4 Heads Art Fair Opens This Weekend

The 4 Heads Art Fair returns for the fourth year with 120 artists featuring their work in Building 12 (photo from villagevoice.com)

The 4 Heads Art Fair returns for the fourth year in a row to Building 12.

The 4heads jury has chosen 120 independent artists of merit and a select number of innovative galleries to participate in the fair, which runs every weekend in September. Each participant is granted space in Building 12, a former military barracks on the Island’s eastern shore, and is given free reign to design his or her own exhibition.

The epic scope of the 2011 fair includes 116 rooms of sculpture, photography, painting, video, sound, and object installations. While featuring artists from as far away as Switzerland and Morocco, the fair will also provide a unique venue for a large number of New York talents. Highlights this year will range from Jonathan Smith’s photographs of eerily quiet nighttime cityscapes, to Susan Camp’s sculptures made from gourds grown in moulds, to a group exhibition by NYFA’s Artist as Entrepreneur Boot Camp, to Naomi Campbell’s work, made from x rays and light.

Each weekend there will be different events and programs in and around Building 12 as a part of the Fair. Be sure to stop by when you come out this weekend and throughout September!

3 Responses

  1. […] (every fri-sun thru 9/25): 120 artists and galleries present works in individual rooms at the 4th annual governors island art fair. […]

  2. […] I LOVE Governors Island and all the cultural and artistic events that they put on. While this isn’t a theater or performance event I love to go to shows like this just to get ideas from new visual sources. You never know what you are going to see and what might inspire you! The 4 Heads Art Fair returns for the fourth year with 120 artists featuring their work in Building 12 (photo from villagevoice.com) The 4 Heads Art Fair returns for the fourth year in a row to Building 12. The 4heads jury has chosen 120 independent artists of merit and a select number of innovative galleries to participate in the fair, which runs every weekend in September. Each participant is granted space in Building 12, a former military barra … Read More […]

  3. Love the photo because I lived in bldg. 12 G 2 from 1953 until 1960.

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