Defining Contemporary Kitsch: Part 2 of The New York Art Fairs

What does contemporary kitsch look like? In this episode, Paddy and William use a discussion of the art fairs and New York gallery scene to lead a defining of the term. From its generic definition of objects described to be in poor taste because of excessive garishness or sentimentality, to the current nostalgia driving a tasted for recycled art movements, all kitsch lacks in originality. 

Listen in for the whole conversation. 

 

THE INDEPENDENT

Kenny Schachter at Allouche Benias Gallery 

Renate Druks at The Ranch,

Olivia Reavey at Helena Anrather

 

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Sanaa Gateja at 50 Golborne

WonderBuhle at BKhz Gallery

 

VOLTA

Michael Foley

 

GALLERIES 

Judith Linhares at PPOW 

JTT Gallery Anna-Sophie Berger and Sam McKinniss

Sky Hopinka at Broadway Gallery 

Paul Mpagi Sepuya at Bortalami 

Nora Turato at 52 Walker Gallery

 

ARTICLES

The Downward Spiral: 59th Venice Biennial by Dean Kissick 

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