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AFC’s Guide to (e)merge: A Fair with a Local Focus

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Gabriela Vainsencher on October 2, 2013
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Not being a part of the Federal Government, the (e)merge art fair’s schedule to open its third edition in Washington, DC tomorrow will remain unchanged. This is a positive occurrence for the Washington community, and at least according AFC’s Paddy Johnson, who visited the fair in 2011 and 2012, despite a few caveats, it’s worth a visit.

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Who’s Going to DC’s (e)merge Art Fair Tomorrow?

by Paddy Johnson on September 22, 2011
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I’m in DC for the week, so in addition to visiting some of the nations greatest treasures, I’ll be attending the (e)merge art fair tonight and tomorrow (the event runs through Sunday September 25th). Every fair has a concept that defines its character, whether it be new art dealers, collective exhibition strategies, or whatever it is the Armory touts, and this one is no different. According to their website, “(e)merge combines an exhibition platform for galleries and nonprofits with that for vetted projects by unrepresented artists.” We’ll see how the unrepresented artist idea turns out, it could go either way.

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