• Issue
  • Jul 01, 2022

Art Fair Report: Pushing Back

LEE BUL, Perdu CXXXIII, 2022, mother of pearl, acrylic paint on wooden base panel, and stainless steel frame, 163 × 113 × 6.5 cm. Photo by Jeon Byung-cheol. Courtesy the artist and Thaddaeus Ropac, London/Paris/Salzburg/Seoul.

Art fairs in Asia are powering through the late arrival of Omicron across the region, with Art Busan and Art Basel Hong Kong seeing decent results at their third in-person events since the pandemic’s outbreak, and Taipei Dangdai’s first physical, pandemic iteration drawing in crowds and overseas gallerists amid record-high cases in the city.