Mixed results in Miami

Art Basel, the largest art fair in America ended yesterday in Miami. Results this week will likely be mixed. Some art sold, but much went untouched. Crowds were smaller and some galleries bowed out. Hotels were easier to find. But celebrities were still sighted and parties still happened. According to Reuters, art was down but…

Is art the new gold?

The anxiety continues to build. What will happen at the Frieze art fair? How will the fall auctions go? Does the economic impact on Main Street affect the gallery district? Is art a good investment? And does it really matter? Sarah Thornton writes a great piece in the UK Telegraph here. My favorite comment comes…

Armory Expands, Adds Modern art dealers

The Armory Show will no longer be devoted exclusively to contemporary art. The Armory Show is expanding its current location at Pier 94 to include Pier 92. Pier 92 will be home to The Armory Show–Modern, dedicated to dealers specializing in Modern works. According to The Armory press release: “The Armory Show is known for…

The Armory Show–Another Strong Year

Collector’s at the Armory Show Yesterday, I posted an article on the PULSE Art Fair. The Armory Show is the most important American art fair and the largest fair held in New York that last weekend in March. There were ten art fairs that weekend and one would have to be a bit psychotic to…