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Art Fair

Jubilant Mood Buoys EXPO Chicago

by Robin Dluzen on September 22, 2013
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Last year’s inaugural EXPO Chicago fair was generally characterized as being slow, but ultimately successful. The 2012 Vernissage, with a handful of exceptions, lacked the kind of frantic early purchasing that typically happens at the other big art fairs. By the end of that inaugural fair, there were many galleries happy with the sales that occurred over the course of the weekend and few grumblings from others, some of which had brought huge, expensive secondary market work that went unsold. This year feels markedly different.

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EXPO Chicago in Images: The Good, The Bad and Mel Ramos’ Monkey

by Paddy Johnson on September 21, 2013
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It’s impossible to describe EXPO Chicago without offering a few images to tell the story. This slideshow with commentary do just that. Highlights, lowlights, and everything in between after the jump.

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6 Must-See Discussions at Expo Chicago

by Paddy Johnson on September 13, 2013
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Expo Chicago launches next week and we’re already preparing. Here’s a list of discussions that will take place next week during the fair.

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What’s New at Moving Image London? Lots!

by Paddy Johnson and Hannah Garner on September 12, 2013
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The Moving Image Art Fair’s London participant list is out and they’re listing a largely new roster of participants. Of the 31 exhibitors, nine will return from the fair’s iterations in London and New York. These include Winkleman Gallery (whose owners Murat Orozobekov and Edward Winkleman founded the fair), Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, AV-Arkki, STAMPA, P·P·O·W, Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery, DODGE Gallery, Galerie M + R Fricke, and Mark Moore Gallery.

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The Echo Art Fair, Day Two: Is This For Sale?

by Paddy Johnson on September 8, 2013
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So how’s the fair look anyway?

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The Echo Art Fair: Nerves of Steel

by Paddy Johnson on September 7, 2013
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Buffalo has no shortage of collectors. The Echo Art Fair launched last night with plenty in attendence.

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Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 In-n-Out

by Hannah Garner on September 5, 2013
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Here we go again: Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 just released the names of this year’s exhibitors. Though the list runs about as long as last year’s (258 in 2013, 257 in 2012), the fair has added Edition, a new section of 13 art publishers that includes New York’s Pace Prints and Two Palms. And though there are some Western European additions (mostly from Berlin), Art Basel’s press release notes that nearly half of this year’s exhibitors are from the Americas, making the Miami Beach show “the premier destination for galleries from the United States and Latin America.” That includes a couple more local Florida galleries and Chicago’s Corbett vs. Dempsey, which was added to the Nova section.

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Pentagram Ecology: Frieze Art Fair, 2013

by Luke Turner on May 16, 2013
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Editor’s note: Contributor Luke Turner tells us about the Frieze art fair through the eyes of an art worker and writer. Here’s Turner’s list of five things he found memorable, as they relate to the ecology of last weekend’s island fair. A sample:

“Large crane flies inhabited the tent and selected lightly colored monochrome canvases and blank walls as preferred resting environments. The crane flies seemed to avoid artworks with mirrored, acrylic, or polished surfaces…”

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