“One thing is certain about the Armory Show: it’s hard to fall in love with a photograph here.” These words were spoken to me by a photographer I met during my visit. She hit the nail on the head. An art fair is impersonal. It’s like entering a zoo where the animals sport their finest accessories: suits, makeup, hats, black sunglasses and, of course, cell phones. When you love art, you go in timidly, not really knowing where to turn. Discovery has taken a backseat to spectacle, however insignificant it may be.
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