Art World

December 05, 2015, 2:15pm

Art Miami 2015

I made it over to Wynwood to see Art Miami...Hope you like these highlights! If you click on the image it should open a full size view, which I encourage. - Andrew Katz, Associate Publisher

Listed under: Art Market, Art World

December 05, 2015, 4:16pm

Pulse Miami Beach 2015

Overall, Pulse has consistently been one of my favorite fairs. There are always high quality galleries and artworks, and the space is pleasant and bright. I dig the ocean views too! - Andrew Katz, Associate Publisher

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December 05, 2015, 10:24am

NADA Miami Beach 2015

More photos from my trip to Miami! This time from NADA Miami Beach 2015 at the Fountainebleau Hotel. It's a new venue for NADA, and we think a good choice. As always, be sure to click on the images for full view! Andrew Katz, Associate Publisher

Listed under: Art Market, Art World

December 05, 2015, 11:02am

Untitled, Art Miami Beach 2015

WoGreetings from Untitled Art Fair!!! Click on the images for full size...Andrew Katz, Associate Publisher

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December 02, 2015, 5:45pm

Scope Miami Beach 2015

Always good to be back in Miami! I'll be posting some of my highlights for each fair over the next few days. If you couldn't make it, hopefully this will help you get your fill..Enjoy! Andrew Katz, Associate Publisher

Be sure to click on the images for full view!

Listed under: Art Market, Art World

November 23, 2015, 11:10am

2015 Miami Beach Guide

We put together a comprehensive list of the fairs during Art Basel, Miami Beach. See you there?


Photo by Andrew Katz, New American Paintings

Art Basel
December 3 - 6
Miami Convention Center
http://www.artbaselmiamibeach.com
ADMISSION
Day: $47
Multi-Day: $100
Student: $30
HOURS
Thursday, December 3rd, 3pm - 8pm
Friday, December 4th, 12pm - 8pm
Saturday, December 5th, 12pm - 8pm
Sunday, December 6th, 12am - 6pm

Listed under: Art Market, Art World

August 01, 2015, 9:14am

Painting Highlights from the Seattle Art Fair and Out of Sight

No one knew what to expect from the Seattle Art Fair. We barely knew to expect it at all. This may have been due, in part, to the absence of any significant art fair in the region since the 1990s. Most us in the Seattle arts community were still holding our collective breath just several months before now, when none of the local galleries that applied for a booth knew of their acceptance status. — Erin Langner, Seattle contributor


Seattle Art Fair entrance, including Negar Farajiani’s “Made-in-China”, presented by Mariane Ibrahim Gallery

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January 05, 2015, 1:25pm

NAP Contributor Top 5: Erin Langner

On the occasion of the Museum of Modern Art’s show, The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World, New Yorker art critic Peter Schjeldahl recently wrote of painting being in a state of crisis. In response to the show comprised of painters whose “approach characterizes our cultural moment at the beginning of the new millennium,” according to MOMA’s website, Schjeldahl rejects the medium’s outright death. Still unoptimistic, he concludes, “Painting can bleed now, but it cannot heal.”

As someone who has spent a lot of time with paintings over the last few years, I had to stop to consider whether I agreed: are the paintings I have encountered bleeding? In trying to answer, I found myself making my list of the five shows that made me think the most about the state of painting this year—its physicality, its lasting presence, and its bloodshed. — Erin Langner, Seattle Contributor


Sterling Ruby | SUNRISE SUNSET installation view, image courtesy of Hauser & Wirth.

Listed under: Art World, Noteworthy

December 19, 2014, 9:45am

Top Five 2014 Exhibitions (Experiences) from Associate Publisher: Andrew Katz

Everyone's doing it, right? Over the next few weeks, some of the NAP/Blog contributors will share their favorite shows of 2015. First up, Associate Publisher, Andrew Katz...Enjoy!

I was able to travel a bit this year, so fortunately I could expand my art viewing to a few other cities. I categorized my selections to make things a little more interesting. Don't worry, Boston, you are still well represented! So many shows to consider, and almost impossible to narrow things down, so this year I focused on exhibitions that gave me a memorable overall experience.

If you saw any of these shows, I know you were equally as impressed. And if you didn't, I encourage you to look into the artists a little more. You'll like what you see. - Andrew Katz, Associate Publisher


Rafael Lozano-Hemmer's "Pulse" at the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal. Photo Courtesy Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal

Listed under: Art World, Noteworthy
Tagged as: Andrew Katz, Top 5, 2014

December 15, 2014, 3:36pm

15 Painters to Watch in 2015 (+ 3)

As I write this, it has been a busy couple of weeks for the medium of painting. I just returned from my annual trip to art world summer camp, aka Art Basel Miami Beach, where thousands of art-hungry viewers were inundated with paintings of every conceivable scale, media, and subject matter. Some were good, some were bad, many were derivative, and most will be forgotten before the decade ends. On the heels of the various fairs closing, critic and curator Christian Viveros-Faune unleashed a caustic and much passed-around article about art fairs and their negative effect on the type of art currently being produced. He specifically targeted what he calls Zombie Painting, which he identifies as a bland and toothless sort of abstraction that seems to be all the rage. (Jerry Saltz has been beating this same drum for quite a while.)


Katherine Bernhardt. Courtesy of Canada, New York City.

Meanwhile, in the high temple of modernism––New York’s Museum of Modern Art––curator and past New American Paintings juror Laura Hoptman has just opened The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World. The exhibition features the work of seventeen painters, including Joe Bradley, Matt Connors, Mark Grotjahn, and the young and controversial phenom Oscar Murillo, and is the institution’s first serious group show on painting in a number of years. Most of the artists in this show are art market favorites, so stay tuned as the critical writing on this exhibition is sure to be a roller coaster ride. Steven Zevitas, Editor & Publisher, New American Paintings

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Tagged as: Painters To Watch, 2015

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