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Art Miami Expands to New York, Hires New Director

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Art Miami will celebrate its 25th anniversary by expanding to New York. The fair will be the newest addition to Frieze Week, the massive international art show that is generally considered to be one of the more prestigious fairs. Last week, Art Miami named former Armory Show head Katelijne De Backer as its new director.

Art Miami New York will take place May 14-17 on Manhattan's Pier 94. Da Backer has held several high-profile position, including the director of exhibitor relations at Scope. "Art Miami has such a good reputation, and I'm very happy to be involved with them," Da Backer told Artnet. "Starting a new fair is always exciting because it's new," she added.

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"Our organization is very pleased to have Katelijne join the team as the director of Art Miami New York," Art Miami executive vice president Nick Korniloff said in a statement. Da Backer, Kornioff wrote, "will bring the experience and additional important art market relations that have consistently delivered for the organizations and galleries she has worked for."

Art Miami won't be the only local fair migrating north for the Spring art season, Context Miami has also announced that it will debut it's New York incarnation March 5-8.

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