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
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
About the Podcast
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.