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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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Hope for Scope? Slideshow and Commentary

by Whitney Kimball on March 7, 2013
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Let’s face it: bejeweling a horse does not exactly inspire riveting dialogue. But some people seem to like it, and this is Scope, so at this point, we’ll take it. It’s one example of the fair’s congenial goofball luster, and there’s no point in trying to make it something it’s not.

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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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SCOPE: How Not To Do Things

by Will Brand on April 11, 2012
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This morning we got an email from someone interested in creating a “truthful, informed presence for the SCOPE fair online”, which sounded like a nice objective. Then they asked us to take down articles we’ve written about SCOPE sucking, and that didn’t sound very nice at all!

In the full post, a helpful guide to insulting a writer’s professionalism and honesty.

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The Official Art Fag City Art Fair and Biennial Guide

by Paddy Johnson Will Brand and Whitney Kimball on March 2, 2012
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Get ready for non-stop art viewing. If you like art at all, next week's schedule should be packed with art fairs, biennial viewings, and openings. If you don't know where to start, we're here to help. Our one sentence synopsis as follows: This year more elitists, more protests, more video art, more foreigners, and continued efforts to disguise art fairs as nightclubs.

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Scope Basel Draws Complaints From Exhibitors

by Liza Eliano on June 24, 2010
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Exhibitors from this year’s Scope Basel fair complain about poor organization and harsh words from fair founder, Alexis Hubsman. Adding this to the list of other unhappy exhibitors in the past, we wonder if Scope should still be around.

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