End of the Year Wrap Up (PART I/II)

Faena

During the last few days before the year’s end, I always think how fast this year has flown by. There are so many things left to do before 2016! But looking past my short-term memory to last January, I realize so much has happened and changed since the beginning of 2015. For example, this blog really only took … Continue reading

Finding Value in an Art Fair

by Federico Uribe

When I attend an art fair, I am often struck by how often I find connections to other contemporary work I have seen, and I wonder if the gallerist or the artist knows about it. My first thought is that the artist must’ve seen the other artist’s work and tried to do something similar. However, most of the … Continue reading

FRIEZE Recap: More Interaction, More Food, More…

Kader Attia’s “Halam Tawaaf,” 2008, consisting of 2,978 tall beer cans.

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 … Continue reading