Category Archives: New York

Geography Lessons: Performa introduces Pavilions, Pacific Standard Time introduces Latin America..

In a Venice year – traditionally the time when the art world gets to gripe about the validity of national pavilions as an exhibition structure – the performance biennial Performa has announced that its 2013 Performa 13 edition will now feature … Continue reading

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The Armory Show still up for grabs as New York enters its Fair season

Last year, the arrival of Frieze New York seemed a certain death knell for the Armory Show and its accompanying Independent. Tables seemed to be turning in December with the announcement that Louise Blouin would be adding the fair to … Continue reading

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Matthew Brannon serves up “aspirational cheese” to help benefit the Lincoln Center

In the past, we’ve confessed, we’re quite the fans of Vera List and her admirable Art Project, which brought some of the most intriguing and coveted artists to the Lincoln Center in a format that was accessible to a broader … Continue reading

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Independent Curators International honors Dasha Zhukova, Nav Haq and Jay Sanders

Independent Curators International (ICI) is a New York-based non-profit which offers a new model of curating the contemporary in an increasingly connected world. In essence, ICI maintains a network of international institutions and curators, both emerging and established. These curators … Continue reading

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Many Waters: Chelsea starts to take stock of the damage from Sandy

As the water is being pumped out of galleries across a still power-less Chelsea (the majority of Lower Manhattan is still in a black-out, bracing for a few more days without electricity), the Chelsea art world is slowly coming to … Continue reading

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Reports from Chelsea just now coming in

As the East Coast recovers from last night’s devastation, our heart goes out to those affected by the storm, many of whom are now facing the prospect of several days without power. In particular, we are very distressed to hear … Continue reading

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We Feel Your Pain: Louise Blouin and Sergey Skaterschikov publicly vie for the Armory Show

This week the Armory Show announced that Liz Magic Laser would be its selected Artist Commission for 2013. A friend of ours collaborating with the artist let it slip that “branding” and “rebranding” will be an essential part of her … Continue reading

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