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ART FAIR REPORT

Sink, Swim or Surf

Installation view of Arndt gallery’s booth at the 2013 Art Dubai, 

showing WIM DELVOYE sculptures within an 1815 room from Aleppo. 

Photo ArtAsiaPacific.

Prime berths in the marina of international art fairs, ever-expanding but already overcrowded, are difficult to secure, as the world’s mega-fairs compete for passengers from America, Europe and Asia, while small regional events look to stay afloat by redefining their purpose and local standing. The big ships, namely Art Basel (which now sails to three continents) and Frieze (which makes a semiannual transatlantic voyage), have…

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