Post Profile

Searching For An Explanation at the Moving Image and Independent Fairs

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.
read more


Related Posts

Independent, but Still an Art Fair

Arts : Hyperallergic

The Independent art fair was born out of a sprawling nonprofit project founded by dealer Elizabeth Dee. Called the X Initiative, it turned the former Chelsea home of the Dia Art Foundation into a yearlong hub of exhibitions, perform...

Moving Image Partners with ART21

Arts : Edward Hussein Winkleman

(New York – January 15, 2014) – Moving Image is pleased to announce its exclusive partnership with ART21 ( for the 2014 edition of the fair, scheduled to take place March 6-9, 2014 at the Waterfront Tunnel in Chelsea. ART2...

An Alternative to the Art Fair Marathon

Arts : Hyperallergic

I didn't expect to say this, but Independent Projects is a lovely fair. Started by the creators of the Independent, Armory Week's alterna-fair, and taking place in the same location, the former Dia Art Foundation building on West 22...

Moving Image New York 2015 Schedule, Special Events, and Online Catalog, Powered by

Arts : Edward Hussein Winkleman

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 26, 2015 Nalini Malani, In Search of Vanished Blood, 2012. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Lelong, New York. _______________________________ Moving Image art fair returns to the Waterfront Tunnel for o...

The Writing Is on the Wall at the Independent Art Fair

Arts : Hyperallergic

Wading through the crowded opening of the Independent Art Fair, held in the former Dia:Chelsea building with its ridiculously narrow stairway, I found myself doing more reading than gazing at art. While this was partly due to the in...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC