More Painting at More Fairs
Small Works in a Big Week
Brains: Who Knew?
Next we stopped at Durham Press, from
Separately, both Cohen and I came upon these exquisite prints at the Nikola Rukaj Gallery. Considering that most work at an art fair is large and/or chromatically dramatic by intention, it was a sweet surprise to find that we'd both selected these four lithographs to discuss. When I'd gone to scout the fair, I'd asked Rukaj if the works were available separately. "No, " he replied. "These are all the same number in the edition, and I want to keep them together." Was I interested, he asked. Of course I was, but at $55,000 for the four, it would remain an unrequited romance.
Below, Mayer talking to our group. A large work by Arden Bendler Browning is visible at right