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In the 1990s, Englishman Andrew Wells began a marketing movement to attract patrons to his discount golfing store—he hung brightly colored signs, titled “Golf Sale,” along the posh London thoroughfares. Although eventually banned, the signs became a surprising symbol of consumer rebellion, and quietly caught on in other cities across the world.
And now, Golf Sale comes to New York. But instead of hawking five irons and golf balls, this Sale is an exhibition of art.
“A lot of our artists our from England, or are based there,” said curator Peter Makebish, who began Golf Sale in the midst of Frieze, the mega art fair also imported from London. "The exhibition plays off this idea of a basement sale, but elevates it to fine art." More»
It's the last day of Frieze, the art fair on Randall's Island boasting collections from over 180 galleries. And it's certainly living up to its hype -- the ferries were packed with enthusiastic fans voyaging out to see the artful festivities. If you haven't checked it out yet, there's still time to hop on a ferry and do a walk-through (it's open until 6pm). Or, take a visual tour through this photo review of the fair's highlights.
[Karlie Kloss, Cara Delevingne] [Derek Blasberg, Giovanna Battaglia] [Arizona Muse]
Last night, W Magazine, Burberry, and The New Museum held an exclusive dinner at the Bowery Hotel during the first annual Frieze Art Fair in New York in honor of New Museum artists. The dinner followed a W and Burberry VIP exhibition opening at the New Museum of five female artists including Nathalie Djurberg, Klara Liden, Phyllida Barlow, Tacita Dean and Ellen Altfest. More»
While the eye of the art world may be on Frieze New York, there are a number of other openings and events occurring around the world. From the historic auction of Munch's "The Scream" to the unveiling of da Vinci's final painting in Paris, here's some highlights of the world's art scene. More»
Sunday, May 19
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.