Obtaining visas at the last minute to travel to fairs and exhibitions across the world can often prove problematic. But there is a country free of red tape that can be accessed in seconds at the heart of Art Basel in Hong Kong. The Republic of Jing...
The American artist Eric Fischl has something to say about art fairs. The painter’s first show at the Victoria Miro gallery (“Art Fair Paintings,” until 19 December) “takes as its subject the contemporary art market”, according to the gallery, and features images of people walking around fairs, sometimes looking at the art, sometimes at each other, and other times at their phones. In this clip, Fischl discusses his interest in figurative painting. (And don’t miss our interview with the artist about his art fair paintings.)