ArtAspen 2015

installation view of ArtAspen 2014
installation view of ArtAspen 2014

The Seattle Art Fair took the headlines last week with a successful first edition. The inaugural fair boasted Gagosian, Pace, and David Zwirner among more than 60 galleries, but now the art crowd are leaving the rain for the Rockies. ArtAspen returns for its sixth edition this year from August 13 to 16.

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Paris Photo Los Angeles Recap

Paris Photo Los Angeles, 2015; image © codylee.co
Paris Photo Los Angeles, 2015; image © codylee.co

We gave an overview of Paris Photo Los Angeles last week in anticipation of its third edition.  The weather was characteristically perfect in LA and the satellite edition of the Paris fair now seems quite established.  News feeds on both coasts were full of Paris Photo Los Angeles for an entire week before early Instagrams began to appear from the Venice Biennale.

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Paris Photo Los Angeles

Paris Photo Los Angeles, 2015 official poster; Skyline Vista, 2014 © Matthew Porter, courtesy Matthew Porter and M+B Gallery
Paris Photo Los Angeles, 2015 official poster; Skyline Vista, 2014 © Matthew Porter, courtesy Matthew Porter and M+B Gallery

Paris Photo Los Angeles returns to Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood from May 1 to 3. In its third edition this year, Paris Photo LA includes 70 galleries with works by 265 artists. Exhibitors come from 17 countries and also include 9 publishers and specialized art book dealers.

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TEFAF Maastricht

TEFAF Maastricht 2015
TEFAF Maastricht 2015

About 400 private jets left from the Maastricht Aachen Airport this week after the close of The European Fine Art Fair, TEFAF Maastricht, which held its 28th edition from March 13 to March 22. With some 200 fairs and 100 biennials packed into the global art world calendar, TEFAF is established as the most prestigious of them all.

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Palm Springs Fine Art Fair Recap

A visitor photographs works by Tom Betts at the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair 2015; installation view of Dawson Cole Fine Art with works by Tom Betts, Donald Sultan, Richard MacDonald, and John Singer Sargent; photo © codylee.co
A visitor photographs paintings by Tom Betts at the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair 2015; installation view of Dawson Cole Fine Art with works by Tom Betts, Donald Sultan, Richard MacDonald, and John Singer Sargent; photo © codylee.co

We gave an overview of the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair last week. Since then the fair closed, the concurrent events of Modernism Week concluded, and Air Force One returned to Washington after the President’s long weekend in the desert. Here’s our recap of PSFAF.

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Palm Springs Fine Art Fair

Palm Springs Fine Art Fair 2015, image courtesy of PSFAF
Palm Springs Fine Art Fair 2015, image courtesy of PSFAF

The Palm Springs Fine Art Fair returns to the desert this week with an impressive selection of 66 modern and contemporary art galleries. In its fourth edition this year, the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair is already as large as Art Los Angeles Contemporary and seems ready to surpass the longer running LA Art Show as the premier West Coast art fair.

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Art Basel in Miami Beach Recap

Art Basel in Miami Beach 2014
Art Basel in Miami Beach 2014

We gave an overview of Art Basel in Miami Beach before the fair opened last week.  Now hundreds of private jets are disbursing from Florida as the art world returns to New York, Europe, and Latin America. The 13th edition of Art Basel in Miami Beach, and about twenty other fairs that opened for Miami Art Week, concluded tonight.  Here’s our recap.

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