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PaperCity Dallas March 2022

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I t's the reason Dallas has eclipsed every other city in Texas as a 21st-century nexus for collecting and visual culture. Cue Dallas Art Fair, which returns to Fashion Industry Gallery next month with its robust, full-sized 14th edition featuring 85 international, national, and Texas galleries. (Dallas Arts Month, staged annually in April, is on.) Expect big players including global powerhouse Perrotin; iconic- to-cool NYC dealers Kasmin and Karma; and a surge of L.A. action including Louis Stern Fine Arts, Night Gallery, and Various Small Fires (L.A., Seoul), which also unveils a Dallas outpost timed to the opening of the fair. These galleries join a lineup of 15 Texas-founded galleries, including new fair arrival Martha's Contemporary from Austin. "I'm very excited for the 14th edition, a return to our spring dates, and having a full fair," says fair director Kelly Cornell. "Many of our galleries from abroad will join us again, and we'll be back to our full capacity … Once again, we'll be raising funds to put works from the READY, SET, COLLECT: DALLAS ART FAIR EDITION 14 H a s t h e 2 . 0 version of the roaring '20s left your body in need of some p a m p e r i n g ? L o o k n o further for an oasis than The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas. Texas first (and Dallas' only) Forbes five-star hotel has reopened its luxurious and slightly decadent spa after a multi- million-dollar renovation. Inspired by urban parks and gardens woven through the city of Dallas — such as The Aboretum, the sculpture garden at The Nasher, and the winding, tree-lined ribbon of Turtle Creek — ForrestPerkins led the design facelift of the 12,000-square-foot space, which now calls to mind an urban park with a trellis sculpture crafted by local artist Larry Whiteley, who is widely known for his nature-inspired works. A new spa dining room provides light bites as well as a space for bachelorette squads to gather in their robes and pop a bottle of Veuve. Our suggestion to unveil a sparkling new you: the Diamond Facial (starting at $350), which promises to improve elasticity and luminosity while diamonds reinforce the skin's natural defense system. The Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas, 2121 McKinney Ave., 214.922.4820, Billy Fong MILLION DOLLAR TREATMENT fair into the Dallas Museum of Art's permanent collection." What's new and fresh this year,? "We're working with more design galleries, as we develop our foothold in the world of design," she says. "We also have an increase of exhibiting galleries from Mexico. These galleries have been doing some of the most exciting work in the field." Dallas Art Fair. April 21 – 24; