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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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Art Basel Miami Beach: The Essential Guide

by The Artslant Team
It's an understatement to call Art Basel Miami Beach an art world event: it's a phenomenon. Organizers reported some 75,000 attendees in 2013—and that's just for the Miami Beach Convention Center main show. In addition to Art Basel's seaside outpost, this year more than 20 art fairs—some brand new, others established in their own right—will take over the Miami beaches and Wynwood Arts District during Miami Art Week. Coordinated with these shining satellites are citywide museum and gallery... [more]
Posted by The Artslant Team on 12/1/14
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Fair-a-thon: The Experience of Way Too Much

by Charlie Schultz
I used to think the proper way to experience an exhibition of art was slowly, moving at a stroller’s pace and pausing frequently. Stillness seemed necessary if close examination was to be part of the point, which of course it was. After all looking at art was serious business, a solemn procedure, a moment for reverence and reflection. I picked up this behavior watching others and never questioned it until one afternoon back in 2008. I was lingering over a fine marble statue... [more]
Posted by Charlie Schultz on 5/2/12
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