Authentic, Imaginative Immersion at SPRING/BREAK Art Show 2020

Five highlights from a groundbreaking fair themed "In Excess"

What with there being museums for everything—and brands behind most of them—the word “immersive” sometimes feels over-extended, misused, manipulated and frankly false. Inside the former Ralph Lauren offices at 625 Madison, SPRING/BREAK Art Show reminded people that the category of immersive art requires respect if it’s from a place of unfettered, unbranded imagination. This particular fair has always been one of the leading risk-takers. In …

New York City’s Weekend of Art Fairs

It’s Armory Week in NYC and as the New York Times makes clear: the art-oriented festivities now comprise about a dozen fairs (and plenty of gallery activations). Of course, the Armory Show (across Piers 92 and 94) is by far the largest while The Art Show at the Park Avenue Armory is the most prestigious, but the Times also focuses on happenings at NADA and …

The New Medium of Mixed Reality

As Artsy notes, the last few years have seen virtual reality advancements in the art world never before thought possible. It’s a medium that’s long-been labeled the next big medium. At this week’s Armory Show art fair in NYC, however, a new medium has taken hold and it’s all thanks to a new development by Microsoft. Amsterdam-based art duo Studio Drift has debuted the first …