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Nero and the Social Contract at Art Basel Miami

Chris Vroom | Posted 02.04.2012 | Arts
Chris Vroom

As music throbbed, bodies writhed and shadows danced over the torch-lit sand outside Dasha's half-million dollar party celebrating Art Basel Miami Beach, I couldn't help but think of Nero, who fiddled while Rome burned.

Celebrating Art For Its Own Sake (in Chelsea, of all places)

Jonathan Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jonathan Melber

Over 1800 people flooded the old Dia Art Foundation building for in Chelsea the opening of No Soul For Sale. It is a sort of anti-art-fair fair.