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AFC’s Art Fair Coverage Roundup

by The AFC Staff on March 10, 2014
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Last week was a blur. We ran around to the Armory Show, Independent, Moving Image, Spring/Break, and the ADAA Art Show, all in order to bring you a bevy of slideshows, reports, and a “We Went To.” We’re proud of our coverage, and hope you’ll like reading it, too. Enjoy.

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SPRING/BREAK Art Show Brings a Focus on the Personal

by David Matorin on March 7, 2014
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Even by itself, the Armory Show is overwhelming. With the Armory Show’s booths extending to the vanishing point in both directions of Pier 94, it can leave an unsettling impression of endlessness, where everything starts to look the same. And amidst the vastness of this week’s equally-momentous art events (a three-part Whitney Biennial, and the Armory’s satellites), this weekend could use a break of something more human in scale.

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Floral Arrangements Dominate the ADAA Art Show

by Paddy Johnson on March 5, 2014
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Last year there was much talk about what kind of desks and chairs dealers used at the Armory. This year, we note the use of floral arrangements at the ADAA mainly for its ubiquity. I took shots of the flower arrangements in just one aisle at the ADAA and came up with more than enough images for a slide show. I should have shot more.

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Contemporary Art Dominates the ADAA Art Show

by Paddy Johnson on March 5, 2014
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Mercifully, this year’s ADAA far was absent of familiar pop art fair staples such as Roy Lichtenstein and James Rosenquist. Many dealers brought contemporary art to the fairs, with familiar names such as Dana Schutz, Jacob Kassay, and James Turrell filling the booths. That, along with a series of in-depth solo booths, contributed to an overall sense of higher quality than in years past.

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One More Thing About Miami: Bushwick Goes Basel

by Matthew Leifheit and Michael Farley on December 10, 2013
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AFC’s Matthew Leifheit and Baltimore City Paper writer (and AFC friend) Michael Farley give you some highlights of Bushwick Gone Basel, a one-night only fair alternative held inside the CuCu’s Nest, a Miami Beach dive bar. In three words: Jaimie Warren RULES.

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