February 20, 2007 - scope - ANNOUNCING SCOPE NEW YORK
February 20, 2007

ANNOUNCING SCOPE NEW YORK

SCOPE NEW YORK TO SHOW THE BEST OF INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ART AT LINCOLN CENTER

Sneak Preview Thursday, February 22nd, 3pm-8pm
Daily Entry: 10am-8pm, Friday, February 23-Monday, February 26, 2007

The Scope Pavilion
Lincoln Center
Damrosch Park,
Corner of 62 Street and 10th Avenue

Scope hunts down that most endangered of species: the emerging artist. Both moving target and elusive chameleon, Scope’s 65 participants capture this exotic breed in their roving crosshairs. Challenging passive viewing with 25,000 square feet of open-range, Scope New York exposes visitors to a real-time survey of the contemporary art world available nowhere else.

Building on last year’s success, which broke all sales and attendance figures for an alternative art fair, Scope New York 2007 is proud to announce its new location: a 25,000 square-foot pavilion with a glass facade at New York’s most famous cultural icon, Lincoln Center. Situated in Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park, at the corner of 62nd Street and 10th Avenue, Scope New York is just blocks from the Armory Show.

Scope New York returns for its sixth-straight year with its new location. Featuring galleries from four continents and 20 countries, including China, Mexico, Japan, Korea, Brazil, Italy, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, Germany, UK, Spain, and Canada, Scope New York 2007 is the most internationally diverse fair to date. Scope’s sixty-five international exhibitors will uphold its unique tradition of one-person and thematic group shows presented alongside museum-quality programming, collector tours, screenings, and special events. The fair opens daily at 10 AM.

Continuing its mandate to redefine what an art fair is, this year’s Scope New York will take advantage of its unique location with special projects by Scope exhibiting artists. Visitors to the fair will be embraced and initiated by roving performers, sound and video pieces interspersed throughout the fair. Nestled atop a snow blown “mountain,” viewers can seek sanctuary in a veritable hunting lodge, where art stars, icons and iconoclasts interview each other and warm to a crackling fire.

For more information about Scope’s special projects and daily programming, please download the picture schedule at www.scope-art.com/images/stories/picturesched1.pdf .

