art fairs

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The last time I spoke with Micol Hebron, earlier this year, she was spearheading Gallery Tally, a project for which she and a small army of volunteers count the numbers of men and women artists on the rosters of art galleries. A week and a half ago, Hebron was in Miami for the art fairs, so she took the opportunity to do some more counting.

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Post image for Oddball Art Theft Stunt Provides a Link at Ink Miami Fair

MIAMI BEACH — Ink Miami Art Fair, a salon-style fair within the Dorchester Hotel, opened its ninth edition on Wednesday, December 3. Exhibitors were housed in hotel suites, the “booth” a temporarily reclaimed room. The fair, as always, focused on works on paper, but strayed to include the occasional sculpture or drawing produced from cut-out steel.

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Post image for Women Artists Dominate in Art Basel Miami Beach’s Sculpture Park

MIAMI BEACH — Amid all the predictable fare in Art Basel Miami Beach’s Public sector, installed in Collins Park alongside the Bass Museum of Art — your Ernesto Neto hammock contraption, your Justin Matherly concrete-and-walker figure, your shiny bronze Elmgreen & Dragset provocation, your Georg Baselitz primitivist giant — is a set of bravura works by women artists.

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Photo Essays

NADA Miami Beach Keeps It Casual

by Michael Groth on December 5, 2014

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MIAMI BEACH — Upon entering this year’s New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) art fair one immediately appreciates the need for this alternative to the larger, establishment art fair down the beach. Unlike Art Basel, NADA Miami Beach has a casual, approachable feel.

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Photo Essays

Art Basel Miami Beach Sobers Up

by Michael Groth on December 5, 2014

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MIAMI BEACH — Art Basel Miami Beach (ABMB) opened its doors to the public on Thursday for its 13th edition. While many of the works on view deal with political themes, the overall aesthetic of the show is decidedly restrained compared to years past.

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Post image for Long-Running Moscow Art Fair Canceled

A key Russian contemporary art fair has been canceled in its 18th year, and appears unlikely to return, The Art Newspaper reported.

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Articles

Tips on Starting an Art Fair

by Mark Sheerin on December 3, 2013

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LONDON — There are plenty of ways to respond to a major art fair: excitement, dread, awe, disgust. What not many people come away thinking is, ‘I could do that.’ But if you have a hankering to build a roster of galleries and drum up a swarm of visitors, the three-year-old Sluice Art Fair may offer a few lessons.

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Post image for Is All the Stuff at Art Fairs the Same-ish?

William Powhida’s latest drawing, “A Subjective Classification of Things,” is his latest screed against the sameness in an industry that prides itself on being different.

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Post image for Frieze Art Fair Is a Search Engine … Or Something

Here at Hyperallergic, we’re big fans of The Art Newspaper, but we can’t stop snickering at this Frieze New York Daily story about the blue-chip art fair (which ends today) being like “a search engine for art.” That is, in fact, the title of the article.

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Post image for Discovering Emerging Japanese Talent at New City Art Fair

Most art fairs in New York City this week are bombastic affairs. New City Art Fair, by contrast, is not one of them. The mission of this fair is to feature original artwork by contemporary Japanese artists. To achieve this goal, Kentaro Totsuka, the director of New City, invited eleven Japanese galleries to display their wares.

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