A well-traveled Tony Karman, President and Director of EXPO CHICAGO, recently returned from visiting Galleries in Berlin, Paris, Milan, Madrid, London, Amsterdam, Vienna, Mexico City, Basel, Canada and Brussels.
This week marks the third year of Frieze New York, the London fair that went head-to-head with the tradition of the Armory Show and took NADA and Pulse with it, subsequently asserting itself as a "fair" contender.
Laure Prouvost, surprised many by taking home the prestigious prize with her moving piece Wantee, which weaves together a fictional narrative about her grandfather's relationship with artist Kurt Schwitters.
Public art is a democratic entity, open to everyone, not just art seekers going to visit museums and galleries. We've rounded up ten public art projects from around the world that are well worth a visit and accessible to all.
Working in this world can be surreal but, when one comes across kindred spirits who have an authentic appreciation for art, it's refreshing and reaffirms the validity of participating in this dialogue.
The place, ablaze with lights and crowds, just begs to be turned into an art arena. It's the exact opposite of a serene gallery or museum space. And it absolutely requires a display that reveals this dilemma. How to grab and hold a viewer's attention amid all that hustle?