The fair strays from Manhattan in Armory Week to Brooklyn in Frieze Week
The European Fine Art Fair conquers New York
Frieze New York touted a number of galleries showing feminist artists, a newly fashionable area of connoisseurship
A Catholic artist and his paintings of ideas
Opening reception: Wednesday, May 3, 6-9pm; Thursday, May 4 to Monday, May 8: 11am-6pm. 435 Broome Street, between Broadway and Crosby. Free admission. Perhaps due to an eleventh-hour change of venue from Federal Hall to a small ground-floor room in SoHo, the second iteration of Portal Art Fair looks a bit rushed and disjointed: none…
open today, 12 – 8 PM
Work by two different artists examine and expand facets of the Romantic tradition in the visual arts.
The paintings of Patricia Treib are all the more intriguing for seeming to elevate honesty as a high virtue. Thoughtfully made, they appeal to the senses. Speed is evidently important, and yet they are as slow as they are spontaneous. They are insistently abstract, but the turns of the brush and the tapering of line…