February 18, 2007 - PULSE Contemporary Art Fair - Announcing PULSE New York
February 18, 2007

Announcing PULSE New York

Devorah Sperber, After Vermeer 2 (detail), 2006. Courtesy of Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta.

PULSE New York
Invitational Contemporary Art Fair
Thursday, February 22 through Sunday, February 25, 2007

The 69th Regiment Armory at East 26th Street and Lexington Avenue
Fair Hours: Thursday, February 22nd
12pm to 6pm
Friday, February 23rd 12pm to 8pm
Saturday, February 24th- 12pm to 8pm
Sunday, February 25th- 12pm to 5pm
Shuttle Bus: PULSE New York will be providing daily complimentary shuttle bus service every 30 minutes between PULSE and The Armory Show at Pier 94

PULSE New York will run concurrently with The Armory Show from February 22 through 25, 2007, taking place at the 69th Regiment Armory Building located at East 26th Street and Lexington Avenue. In its second year, PULSE New York will feature high-quality works from 63 established and emerging galleries from 15 countries, including additions from Israel, China and Korea. Thirteen of the exhibiting galleries were chosen through an open application and selection process by the PULSE committee members to exhibit in the IMPULSE section.

PULSE New York returns after the record-breaking sales and near-double attendance that PULSE Miami had in December 2006, which drew close to 12,000 attendees, including major collectors and art patrons. The fair was recognized for its increased diversity, ambitious installations and manageable size. Artinfo.com praised PULSEs second appearance in Miami, stating, The auspicious debut of PULSE Miami last year quickly pushed it into the top tier of must-see fairs, and its second outing only added to its favored status. The Wall Street Journal focused on the quality of works at PULSE compared to other fairs, You had only to go to the independent PULSE art fair, near the Design District, to get a shock of pleasure at wonderful work by established but non-celebrity artists. In addition, The Baer Faxt, the art-world newsletter, reported that PULSE Miami had been voted by its readers as having tied with Art Basel Miami Beach as the best fair for 2006, an extraordinary accomplishment for a still relatively new endeavor in the art market growing landscape.
PULSE Exhibitors_
Baró Cruz (Sao Paulo), Catharine Clark Gallery (San Francisco), Conner Contemporary (Washington), DCKT Contemporary (New York), fiedler contemporary (Cologne), Finesilver Gallery (Houston), Galería Fúcares (Madrid), Galería Senda (Barcelona), Galerie Anita Beckers (Frankfurt), Galerie Anne de Villepoix (Paris), GALERIE ERNST HILGER (Vienna), Michael Schultz Gallery Seoul (Seoul), Galerie Stefan Röpke (Cologne), Galerie Tanit (Munich), Galerie Volker Diehl (Berlin), Galerie Zürcher (Paris), Galleri Faurschou (Copenhagen), Heather Marx Gallery (San Francisco), Inman Gallery (Houston), Jeff Bailey Gallery (New York), Julie Saul Gallery (New York), Keith Talent Gallery (London), Kinz, Tillou Feigen (New York), Lucas Schoormans Gallery (New York), Lyons Wier Ortt Contemporary Art (New York), Magnan Projects (New York), magnus müller (Berlin), Margaret Thatcher Projects (New York), Mark Moore Gallery (Santa Monica), Mixed Greens (New York), Mizuma Art Gallery (Tokyo), moniquemeloche (Chicago), Nathan Larramendy Gallery (Ojai), Noga Gallery of Contemporary Art (Tel Aviv), One in the Other (London), P.P.O.W. (New York), Parkers Box (Brooklyn), Pavel Zoubok Gallery (New York), perugi artecontemporanea (Padua), Priska C. Juschka Fine Art (New York), Rena Bransten Gallery (San Francisco), Richard Levy Gallery (Albuquerque), Robert Mann Gallery (New York), Rubicon Gallery (Dublin), TORCH Gallery (Amsterdam), Virgil de Voldere Gallery (New York), Von Lintel Gallery (New York), Walter Maciel Gallery (Los Angeles), Schroeder Romero (New York), Winkleman Gallery (New York).
IMPULSE Exhibitors_
Annie Gentils Gallery (Antwerp), Bank (Los Angeles), bitforms gallery (New York), Body Builder & Sportsman (Chicago), Changing Role Gallery (Naples), G Fine Art (Washington), Gallery 55 (Shanghai), Marcia Wood Gallery (Atlanta), Monitor (Rome), Rokeby Gallery (London), sixspace (Los Angeles), Slewe Gallery (Amsterdam), Workplace Gallery (Gateshead).

PULSE New York will also feature site-specific installations by the following artists:

Jason Hackenwerth, Untitled, 2007, presented by SurroundArt and PULSE
Satch Hoyt, Portcullis, 2007, presented by SurroundArt and PULSE
William Kentridge, Bird Catcher, 2006, courtesy of BAM
Golan Levin, Petroglyphic Reflections, courtesy of bitforms gallery
PULSE Miamis PULSE Prize winner Travis Somerville, Barn Dance, 2007, courtesy of Nathan Larramendy Gallery
PULSE Invitational Committee
The 2006-2007 PULSE Invitational Committee is comprised of an international roster of curators, gallerists, and dealers, including Dennis Christie (DCKT Contemporary, New York, NY), Volker Diehl (Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin, Germany), Carlos Durán (Galería Senda, Barcelona, Spain), Robert Mann (Robert Mann Gallery, New York, NY), Monique Meloche (moniquemeloche, Chicago, IL), Mark Moore (Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA), Laura Solomon (Art Advisor), and Gwénolée Zürcher (Galerie Zürcher, Paris, France).
Sponsors_
PULSE New York acknowledges its generous sponsors:

Austrian Airlines
New York Residence
Millennium Hotels & Resorts
SurroundArt
Art Review
About PULSE Contemporary Art Fair:
PULSE is an invitational contemporary art fair held annually in New York and Miami. It presents high-quality artworks in an environment that serves both seasoned and emerging collectors. The format of the fair is based on a select choice of galleries invited by the PULSE Invitational Committee. The fair was created in response to the increasing numbers of galleries and growing collector base in the contemporary art market. It provides a friendly, highly selective and innovative context for all of its constituents.
For more information about PULSE, please visit www.pulse-art.com or call (212) 255-2327.

Media contact:
For more information on the program and for interviews:
Antoine Vigne or Lucy Toole
Blue Medium, Inc.
T: 212-675-1800
E: lucy@bluemedium.com

PULSE New York

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