Category: Spring/Break

March 08, 2017 Press

Sean Fader interviewed on NY1

Lots to Explore During Annual NYC Art Fair Week By Stephanie Simon Friday, March 3, 2017 Watch on NY1. NY1 VIDEO: It’s Art Fair Week in NYC, meaning more than 75,000 art lovers, buyers, collectors and the curious will take in one or more of the 10 major art fairs. Most run now through Sunday. Most fairs have an array of admission prices starting around $15 and $25 plus multiple day options.


March 08, 2017 Press

Sean Fader interviewed on BTRtoday

Art Uncovered with Kimberly Ruth Listen on BTRtoday. This week Art Uncovered hits the Spring Break Art Show, a curator-driven art fair that showcases over 150 curators who premiere new artworks created by over 400 artists. The selected curators were chosen based on their proposals that deal with the theme of “Black Mirror,” which is not a reference to the popular Netflix series, but, rather, a concept that includes ideas such as self-reflexivity, especially in the digital age.


March 05, 2017 Press

SPRING/BREAK vs. the Independent by Whitehot Magazine

Occupying Offices: Independent vs. Spring/Break By PAUL LASTER, Mar. 2017 Read on Whitehot Magazine. Armory Arts Week brings the touring art circus to town—without the live animals. The Armory Show, which focuses on contemporary art, looks better than ever under the leadership of new director Benjamin Genocchio this year; it’s sister fair VOLTA, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, shines a spotlight on new art; the ADAA Art Show offers a smart, blue-chip selection of galleries, which mix classic modernism…Read More


March 03, 2017 Press

Sean Fader interviewed by ArtSlant

FACING THE BLACK MIRROR: SEAN FADER’S AWESOME YEAR BY ANDREA ALESSI Read on ArtSlant. Oscar Wilde famously suggested great art “reveal beauty and hide the artist.” For the 2017 BLACK MIRROR exhibition at SPRING/ BREAK, more than 100 curators will feature artworks that explore the dance of identity the artist undergoes—between showing what’s unseen and hiding in plain sight—especially in the face of modern technology, political unrest, and glimmers from ghosts of Art History’s past. ArtSlant will be exhibiting the…Read More


February 25, 2017 Press

Sean Fader at SPRING/BREAK in Artnet

The SPRING/BREAK Art Show Curator List Is Finally Here There’s a lot to look forward to next week. Sarah Cascone, February 24, 2017 Read on Artnet. New York’s SPRING/BREAK Art Show has finally revealed the list of its 2017 curators responding to the theme “BLACK MIRROR,” based on the idea of identity and what artists chose to reveal to the world of their personal selves. It’s an organizing principle that is drawn from the Claude glass, or black mirror, used…Read More


March 08, 2016 Press

Both Denny Gallery rooms included in Paddy Johnson’s SPRING/BREAK review

The Artist-Centric Movement has its Milestone Moment: SPRING/BREAK by PADDY JOHNSON on MARCH 7, 2016 Read on Art F City. Walking around SPRING/BREAK this Saturday seemed indicative of a watershed moment. The artist-centric movement we’ve been tracking for the last several years is finally gaining more visibility and commercial success and no where is that more evident than this fair. Located on the administrative floors at Moynihan Station (above the main post office), over 100 curated projects took over once…Read More


March 06, 2016 Press

Russell Tyler in SPRING/BREAK’s “9 Most Memorable Booths”

I Know What You Did Last Spring/Break: Fair Founders Ambre Kelly and Andrew Gori’s 9 Most Memorable Booths By Dylan Kerr, Feb. 26, 2016 Read on Artspace. Founders Ambre Kelly and Andrew Gori during a very special performance (getting married) at the 2015 Spring/Break Fair In contrast to the big-budget (and better-known) art fairs dominating New York’s Armory Week, SPRING/BREAK offers something a little different: booths designed by curators, not gallerists, that feature genuinely exciting works at approachable prices by emerging or lesser-known artists. The…Read More


