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The Armory: The Forgettable Fair

by Paddy Johnson on March 3, 2016

It’s hard to imagine a more art boring fair than this year’s Armory. Looking back at yesterday’s photos there’s virtually nothing to say about any of it. The fair is filled with generic art market standards: neon, monochromes, mirrors. If you’re looking for an art genre, the boilerplate version of it is on view here. At least last year’s iteration was bad enough to warrant ridicule. This one will be instantly forgotten.

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AFC’s Art Fair Coverage Roundup

by The AFC Staff on March 10, 2014
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Last week was a blur. We ran around to the Armory Show, Independent, Moving Image, Spring/Break, and the ADAA Art Show, all in order to bring you a bevy of slideshows, reports, and a “We Went To.” We’re proud of our coverage, and hope you’ll like reading it, too. Enjoy.

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We Went to the Independent: A Fair With Sturdy Walls

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on March 7, 2014
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Is the “Independent” still worthy of the title?

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The Art Fairs In Review

by Paddy Johnson on March 11, 2013
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Missed the art fairs last week? Can’t get enough of art fair pictures? We’ve got you covered. Here’s a recap of how we spent our time last week.

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Dealers Take Another Look at the ADAA

by Whitney Kimball on March 11, 2013
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Five years in the art world count like dog years. In 2007, we had dealers like Paul Kasmin speaking about the ADAA’s art show in stark terms; this year, they’ve changed their tune.

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Your Guide to Armory Week

by Reid Singer on March 4, 2013
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Even though the hum around Armory week seems subdued this year, visiting half-a-dozen-plus art fairs can in a few days’ time can feel like a week on a Eurail pass. Naive outsiders are treated harshly, the food is unfamiliar and overpriced, and you spend a lot of time snooping around taking pictures. It’s useful to have an index that you can depend on to guide you towards the things that are worth seeing and away from the things that aren’t. A guidebook if you will. Here’s ours.

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ADAA’s The Art Show 2013 Exhibitor List

by Corinna Kirsch on January 30, 2013
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This year marks the 25th anniversary of The Art Show, the quiet, but sophisticated upper east side fair hosted by the members-only Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA). This year’s fair will welcome 72 galleries inside the vaulted walls of the Park Avenue Armory, and it will take place from March 6 – 10, 2013.

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Bid Now: A Hurricane Relief Auction We Can Get Behind

by Whitney Kimball on January 22, 2013
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Chelsea may have reopened last week, but hurricane recovery’s still a long way off.

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