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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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An Alternative to the Art Fair Marathon

Arts : Hyperallergic (2 weeks ago)

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... Read Post

The Writing Is on the Wall at the Independent Art Fair

Arts : Hyperallergic (2 years ago)

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

Announcing Moving Image : An Art Fair of Contemporary Video | March 3-6, 2011 | New York, NY

Arts : Edward Hussein Winkleman (4 years ago)

PRESS RELEASE Moving Image, a new art fair of contemporary video, will take place March 3-6, 2011, during the Armory Show in New York and within walking distance of Independent. Located in the Waterfront Tunnel event space between 2... Read Post


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