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The Photography Show in NYC

The Association of International Photography Art Dealers Annual Photography Show at Pier 94 in West Midtown Manhattan

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Earlier this month I attended the Photography Show organized by the Association of International Photography Art Dealers [AIPAD] at Pier 94 on the West Side of Manhattan. It was their 39th Photography Show, including nearly 100 dealers from around the globe, and they describe the show as,

"... The Photography Show is the longest-running and foremost exhibition dedicated to the photographic medium, offering a wide range of museum-quality work, including contemporary, modern, and 19th-century photographs as well as photo-based art, video, and new media."

I arrived late on the Sunday afternoon of the last day of the show, during which I had expected things to have quieted down. Nonetheless, there was still a large crowd at the entrance, and while the galleries were generally filled, it was comfortably so. With time and my battery running low, I made my way through the galleries, enjoying the visual feast.

aipad photography show manhattan things to do manhattan nyc association of international photography art dealers manhattan nycThe show offers an opportunity to see so much of the world - past and present, north south east and west, real and imagined - in photos. It is also a great place for people watching, engaging in interesting conversation and buying great visual art.

One of the great finds I stumbled upon, were photos shown by exhibitor Alex Novak, who had copies of photos done by the great 19th century French photographer Nadar. In the mid 1990's I saw an exhibit that featured Nadar at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, that included several very graphic photos of the genitalia of a hermaphrodite. I found that to be a stunning exhibit - not just because of how those photos had the power to change the way people view sexuality - but because Nadar shot the photos in 1860, now well over a century and a half ago.

I found many other fascinating photos, some of which I'll share in a slide show. I usually document the origins of the works I capture, but unfortunately on this day I was tired, having covered two other shows, and low on battery power and time, so I debated whether to show you the works or not - but decided in favor of showing you because many of these exhibitors will be back next year - so if you like something, you may be able to find it then or through the Association of International Photograph Art Dealers [AIPAD] which you can find at www.aipadshow.com.


The Photography Show in NYC

The Association of International Photography Art Dealers Annual Photography Show at Pier 94 in West Midtown Manhattan

aipad photography show manhattan things to do manhattan nyc association of international photography art dealers manhattan nycApril 30, 2019 / Midtown West Neighborhood / Art Events in Manhattan NYC / Manhattan Buzz NYC. Continued.

In the photo at right are shoppers at the 39th Annual Photography Show at Pier 94 - organized by the Association of International Photography Art Dealers.

I saw so many photos in such little time, I am not able to give them the depth of treatment any one of them deserves - let alone the show as a whole. The lesson for me this year was to allocate far more time to covering the show next year.

The photos in the slide show below speak for themselves. They show a wide range of topics, geographies and photographic art.




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