tagged: Jeffrey Deitch

Coney Island's Art Walls: Conversation or Spectacle?

by Eva Recinos
Lying somewhere on the spectrum between an amusement park and seaside resort, Coney Island attracts tourists with its boardwalk, rides, and more. But the visiting spectator might not know so much about the residential community of nearly 60,000 people who live within this area.  Hoping to add a cultural currency to the historic tourist spot, this summer Coney Art Walls presents more than 20 temporary walls painted by artists like Miss Van, Lady Pink, Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, Futura, and... [more]
Posted by Eva Recinos on 6/26/15

Collective Delusions Bad and Good: Art Basel Day 2

by Rob Goyanes
The increase in events, exhibitions, one-offs, happenings, parties, cultural gatherings, informal mixers, themed bashes and networking raves is about 1,000% compared to non-Art Basel time in Miami (which is what we call it. Not “Art Basel Miami Beach,” or “Art Basel Miami”—just “Art Basel,” or even more often, and funnily enough, most everyone truncates it to just “Basel,” har har), scientifically speaking, so right around now everyone involved in the whole thing seems to be phasing through... [more]
Posted by Rob Goyanes on 12/5/14