And which of them were sold.
When new art became modern art.
The threat of the upcoming Frieze show seems to have made organizers raise their game.
Jerry Saltz on art fairs good and bad, plus Chelsea's best meal.
"Honestly, I thought it was a lot less interesting than usual."
"In the UK, we call it skip-trawling."
All is forgiven — apparently.
People bought art that was cheap and looked homemade, handmade, self-conscious, or like an echo of childhood.
Art critic Jerry Saltz previews the annual art show and sees how the recession is affecting sales.
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"Some people are feeling a little sad, but they're nicer to each other."
Art-world snobbery gets shelved this week, as six art fairs opening around town tonight or tomorrow make an economy-inspired effort to be democratic and welcoming.
At the Armory Show, an artist takes his inspiration from IKEA catalogues.
Nine contemporary art and design fairs are opening this week at a time when there’s more talk of Bear Stearns than bare walls.