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Man Duct-tapes Banana to Wall, Makes $240,000, Credits
However, a prankster has now eaten the banana.
Detroit’s Famous Heidelberg Project Goes to the Beach
What’s next for Tyree Guyton, and his famous DIY civic art installation.
Jerry Saltz: Break the Art Fair
As a system, art fairs are like America: They don’t work and no one knows how to fix them.
9 Art Shows to See This Week On and Off Frieze Island
Our curated itinerary.
This Artist Is a Gender Unicorn
Cupid Ojala’s pure delight in being who he is.
Jerry Saltz: The Drawing I Can’t Stop Thinking About From Frieze New York
A great work of art from 1875 that’s never been seen in any museum.
How to Navigate an Art Fair With Jerry Saltz
▶️ Nobody can do it like Jerry.
The Most Memorable Thing I Saw at the Art Fairs: The Photographs of Aneta Bartos
These haunted, staged photographs of the artist partially clad in bra and panties or camisoles with her Speedo-wearing, bald, bodybuilder father.
Andy Freeberg on the Art of the Art-Fair Booth
The juxtapositions are funny, of course, but they also get at the strange reality of these events.
seeing out loud
Seeing Out Loud: Jerry Saltz on the Best Booth at the Independent Art Fair
And the artists are anonymous.
Saltz on the Death of the Gallery Show
Between online sales and art fairs, fewer and fewer people are showing up to see art in its natural habitat.
Saltz: Why the Frieze Art Fair Could Solve the New York Art Fair Problem
The upside of English elitism.
ask an art critic
Jerry Saltz Answers Your Questions About Art Fairs and What’s Cooking Right Now
Jerry Saltz on art fairs good and bad, plus Chelsea’s best meal.
New Yorkers to Storm the Venice Biennale
Paul Chan, Tony Conrad, and Yoko Ono at the art-world equivalent of the Miss America pageant.
Your Guide to This Week’s Six Unsnobby Art Fairs
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.