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Highlights from the 2013 VOLTA Show by New American Paintings
March 12, 2013, 8:30 am
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I hope you liked the pics I posted yesterday from the Armory Show. Today I’m sharing photos from The Volta Show. It’s hard to choose which images to post, but I chose the following to give you a feel for the fair (in case you couldn’t make it) and to feature the stand-out booths and works. The venue was great…A bit cramped at times, especially on the first floor, but the building was beautiful and the location was awesome. Already looking forward to next year! – Andrew Katz, Associate Publisher

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The “second floor” at Volta provided a bit more space to take a breath.
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Highlights from the 2013 Armory Show by New American Paintings
March 11, 2013, 8:30 am
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Another year, another Armory Show. Overall a good year for painting! However, the fair was a little weird this time around with a clear shortage of “Blue Chip” galleries (You’ll find them at Frieze later in the year), but maybe that’s a good thing. More room for everyone else…Below are some highlights (in my humble opinion) from the fair. Tomorrow I’ll be posting pictures from VOLTA. Enjoy! – Andrew Katz, Associate Publisher

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Andy Warhol | Gagosian Gallery

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Visiting the Neighbors in the South End by New American Paintings

It’s not that I don’t get out much. It’s not that I don’t visit our friends and neighbors around our office in Boston. But, it’s rare that I’m able to do so AND I happen to have my camera at work. So here we are again, regretfully months after my last post highlighting some excellent exhibitions that are within a stone’s throw. There are too many to document, so I stuck with painting exhibits this time around. Up right now at Carroll and Sons is Sandy Litchfield’s (NAP #56, #68) “What Blooms in the Rubble.” Across the courtyard, Barbara Grad (NAP #26, #62) is showing “Lost Horizons” at Howard Yezerski Gallery. Then, back across the brick walkway to Soprafina, where there is an fun works on paper show featuring past NAP artist, Nona Hershey (NAP #50). As usual, that will be all I have to say about the shows, I’ll let the work and installations speak for themselves. ENJOY! – Andrew Katz, Associate Publisher

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Barbara Grad | Lost Horizons at Howard Yezerski Gallery

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Miami Highlights: Rubell, de la Cruz, Margulies by New American Paintings

I hope you’ve enjoyed our coverage of the Miami fairs this past week. It was a blast documenting the events and I like sharing the experience with our readers. Today will be the last day we mention Miami for a while (don’t hold me to that), and I’ll end the fun by posting photos from the three collections I visited, Rubell, de la Cruz, and Margulies. Until next year!!! – Andrew Katz, Associate Publisher

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Zhu Jinshi, Rubell Collection

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Miami Highlights: NADA and SEVEN by New American Paintings
December 13, 2012, 8:25 am
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Today I’m wrapping up the art fairs with one final post including NADA and Seven. These are the last two fairs that I had a chance to visit while in Miami last week (still recovering, by the way). I wish I had more time and more feet, because I would have attempted more! That doesn’t mean that this is the end of my adventures while there. Tomorrow I’ll be ending the photo-extraveganza with pictures from the Rubell, de la Cruz, and Margulies collections. So don’t go away yet! – Andrew Katz, Associate Publisher

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Miami Highlights: Art Miami / Context and Untitled by New American Paintings
December 12, 2012, 8:25 am
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I made it to Art Miami and Art Context on opening night. It was jammed…There was a lot of talk about the Banksy pieces which were apparently taken from “the streets” of the Middle East and brought here for exhibit and sale. However you feel about the removal and placement, I think most people will agree that the pieces didn’t seem to play well in this context. And, for Banksy, isn’t context what it’s all about? But I digress…

Untitled was a beautiful fair. The ocean view from inside (and out) was incredible and the translucent top to the tent filled the space with nice even light. I heard there were some issues at night, but I didn’t have a chance to see this for myself. Hopefully next year they figure it out. Overall a well curated fair and a welcomed addition to the area.

Check back tomorrow, I’ll post images from NADA and Seven. – Andrew Katz, Associate Publisher

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One of Banksy’s “unauthorized” pieces at Art Miami

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Miami Highlights: Miami Project and Pulse by New American Paintings
December 11, 2012, 8:25 am
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Today let’s tackle Pulse and Miami Project. The latter of which is a brand new fair located in Wynwood. It sported an impressive roster and a nice tent, I might add. But I’ll let the photographs speak for themselves. Tomorrow, Art Miami/Context and Untitled (yet another new fair). – Andrew Katz, Associate Publisher

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INVADER, Jonathan Levine Gallery (Pulse)

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