Bad at Sports
Bad At Sports is a weekly podcast about contemporary art. Founded in 2005, badatsports.com focuses on presenting the practices of artists, curators, critics, dealers, various other arts professionals through an online audio format.
Bad at Sports Episode 139: Artropolis In 1994 Paul Morris, Matthew Marks, Pat Hearn and Colin De Land had a vision.  That vision was that New York City would have an art fair. What began as the Gramercy International Contemporary Art Fair has become the the Armory fair, the jewel in the art fair empire the Merchandise Mart has amassed over the last 3 years; Art Chicago, The Armory, Art Toronto, Volta Basel, Next, and Volta NYC.

This week, Paul "the 'marts Art Czar" Morris and Tony "Boss of Art Chicago" Karman break down why the Art Fair future is the future. Kathryn Born and Duncan MacKenzie listen with slack jaws and open minds.

The weird thing that happened is that Duncan actually started to get behind Art Chicago and the 'marts future in the Art Business?  WTF?  Did he drink the Kool Aid? Was he bought off? Or is there reason to believe? Listen and find out...
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