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‘Art on Paper’ at Pier 36 Held for the First Time Since March 2020

Focusing on modern and contemporary paper-based art, the fair’s seventh edition showcased the diversity and resilience of the paper world following the pandemic hiatus.
Observer - September 14, 2021 

Your Concise Guide to Armory Week 2021

This charming fair bills itself as a show of “paper-based art,” but as in past editions, much more than just prints and drawings will be on display.
Hyperallergic - September 7, 2021

Here’s Your Go-To Guide to All the In-Person Art Fairs Taking Place in New York During Armory Week 2021

The beloved Art on Paper fair is returning to Pier 36 with 67 exhibiting galleries from South Korea to Colombia, New York, and New Mexico.
artnet news - September 2, 2021

Art on Paper New York Shifts to Fall for Seventh Edition

“Every gallery has artists who work exclusively on paper, but they also have artists who maybe [use paper as] a certain part of their oeuvre that they don’t often get to show,” Freeman says. “It creates these very unique little moments booth to booth. They feel more like exhibitions than art fair booths.”
BARRON'S - August 27, 2021

Art on Paper Returns to New York City’s Pier 36 September 9–12

Art on Paper’s medium-driven focus lends itself to significant projects and unique moments that set the fair apart and established an important destination for the arts in New York City.
Hyperallergic - August 24, 2021

Art On Paper Returns For Its 6th Edition @ NYC's Pier 36

One of the strengths of Art on Paper is how artists and galleries showcase the diversity of the paper medium, with signifiant projects exploring, expanding, and re-imaging what a work on paper can be.
Juxtapoz - March 3, 2020

Armory Fair Week: Your Survival Guide

Five years old, it is devoted to all things paper: from dealers in drawings, prints and occasionally photographs to large paper-based installations. These, and the orderly booths and carpeted aisles, suggest a mini Armory Show.
The New York Times - March 7, 2019

Lines and Coconuts: Art On Paper Fair Opens on New York’s Lower East Side

“I like Art On Paper because it’s a format that can bring in lots of types of work,” said James. “It’s not just bluechip, and it’s not just experimental. It’s approachable, so it has a collector base that seeks it out.”
ArtNews - March 8, 2019

In Wake of Volta Cancellation, Exhibitors to Show Work at David Zwirner, Art on Paper

Additionally, the Art on Paper fair, which will run from March 7 to 10 on Pier 36 along the Hudson River, is taking in nine galleries that were slated to participate in Volta. 
ArtNews - March 1, 2019

David Zwirner and Art on Paper swooped in to help emerging dealers affected by the cancelation of Volta

“We thoughtfully reengineered what we were doing with the space in order to accommodate as many of our friends as we could,” Max Fishko, a managing partner at Art on Paper organizer Art Market Productions.
Artsy - March 1, 2019

Art on Paper Folds Together Elegance and Unruliness

With 85 galleries this year, the New York art fair devoted to works on paper explores the large and small, the personal and political.
Hyperallergic - March 9, 2018

New York's March fairs aim to seize market moment

Whether one collecting specialism could sustain an Armory Week event was once a valid question. But Art on Paper’s stable growth, and its 25,000 visitors last year, are increasingly proposing an answer. “People seem very comfortable with the idea of a fair based on paper at this point,” says Kelly Freeman, the fair’s director, of its broadly envisioned purview, which includes paper-based sculpture, installations, photography, drawings and multiples.
The Art Newspaper - March 7, 2018

Girls Clubs Make Art From Old Prom Dresses

This week, photographs from The Power of Pink will go on display in a special exhibition at Art on Paper, a medium-driven art fair that takes place in downtown Manhattan at Pier 36. This year marks the fair’s fourth anniversary and its fourth year of partnership with the Lower Eastside Girls Club.
New York Magazine - March 7, 2018

Art on Paper Fair Is Back in Nyc

NYC is gearing up for a bunch of art fairs this week, and one that Juxtapoz always likes to check in with is the always great Art on Paper fair at Pier 36 in downtown Manhattan. From KAWS to Mickalene Thomas, the fair focuses on the best of modern and contemporary paper-based work. 
Juxtapoz - March 6, 2018

A Recipe for the Perfect Art Fair

All the things the Art on Paper Fair does right
The Observer - March 4, 2017

Colossal Hand-Cut Towers Greet Visitors at Art on Paper

Tahiti Pehrson estimates he spent 1,500 hours hand-cutting the three 17-foot paper towers that greet visitors to Art on Paper, which opens today at Pier 36 in Lower Manhattan.
Hyperallergic - March 2, 2017

