Established and emerging artists share rooms, for free, in underused and historic New York City spaces. We approve everything that comes in, not only for quality control, but for our sense of its relevance in the current cultural climate and our own personal tastes.
There are still a few purists out there; those who consider the word “curator” to be earned rather than “assigned” by the quick shifts of social media algorithms or Twitter analytics.
He is a free agent, able to move about seamlessly though variant circles of contemporary art, both high and low. He seems to revel in movement, even though the things he references in his work are highly static and petrified.
Miami isn’t just Basel. Repeat (and clarify): Miami is NOT just the week of Art Basel Miami Beach and its surrounding festivities.
There’s the kind of synthetic, pre-fabricated “beauty” you could find on Instagram, nowadays, and then there’s unmitigated, elevated beauty.