Left: Wilhelm Hunt Diederich (1884–1953), The Start, ca. 1920. Bronze, dark brown patina. Courtesy of Graham Shay 1857. Right: Edward Dugmore (1915-1996), Red-Green, 1962. Oil on canvas. Courtesy of Vallarino Fine Art.

The American Art Fair  
Celebrates Its Sixteenth Year 

May 13–16, 2023

Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street, New York, NY 

For more information visit theamericanartfair.com

The American Art Fair celebrates its sixteenth year from May 13–16, 2023 at the historic Bohemian National Hall, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The Fair focuses on American 19th- and 20th-century works with more than 400 landscapes, portraits, still lifes, studies, and sculpture exhibited by 17 premier specialists.

William Matthew Prior (attributed) (1806-1873), Young African-American Gentleman, ca. 1835. Oil on artist board. Courtesy of David A. Schorsch-Eileen M. Smiles.

For the first time, major works of American folk art will be offered at the American Art Fair by dealer-specialists David A. Schorsch and Eileen M. Smiles through a curated exhibition, By the People, For the People: Fine American Folk Art 1780–1940.

The fair will host an impressive lecture series: Saturday, May 13 at 2:00 pm, Some Old Curiosity Shops: Whistler, Commerce, and the Art of Urban Change, David Park Curry, Independent Scholar; Saturday, May 13 at 4:00 pm, Variations on a Theme: Joseph Stella’s Visionary Nature, Stephanie Heydt, Margaret and Terry Stent Curator of American Art High Museum of Art, Atlanta; Sunday, May 14 at 2:00 pm, The Painting of Raymond Jonson: American Modernism From Chicago to Santa Fe, Herbert R. Hartel, Jr., Adjunct Associate Professor, Queens College, CUNY; Sunday, May 14 at 4:00 pm, Omissions from the Canon: Artistic Representations of Industry Along the Hudson River, Annette Blaugrund, Former Director, National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts.

The show’s exhibitors are: Addison Rowe Gallery, Alexandre Gallery, Avery Galleries, Bernard Goldberg Fine Arts, LLC, D. Wigmore Fine Art, David A. Schorsch-Eileen M. Smiles, Debra Force Fine Art, Inc., Dolan / Maxwell, Forum Gallery, Graham Shay 1857, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Keny Galleries, Kraushaar Galleries, Questroyal Fine Art, LLC, Thomas Colville Fine Art, Vallarino Fine Art and Vose Galleries.