The power of photography will be on full view when The Photography Show presented by AIPAD opens in New York City on Friday, May 20 and runs through Sunday, May 22, with a VIP Opening on Thursday, May 19. Held at Center415, a new midtown location, this year’s show promises an exciting, fresh atmosphere for the storied fair, bringing together 49 galleries from nine countries and 23 cities across the US and around the world. Each exhibitor is a member of the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD), recognized as the world’s leading galleries of fine art photography. This year, The Photography Show runs concurrently with Frieze New York, Volta New York, and other fairs.

Now in its 41st edition, The Photography Show presented by AIPAD is the longest-running exhibition dedicated to the photographic medium. A tightly focused members-only fair, it will feature an array of fresh-to-market and museum-quality work including contemporary, modern, and 19th-century photographs.

Aïda Muluneh, “Both Sides, (Memory of Hope Series)” (2017), photograph printed on Hahnemuehle Photo Rag Bright White, 60 x 60 inches (image courtesy the artist and Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco and New York)

A number of events are planned in conjunction with The Photography Show. Through May 18, a series of virtual AIPAD Talks will feature leaders in the photography world. AIPAD has also partnered with the International Center of Photography to present a Photobook Fest at ICP on May 21 and 22.

Show Schedule

  • Thursday, May 19 | Media and VIP Preview by Invitation Only
  • Friday, May 20 | 1–7pm General Admission
  • Saturday, May 21 | 12–7pm General Admission
  • Sunday, May 22 | 12–5pm General Admission

View the list of participating galleries for The Photography Show.

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George Hoyningen-Huene, “Divers, swimwear by Izod” (1930), platinum palladium print (AP), image: 19.5 x 25 cm, paper: 27.5 x 35 cm, signed by Horst and embossed (© The George Hoyningen-Huene Estate Archives, courtesy Atlas Gallery, London)

Founded in 1979, the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) represents more than 80 of the world’s leading galleries in fine art photography. AIPAD is dedicated to creating and maintaining the highest standards of scholarship and ethical practice in the business of exhibiting, buying, and selling fine art photography. Learn more at

Peter Beard, “Andy Warhol Collage (Nothing is Perfect)” (c. 2002), silver gelatin prints, collage paint, blood, ink and various objects, 101 x 117 cm (image courtesy Michael Hoppen Gallery, London)
Rodney Smith, “Saori on Seaplane Wing, Dominican Republic (B)” (2009), archival pigment print, 20 x 20 inches (image courtesy Robert Klein Gallery, Boston)