tagged: the armory show 2015

No Need to Be Anxious, Neil Patrick Harris—the Paintings Are All Right

by Joel Kuennen
As I was walking around the Armory Show preview on a slushy Wednesday afternoon, I overheard Neil Patrick Harris say, like a self-assuring mantra, “This is not going to make me anxious” as he walked into the fair. I empathized, ridden already with the anxiety of two hours' worth of art-gazing and glad-handing behind me. Fairs are bound in anxiety for a lot of reasons. They are sheer feats of organization, for one, but it’s the clash of cash and creation that makes them uneasy territory for... [more]
Posted by Joel Kuennen on 3/5/15