New Art Dealers Alliance’s Month-Long Communal Online “Fair” Opens

Open now through 21 June, presented in weekly installments, a cooperative virtual fair from New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) shares 20% of all sales equally among its 200 participating galleries and another 20% with all exhibiting artists (and 10% goes to the organization, in lieu of an entry fee). Simply dubbed “Fair,” NADA’s online event aims to foster a collaborative spirit in the art world. …

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 …

Miami Art Week 2016: Masked + Distorted Faces

Conveying the essence of the human form amidst obstruction

The human form has manifested in art since creativity’s earliest days. Further, many of the most iconic works across time convey figures and faces—be it within sculptural realism or avant-garde poeticism. As expected, all of the fairs we attended during Miami Art Week contained pieces depicting people and their visage. This year, however, a substantial amount of work contained masked or distorted forms. A recognizable …