Moniker International Art Fair have announced it will debut a New York City edition during New York Frieze week, open to the public May 3-6, 2017 at Greenpoint Terminal Warehouse in Brooklyn, NY.
In the United Kingdom, Moniker has estab-lished itself as the leading fair dedicated to Urban Art and its related subcultures, bringing together these genres’ most influential galleries, well-established names, and emerging voices. Founded by in 2010, the fair has grown to its current prominence under the leader-ship of Fair Director Tina Ziegler.
“Moniker has dedicated its eight-year history to championing urban art in the UK. It was only fitting to present our first international edition in Brooklyn, a place revered and respected as the home of urban culture. We’re thrilled for the opportunity to be a part of the NYC art fair circuit, and to bring London’s community of artists and galleries to new audiences as part of our expansion”
Known for producing thematic fairs, Moniker inaugurates its stateside edition under the theme of the carnival. Embracing the carnival’s interactive, immersive, and participatory elements, Moniker’s 2018 New York debut will offer a sensational environment for visitors to appreciate the excitement of this variety of work.
The 2018 presentation will exemplify the fair’s commitment to exhibiting the depth and breadth of street art and related movements. Moniker’s U.S. edition will offer a unique opportunity for American audiences to experience the highest quality of New Contemporary and Urban Art from an international perspective, connecting a strong American collector-base with many European galleries that have never before presented in the United States. Many U.K. galleries will be exhibiting at Moniker for the first time, marking a
robust expansion in the fair’s program. The Greenpoint Terminal’s industrial warehouse aesthetic and open floor plan provides an ideal context to present the diversity of work to be displayed at Moniker. Located in the heart of Brooklyn, the surrounding Greenpoint neighborhood boasts a number of highly regarded galleries, delicious eateries, and hip retailers.
Moniker New York Greenpoint Terminal Warehouse 73 West Street Brooklyn, New York 11222