Best known for a trio of SOFA fairs in Chicago, New York and Santa Fe, the Art Fair Company is extending its reach by bringing on Caroline Kerrigan to direct a new Metropolitan Show, Jan. 18-22, 2012, to take place during Americana Week at the Metropolitan Pavilion in midtown Manhattan.
For the last couple of years, the St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Church on quiet Monitor Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, has been something of a local art oasis, hosting performances and art events and housing artists’ studios in the adjacent three-story convent.
Teenagers have proven themselves in the worlds of music and entertainment, why not fine art? Seventeen-year-old Audrey Banks, a junior at Bard High School in Manhattan (and a painter herself), has launched the Teen Art Gallery (T.A.G.) to show “art made by New York City youth.”
The beleaguered Museum for African Art (MfAA) has hit another stumbling block, postponing the opening of its new Robert A.M. Stern-designed space on 110th Street and Fifth Avenue from late this year until late 2012.