This year’s installment of the Independent art fair opened today, with a preview this afternoon and a public opening Friday, March 3. In Spring Studios in Tribeca for a second year, the fair gathers 52 exhibitors from 20 cities, with 15 presenting booths … Read More
Artists are famously ambivalent about showing up at art fairs. John Baldessari once likened the experience to that of a kid walking in on his parents having sex. But showing one’s art at them is de rigeur. Fairs—evolved from bazaars … Read More
The 29th edition of the Art Show, organized annually by the Art Dealers Association of America, opened to VIPs and members of the press on Tuesday, February 28. Below, scenes of some of the artwork and action around the fair, … Read More
The parties, dinners, talks, and performances are continuing in Miami Beach as Art Basel and its satellite events enter the weekend. Below, a look around some of the events. See more in Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4.
NADA Art fair opened Thursday to VIP cardholders and press and continues through Sunday. Below, a slideshow of the action around the fair. See more in Part 1 and read all about it in Nate Freeman’s report from the scene.
As Art Basel Miami Beach opened to VIP collectors today, politically-oriented art could be seen throughout the convention center, some of it brand new. See more in Part 1, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5.Click on the first image to start … Read More
Art Basel Miami Beach opens to VIP guests on Wednesday, but there was no shortage of previews and parties leading up to the main event. Below, a look around some of the events Tuesday evening in Miami Beach. Among the … Read More
Habitat: Obsessions is a ten-part series of visits to the surprising nonart collections of art-world professionals.“I grew up obsessed with guitars,” L.A.-based artist Aaron Curry told me. “When I was young, I used to cut up boxes and make cardboard guitars using … Read More
Habitat: Obsessions is a ten-part series of visits to the surprising non-art collections of art-world professionals.Artist Barbara Bloom became interested in Braille because, in her words, “The letters are hard to see.” As Bloom told me, “This creates a kind of … Read More
Habitat: Obsessions is a ten-part series of visits to the surprising non-art collections of art-world professionals.Tony Oursler’s multimedia works often take the form of a video of a talking head or a blinking eye projected atop an inanimate object—a fabric dummy, … Read More
Habitat: Obsessions is a ten-part series of visits to the surprising non-art collections of art-world professionals. “Collecting is my medium,” the artist Brent Birnbaum told me recently. Birnbaum has collected treadmills, Barack Obama T-shirts, pigeon feathers (found on the streets of New York), Ikea furniture, … Read More