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Dispatches from Immersion: "It's Renegade!"

by Joel Kuennen
As I was walking through the halls of Moynihan Station, weaving in and out of noir offices, I overheard a reporter repeatedly saying into a flip phone, as if he was relaying the latest from the frontlines, “It’s renegade, renegade!” I chuckled and kept meandering.    Maggie Dunlop at SPRING/BREAK   SPRING/BREAK is indeed a bit of a renegade. It has and continues to do its own thing, being the only curated fair I am aware of that doesn’t take exhibitor fees, but rather asks for a cut of... [more]
Posted by Joel Kuennen on 3/2/16
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Armory Arts Week 2016: Your Guide to the New York Fairs

by The Artslant Team
  To help you make sense of the fair terrain this Armory Arts Week—to say nothing of the innumerable  gallery openings, parties, and performances citywide—this one-stop guide should get you up to speed, leaving you more time to concentrate on that thing we're all here for—no, not the elbow-rubbing and dollar signs—the art.     The Armory Show March 3–6Invited guests: March 2Public days: Thus–Sun 12–7pmPiers 92 & 94$45 one-day pass, $80 multi-day pass, $60 VOLTA NY Combi... [more]
Posted by The Artslant Team on 3/1/16
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Armory Arts Week: Your Guide to the Fairs

by The Artslant Team
With the Armory Show each March comes the orbit of satellite fairs, each with their own set of opening parties, special projects, lecture series, performances, and "happenings." To help make sense of it all, we present The Guide—your one-stop doc for a week's worth of logistics, highlights, and unmissable Armory Week events.   Click on the fair icons for additional information about location, dates, admission fees, etc.  Culturunners photomontage by Azra Aksamija, ©Art Jameel and Edge of... [more]
Posted by The Artslant Team on 3/2/15
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Buzzing Solo Booths: Report from the Armory Show, Volta, and SCOPE

by Charlie Schultz
Crowd instincts kick in at art fairs and curiosity can be a big draw. The first thing I saw walking into Volta, known for its one-artist-per-gallery policy, was an arc of bodies at the last booth of the aisle. Wilmer Wilson IV was performing and his audience was rapt. Phones and tablets were out, capturing him as he inflated brown paper bags, tied them off with twine and roped them to his naked body. You could hear the paper pop with his breath and the snip of his scissors when he cut lengths... [more]
Posted by Charlie Schultz on 3/8/14