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05.14.14 Marina Galperina

Frieze Art Fair is the best trip to a luxury pop-up shopping mall a press pass can buy! Maybe it was the illusion of travel from the ferry ride to Randall’s Island or the un-warehouse quality of that giant, billowing, sun-streaked white tent, but the art was very enjoyable. Here some highlights. First, Beom Kim’s […]

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10.21.13 Marina Galperina

“I threw up, literally. I was really excited, then my brain realized my face was in the TV in England and I was watching it from a hotel room,” Petra Cortright tells ANIMAL. “I felt really sick and threw up in the trash-can. I’m such a baby.” As one of the recipients of this year’s […]

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05.06.13 Marina Galperina

How does the modern collector acquire digital works? Our friends at Art F City have an elegant solution — AFC Selects, a drool-worthy, fully-curated collection of work from 11 renowned, international artists, together on a luxury Mobiado USB drive crafted from a single piece of sapphire crystal, with custom printed ribbon and packaging from Bunny Rogers and a certificate of authenticity signed by all […]

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01.17.13 Marina Galperina

Art fairs are a strange place to see art. Usually, it’s a fixed-up warehouse setting and you saunter briskly from one cubicle to the next, cruising expensively-shipped art from wherever and wherever-else, weaseling through crowds of journo-types and maybe accidentally stepping John Waters’ foot. The sheer quantity off ART STUFF is overwhelming!!! [Insert existential groan […]

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10.11.12 Lily Streeter

Banksy’s former dealer Steve Lazarides is organizing his third and final collaboration with the Old Vic tunnels, a subterranean network of unused railway vaults beneath Waterloo station. The exhibition entitled “Bedlam” is named for an 18th-century mental institution and will serve as a degenerate alternative to the nearby Frieze Art Fair. He’s really taking the […]

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03.02.11 Marina Galperina

The Armory art fair runs March 3-6, and then there’s Volta, Pulse and more, so gather up some handy tips for your IRL fair visits or plug in and voyeur away. […]

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01.25.11 Marina Galperina

And after all that anticipatory hoopla, people agree that the VIP Art Fair was more like a VIP Art Fail. Between crashes and privacy violations, the first internet art fair has a lot of kinks to iron out. […]

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11.29.10 Marina Galperina

Chinese artist and “invisible man” Liu Bolin has long delighted the internets with his chameleon antics. Now, he’s one of many artists to take part in Miami’s Asian answer to Miami’s Basel week this year. Some more recent camouflage stunts above. Seems like he’s progress from spectrophilia to Lynchian chairs. ART ASIA Miami 2010, Dec 1 – […]

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09.30.10 Marina Galperina

The Affordable Art Fair opens today. Hordes of exhibitors will be selling art that you don’t have to drop a house-worth of dough on to take home ($100 – $10,000). Pro tip: don’t get any rain on it and etc. The Affordable Art Fair, Sep 30 – Oct 3, 7W New York (7 West 34th […]

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02.18.10 Marina Galperina

Want to go to all those cool art fairs everyone is talking about? Broke? Feeling lucky? Hedge your bets on the Artcards 2010 NYC Art Fairs Contest and win some free passes. If you win, we’re so going to Vegas next. […]

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