At Exciting, Slightly Smaller AIPAD Photography Show, What’s Old Feels New Again
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At Exciting, Slightly Smaller AIPAD Photography Show, What’s Old Feels New Again

A visitor at the 2019 edition of the Photography Show. COURTESY AIPAD Alighting on Pier 94 on Manhattan’s West Side for the third year in a row, after a long run at the Park Avenue Armory, the Photography Show put on by the Association of International Photography Art Dealers appears to be hitting its stride in the new locale. The mood at the VIP opening of its 39th edition on Wednesday was buoyant, and while the aisles were busy, it didn’t feel crowded, thanks to the decision by AIPAD’s organizers to downsize slightly, cutting the number of special exhibitions from three last year to just one and pushing booths slightly to the sides of the pier, so that photography aficionados can now see all the way down its length. (Some 94 exhibitors are showing at the fair this year—roughly the same amount as 2018’s edition.) It’s been “a matter of figuring out what works at the pier,” AIPAD’s president, Richard Moore, said. Judging by visitor totals, the fair’s opening was a success. By end of Wednesday, AIPAD said it had welcomed more than 2,000 people, the most it had ever had on the first day. Serenaded by the sounds […]

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