Why Do So Many Art Writers Become Fair Directors?

artnet news | Brian Boucher:

When artnet News’ founding editor, Benjamin Genocchio, was named director of New York’s Armory Show last month, it added one more example to a growing list of critics and journalists who have founded or taken over art fairs. It might seem an unlikely trajectory. How could a capacity for bon mots transfer to dealing with curators, gallerists, and local government representatives?… Read more 

Image: Matthew Slotover, Amanda Sharp, and Antonia Carver. Photos: Spiegler, Slotover, and Sharp, Patrick McMullan; Carver courtesy Art Dubai.

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