Kudos to the Dallas Art Fair, year seven, for cultivating a conversation that is spoken well before the first crate is unpacked. For VIP, Premiere Patron or Patron Pass holders, there’s more: a dialogue at distinguished private collector homes, plus other special insider perks. PaperCity serves as exclusive media sponsor for more than half a dozen events for this spring’s art-smart convergence. In February, the Collector Series hits Houston, visiting the casa of Pop collectors Dorene and Frank Herzog.
In March, the Hamptons are calling — East Hampton, to be precise — with a brunch with artists/painters and occasional collaborators Laura and Rachel Lancaster at the former studio of Elaine de Kooning (March 8), hosted by UK dealer Workplace Gallery; the following weekend (March 15), Elaine de Kooning’s one-time studio again welcomes Collector Series guests for the opening of Chris Duncan’s epic sunlight on fabric paintings, in the stable of East Hampton’s Halsey McKay Gallery (both Halsey McKay and Workplace are returning Fair exhibitors). Then it’s back in Dallas for March 26’s Neiman Marcus Fair kickoff, followed by Dallas Art Fair week, beginning April 8, and the Fair itself (April 10 – 12, Preview Gala Thursday, April 9). The Collector Series wraps post-Fair with three days in Marfa (April 14 –16), with a tour of the town, and a Marfa Contemporary reception for Mexico-based multimedia artist Gonzalo Lebrija, then concludes in May (date TBD) with a private screening/reception for Scott Reeder’s film, Moon Dust, in conjunction with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s incredible Soluna.
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