Collecting

Collecting

A Charles Village home filled with contemporary art

Three Baltimore-based Artists Exhibiting Together

This edition of Quarantine Diaries features three artists whose exhibition at BmoreArt’s Connect+Collect Gallery was postponed.

In Church’s world, bodies are much more likely to remain isolated than to touch

Now the textures of the art I have collected are more real, more tangible, than the textures of human faces.

NMWA’s collecting practices have significantly diversified the art world since 1987

NMWA’s recent acquisitions include 166 photos by Mary Ellen Mark, a mixed-media portrait by Delita Martin, three large-scale photos by Rania Matar, and a six-foot-long chandelier by Joana Vasconcelos

Adapting to virtual platforms, cooperative sales models, and what a future art world could look like

FAIR was designed for the internet and functions with a profit-sharing model with percentages going directly to artists and their galleries, a cooperative gallery sales pool, and a cooperative artists sales pool, with a smaller percentage going back to NADA.

Performance artist Monsieur Zohore collaborates with NY galleries New Release and Palo to raise legal funds for protestors

All proceeds go directly to Baltimore Action Legal Team, an organization that offers legal services to protesters and has been operating a bail fund since April 2015

Images for Baltimore raises much-needed funding for the Maryland Food Bank

Buy a $50 print by a Baltimore-based artist and support the MD Food Bank

Shop from Resort, Transformer, Make Studio, ICA Baltimore, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore Clayworks, and Galerie Myrtis

Look no further than these Baltimore- and DC-based galleries and artist-run spaces currently selling affordable art.

Amber Eve Anderson, Lance Bankerd, Se Jong Cho, Ami Dang, Taha Heydari, Eze Jackson, Leslie King-Hammond, Amanda McCormick, Deyane Moses, and Ernest Shaw

For visual artists, curators, performers, composers, and publishers, the purposeful creation of new archives, as well as the respectful transformation of past collections, is a common threat that unifies us on a quest to tell new stories and to diversity existing archives.

The view from Latin America's largest art fair

Unlike Basel, where you know the names of every single artist and gallery, at Maco there was so much space for discovery.

Mexico City's Artist-Centric Art Fair

Material is a young art fair but is now all grown up, both figuratively and literally.

CDMX Art Week gallery openings just ahead of Zona MACO and Material Art Fairs

Last year, Zona MACO brought in over 62,000 visitors compared to ABMB’s 81,000. Although they’re similar on paper, MACO is a smaller fair in a much larger city—which is really what makes this week feel different.

Art Basel Miami Beach's Artist-Run Art Fair

Art Basel Miami Beach and the whole Miami Art Week leading in to it are pretty overwhelming. Usually by the time the actual weekend rolls around I am sick of ...

After my fourth trip, I finally think I'm beginning to understand Miami Art Week. It's a microcosm of the art world and, when I close my eyes and think about ...

You know that weird feeling of panic you experience in a big-box store in the suburbs? When you look around a Walmart or Target and realize the sheer amount of ...

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