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Sunday, March 11th, 2018

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Why this critic might be done with the Independent Art Fair

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

William T. Williams, Spring Lake, 1988-2003. Acrylic on canvas, 75 x 44 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Michael Rosenfeld Gallery

Drill Hall Delectations: The Art Show at the Armory


Don’t wait until next week to get into fair mood. The Art Show, through Sunday

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Spring/Break is the most anarchic and exuberant of the fairs: each room of these administrative offices of the USPS (the space has a David Lynch-like quality, a time-capsule of New Deal-era bureaucracy) has its own organizing principle. Here is artist Megan Liu Kincheloe installing Thing Gap Method in Room 23 featuring works by Sophia Flood, Sascha Ingber, Kelly McCafferty, Sarah Tortora and herself.

All Our Blurbs from Art Fair Week, March 2017


Capsule reviews by David Cohen and Roman Kalinovski from the commercial front lines

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

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The Art Fairs This Week: A Cheat Sheet from the Editors of THE LIST


The Art Show, The Armory Show, NADA, Volta, Independent, Scope, Spring/Break, Clio, Art on Paper, Moving Image…

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

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A Look Back at a Preview: Frieze New York 2016


Dasha Zhukova with sculpture by Yayoi Kusama

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

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FRIEZE WEEK PICK OF THE DAY: Marianne Vitale at Contemporary Fine Art, Berlin at Frieze


A “common crossing” is a ubiquitous railroad switch. Laid down horizontally, inserted in the railroad tracks, these ‘frogs’ guide trains crossing from one line to the next. Just as Duchamp transfigured an ordinary men’s urinal into an artwork, by rotating Fountain ninety degree out of the everyday world, so by revolving her ‘frogs’ into a vertical…

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

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FRIEZE WEEK PICK OF THE DAY: David Humphrey at Fredericks & Freiser at Frieze


David Humphrey’s Fall 2014 show at Fredericks & Freiser, who are affording him a solo spot on their Frieze stand this year, was titled “Work and Play”. For anyone who has ever wondered why painters work and musicians play, this was a great title for Humphrey,  a practitioner of both arts. “Under The Table” is an essay in overlapping and interweaving…

Sunday, March 6th, 2016

Barry Le Va, Switch, 1967/2016. Various materials, dimensions variable. Courtesy of the Artist and David Nolan Gallery.

ARMORY WEEK PICK OF THE DAY: Barry Le Va at the ADAA Art Show


on view at David Nolan Gallery

Saturday, March 5th, 2016

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ARMORY WEEK PICK OF THE DAY: Elin Rødseth at Art on Paper


On view at Owen James Gallery

Friday, March 4th, 2016

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ARMORY WEEK PICK OF THE DAY: Nabil Nahas at The Armory Show


on view at Ben Brown Gallery