Independent is back in Chelsea. But it’s hard to be an upstart the second time around, as evinced by a preview in Vogue and the launch of an unaffiliated mini-fair called the Dependent at the Sheraton Hotel on West 25th Street.
Art fairs are for art lovers. There’s really no way around it. You can say that they demean art, that they’re all about commerce. You can complain about the crowds, the bad food, the poor ventilation. I hear you.
Wall Street Legend Fred Alger's New Publication Which Examines the Contemporary Art Market -- Premieres Issue 3 Featuring Expanded Editorial on the Economics of Art, Art Fair Advice, and Updates on the Market's Top 300