Fine Art Photography: Portrait in New Hope, PA, Steve Giovinco

27 Mar
Steve B. Smith At SVA: Lecture on his Fine Art Photography

The School of Visual Arts in New York Fine Art Photography Talk by Steven B. Smith Steven B. Smith, a friend from graduate school, will be giving a talk about his work at SVA this Thursday at 7pm, at 209 East 23 Street, New York.  His work is great; I hope you can come. From his

09 Mar
Why Every Artist Should Visit the Contemporary Art Fairs In New York

There has been much debate in the art world, especially among artists, about the merits or lack there of, of the art fair. Currently, the Armory Show 2013 is in New York on the West Side piers. What’s to like as an artist?  It’s cramped.  It’s hard to see work.  It’s a giant showroom.  Eyes

09 Mar
Why I Like Volta NY, The Contemporary Art Fair That Gets it Right

Of the several art fairs in town (the Armory Show 2013, Scope New York, The Independent), Volta NY gets it right.  Its even more right for the 2013 edition in its new location in SoHo. Volta, unlike the other art fairs, allows only one artist per booth.  This mini-gallery experience makes viewing art much more

09 Mar
The Armory Show 2013: Seven Reasons Why Its Over

I’m not a basher of the art fairs.  I attend them dutifully when the contemporary art world descends on New York in March (and now May), and even migrated to Miami in December for Art Basel Miami Beach, where I insanely traversed 10 art fairs—some twice—during those four days. The fairs, at a glance, provide