The Dark Fair | Art Cal Zine | ARTCAL

Mar 31 2008

Dark Fair Archive
Dark Fair at the Swiss Institute
Julie Fishkin

…Needless to say, the upstairs crowd was maddening. With candles exacerbating the heat, the Dark Fair was as chaotic as it was thoroughly entertaining. The booths were literally booths, diner style, in which exhibitors presented either a number of work from artists represented by the gallery, an installation, Tarot card reading and, in one case, a lavish table of fruit free for visitors to indulge in as they sat around the table adorned by a curious take on Manet, depicting busty women reclining in all their glory…