Photos from NADA Art Fair at the Deauville

By | December 3rd, 2010 | 5 Comments

The NADA Art Fair opened yesterday at the Deauville Beach Resort with emerging galleries from 28 cities exhibiting in the hotel’s Napoleon and Richelieu ballrooms. The fair is free and short on the kind of pretentious art that makes you want to punch the artist below the belt. Prepare to have your probable wealth and stature visually appraised by everyone you come across, but that’s par for the Art Basel course. Besides that, NADA is well worth a visit for the artworks and the nonpareil people-watching. Here are a few pics of our favorite artworks at the fair, human and otherwise.

The Art

Chiharu Shiota Staircase
Chiharu Shiota’s beautifully gothic staircase entangled in wool thread.

Twenty Twenty
Miami-based Twenty Twenty Projects spoofed its own name (perhaps) with these eye-blurring superimpositions.

Joel Kyack at NADA
The LA-based Francois Ghebaly Gallery won best booth prize for its Joel Kyack solo show.

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