To ScARTborough Fair We Go
My perfect summer day? Happening upon a community fair, an impromptu (and free!) concert in the park, or spending a Saturday at an arts festival. People of the World, the season for summer art festivals is upon us!
The art world's famous Venice Biennale features Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, whose two powerful solo exhibitions are fiercely political. The New York Times called him an “eloquent and seemingly unsilenceable voice for freedom.” Chinese authorities refused to allow him...
Venice Biennale 101
At the Biennale, scores of superrich collectors arrive in Venice by sea, joined by museum directors, curators, artists, auction-house experts, and plain old art lovers alike. Though not all viewers are cut from the same cloth, they all come...
Hong Kong Here We Come!
There were no art fairs to speak of in this metropolis before 2008. But this year, Hong Kong, once derided as a cultural desert, nabbed a prize coveted by cities across the region — serving as Art Basel’s only...