The hosts allotted 100 rooms to 100 artists. Each artist could design a room for herself (exhibitors). The result is a huge variety of styles and ideas. Last Sunday my wife & I visited the fair. We where overwhelmed by the choices and didn´t manage to see the whole show. Here you can see my favorites from this visit - as usual a very subjective selection.
Above you can see abstracts by Jenny Reddin (ennyreddin) which remind me a bit of Georgia O'Keeffe.
jamesj). I like the colorful expressionistic style.
I was impressed by the photorealistic works (with some imaginations) by Tim Daly (timdaly). Above you can see Police Activity in Venice ($12,000) and another painting.
The collages above are by Bernice Sokol Kramer (kramer).
The Russian artist Tatyana Ostapenko (tatyana) created these works above as reminder of the defunct Soviet Union.
Sascha Mallon (facebook) painted these scenes onto a wall.
ayuminakao) created this portrait
Tine Kindermann (tinekindermann) created these paintings during a stay on Governors Island, using old porn photographies as models. It seems she painted on brown paper, which gives the pictures a nostalgic flair.
A Look Into The Kitchen Drawers
Kinderman`s room has a kitchen cabinet where the visitors are allowed to open the drawers. Look what kind of cookies they will find there.
laurenciarpella) created a different kind of kitchen interior.
charliecunning) called his sculpture "A Passive Violation III" (Foam, silicne, acryic, and hair, $9,000)
We plan to come back on one of the following weekends.