March 20, 2015 Art Fairs, Press

Artforum highlights Brent Birnbaum’s SPRING/BREAK installation

Read on Artforum.  By Linda Yablonsky, March 6, 2015 Spring Forward WE HAD SOHO. We had the East Village. We have Chelsea and Williamsburg, Bushwick and Red Hook. What will become New York’s next art neighborhood? “I guess all of these artists live in the Bronx?” the actor Alan Alda surmised on Monday, during the cocktail hour for the Bronx Museum of Art’s annual benefit gala. We were far south of that borough, on the outer planet of the Conrad…Read More


March 19, 2015 Events

Brent Birnbaum in “On the Street,” with Bill Cunningham in the Sunday Times

On the Street By Bill Cunningham The New York Times, Sunday, March 8, 2015


March 19, 2015 Art Fairs, Press

Vernissage TV interviews Brent Birnbaum at SPRING/BREAK

Watch on Vernissage TV. Interview with Brent Birnbaum at Spring/Break Art Show 2015 By Enrico, March 13, 2015 For the fourth edition of the curator-driven art show Spring/Break in New York, Elizabeth Denny and Craig Poor Monteith have chosen to present the New York-based artist Brent Birnbaum. Birnbaum has created a mountain of eleven running treadmills. The belts were painted by the artist with color gradients, thus creating a kinetic work that combines sculpture with moving paintings. In this video,…Read More


March 19, 2015 Art Fairs, Press

Interview with Brent Birnbaum in the Huffington Post

Watch on Huffington Post. March 13, 2015 Artist Brent Birnbaum’s Mountain of Painted Treadmills (VIDEO) For the fourth edition of the curator-driven art show Spring/Break in New York, Elizabeth Denny and Craig Poor Monteith have chosen to present the New York-based artist Brent Birnbaum. Birnbaum has created a mountain of eleven running treadmills. The belts were painted by the artist with color gradients, thus creating a kinetic work that combines sculpture with moving paintings. In this video, Brent Birnbaum talks…Read More


March 06, 2015 Art Fairs, Press

Brent Birnbaum in SPRING/BREAK Featured on NY1

Watch on NY1. By Stephanie Simon, March 5, 2015


March 06, 2015 Art Fairs, Press

Hyperallergic Spotlights Brent Birnbaum and Amanda Valdez in SPRING/BREAK

Read on Hyperallergic.  By Allison Meier, March 4, 2015 Jam-Packed Spring/Break Art Show Pulls into Moynihan Station Brent Birnbaum’s installation of painted treadmills, curated by Elizabeth Denny & Craig Poor Monteith at the 2015 Spring/Break Art Show (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic) In its fourth year, Spring/Break Art Show is temporarily transforming the disused offices of Moynihan Station into an art fair based on the theme of “transaction.” With more than 80 curators and over 100 artists, it’s more a series…Read More


March 06, 2015 Art Fairs, Press

Brent Birnbaum’s SPRING/BREAK Installation on artnet News

Read on artnet News. By Cait Munro, March 4, 2015 Spring/Break Art Fair Is Bigger, Flashier, and Scrappier Than Ever Spring/Break Art Show, the curator-driven art fair begun by Ambre Kelly and Andrew Gori in 2009, is back and better than ever, despite a location change. With a whopping 95 curators (up from last year’s 39—see Spring/Break Probes Deep Into Our Techno-Creepy Culture), the fair, which opens today, March 4, and runs through Sunday, March 8, has secured Moynihan Station as its…Read More


March 06, 2015 Art Fairs, Press

Brent Birnbaum’s Untitled Installation in SPRING/BREAK Highlighted in Cool Hunting

Read on Cool Hunting. By David Graver, March 3, 2015 Coinciding with NYC’s Armory Arts Week, the fourth annual SPRING/BREAK Art Show offers an immersive world of large-scale artistic creation. Taking over floors at Manhattan’s historic James A Farley Post Office, the fair delivers room after room of eccentric art—all driven by specific curators assigned to each space. This year’s theme happens to be “Transaction” and an element of the word, and its interpretations, grace most of what attendees will…Read More


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