The Romantic Language of Art Fair Press Releases

armory e1318955308914 The Romantic Language of Art Fair Press Releases

View of the Armory Show. Courtesy of Huffington Post.

A catalog of headlines from art fair wrap-up press releases (presented without comment):

-Frieze Art Fair, October 18, 2011: “Frieze Art Fair 2011: High-quality works and confident mood make for strong sales”

-Art Platform-Los Angeles, October 11, 2011: “Art Platform-Los Angeles Closes with Notable Sales and High Attendance”

-Art Basel, June 2011: “Art 42 Basel: Extraordinary Quality; Strong Results”

-Hong Kong International Art Fair, May 31, 2011: “2011 Art HK Confirms Its Postion [sic] Amongst The World’s Leading Art Fairs as Regional & International Collectors and Museum Directors Assemble at This Year’s Fair
Fair reports strong sales of both Western and Asian contemporary art
Record number of visitors attend the fair
Date change for next year’s fair”

-The Armory Show, March 14, 2011: “The 2011 Armory Show Fresher Content, Notable Sales and Record Attendance”

-ARCOmadrid International Contemporary Art Fair, February 2011: “ARCOmadrid rejuvenated itself for its 30th birthday, introducing changes that have been very well received by exhibitors and visitors alike”

-Pulse New York, March 19, 2010: “Pulse New York : Steady Sales and Positive Mood Defines 2010 New York Edition”

-The Art Show, March 10, 2010: “Extraordinary Success at the Art Show 2010″

-Art Basel Miami Beach, December 2010: “Art Basel Miami Beach 2010 Exceptionally high quality and very solid sales”

-Frieze Art Fair, October 20, 2010: “Frieze Art Fair 2010: High-quality gallery presentations attract strong sales”

Comments

  1. Quasimodo 3000 says:

    Sorry, no self-respecting art critic bothers to criticize press releases. You mark yourself as a fool for admitting that you read them. Or know that such throw-away scraps even exist.

    1. Guest says:

      Self-respecting art critics also know the difference between art market reporting and art criticism. Where does that leave you?

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