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Looking for a stimulating indoor activity on a chilly winter weekend? Swing by the Metropolitan Pavilion and check out the Outsider Art Fair. Returning for its 24th edition, nearly 60 exhibitors—of which 13 are newcomers—will present an intriguing selection of outsider art from around the globe.

OAF PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS: 
Killing Time: The Chronology of Creativity, Talk at NeueHouse, January 19th 7:00pm

The Shifting Center
, Talk at Swiss Institute, January 20th, 7:00pm

L to R: Director of the Outsider Art Fair Andrew Edlin making introductory remarks at last night's panel discussion "The Shifting Center" at the Swiss Institute; Curators Massimiliano Gioni and Amanda Hunt in discussion about how institutions collect and exhibit Outsider Art.

L to R: Director of the Outsider Art Fair Andrew Edlin making introductory remarks at last night’s panel discussion “The Shifting Center” at the Swiss Institute; Curators Massimiliano Gioni and Amanda Hunt in discussion about how institutions collect and exhibit Outsider Art.


Curated Space, Babel
Wide Open Arts will host a curated booth of imaginary towers. The project and space will be curated by independent artist and curator, Leah Gordon and the winning tower will be judged by Leah Gordon and award-winning architect Vivian Chan, Studio Verve Architects. Wide Open Arts, LLC was formed by art dealer Andrew Edlin and became the owner of the Outsider Art Fair in 2012. Then in its 21st year, WOA expanded and relocated the New York fair to Center 548 in Chelsea, and introduced guest curatorial projects and the OAF Talks program.

OAF DATES + TIMES:
Thursday, January 21st:  Early access 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm; Vernissage 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday, January 22nd: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday, January 23rd: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday, January 24th: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

OAF LOCATION:
Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street
New York, NY 10011