NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Outsider Art Fair (OAF) takes place January 16-19, 2020 with first-time exhibitors from Japan, India, Portugal, Canada, and various U.S. cities. Participants include 65 exhibitors, representing 35 cities, from 10 countries, with 10 first-time galleries.
The Hummingbird Paints Fragrant Songs: Sara Flores and Celia Vasquez Yui, an exhibition cocurated by Brett Littman (Director of the Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum in Long Island City, New York), and The Shipibo Conibo Center in West Harlem, New York.
Relishing the Raw: Contemporary Artists Collecting Outsider Art, an exhibition curated by Paul Laster (writer, editor, independent curator, artist and lecturer) of Outsider Art collected by contemporary artists.
A special project wall of 500 "bogus cinderella" postage stamps is curated by Laura Steward (Curator of Public Art at the University of Chicago).
From the Perspective of a Child is an exhibition of artworks from the permanent collection of the Children's Museum of the Arts (CMA).
Bill Arning (curator and contemporary art advisor), moderates Just Don't Call It Practice! Participants include Marilyn Minter (artist), Lonnie Holley (artist), and Laura Hoptman (Executive Director, The Drawing Center).
Ace Hotel New York:
A site-specific installation by artist and poet Frederick Weston titled Frederick Weston: Blue Bedroom Blues is curated by Gordon Robichaux, NY.
An interactive performance by Harley J. Spiller, "The Re-mark-able Pencil," explores the history of human marking.
Oud player Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz, whose work merges the trance traditions of Persia, the Middle East, and North Africa with the downtown New York improv scene.