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.
(New York – January 15, 2014) – Moving Image is pleased to announce its exclusive partnership with ART21 (art21.org) for the 2014 edition of the fair, scheduled to take place March 6-9, 2014 at the Waterfront Tunnel in Chelsea. ART2... Read Post
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