Friday, April 22, 2016

Issue #22: Spring Art Fever (7 May 2013)

Spring is time for sales and art fairs in full action! 

Frieze Art Fair New York 2013 begins with a VIP Preview on Thursday, May 9 and will be open to the public this weekend, May 10 - 13. Check back  for blog updates and articles on Frieze, PULSE, and NADA as well as art sales reports from Christie's, Phillip's, and Sotheby's. 

When you're not running around Frieze or stopping in Chelsea, please join us on select Wednesdays for SOLOS 2013Lunchtime Artist Talks from 12:30 - 1:30 in the main gallery of the Westport Arts Center.

Best wishes,

Helen Klisser During
Director of Visual Arts
Westport Arts Center

Paul McCarthy's "Balloon Dog" welcomes visitors to Frieze Art Fair New York 2013. Photo by Helen Klisser During.

SLIDESHOW: Spring/Summer 2013 Public Art Preview

Frieze Art Fair New York
May 10 - 13, 2013 

PULSE Art Fair New York
May 9 -12, 2013 

NADA Art Fair New York
May 10 -12, 2013

Frieze Art Fair New York
Artwork Preview

40 Nations, 1,000 Artists and One Island
by Roberta Smith, The New York Times 

One Wet Dog
by The New York Times 

'Would You Rather Feel Too Busy, or Not Busy Enough?' Tino Seghal at Marianne Goodman's Frieze Booth
by Andrew Russeth, GalleristNY

Booze, Food, Ballon Dogs, and Performance at Frieze New York
by Jillian Steinhauer, Hyperallergic

The Bubble and the Rat: A Visit to Frieze New York
by Jillian Steinhauer, Hyperallergic 

Pulse New York's Playful Cosmopolitanism
by Allison Meier, Hyperallergic

A Roving Art Fair Finds a Home Court Advantage
by Karen Rosenberg, The New York Times
Helen Klisser During stands next to a Jeff Koons sculpture at David Zwirner Gallery. "Gazing Ball" is now on exhibit through June 29.


Charting New Territory in the Art Blogosphere
by Hrag Vartanian, Hyperallergic

VIDEO: Artfully Chic in Chelsea
by Joanna Nikas and Fritzie Andrade, The New York Times 

Maya Lin's New Memorial Is a City
by Carol Keno, The New York Times

In a Creative Season, a New Design Fair
by Julie Lasky, The New York Times 

Van Gogh's True Palette Revealed
by Nina Siegal, The New York Times

The Rope Wrangler, Ideas Unfurling
by Carol Kino, The New York Times

An Artwork Turns to Mush, All According to Plan
by William Grimes, The New York Times 

Orly Genger's New Installation in Madison Square Park Ropes You in With Color
by Benjamin Sutton, Blouin ARTINFO
Monet's Muse at MoMA? Photo by Helen Klisser During.

The Met Will Return a Pair of Statues to Cambodia
by Tom Mashberg and Ralph Blumenthal, The New York Times 

Cézanne and Modigliani Push Sotheby's Impressionist and Modern Art Sale to $230 Million
by Carol Vogel, The New York Times

Russian and Asian Bidder Buoy Christie's Art Auction
by Carol Vogel, The New York Times 

Caravaggio, and Some of His Admirers
by Susan Hodara, The New York Times

James Turrell: A Retrospective
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Coming soon! May 26 - April 6, 2014

Once Upon a Landscape
by Randy Kennedy, The New York Times

Appropriation Artist Richard Prince Prevails Against Photographer at Appeals Court
by Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter

"Part of Me Has Died": Tracey Emin on Her New Show and Transcending Her YBA Days
by Coline Milliard, Blouin ARTINFO 

A Den Mother for Art Spectacles
by Bob Morris, The New York Times

East Side Story: Remembering the 1980s East Village Art Scene
by Gracie Mansion, ARTNET

In Search of Richard Serra's Embattled "Shift"
by Sarah Zabrodsky, Hyperallergic

The Annual Wallace Awards 
Tom Friedman "Circle Dance" at Frieze New York. Photo by Helen Klisser During.

SLIDESHOW: Beyond "Night Watch": See Riveting Highlights From the Reopened Rijkmuseum

Urs Fischer's grand gestures come up short at MOCA
by Christopher Knight, The Los Angeles Times
Jeff Koons: Gazing Ball
David Zwirner Gallery
through June 29

Before the Gavel Falls, It's All Free to Look At
by Carol Vogel, The New York Times

Art and Antique Dealers League Spring Show NYC
by Ken Johnson, The New York Times 

Thomas Houseago: As I Went Out One Morning
Storm King Arts Center 
through November 11 

Bushwick Gets a Fresh Coat
by Amy O'Leary, The New York Times 

SLIDESHOW: Street Artists Transform Derelict Paris Nightclub Into Sprawling Gallery 
by Ross Brooks, PSFK

Anarchy in the Met
by Jon Caramanica, The New York Times

Punk fashion is focus of spring 2013 Costume Institute exhibition at Metropolitan Museum
by Sebastian Smith,  

Haute Punk
by Melena Ryzik, The New York Times
Sculpture by a Bridge Academy 8th grader, now on exhibit at 305 Knowlton Street Gallery, Bridgeport.

A Night When Chic Met Tough
by Eric Wilson, The New York Times

SLIDESHOW: WN on the Scene: NYC Art Draws Crowd
Helen Klisser During for WestportNOW  

Tallur L.N.: New Yorked
Jack Shainman Gallery
through May 11 

The Art of the Hunt
by Judith H. Dorbrzynski, The New York Times

LISTEN: The Modern Art Notes Podcast
with Philip Taaffe

'Boy With Frog' to Be Removed in Venice
by Carol Vogel, The New York Times 

When Sculpting Cedar, This Artist is Tireless and Unsentimental
by Karen Michel, NPR

The Makers: A Photo Project by Jennifer Causey

The Gentle Giants of Rockefeller Center
by Robin Cembalest, ARTnews

World Famous Landmarks Made to Look Miniature
by Shawn Saleme, Visual News 

Judy Millar: I Give You the End of A Golden Thread
Graffiti art in Bridgeport. Photo by Helen Klisser During.

PHOTOS: Giant Rubber Duck Floats in Hong Kong Harbor
by Erica Ho, Time Magazine

New York Academy MFA Thesis Exhibition
May 14 - May 31

A taste of  WAC's upcoming exhibition "Bird's-Eye View"

How to be a Successful Artist by Using Social Media 

An 8th grade student at Bridge Academy explains her artwork at the Opening Reception of the Bridge Academy Student Show at 305 Knowlton Street, Bridgeport. Over 50 8th graders participated in the event. CLICK for article.
Major Marc Quinn Show at the Giorgio Cini Foundation Will Coincide with With Venice Biennale
by Benjamin Sutton, Blouin ARTINFO 


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