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Thursday, March 14, 2019
Moniker International Art Fair Announces Collectors Day (NYC)
Collectors Day at Moniker Art Fair Moniker announces a new initiative to foster education and access to art collection
Courtesy of Moniker Art Fair.
Moniker Art Fair is pleased to introduce Collectors Day, a unique concept designed to encourage art buying from fairs, galleries and artists alike. Taking place on opening day, May 1st, 2019 at the fair’s new NoHolocation, 718 Broadway,
New York this exploratory initiative challenges and defies the traditional VIP
vernissage for art fairs. Providing more than a VIP preview, the day
fosters education and accessibility to art collecting through a series
of talks and Q&A’s led by collectors, gallery directors, curators,
and artists. Moniker’s second New York edition will take place on May 1-5, 2019.
Day will feature tours across the expansive, multi-level fair lead by
Moniker Director Tina Ziegler. Special programming for the day will
include panel discussions with art world professionals on a wide range
of topics that matter both to veteran and emerging collectors including:
how and why to collect contemporary art, the best way to approach
building a collection, and investment opportunities and elitism within
the art world.
Director Tina Ziegler says, “Collectors Day means real, mature
discussion on subjects that matter to our collectors. What are the pros
and cons of buying direct from artists? How long can it take for art to
mature significantly in value? How do I even begin collecting? These are
all things we can and should answer, and we can’t wait to see the
effect Collectors Day has on our guests.”
Day will also host talks led by accomplished collectors, gallery
directors, curators and artists. Moniker’s approach to the new
programming for this New York edition is the latest in a series of
initiatives that Moniker has undertaken over the last 10 years to make
art collecting accessible to the public.
part of the Collectors Day program collectors will have a chance to
hear short presentations from galleries and Spotlight Artists. The 2019
New York edition continues to exemplify the fair’s commitment to
exhibiting the depth and breadth of urban contemporary art from across
the globe. 2019 New York edition participating galleries include Vinyl
on Vinyl Gallery, Philippines; Mazel Gallery, Brussels; Damien Roman
Fine Art, The Hamptons; Fusion Gallery, Barcelona with Spotlight artists
WK Interact, Christian Boehmer, Evoca 1, ICY & SOT who are
recognized leaders in the urban and new contemporary art movement.
Partners for the Collectors Day include:
Art Money, Art Law, Barneby's Auction House, Greenpoint Innovators,
It’s a Small World, Juxtapoz Magazine, Norwood Club,Soho House, TagSmart
Collectors Day Program
Opening of Moniker Art Fair2019 | 3pm Drinks Reception and welcome to the fair| 3pm - 4pm
Fair Tour with Fair Director Tina Ziegler| 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Each person will receive headsets for the tour so they can hear the tour throughout the fair.
Each exhibitor will get 5 minutes to introduce their collection to the
tour. This gives collectors a guided one-on-one with each gallery and
Collecting Art 101: Starting a Collection | 5:30pm
This program explores questions every new collector should ask
themselves: how do you define your personal taste as a collector? What
type of collector are you? How to purchase art for passion and purpose?
Collecting Art 101: Investing in Art | 6:15pm
A round table discussion on how collectors control the market, why it’s
important to collect in today’s climate, and the good and bad aspects of
buying art on Instagram.
. Guest Speakers include: Derek Gores, Professional Artist, part of the Open Studios Program; Jonathan Levine, Director of Jonathan Levine Gallery (New York); Evan Pricco Editor-in-Chief of Juxtapoz Magazine; Damien A Roman, Director of Damien Roman Fine Art Gallery, The Hamptons; Yasha Young Director and Curator of Urban Nation Museum, Berlin; Tina Ziegler, Director and Curator of Moniker Art Fair.
Additional speakers and programming to be announced.
TICKET PRICES & OPENING TIMES:
VIP Collectors Day: Wednesday, May 1 - 3pm - 10pm
Ticket price: $75 (Including a $50 credit towards any purchased artwork + a Moniker artist reusable cup)
Public Opening: Thursday, May 2: 12pm - 9pm:
Ticket Price: $25 (+ a Moniker customized artist cup)
General Opening days:
Friday, May 3: 12pm - 9pm
Saturday, May 4: 11am - 8pm
Sunday, May 5: 11am - 6pm
Students and Under 16: Free
Seniors (65+): $10
FREE Entrance Times:
Access to the fair is free to all members of the public for 90 minutes each day.
Thursday 12pm - 1:30pm
Friday 12pm - 1:30pm
Sunday 11am -12:30pm
About Moniker International Art Fair
Now in its 10th year, Moniker Art Fair aims to spotlight emerging and
established talent from a burgeoning and increasingly diverse
contemporary art movement forged by its subversive and innovative
spirit. Staged for the first time during New York’s most important art
week in May, Moniker International Art Fair attracts some of the most
talked about artists, galleries and collectors from the finer side of
the street art movement and its related subcultures.
rallies against the familiar grind of the art fair season with a
curated, experiential and immersive focus, creating unique settings for
the display of artists and their work. With a proven track record of
delivering a rich and varied program since its formation in 2010, the
fair has grown significantly since its inception both in terms of
audience and relevance.
Tina Ziegler | Fair Director
44) 0 790 419 6389