art fairs

Post image for Hints of the Real World in Art Basel’s Elitist Bubble

BASEL, Switzerland — How many works by Alexander Calder are out there?

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Post image for NADA New York Gets Nasty

NADA New York, the New Art Dealers Alliance’s (NADA) hometown art fair, has a reputation for showing a certain type of clinical, vaguely cynical, and aggressively cool contemporary art.

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Post image for How Do Artists Feel About Art Fairs?

Art fairs are a bit like the shopping malls of the art world.

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Post image for Your Concise Guide to Frieze Week 2016

New York City’s second big week of art fairs, Frieze Week, has become almost as dauntingly vast as its first, Armory Week, but we’re here to help!

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Post image for At the AIPAD Photography Show, Training Your Eyes to See More

A photographer myself, I go to the Photography Show for the same reason I go to any exhibition: to learn.

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Post image for At a Generally Flat Art on Paper Fair, Some Cutting Works

“My kid could do that” is the world’s most clichéd dismissal of Modern art.

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Post image for From Míro’s Studio to Ledger Art, Standouts of the Armory Show’s Modern Section

The Armory Show is thought of first and foremost as a venue for buying contemporary art, but on the fair’s southern pier dealers quietly move Modern masterpieces worth millions.

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Post image for Spring/Break, a Sprawling Alternative Art Fair that Delivers

On Tuesday, at the preview of the Spring/Break Art Show, a writer I know told me she’d been sent there on an assignment to cover the “little” fairs surrounding the Armory Show.

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Post image for Finding Jesus, “YOUR MOM,” and Other Surprises at the 2016 Armory Show

The 2016 edition of the Armory Show art fair opens to the public tomorrow, but already during today’s preview piers 92 and 94 were crawling with collectors, curators, and critics.

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Post image for Itinerant and Off-the-Map Galleries Find a Place in Mexico City’s Material Art Fair

MEXICO CITY — International art collectors, guzzling mescal and flexing gaudy taste, are descending on this megalopolis, and will leave on Monday with a hangover and something shiny.

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