In over thirty fairs spanning the past eight years, SCOPE has solidified its position as the premier showcase for international emerging contemporary art, routinely hosting an impressive line-up of A-list galleries, blue chip institutional groups, and widely respected patrons whose unique collections reflect both a seriousness of purpose and a deep commitment to their personal visions. Moreover, SCOPE's early advocacy of promising young artists has proved extremely prescient as those same artists later return to the fair after inclusion in culture-defining exhibitions such as the Whitney Biennial and Greater New York, consistently garnering accolades in prestigious critical journals including Art in America, Artforum, and Frieze magazines.
From the beginning, SCOPE's core mission has always been the creation of a flexible and fluid platform for both artists and dealers alike, which shapes rather than responds to market demand. Given that the fair model continues to be the most comprehensive way to ensure that our patrons receive a 'total survey' of contemporary art as it occurs in real time, the need for a focused, innovative curatorial team is more than self-evident. In fact, it's absolutely necessary to ensure SCOPE's continued dominance in an ever-more crowded field of fairs and collateral exhibitions.