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SELECT Lands a New Curator and Miami Beach Tent Spot

This December, SELECT is getting a new spot in Miami Beach at 72nd Street and Collins Avenue. The fair’s new 40,000-square-foot tent will also include the “Beach Bowl” amphitheater (featured previously during Art Basel) for performance and music programming. Its new central location places it closer to the beach and satellite neighbor NADA, making the trek north more convenience for visitors traveling from Wynwood. (more…)

Artist Lee Wen Found Injured After Suspected Attack in Hong Kong

Singaporean artist Lee Wen was found unconscious with multiple facial contusions in a bathroom at Hong Kong’s City University over the weekend. In Hong Kong to visit Art Basel and participate in a forum at the school, the 56-year-old artist who suffers from Parkinson’s was initially unable to confirm whether he had slipped and fallen or was violently attacked. (more…)

SELECT Fair Announces 2014 Exhibitors

SELECT Fair, the popular satellite fair that has drummed up business for the past two years in Miami, is headed to New York this May to join Frieze Week’s ever-growing line-up. The fair will be held in the Altman Building on 135 West 18th Street from May 9 to 11 and boasts an international roster of 38 galleries between its regular exhibitor booths and single artist projects wing. Some special things to look out for include a special interactive installation by Sante Fe-based collective Meow Wolf and a large-scale wax sculpture by Boston-based artist Chelsea Maida.

Highlights From Art Dubai 2014

Shirin Neshat's "Bahram (Villains)," from The Book of Kings series (2012), Anish Kapoor's "Untitled" (2012), Tiffany Chung's "Communes, IE and ET Organisms" (2010), Rasheed Araeen's "Burgundy Dark" (1971), Giorgi Khaniashvili's "Portrait" (2014), Adam Henein's "Cheese Seller" (1956), Adam Henein's "Waiting for Water," (1955), Popiashvilia Gvaberidze's "Window Project Marker" (2014), Zahoor ul Akhlaq's "Untitled" (1982), Ardeshir Mohasses's "Untitled" (1997)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Art Dubai, which just completed its eight edition, running March 19-22, appears to be faring better than ever. The same might be said for its home in the Persian Gulf, the Emirati state that hosts the most important art fair in the Middle East each year. Dubai’s current building boom reflects the city’s booming economy — and yet, many of the works for sale at the fair are priced under $100,000. (more…)

Performance Art Steals the Show at ARCOmadrid’s #SoloProjects

While performance art is not typically plentiful at art fairs, ARCOmadrid’s opening day saw several performance pieces on view.


NADA New York’s 2014 Exhibitors

With Armory Week just around the corner, and relentless weather patterns that remind us we’re still in the throws of winter, what better time than now to start getting excited for the summery art bonanza that is Frieze Week New York. Once again, the New Art Dealer’s Alliance (NADA) will set up shop at Pier 36’s Basketball City on Manhattan’s East Side with NADA New York, from May 9-11. This year’s fair — the third New York edition — brings over 70 galleries from 31 cities and 13 countries. (more…)

Instagrams of the Art World: Paris Hilton Rocks Barbara Kruger, and More

With artists, art dealers, and collectors heading out to Los Angeles for Art Los Angeles Contemporary, there were bound to be some celebrities caught in their Instagramming. Here, artist Alex Israel snapped a picture of Paris Hilton wearing a pair of Barbara Kruger sunglasses. But plebes can also pick up a pair of these glasses, which are part of an art project with Freeway and For Your Art, at Art L.A. Contemporary. (more…)

Here Are Your 2014 Independent Fair Participants


The Independent, the art fair co-founded by gallerists Elizabeth Dee and Darren Flook back in 2010 that takes place in the Chelsea building formerly occupied by the Dia Art Foundation during Armory Week, will return this year for its fifth edition, running March 6-9. The organizers announced the participating galleries on Monday morning, with a lineup of 56 exhibitors — up from 40 last year — including a predictably strong U.S. and European contingent, as well as outliers like Labor and House of Gaga from Mexico City, Istanbul’s Protocinema, and Mendes Wood DM from São Paulo. (more…)

Sao Paulo’s SP-Arte Announces Details of 2014 Fair


SP-Arte, the Sao Paulo International Art Fair, celebrates its 10th anniversary this spring, will run April 3-6, with a VIP preview on April 2, at the Oscar Niemeyer-designed Bienial Pavilion. The fair features 137 top Brazilian and international galleries (up from 122 last year) from 18 countries, with works ranging from modern masters to cutting-edge contemporary. Among newcomers to this year’s edition are Natalie Seroussi from Paris, Mexico City’s Kurimanzutto, Stephen Friedman from London, and New York galleries Michael Werner and Marian Goodman. (more…)

Moving Image Fair Partners With ART21


The video, film, and new media art fair Moving Image has partnered with non-profit art documentary maker ART21 for its upcoming Armory Week edition, slated to run March 6-9, which will feature an ART21 Lounge. In said space, which unlike most art fair lounges will be open to everyone, visitors will be able to hang out and watch ART21 documentaries from the “Artist to Artist” series. (more…)