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Searching For An Explanation at the Moving Image and Independent Fairs

3 years agoArts : Hyperallergic

After attending both the Moving Image Fair at the Waterfront Tunnel and the Independent in the old Dia:Chelsea building, I realized that art fairs and the art contained within them are suffering from the same problem as many recent exhibitions in major museums: It's nearly impossible to appreciate the art by itself without a detailed explanation of the artist's background and motivations.
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