Posts Tagged ‘(e)merge’

Dueling Art Fairs Announce Lineups

As Washington City Paper contributor Kriston Capps reported last month, it didn't take long for the (e)merge Art Fair to inspire a rival art exposition in its inaugural year. Soon after (e)merge, um, emerged, artists Alex Ventura and Victoria Milko announced a response—the But Is It Art? Fair. (The inanity of the "But is it art" question [...]

Fair Apparent: As the Massive (e)merge Art Fair Looms, Curators Plan a DIY Alternative

Hands down, “But is it art?” is the lamest question anyone can ask about art. When artists Alex Ventura and Victoria Milko host the But Is It Art? fair from Sept. 22 to Sept. 25, they won’t be putting that question to their artists or audience. They know what they’re doing is art. Their DIY [...]

Conner Contemporary to Launch (e)merge Art Fair in D.C. in 2011

It's news that will fall by the wayside this week, owing to the National Portrait Gallery controversy and the fact that everyone who cares is in South Beach for Art Basel Miami, but it's big news nonetheless.
Leigh Conner and Jamie Smith, cofounders of Conner Contemporary Art in Trinidad, and Helen Allen, former director of the [...]