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Jacob Fabricius

Making The Nordic Section at The Armory

by Paddy Johnson on March 10, 2012
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“Posters, Souvenirs, and Other Stuff Curated by Jacob Fabricius” reads the front page header on the Armory Show Map & Show Guide. The subtitle below is even more direct: “FREE STUFF”. These aren't the kind of words I expect to see from a fair with an enormously commercial reputation, and they’re part of what makes the Nordic section a breath of fresh air within an otherwise staid fair.

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The Banality Bubble at The Armory Show

by Paddy Johnson on March 9, 2012
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Halfway through The Armory Show I was so bored I was composing headlines with the words “skip it”, and yet by the end of the day a jubilance filled the air as dealers started to report strong sales. Are we in another art bubble?

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