The Art Fair Orbit

Love them or not, Art Fairs are a prominent part of the contemporary art world. Collectors see them as an opportunity for "one-stop," shopping and artists see them as an essential means of self promotion and exposure. The galleries vie for inclusion in the most prestigious of the fairs. Whereas fledgling fairs compete for premium galleries to participate. More often than not art-fair energy is vibrant, frenzied even. Art fairs range from the blue-chip focused Armory Show in NYC, where commerce and art are one, to rouge fairs sprouting all over the globe. Here we have a few selections, from Frau's perspective on work that stands out from the multitudes of art objects on display and for sale at thriving pop-up art markets worldwide.

Frau Kolb 2012