Highlights of Scope New York 2007 include: SNEAK PREVIEW, Thursday, February 22nd, 3PM-8PM: Be the first to see the best of international emerging contemporary art while enjoying a chilled Grolsch Swingtop. Sponsored by Christiania Vodka and Grolsch. To rsvp, please email preview@scope-art.com.
VIP/Press Preview Brunch, Friday, February 23rd, 10 AM – 2PM: Scope New York 2007 launches with a press and VIP brunch featuring special performances and screenings. Press RSVP: press@scope-art.com; VIP RSVP: vip@scope-art.com.
Scope Foundation Benefit, Friday, February 23rd, 6pm-9pm: Collectors and museum patrons join Scope exhibitors as they benefit the launch of the Scope Foundation, whose mandate it is to help emerging artists through grants, awards, and acquisitions.
Culture on the Verge, Friday, February 23rd, 10pm-late (offsite)
In conjunction with Beautiful Decay, Scope New York 2007′s highly anticipated opening night event begins after the VIP Benefit. The event will feature local emerging bands, screenings and performance. Located at Element, 225 East Houston St, New York, NY.
Cinema-Scope: The Perpetual Art Machine: Presenting more than 600 videos by over 400 emerging and established artists from 60 countries, [PAM] allows the visitor to become part of the curatorial process. PAM is organized in collaboration by Lee Wells, Raphaele Shirley, Chris Borkowski and Aaron Miller.
Performance Scope: Featuring Performances by Mark McGowan (CHARLIE SMITH london), Gabriel Martinez (Samson Projects), FEAST (ADA Gallery), Ambrose Martos (chashama), Zhen Heinemann and the Endless Love Crew (chashama), Edisa Weeks (chashama).
GRIZZLY Hunting Lodge/ Interview Booth: Nestled atop a snow blown “mountain,” viewers can seek sanctuary in a veritable hunting lodge, where art stars, icons and iconoclasts interview each other and warm to a crackling fire. Hosted by Althea Viafora-Kress of WPS1 MoMA Art Radio, Vernissage TV, and Scope President Alexis Hubshman.
Dues ex Machina: Right of Passage: Scope’s curated program, featuring outdoor and indoor installation projects by Ryan Humphrey (Nina Arias), Katja Flieger (Umtrieb Gallery), Fernando Mastrangelo (RARE Gallery), Oh Seok Kwon (Umtrieb Gallery), Chris Duncan (Gregory Lind Gallery), Brose Partington, (DAM, STUHLTRAGER), Andrei Molodkin (Daneyal Mahmood), and Rose Kallal (Legion).
Scope Shuttle: The Scope Shuttle provides service from the Armory show to Scope New York every fifteen minutes for the duration of the fair.
Scope New York Exhibitors
ADA Gallery (Richmond), Ambrosino Gallery (Miami), Andrea Meislin (NYC), Andreas Binder (Munich), Anna Klinkhammer (Dusseldorf), art affairs (Amsterdam), Artspace Witzenhausen (Amsterdam), Begona Malone (Madrid), Bonelli Arte (Mantova), Brain Factory (Seoul), Bryce Wolkowitz (NYC), Carter Presents (London), CHARLIE SMITH (London), Chinese Contemporary (NYC/ UK), Christopher Cutts (Toronto), Christopher Henry (NYC), Claudine Papillon (Paris), Crown (Brussels), Cynthia Broan (NYC), DEAN PROJECT (NYC), douz and mille (Washington, DC), El Charro Negro (Zapopan), Eric Dupont (Paris), Galerie Adler (NYC/ Frankfurt), Galerie Baer (Dresden), Galerie Romerapotheke (Zurich), Galerie Schuster (Berlin/Frankfurt), Galleri K (Oslo), Gallery 10G (NYC), Greener Pastures (Toronto), Gregory Lind (SF), GRIZZLY (NYC), Hamburg Kennedy (NYC), heliumcowboy artspace (Hamburg), Houlsdworth (London), Howard House (Seattle), Janet Oh Gallery (Seoul), Jean Brolly (Paris), Ka tharine Mulherin (Toronto), Kuckei Kuckei (Berlin), LEGION (NYC), leo bahia (Belo Horizonte), lincart (SF), loop: raum fur aktuell kunst (Berlin), Magnan Emrich (NYC), MARCdePUECHREDON (Basel), Marlborough Chelsea (NYC), Mike Weiss Gallery (NYC), Moti Hasson Gallery (NYC), Other Gallery (Winnipeg), RARE (NYC), Regis Krampf (NYC), SALTWORKS (Atlanta), Samson Projects (Boston), Sara Nightingale (Watermill), Shine Art Space (Shanghai), Sixty Seven Gallery (NYC), Spinello Gallery (Miami), Steve Turner Contemporary (LA), Store House Group (San Juan), TAKEFLOOR 404%-P2 (Tokyo), Taylor de Cordoba (LA), The Flat (Milan), The Proposition (NYC), TZR Gallery (Dusseldorf), Yancey Richardson (NYC), Yossi Milo Gallery (NYC)
About Scope: Scope’s continued mission is to turn viewers into users. Founded in 2002, Scope gives a view of the contemporary art world available nowhere else. Scope international art fairs present up-and-coming dealers, curators, and artists, alongside museum quality programming at fairs in New York, London, Miami, Basel and the Hamptons. Scope is dedicated to not only supporting the international emerging artistic community, but local artistic and not-for profit institutions.
Scope Basel
FreeView: Tuesday, June 12, 2007 from 10am-4pm Daily Entry: Wednesday, June 13th Sunday, June 17th, 2007 from 10am-8pm Location: E-Halle, Erlenstrasse 15, CH-4058 Basel, www.e-halle.ch

Building on the success of its international art fair program, Scope is delighted to announce the launch of the first SCOPE Basel, June 13 June 16, 2007, with a FreeView for VIPs and Press on Tuesday, 10am-4pm. Located in a 27,000 square-foot, post-industrial warehouse within walking distance of Art Basel 38, Scope will present its most international fair to-date with emerging galleries from all over the world.

Scope New York 2007 Sponsors:

Host Sponsors
Corcoran Group Real Estate
Providers
American Apparel
Christiania Vodka
Grolsch
Johnnie Walker Blue
Casa Noble Tequila
Izze

Media Sponsors
Vernissage TV
Beautiful Decay
Artnet
Max Custom Media

Catering Provided by Restaurant Associates

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