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Liu Bolin X Ruinart at Frieze New York

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Known as the Invisible Man, Chinese artist Liu Bolin is the latest contemporary artist to be commissioned by the House of Ruinart to collaborate on a creative project for the art world’s favorite champagne. Featured at art fairs around the world, Ruinart has a long history of working with artists and designers in residence to annually create a project that …

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Damien Hirst: The Best and the Worst Art of 2017.

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It’s not an easy feat for one art exhibition to be the best and worst of the year, but then again Damien Hirst is no ordinary artist. His sprawling exhibition “Treasures From The Wreck Of The Unbelievable,” which occupied two palatial spaces in Venice during the Biennale, was both adored by the general public and reviled by the critical press. …

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50 Reasons To Voyage To Frieze New York.

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NSFW. | Flesh and Fantasy. | The Photography Show.

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igger and bolder than ever before, the 37th edition of The Photography Show opened to VIP visitors on Wednesday at Pier 94, a massive 133,000 square foot exhibition space on the Hudson River. Featuring nearly 150 exhibitors—ranging from international galleries offering photography, photo-based art, video and new media to photography publishers and booksellers—the annual New York fair got off to …

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The First Week of the Whitney Biennial on Instagram.

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lthough the Whitney Biennial is “the show everyone loves to hate,” you can’t tell that from looking at the Instagram posts. More than 10,000 photos and videos have been posted in the first week alone—and there’s still twelve more weeks to go. A “selfie” paradise, this year’s show has lots of shiny works that are perfect for moments of self-reflection. …

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A World of Wonders at TEFAF Maastricht.

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outed as the world’s greatest art and antiques fair, The European Fine Art Fair—popularly known as TEFAF—launched its 30th edition on March 9th to a well-heeled crowd of museum directors, curators, critics, and collectors who traveled from far and wide to the medieval city of Maastricht, the site of the earliest Roman settlement in The Netherlands. While the connoisseurs were …

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NADA Returns To Its Roots at Skylight Studios.

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ooking as fresh as it did when it was a renegade art fair at the Ice Palace in Miami back in 2004, the latest edition of NADA has turned into a sprawling funfest of art, performances, and information. Showcasing a lively selection of contemporary art presented by 100 exhibitors representing 37 cities from 14 different countries, the fair wraps through …