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Texas oil town is enjoying another boom—and this time it’s for art

THE ART NEWSPAPER | Dan Duray, Julia Halperin:

When the Dallas Art Fair launched in 2009, Lisa Taylor of the Dallas Art Dealers Association was sceptical about its prospects. “There are so many art fairs all around the world,” she told the Dallas Business Journal. “Why would I come to Dallas?”

If it was odd back then for a local industry booster to cast doubt on that very cause, today the question is all but absurd. In its ninth year, the fair (Fashion Industry Gallery, 6-9 April) has expanded its roster, attracting big names such as Gagosian, Lehmann Maupin, Skarstedt and Shane Campbell Gallery, and important tastemakers like Karma—as well as its reach… Read more

Image: The Dallas Contemporary art museum. Photo: Yesi Fortuna. Courtesy of Dallas Contemporary

2018-10-29T11:05:14+00:00