Interview: A Conversation with Curator Tam Gryn Unpacks the Innovative Mix of Art and Retail Behind SHOWFIELDS
We recently sat down with SHOWFIELDS head curator Tam Gryn for a conversation about the unique blend of shopping, art, brand activations, and events that drive the innovative retail concept. With locations in New York City and Miami, the relatively new space already has generated fruitful collaborations between an impressive array of artists, companies, and organizations, including Perrier x Murakami, Tax Collection, Brooke DiDonato, Kenny Sharf, Ekaterina Popova, Filthy Luker, and the Whitney and Brooklyn museums. Often working in response to cultural…Read More
Colossal editor-in-chief Christopher Jobson spoke with SHOWFIELDS head curator Tam Gryn in February 2021. The innovative retail concept in New York City and Miami blends shopping, art, brand activations, and unique events under one roof with collaborators like Tax Collection, Brooke DiDonato, Kenny Sharf, Ekaterina Popova, Filthy Luker, and the Whitney and Brooklyn museums. This conversation has been edited and condensed for clarity. Shown above is the Perrier x Murakami collaboration at SHOWFIELDS NYC. All images © SHOWFIELDS, shared with permission Christopher: Before we get into all of the exciting stuff that SHOWFIELDS has become known for, take us a…Read More
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