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Art Basel Miami 2016: Text and/or Textiles

Art Basel Miami 2016: Text and/or Textiles

Bullet Shih December 7, 2016 0

Photos: Claudio Castillo This year was the most rigorous fair anabasis that I have had in the past 15 years; I attended at least 13 fairs and 3 private collections. Overall, both South Beach

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Vienna Art Fair 2014: Part I

Vienna Art Fair 2014: Part I

Bullet Shih December 1, 2014 0

In its tenth year of existence, the Vienna Art Fair or VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary has come into its own as Central and Eastern Europe’s most prominent art fair. Running from the 2nd to

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Art Basel Miami 2013: Sun and W(e)aves

Art Basel Miami 2013: Sun and W(e)aves

Bullet Shih December 11, 2013 0

Art Basel Miami Beach

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Art Basel Miami 2012: The Writing Is on the Wall

Art Basel Miami 2012: The Writing Is on the Wall

Bullet Shih December 13, 2012 0

Another major theme at Art Basel Miami 2012 was the prevalence of text based works. Barbara Kruger carried the day by commanding space in multiple booths with single words or simple sentences blurring the

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Art Basel Miami 2012: Thinking Inside the Box

Art Basel Miami 2012: Thinking Inside the Box

Bullet Shih December 12, 2012 1

As I wrote in the earlier review of Art Basel Miami Beach 2012, one of the major themes of the fair was that works based on squares or rectangles were exceedingly plentiful. It didn’t

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Art Basel Miami: Aqua Part 1

Art Basel Miami: Aqua Part 1

Bullet Shih December 10, 2012 0

After being overwhelmed on Thursday at the opening of Art Basel Miami 2012 at the convention center, I opted for a more manageable chunk of art on Friday, visiting the Aqua Fair. Celebrating its

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Art Basel Miami 2012: The Deluge

Art Basel Miami 2012: The Deluge

Bullet Shih December 6, 2012 0

Yesterday Art Basel Miami 2012 opened its doors to VIPs and the Press.  Despite the sheer numbers of moneyed visitors who are expecting to be relieved of close to $1 billion of lucre in

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Art Basel Miami 2012: The Calm Before the Storm

Art Basel Miami 2012: The Calm Before the Storm

Bullet Shih December 5, 2012 1

I have woken up in Miami prepared for the onslaught of art and “other stuff” this week.  I must admit my emotions range from excitement to trepidation as the daunting schedules already have me

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Viennafair 2012 Flexes its Central Eastern European Muscles

Viennafair 2012 Flexes its Central Eastern European Muscles

Bullet Shih October 2, 2012 0

This year the Viennafair brought in two young artistic directors to help reposition the fair as a vital gateway between the West and Central/Eastern Europe.  Both Christina Steinbacher, a native of Kazakhstan and Christina

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