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International Artexpo Brings the Best in Affordable, Innovative and Sustainable Art to New York City

The International Art Business Conference

The International Art Business Conference (IABC) will offer more than 20 lectures over three days, including:

Color Pulse 2010 - Sponsored by Benjamin Moore

Thursday, February 26 , 10:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Hosted by color expert Frances Mooney of Benjamin Moore this lecture discusses forecasting for the year ahead. For 2010, Color Pulse takes a new perspective on how Authenticity is translated through three distinctive influences.

The ART of TRENDS - How to Connect with What's Happening in Interiors Right Now

Thursday, February 26 , 4:30 - 5:45 p.m.

Linda Blair , noted interior designer and two time past president of ASID New York Metro tells it like it is - a no-nonsense expose of exactly what art is being purchased, by whom and from where. In a frank and informative appraisal of art available today, Blair debunks the myths of "trends", the influence of the media and discusses her experiences locally and globally. Be prepared for a frank and informative talk and a down and dirty Q & A.

Origins of Color - Sponsored by Benjamin Moore

Friday, February 27 , 10:30 - 11:45 a.m.

The world of color comes from the colors of the world. The story is as old as time itself; a link to our ancient ancestry. Used to communicate, color has conveyed wealth, status and success, and it also reflects the hopes, fears and desires captured in each era's collective psyche. Color has sparked wars, built trade, and raised and toppled economies. Worshipped, reviled sought after discarded, its relationship to humanity is as rich and complex as our relationships with one another. This is the story color and we begin at its origin.

How to Work with an Interior Designer - The Reality of a Successful Relationship

Friday, February 27 , 2:30 - 3:45 p.m.

Can you really make an interior designer a life-long client and ally? Are you put off by many designers? Find out what makes them tick and the way to forge a successful relationship. Learn how to get on the inside track and what you need to do to stay there. Join Interior Designer Judy Sheridan, ASID, CID, as she discusses the reality of what life is like on the designer's side.

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Ticket Information:

Tickets for Artexpo can be purchased on-site at the Jacob Javits Center Box office. The show opens to trade only on Thursday, February 26 and Friday, February 27 from 10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and will be open to the general public from Saturday, February 28 from 10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. , Sunday, March 1 from 11 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and Monday, March 2 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The cost for an adult ticket is $15, for students under 18 and seniors it is $5, free for children under 12. For more information visit

About Artexpo New York :

Artexpo New York is produced by The Art Group of Summit Business Media, the leading worldwide producer of art shows and art-related trade publications, including Artexpo Las Vegas, Art Miami, Art Business News, DECOR and Volume. For more information visit

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