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A Roundup of Last Week’s Fair Coverage

by Whitney Kimball on May 12, 2014
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And the best fair was…

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The Ultimate Guide to Frieze Week 2014

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on May 7, 2014
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Look, let’s not kid ourselves. This week is going to be insane. Here’s a fair list. Do with it what you will.

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Helen Toomer Heads Pulse Art Fair

by Paddy Johnson and Matthew Leifheit on January 15, 2014
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Helen Toomer’s got a big job ahead of her and we think she’s the one to do it.

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Pulse Draws More Visitors

by Whitney Kimball on May 13, 2013
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Who’s Pulsing?

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Art Fair Round-Up: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Fairs

by Whitney Kimball on May 7, 2013
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Art fair week used to pain my sensitive art heart. Now all that’s changed; this year, we have a booth! This weekend, we’ll be heading to Frieze, NADA, Seven, Pulse, and Cutlog, and major openings of Jeff Koons, Jack Goldstein, and the Parsons Festival.

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Moving Image, A Fair With Purpose

by Corinna Kirsch on March 8, 2013
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Slowly but surely, galleries are reaching a breaking point with the art fair circuit. Escape isn’t an option for most galleries. Instead of opting out, we’re seeing a rise in specialized fairs, those that provide an alternative to the white-walled booth model. Moving Image is one of those fairs, and it has all the makings of a solid future.

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Art Basel Satiated, Returns to Lair: All Our News From The Fairs

by The AFC Staff on December 10, 2012
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Like most art fairs, Art Basel Miami Beach is conspicuously unaware of its past. The fair closed yesterday, and already its website header has begun hyping Miami Beach 2013. As an art fair, with its accompanying talks, lounges, and VIP access, it’s something between a market and a luxury brand, and neither markets nor luxury brands have much use for memory. In the business of selling “the very best,” you shouldn’t say whether it’s more or less “best” than last year; this is most true of “the very best price.”

So if you missed it, you missed it, and good luck piecing it back together. Thankfully, AFC is here to help, chiseling snide remarks into the bedrock of history. We went to the fairs and then wrote about what we saw at the fairs, which means this: If you say you saw the things we wrote about, some people will believe that you went to the fairs, yourself. Try it out; it’s fun. When art fairs give you false forgetting, give them false memories right back.

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