With the 2012 Armory Show a little more than half a year away, organizers announced today that the fair will feature a special Armory Focus section devoted to about 20 galleries from the Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Jacob Fabricius, the director of Sweden’s Malmö Konsthall, will be at the helm Read More
Art Platform Los Angeles, the new contemporary art fair scheduled to open in the city in October, has released its list of confirmed exhibitors, which numbers 70 galleries, including a handful from New York, the Los Angeles Times reports.
The fair is being organized by the Chicago-based firm Merchandise Mart Properties Inc. (MMPI), Read More
It hummed and whirred with the strength of several dozen generators, looming for a half mile in every direction. It was so brightly white in the midmorning sun that it seemed to glow, like some otherworldly spacecraft set down by the side of a country road.
Here was the “largest tent structure ever erected on Read More
We’ve been pretty obsessed with all things Frieze ever since we anticipated the arrival of the London art fair in New York (the art world’s so-called “worst kept secret”). Last week, Frieze Film, a series of artists’ films presented alongside the fair in London this October, announced five new commissions by Ed Atkins, Lutz Read More
Christopher Kennedy, president of the Chicago-based Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. (MMPI), will step down at the end of July after having served at the top spot since 2000.
MMPI owns eight art fairs — including The Armory Show, Art Toronto, Art Chicago, Volta and Next — and plans to launch a new contemporary fair in Read More
artMRKT Productions, the Brooklyn-based organizer of contemporary and modern art fairs, will be sticking its flag in the Hamptons this summer for their inaugural artMRKT Hamptons, which will be open July 14-17 at the Bridgehampton Historical Society. Around 35 galleries from across the country will be exhibiting including Foley Gallery, Black & White Gallery Project Read More
NADA Director Heather Hubbs.
NADA, the New Art Dealers Alliance founded in 2002, will be taking its fair to Art Cologne for the first time in 2012. NADA is a not-for-profit organization of art world professionals from across the world including curators, dealers and gallery directors. Its members include New York galleries like Lisa Read More
The Frieze Art Fair is indeed coming to New York City!
Frieze founders Amanda Sharp and Matthew Slotover announced in a press release this morning that the fair will have its New York debut May 3 through 6, 2012 on Randall’s Island (better luck next time, Roosevelt Island). The fair will house some 170 galleries Read More
When a couple of hundred art dealers checked into the Deauville Resort in Miami Beach last December for an art fair, it was a new crowd for hotel concierge Abner Herrera, who is more used to vacationing families. “I would see them come in at 6 a.m., take a shower and come back down at Read More