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

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
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

08 Mar
Report from the 2013 Art Fairs: A Dealer Report On Sales

I spoke to a contemporary fine art dealer at one of the fairs about sales.  He said they were expecting the higher end pieces to sell well, but that lower priced art (below five thousand or less) probably would not sell. He thought this was due to the fact that the mid-range collectors have pulled

07 Mar
Armory 2013 Art Show Opening Highlights

Fine Art Photography, Works on Paper Armory Highlights A series of black and white photographs by Mark Ruwedel, at Yossi Milo Gallery. Sorry for the poor quality of the image, but a huge Richard Mosse photograph Jack Shainman Gallery. I really like Elizabeth Peyton works on paper. Here’s one at Two Palms Press. Another favorite