Other fairs prune and primp their art for maximum market efficiency; Spring/Break allows curators and artists to let their freak flags fly.
Armory Week 2017
A Curated Section Brings Body Politics to Volta NY
Wendy Vogel’s curated section at Volta NY reminds us that we carry our identities with us always — even inside the artificial environment of an art fair.
Dispute Over Asian American Stereotypes Gives Way to Dialogue at an Art Fair [UPDATED]
Show Mein, an exhibition at this year’s Spring/Break Art Show, became the focus of a heated debate about cultural appropriation.
From Mysterious Erotica to Holy Bell Jars, Singular Projects at the Independent Art Fair
This year, the visions at the Independent Art Fair were multiple, with some galleries dedicating their booths to outsider and unknown artists, as well as work that is a bit more playful.
Scouting Out the Armory Show, a Theme Park for the Wealthy
Amid the big, blue chip baubles, there are flickers of truly powerful and personal work at the latest edition of the vast Armory Show art fair.
Feeling Anxiety and Relief at NADA New York
Some of the most memorable art at this year’s NADA New York deals with distress, though the massive fair also offers respite.
Colossal Hand-Cut Towers Greet Visitors at Art on Paper
The third edition of Art on Paper opens in Lower Manhattan with a towering trio of hand-cut paper sculptures and 80 galleries from around the world.
Ladies First at the ADAA Art Show
Women artists are ubiquitous at the most august of the week’s art fairs, from canonical figures like Lee Krasner and Lee Bontecou to lesser-known figures like Zilia Sánchez and Evelyn Statsinger.
Fixed on Bodies at the Moving Image Art Fair
Despite a new section devoted to virtual reality, the strongest trend running through the 2017 fair is work grounded in the body and its place in society.
Your Concise Guide to Armory Week 2017 — with GIFs!
Our handy guide to this week’s 11 art fairs in New York City, from the august ADAA Art Show to the diminutive Salon Zürcher, supplemented with animated GIFs.