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.
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... Read Post
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... Read Post