Art on Paper Returns to Manhattan's Pier 36

Featuring 85 top galleries presenting paper-based art, Art on Paper demonstrates the diversity of its medium with significant projects exploring, expanding, and re-imagining what a work on paper can be.
Juxtapoz - March 2, 2017

This Week’s Events: Festivities At The Armory

Armory Arts Week 2017 would not be complete without Art on Paper
InCollect - Februrary 28, 2017

The 10 best things to do during Armory Week

As its name implies, this fair is devoted to works (drawings, prints, photos, mixed-media) on paper, but not just on paper: The offerings include inventive three-dimensional sculptures and installations made out of paper. As the latter suggests, Art on Paper is dedicated to pushing the envelope on one of art’s oldest mediums.
Time Out - February 27, 2017

Art on Paper - the Third Edition of the New York's Bourgeoning Fair

Launched in 2015, Art on Paper Fair in New York has quickly become one of the eagerly anticipated events in the city. Unique in its scope, Art on Paper continues with its now already established practice of showing art made exclusively on and with paper.
Widewalls - Feburary 13, 2017

Oh, Sheet: The 5 Coolest Things You’ll See at Art on Paper

"From collages, painstakingly stenciled 3D dioramas, bas reliefs, to freestanding sculptures, it’s all there for enviable viewing at Pier 36."
Bedford + Bowery - March 4, 2016

Pushing Boundaries at Art on Paper

"The sentiment seems to live at the root of idea behind this year’s fair, which presents works that push the medium’s boundaries on all sides, depicting the many different ways paper can be transformed and utilized to create art."
ARTINFO - March 4, 2016

Fair Warning

"Not just art on paper, but art made with paper, which, with a little imagination, encompasses quite a range." 
New York Magazine - March 2, 2016

A Guide to New York Art Fairs: Where to Go Now

"As the name suggests, Art on Paper features sculptures, drawings and paintings by artists who work with paper as their medium. The fair is back for another round after its debut last year."
The New York Times - March 1, 2016

Your Concise Guide to Armory Week 2016

Back for its second year with nearly 80 galleries, Art on Paper fills an Armory Week niche, deploying paper goods in all guises, from collages, drawings, and prints to bas reliefs and freestanding sculptures.
Hyperallergic - March 1, 2016

Armory Edition: 22 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before March 7

"The upstairs café—offering great views and food by Brooklyn’s Fort Defiance and Big Mozz, coffee by Stand Coffee, Ovenly’s pastries and Ice & Vice’s ice cream—is a great place to hang out any day."
Observer - March 1, 2016

Art on Paper

"Though devoted to the humble descendant of papyrus, much of the best work in this year's second edition won't fit in your flat files: These 65 galleries hawk pieces not just onbut of paper — sculptural creations where material plays against form."
The Village Voice - March 1, 2016

Clark Goolsby @ Art on Paper

"The Art On Paper fair is always something we check out while out there." 
Juxtapoz Magazine - February 29, 2016

Art on Paper Fair Takes an Expansive View

"The most noteworthy thing about Art on Paper’s second edition, at Pier 36  in New York, is the wide range of the projects, all based in a single medium."
Artinfo - February 27, 2016

Art on Paper Announces Gallery Participants

"the fair this year is seeking to surprise visitors with the numerous applications of the medium."
ArtInfo - January 21, 2016

Persistence of Paper

"Art on Paper delivered a refreshing program that showcased the diversity of forms, applications and manipulations open to artists working with paper today."
ArtsEditor - March 28, 2015

What You Need to Know About the Smaller Shows During New York's Armory Week

Bloomberg News - March 31, 2015

New York: Art on Paper

"The experience is like the jazz music, moving smoothly, sometimes taking surprising turns, but always with the base note of the media tying it all together."
L'Oeil de la Photographie - March 16, 2015

A powerful comment on race at Art on Paper's inaugural fair

"But one thing clear is that should Art on Paper return next year, Armory Arts Week will have a new formidable player in its circle."
Huffington Post - March 12, 2015

And the Oberver Award for Best Armory Week Art Fair Goes to....

