The original “not like the other girls” of art fairs has an ambiance of genuine curiosity and sincere connection.
The sprawling Park Avenue Armory fair, thoughtfully and spaciously curated, is never too stuffy or zeitgeisty.
Cast-bronze “tortillas” and miniatures painted using a handmade cat-hair brush shine in the LA edition of the fair where artists manage their own booths.
I gave myself an imagined budget and set out to find everything from dorm-room art to a housewarming gift for that friend who loves crystals.
The fair shines a light on lesser-known artists, often overlooked in their day or excluded from canonical retellings of art history.
We ping-ponged through scores of booths to find something that fit our fake budget — and it was more difficult than it sounds.
The fair may have put the flat in “flat file,” but there were some spritely works worth spending time with amid the sea of disappointing wall art.
Here’s the lowdown on everything from behemoths like the Armory Show to zany, satellite “anti-fairs,” plus a handy map to help you navigate the frenzy.
The ninth edition of the 1-54 fair in Harlem made me proud of my Blackness, a feeling most art spaces don’t often inspire.
That 70’s Show, a new “art fair” in Manhattan, is a refreshingly free alternative to this weekend’s astronomically priced shows.
At the Independent, the cool kids of the art world rhapsodized about celebrity culture and the environment.
The less-than-idealized body is a mainstay of modern art. But whether or not it sells is another question.