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.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 22, 2011 We are very pleased to announce that Moving Image: Contemporary Video Art Fair will return to the Waterfront Tunnel in New York March 8-11, 2012. Moving Image has been conceived to offer a vie... 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