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Art Fair

Floral Arrangements Dominate the ADAA Art Show

by Paddy Johnson on March 5, 2014
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Last year there was much talk about what kind of desks and chairs dealers used at the Armory. This year, we note the use of floral arrangements at the ADAA mainly for its ubiquity. I took shots of the flower arrangements in just one aisle at the ADAA and came up with more than enough images for a slide show. I should have shot more.

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Contemporary Art Dominates the ADAA Art Show

by Paddy Johnson on March 5, 2014
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Mercifully, this year’s ADAA far was absent of familiar pop art fair staples such as Roy Lichtenstein and James Rosenquist. Many dealers brought contemporary art to the fairs, with familiar names such as Dana Schutz, Jacob Kassay, and James Turrell filling the booths. That, along with a series of in-depth solo booths, contributed to an overall sense of higher quality than in years past.

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One More Thing About Miami: Bushwick Goes Basel

by Matthew Leifheit and Michael Farley on December 10, 2013
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AFC’s Matthew Leifheit and Baltimore City Paper writer (and AFC friend) Michael Farley give you some highlights of Bushwick Gone Basel, a one-night only fair alternative held inside the CuCu’s Nest, a Miami Beach dive bar. In three words: Jaimie Warren RULES.

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We Went to Miami: Here’s What We Had to Say

by Corinna Kirsch on December 9, 2013
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In case you missed our MASSIVE coverage of the Miami fairs this week.

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Miami Project: A Family Business

by Will Brand and Corinna Kirsch on December 8, 2013
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If you were to start at the corner of NE 36th and 1st in Miami’s Wynwood Art District, and start walking towards the Miami Project, the directions might look a little like this: Start with the glowing white tent of the Brazil Art Fair on your left, and walk south, past the glowing white tents of the CONTEXT Art Fair, Red Dot Art Fair, and Art Miami. If you hit SPECTRUM Miami or the ArtSpot Art Fair, you’ve gone too far. One begins to suspect there are a few too many satellite fairs.

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Venus Over Manhattan Delivers Art in the Form of Cars

by Corinna Kirsch on December 7, 2013
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Take an elevator to the 7th floor of an open-air parking garage, and you’ll find Piston Head, an exhibition of over a dozen artist-designed cars, motorcycles, and trucks shipped from all over the world.

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In Miami, UNTITLED’s a Quiet Contender

by Whitney Kimball on December 7, 2013
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Does NADA have any real competition? If it ever will, it’ll be UNTITLED.

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