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Memorable Moments at Dallas Art Fair as it Celebrates a Tenth Anniversary

In celebratory commendation, the tenth iteration of Dallas Art Fair will once again garner attention from galleries and attendees from across the globe. With one hundred exhibitors in situ, at the familiar mid-century warehouse space: Fashion Industry Gallery, aka f.i.g., loyal legions of art patrons will descend upon the downtown arts district to peruse works of art represented from almost thirty cities to include, Antwerp, Bogotá, Brussels, Dubai, Florence and Tokyo.

At Dallas Art Fair - Genieve Figgis, Secret Lovers, 2018

At Dallas Art Fair: Genieve Figgis, Secret Lovers, 2018, acrylic on canvas, 39” x 31”, courtesy of the artist and Half Gallery

In these past ten years, the fair has transformed from its early days has a long dilatory weekend excursion, to a weeklong of artistic and cerebral debauchery: previews, exhibition openings, tours, conversations, and galas. To wit, no longer for the fainthearted—only the stealthiest, wealthiest, and most chic of art collectors can penetrate the VIP roster of festivities and survive in triumph.

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Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld Does Dallas Art Fair

Chat: When my fellow Brit and artistically acquainted friend James Cope told me, he was visiting the Dallas Art Fair, and why, I had to seize the moment and catch some inside scoop from the most stylish art curator on the New York art scene—Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld.  Life is full of odd coincidences; I just featured his mother Carine Restoin Roitfeld this week. It’s raining Roitfelds!

 Nicolas Pol, Self-Invited Venredies, 2012

Nicolas Pol, Self-Invited Venredies, 2012.

James is a good bloke, and solid contemporary art connoisseur, he left Dallas last year to take a cultured bite out of the big apple, and, needless to say, his artful circles connected him with Mr Roitfeld—so I asked for a short Q&A about his impending appearance in Dallas for the Dallas Art Fair.

 

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