Summer Issue - Editorial

   Summer has arrived in New York with a mix of heat waves, torrential rains, humidity and the Covid-19 Delta variant. It is usually a quiet time for galleries, so we wait with trepidation to hear the news of which galleries have re-opened already, which will have closed for good, and how many new galleries will open for the first time. We talk to four artist-run galleries. It will also be interesting to see how the pandemic affected art sales. Anecdotally, we have heard that sales continued worldwide, and collectors have bought more in their domestic markets, with intel from Sebastien Aurillon in Taiwan. …more