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Show and Tell The Best Contemporary Art Galleries Guided Tour

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Artists Talk on Art is the longest running visual art lecture series in North America, it's talks and programs collected by the Smithsonian. Peter Duhon heads up their cultural programming efforts. He is also the Director of the contemporary art blog, Art Comments, which spans various art world activities at any given time.
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    Stop: 3 hours
    We'll visit the best New York contemporary art galleries nestled in the heart of Chelsea, the Upper Eastside or the Lower East Side, depending on the day and time. Each area is home to some of the most innovative art galleries in the world, we will canvas galleries in the area that are eclectic, challenging and enjoyable. We'll grab coffee and introduce ourselves in the beginning at a local cafe, and then our journey begins: painting, sculpture, installation and conceptual art from local and international artists/galleries awaits. Saturday’s we will visit Upper East Side contemporary art galleries in Manhattan. Sunday’s we will visit Manhattan galleries located in the Lower East Side. We will visit up to 6 galleries. These galleries all feature highly respected and intriguing artists whose perspectives and backgrounds varies, emerging and well established blue-chip artists. These galleries have specific global footprints, perfect for the new and emerging collector who may have an opportunity to establish a long standing relationship potentially with the artist and gallery.
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26 Canal St, New York, NY 10002, USA 61 9th Ave, New York, NY 10011, USA 1045 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
2–3 hours
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521 W 26th St, New York, NY 10001, USA 130 E 64th St, New York, NY 10065, USA
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  • Wheelchair accessible
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  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
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Independent Reviews wrote a review Mar 2020
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“Peter is extremely intelligent and passionate on the subject of Contemporary Art as well as Film and Philosophy. He’s a great person to visit galleries with for an afternoon in Chelsea He is well read, and incredibly savvy with his perspective on the contemporary art world
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Date of experience: February 2020
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