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In All Fairness: Dispatches from Art Rotterdam 2012, RAW, and Re:Rotterdam

by Nicola Bozzi
When I hopped on the train from Amsterdam to Rotterdam yesterday, I promised myself I'd try and go to as many off events as I could. Thing is, I get anxious when I have to report on fairs per se. You need to make smart comments on who's hot and who's not, and to do so you need market notions and gallery knowledge beyond my personal capability and interest. To me, fairs are in essence all the same: they absorb the thrill of a day trip into hours of walking and standing in what is possibly the most standardized space of all, the expo pavilion. Fake walls parcel out a blur of cognitive and manua... [more]
Posted by Nicola Bozzi on 2/13/12