Photo by Sofia Lee, courtesy Seattle Art Fair.
Installation view of Yayoi Kusama, Pumpkin, 2015, at David Zwirner Gallery. Photo by Tori Dickson, courtesy Seattle Art Fair.
The energy Goff describes, even in tandem with a handful of blue-chip galleries—Zwirner, Gagosian, Pace, and Paul Kasmin—did not result in any record-breaking opening night. In Seattle, arguably the tech world’s second city, the wealth of Microsoft, Amazon, and Google employees abound, yet exactly how to translate that money into a thriving art market continues to mystify dealers.
Installation view of Micah Ganske, Ocular EVA Pod, 2015, at 101/exhibit. Photo by Tori Dickson, courtesy Seattle Art Fair.
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