From bread sculptures to fabric galore, the pent up energy of the pandemic was overflowing at this grassroots art fair that continues to wow.
A comic artist strolling through Spring Break spots a seersucker suit, spiders, and a giant sliced ham, among other curiosities.
Titled In Excess, this year’s Spring/Break is brimming with projects that deepen and extend a feeling of immersion by being hallucinatory, obsessive, and ravishing.
Your comics dispatch from Frieze Week.
Working under the theme “In Excess,” participants put together maximalist installations at a former produce market and textile manufacturing site in Downtown Los Angeles.
Spring/Break feels a bit different this year, which might have something to do with its location in the United Nations complex in midtown.
Margaret Roleke was told to adjust her window-facing artwork following a complaint by the building manager, or the fair would shutter.
The curator-centric fair gave space for artists to pay tribute to Los Angeles in a spirit of DIY-fun.
For their second fair this year, the organizers of Spring/Break have set up shop in a multiuse development in Downtown Brooklyn.
Other fairs prune and primp their art for maximum market efficiency; Spring/Break allows curators and artists to let their freak flags fly.
Show Mein, an exhibition at this year’s Spring/Break Art Show, became the focus of a heated debate about cultural appropriation.
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.