art fairs

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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Post image for At Pulse Miami Beach, Plants, Plants Everywhere

MIAMI BEACH — Perhaps it’s because we’re near the tropics or in palm tree central, but whatever the reason, the galleries participating in this year’s Pulse Miami Beach fair are showing a generous selection of botany-focused works.

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Post image for Your Concise Guide to the 2015 Miami Art Fairs

You have limited time, but you need to know where to go. Don’t worry, we got you covered. Here’s our take on what to expect.

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Post image for Sussing Out Subtlety at the Frieze Art Fairs in London

LONDON — Last year was my first Frieze London fair, and I was baffled that it could seem so desultory, given that it was chock-a-block with pointlessly novel artworks.

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Post image for It’s Not New, but It’s Still NEWD: Bushwick’s Very Own Art Fair

For the second year, an art fair is joining the Bushwick Open Studios happenings. The NEWD Art Show returns with 11 exhibitors to the warehouse space of The 1896.

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Post image for How Frieze Art Fair Is Like a Dead Doughnut

Many criticisms have been leveled at art fairs.

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Post image for Painting According to Frieze New York

It’s been about a hundred years since Kazimir Malevich supplanted all imagery in painting with iconic shapes that point not to this world but to one he thought would come.

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Post image for Parsing the Collective Design Fair’s Peculiar Objects

Visiting Collective Design amid all of Frieze Week’s art fairs is doubly refreshing: it’s an unabashed celebration of beautiful objects and you can touch (almost) all of them.

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Post image for A Contemporary African Art Fair Arrives in New York

It may at first thought seem odd that the newest addition to Frieze Week in New York is a fair devoted to contemporary African art.

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Post image for Look Before You Sit: At Frieze New York, the Seats Are All Sculptures

Frieze New York opens its doors to the public today, but already during yesterday’s press and VIP preview the aisles were crowded, the common areas and restaurants filled with worn-out fairgoers, and it seemed as if the only empty seats were sculptures.

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