Posts Tagged ‘art basel miami beach’

What D.C. Galleries Brought to Two Miami Art Fairs, and What They Got Out of It

"We're showing stuff that, when we showed it in D.C., everyone loved, but was too chickenshit to buy."

Art Basel Miami Beach: Like Burning Man Without the Dust and Hippies?

An extremely unscientific and unthorough aggregation of Art Basel Miami Beach coverage by D.C. outlets reveals the following quotes:
We Love DC: "A typical day at Art Basel consisted of the following.  Wake up at 9AM, grab coffee and breakfast at the 11th Street Diner, spend the next six or so hours soaking up as [...]

Arts Roundup: Pondering Lists, Avoiding Bridges, Planning My Vacation

Hello and happy Tweetup day! Last time I checked, it's still December, which is every music critic's favorite month—doubly so this year since the decade is ending. It's true: List-making makes less and less sense as our tastes fragment. That's kinda what Simon Reynolds argues in an essay in the Guardian, which he concludes, I [...]

Art Basel Miami: It’s the Economy, Stupid

Images from Art Whino's installation
Go to an art event this week and you may notice that the artists, curators and gallery owners you encounter have a sun-kissed glow. They've just returned from Miami's Art Basel, an international art fair where collectors scoop up works by established and up-and-coming artists, curators look for fresh talent, and [...]

Corcoran Grads Must Pay Alumni Association Dues to Be Considered for Alumni Exhibition

For the most part, the requirements for the Corcoran College of Art & Design's 2009 All-Alumni Exhibition seemed reasonable to Chris Combs. You had to be an alum, obviously, you could submit work from only the last three years, and you had to be a current member of the school's alumni association. Combs, who graduated [...]

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