’s edition of 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair highlights the global significance of African art. From established names to emerging talents, the fair offers a unique opportunity to explore the richness and diversity of contemporary African creativity.

The Starrett-Lehigh Building, situated in Manhattan’s Chelsea Arts District, serves as the perfect backdrop for this cultural extravaganza. Boasting a legacy of fostering creativity and innovation, the building stands as a premier destination for art and culture enthusiasts, reaffirming its commitment to artistic expression and community engagement.

In addition to showcasing an impressive array of artworks, the fair features a dynamic lineup of programming and partnerships aimed at enriching the visitor experience. Collaborations with institutions such as Christie’s and INFINIMENT COTY PARIS underscore the fair’s global reach, while special projects with Black Rock Global Arts Foundation highlight its commitment to supporting emerging artists and fostering dialogue on African art and culture.

Gallery List:

  • 193 Gallery (Paris, France)
  • 50 GOLBORNE (London, United Kingdom)
  • AFIKARIS (Paris, France)
  • Amasaka Gallery (Masaka / Kampala, Uganda)
  • Berman Contemporary (Johannesburg, South Africa)
  • Diane Rosenstein Gallery (Los Angeles, United States)
  • Ed Cross Fine Art (London, United Kingdom)
  • FABIENNE LEVY (Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • GALERIE REVEL (Bordeaux, France)
  • 110 Galerie Véronique Rieffel (Paris, France / Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire)
  • Gallery Nosco (Brussels, Belgium)
  • In Situ – fabienne leclerc (Paris, France)
  • KATES-FERRI PROJECTS (New York City, United States)
  • Kendeja Collective (Warrington, United States)
  • kó (Lagos, Nigeria)
  • La La Lande Gallery (Paris, France)
  • LIS10 Gallery (Arezzo, Italy / Paris, France)
  • MAĀT Gallery (Paris, France)
  • MARC STRAUS (New York City, United States)
  • Mindy Solomon Gallery (Miami, United States)
  • Nil Gallery (Paris, France)
  • October Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
  • OOA GALLERY (Barcelona, Spain / London, United Kingdom)
  • Ross-Sutton Gallery (New York City, United States)
  • So Art Gallery (Casablanca, Morocco)
  • Spinello Projects (Miami, United States)
  • The African Art Hub (TAAH) (London, United Kingdom)
  • The Bridge Gallery (Paris, France)
  • The Melrose Gallery (Johannesburg, South Africa)
  • THK Gallery (Cape Town, South Africa)
  • Vigo Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
  • Yancey Richardson Gallery (New York City, United States)

Save the Date

VIP Preview:

  • Wednesday, May 1: 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Thursday, May 2: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Public Opening:

  • Friday, May 3 & Saturday, May 4: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Don’t miss out on this extraordinary celebration of contemporary African artistry at The Starrett-Lehigh Building, 255 11th Avenue, New York. Tickets are available now.

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