Studio Visit: Dustin Yellin!

Studio Visit: Dustin Yellin!

Dustin Yellin is everywhere. He's at Lincoln Center, Sotheby's, the Kennedy Arts Center, Armory Week, Frieze Week... and he's taking over Brooklyn. Good thing he is extremely likeable and inspiringly talented, because he'll be around for a long time. Born in LA, his family moved to  Colorado, where he went to school and subsequently dropped out before [...]

FRIEZE Recap: More Interaction, More Food, More…

FRIEZE Recap: More Interaction, More Food, More…

For a fair that’s only been around in NYC since 2012, it sure has become a staple quickly. This year, it includes over 190 of the world’s leading galleries, much larger than Frieze London, and has become an essential component of the international art fair conversation. Before going into the art, let's just take a minute [...]

Eye Opening AIPAD

Eye Opening AIPAD

In my last post, I presented two images, one by Massimo Vitali and one by Dean West. They look so similar, except that there is a clear difference in monetary value, since one of the works sells for $20k more than the other. So which one was by Massimo Vitali? If you chose the one below, [...]

Art Fair … or UnFair?

Art Fair … or UnFair?

One of the very first art fairs in the United States was The Armory Show, founded in 1913 and held in the 69th Regiment Armory on Lexington Avenue in New York City. It was an exhibition that showcased work by avant-garde European artists alongside the work of American artists, something that had never been done before [...]

New Museum Triennial

New Museum Triennial

Hey hey--the ballet flats are out! And so are the cropped pants. Although it's still in the 40s, I guess we've gotten so used to the perpetual chill that we might as well classify today as 'balmy'. We'll take what we can get though, thank you very much. Welcome Spring in New York (if you can call it that)! Enough [...]