What The New York Art Fairs Tell Us About Art
Art media does a great job at looking forward to art events, yet rarely looks back to reflect on what these happenings say about the cultural moment. In this episode of Explain Me, co-hosts Paddy Johnson and William Powhida do a deep dive into the fairs to discuss the deeply conservative sales landscape we've been sinking into over the past ten years.
Carlos Jacanamijoy’s 2020 ab ex painting “Carminos de Luz” at Harper’s
Laurie Reid’s “Ballast” at Et Al. Gallery
The Baboon Chair by Margaux Valengin at Pact
Paul Gabrelli’s “Everyday Objects” at New Discretions
Elliot Reed at Anonymous Gallery
Dan Colen at Gagosian
Al Freeman at 56 Henry
Tessa Lynch’s text-based compositions at Patricia Fleming Gallery
Scott Lyal at Migeul Abbreu Gallery
Casja von Zeipel’s Celesbian Terrain
Kevin McCoy’s corporate-sponsored display of Quantum and some generative artworks by Jennifer and Kevin McCoy.
Pedro Reyes, Alex da Corte, Nayland Blake, Alex Katz, Matthew Wong,
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