Posts Tagged ‘Art Fairs’

From the Archives: Art Basel Miami Beach, In Stereo

Art Basel Miami Beach runs from December 5 to 8 this year, so now that we’re done with turkey and family, it’s time to crate up the artwork and enter the commercial fray. Today we bring you a look back at the 2012 fair, courtesy of gallerist and writer Catlin Moore, who gives you the insider’s scoop on the concerns that drive the curatorial decisions[…..]

HELP DESK: Art Fairs Everywhere

Jordan Tate. New Work #100, 2009; 3-channel slide projection; Courtesy of the artist

HELP DESK is where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling, or any other activity related to contemporary art. Send questions anonymously using this form. All submissions become the property of Daily Serving. HELP DESK is cosponsored by This column was originally published on August 27, 2012.  I may be in an enviable position, but it is a sticky one nonetheless.[…..]

The Art Fair Boyfriend or How I Survived Frieze Week and Learned to Love the Fair

Hugh Mendes, Obama Lama at The Future Can Wait

It’s autumn in London – the sun-dappled days at Hyde Park become distant memories as my brief trip back to California enters my rear view. The temperature drops, the leopard-print bikini begins its hibernation, and I stock up on Wolford tights again. The droves of art world professionals have returned from their envy-inducing Facebook check-ins in Saint-Tropez and Positano to the sudden realisation that Frieze week is[…..]

HELP DESK: Art Fairs Everywhere

Jordan Tate, New Work #100, 2009-2012. 3-channel slide projection (RGB)

Welcome to HELP DESK, where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling–or any other activity related to–contemporary art. Together, we’ll sort through some of art’s thornier issues. Email with your question. All submissions remain strictly anonymous and become the property of Daily Serving. HELP DESK is co-sponsored by I may be in an enviable position, but it is a[…..]

Miami Art Fairs: Okay Mountain (Corner Store)

Arthouse of Austin TX presents Corner Store by Okay Mountain in the IMPULSE section of this year’s PULSE Miami Contemporary Art Fair.  Commissioned by Arthouse specifically for PULSE, the installation is  elaborately researched and accurately realized.  Corner Store envelops the visitor within the environment of a gas station or convenience store typical to Texas and the Southern United States.  All elements of Corner Store‘s retail[…..]

Miami Art Fairs: Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian

Dubai’s Third Line Gallery presents new work by Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian at this year’s Art Basel Miami Beach, Art Nova section.  Farmanfarmaian’s series of mosaics of mirrors succeed, according to the Third Line Gallery, in combining ‘the intricate ornamentation of Iranian architecture with the aesethetic of modern abstract expressionism’ – both of which appropriately reflect this artist’s background.  In creating these mosaics, Farmanfarmaian[…..]