Observer - March 9, 2015

New Yorkers, Here's Your Guide to Surviving this Weekend's Onslaught of Art

"As the title hints, this inaugural fair celebrates the influence of paper on sculptors, illustrators, painters, and photographers. Bonus: Dave Eggers!"
The Huffington Post - March 5, 2015

Pee Wee's Playhouse Artist Makes Moving Exhibit

New York Daily News - March 7, 2015

Paper Prophets

The Broadsheet Daily - March 4, 2015

Art on Paper

"In a sea of art fairs in and outside Armory, Art on Paper stands out as an unusually cohesive concept: included pieces all share paper as their main medium or inspiration."
Flavorpill - March 5, 2015

Take a First Look at Armory Week's LES-Driven Fair, 'Art on Paper'

"Sasha Wolf Gallery (Lower East Side) has dedicated its booth to photographer Adam Katseff‘s nighttime riverscapes. As part of the Miami Project, they were among the more striking things we saw in Art Basel Miami Beach."
Bedford + Bowery - March 5, 2015

The Quirky Favorite Fair of Armory Arts Week

"The fair received raving reviews from exhibitors, collectors, and art enthusiasts alike last night as the opening night party proceeded."
Nyulocal - March 6, 2015

A Fair-y Tale

"Not just art on paper, but art made with paper, which, with a little imagination, encompasses quite a range."
New York Magazine - March 5, 2015

Art on Paper Joins the Armory Week Fold

"it has the potential to fold some new regional flavor into the Armory Week fair frenzy."
Hyperallergic - March 6, 2015

From NY to CA, A Paper Fair and Newly Recovered Seuss Manuscript

"Highlights include hand-cut cardboard sculptures by Wayne White, Meg Hitchcock’s Mundaka Upanishad, an installation showcasing letters cut from the Koran and a massive paper cloudscape by Brooklyn-based artist Mia Pearlman."
Fine Books & Collections - March 6, 2015

Review: "The Art Show" at the Park Avenue Armory Covers the Creative Map

"featuring work by artists who use paper as a major influence in their sculpture, drawing, painting and photography"
New York Times - March 6, 2015

South Fork Represents at Armory Week

The folks who have brought Art Market Hamptons to Bridgehampton the past few Julys are offering a new fair this year, Art on Paper.
The East Hampton Star - March 5, 2015

Your Guide to the Armory Show

Untapped Cities - March 4, 2015

Artists at Garvey Simon Art Access Push Paper’s Potential at Art on Paper 2015

Artsy Editorial - March 3, 2015

A Fresh Idea That Shows What Good Ol' Papyrus Can Do

"The vibrant, downtown waterfront of Manhattan will have a new baby joining the ranks of the seasoned art players in this very exciting weekend when The Armory Show takes centrestage along with a host of other satellite fairs to make New York absolutely enchanting for art lovers."
Blouin Artinfo - March 4, 2015

Novelist Dave Eggers' Drawings Debut at the Inaugural Art on Paper Fair

“Nobody has seen these before, ever”
The Observer - March 3, 2015

The Art F City Guide to the 2015 Armory Week Fairs

"Random fact: you’ll be able to see a Dave Eggers drawing of a long-eared rabbit."
Art F City - March 3, 2015

New York Art Week

"On the way to Brooklyn check out the inaugural edition of this fair that seeks to push conventional notions of what works on paper are."
Christie's News and Views - March 3, 2015

Art on Paper

"Critic's Pick"
Time Out New York - March 3, 2015

An Opinionated Guide to the Art Fair Avalanche of NY’s Armory Week

"Brought to you by the team behind the popular Miami Project"
The Observer - March 3, 2015

The Inaugural Art on Paper New York

WUM The Online Journal for Arts - March 3, 2015

8 Fairs to Visit During Armory Week

"Located on a vista in downtown Manhattan with sweeping views of the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges"
Artphaire - March 2, 2015

2015 Armory Week Art Fair Cheat Sheet

"From the producers of Miami Project comes the first-ever Art on Paper fair"
Artnews - February 27, 2015

The Constellations Around The Armory

"The year 2015 sees the birth of a new art fair - Art On Paper"
Blouin Artinfo - February 27, 2015

The Paper Art Fair New York 2015

"Art on Paper art fair aims to offer something a little bit different from other art fairs."
Widewalls - February 26, 2015

Making Its Mark

"Art Market, the organizers of the show, will bring similar elements from a roster of successful shows around the country to Art on Paper."
Art & Antiques - March 2015

Armory Arts Week Preview

"New this year is art on paper, a major fair that will take place on Pier 36 along the East River."
DART: Design Arts Daily - February 18, 2015

art on paper is launching in March, 2015

Visual ArtBeat - February 2015

A New Art Fair, Art On Paper, Comes to Tribeca During Armory Week

ArtNet News - February 2015

New fair showing works on paper will raise funds for Brooklyn Museum

"The fair will focus on "the notion of what a work on paper can be."
The Art Newspaper - February 2015

Tribeca is Getting an Art Fair

"You’ve read about how art fairs are changing the way art is bought and sold. Now Tribeca is getting in on the trend with the Art on Paper fair, to be held on Pier 26 from March 5 to March 8."
Tribeca Citizen - February 2, 2015