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Auction Week Appetizers: Frieze New York and the Age of Koons

This week, contemporary art took hold of New York – and we’re not just referring to Jeff Koons‘ extra creepy cover of New York magazine, heralding “The Age of Koons.” “The most successful artist” did cause plenty of commotion, though, … Continue reading

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ArtBasel 44 Reveals its Lineup: The Russians May Be Coming, Just Not as Exhibitors

While we’re on the subject of fairs, this morning ArtBasel announced the line-up for its 44th edition, which will take place for the first time in the new Herzog & de Meuron-designed Messe Hall, whose breathtaking, gaping hole in the … 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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Frieze New York offers a new view on Defining the Contemporary

In what has been trumpeted as “New York’s Billion Dollar Art Week” (a figure that may need tweaking after  Edvard Munch’s The Scream fetched nearly $120 million alone on Wednesday), Frieze Art Fair New York has been more than holding its … Continue reading

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After May Day, comes the First Frieze; after Occupy, the Auctions

Yesterday, the Occupy Movement sought to kick off  a “Spring Awakening” with a May Day General Strike, which took place in multiple cities across the country. In New York, reports placed the crowds on the 4 mile march down Broadway from … Continue reading

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