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.
If you didn’t make it to Jay-Z’s performance at Pace, you’ve got another chance to share sweat with celebrities. ART CELEBRITIES. AFC’s own Wienerstar, Michael Mahalchick, is claiming “Picasso Baby” as his own, and will perform the song from 12 – 6 PM tomorrow at Louis B. James on 143 Orchard Street. We’re going.