Williamsburg’s Mini-Fridge Art Fair This Weekend

The New York City Mini-Fridge / Miami Popsicle Project is in Williamsburg today and tomorrow (noon – 7pm) for the Fridge Art Fair’s “Rainbow Cookie Edition” – which takes place in partnership with the infamous Not Another GALLERY! for New York Armory Week.

Among the highlights of the fair are a rainbow cookie eating contest and taste-test with comedic judges, as well as the world premiere of the conceptual art installation STARFKRS, a fake coffee shop by Canadian artist David Craig Ellis.

And in Miami… The Miami Popsicle Project: Rainbow Popsicles is celebrating a decade of the Fridge Art Fair, and introducing the rainbow popsicle – it promises to be the greatest Fridge Miami Art Fair yet, held at the Miami Coconut Grove.

The original vision of founder Eric Ginsburg was that of a fair that is both Art and Soul, replete with whimsical and kitschy fun. As the world steps out of the pandemic’s shadow, this is a time of renewed passion and zeal for the arts and all of their benefits.

This weekend’s show features:
– Jackson the painting dog
– The worlds largest ceiling-suspended rotating rainbow cookie
– Albert Diaz, who was Basquiat’s partner in the SAMO graffiti campaign
– Legendary east village painter Rick Prol
– Painter Paul Kostabi (original member of White Zombie)
– Official unveiling of “STARFKRS” a conceptual installation
– Andy Warhol’s dog collar
– Painting of Dogs by Fridge Art Fair Founder Eric Ginsburg
– Rainbow Cookie taste test with comedian judges
– Performance art
– Rainbow biscuits for all visiting dogs!

A Sampling:

Andy Warhol’s Dog Collar – On loan from Kingston Pop Museum

Paul Kostabi – 7’ Totem 2023

Rick Prol – Untitled / Acrylic on canvas, 20”x16” – 2023

Samantha Sabatino – “Collision Course” – Acrylic, epoxy, glass & stone on canvas

Calling All Artists, Donors, Collabs:
Submissions to the Fridge will be on an ongoing basis, and details will be posted on the Apply page of their website. If you’re interested in donating, they are a 501c3 not-for-profit, and accept tax deductible donations from the public. They also seek sponsors and strategic partners who can provide financial and material assistance (and perhaps some cookies or popsicles).

Since its inception in May 2013, Fridge Art Fair has presented concurrent with Frieze and Art Basel in Miami. They accept numerous, diverse exhibitors in spaces from tiny to huge that were either affordable or donated to them. Support this concept! Visit FridgeArtFair.com


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