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The Art F City Guide to This Week’s Art Fairs

by Paddy Johnson on March 3, 2014
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It’s fair week, which means you can expect a flurry of posts nominally about art, and largely about who’s selling what. Before anyone gets to that, though, you’ll need to know to where to go to buy your art (or like the rest of us rabble, look at it with awe and wonder). This list will help you get where you’re going.

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The Art Fairs In Review

by Paddy Johnson on March 11, 2013
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Missed the art fairs last week? Can’t get enough of art fair pictures? We’ve got you covered. Here’s a recap of how we spent our time last week.

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Katelijne De Backer Steps Down as Head of The Armory Show

by Paddy Johnson on September 22, 2011
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Katelijne De Backer has stepped down as head of The Armory Show, fair planners told the press this Monday. The news comes as the fair announces that the show will once more be downsized from the year before, though organizers are painting this as intentional. “Our dealers want us to have a more focused group, with larger spaces,” says Paul Morris, the fair’s founding director and replacement for De Backer. Of course, the price point for the booths remains the same, so the fair may also be responding to increased competition. On a related note, London’s Frieze Fair finally announced that they would launch a 2012 New York fair of similar size (roughly 170 booths) after two years of rumors.

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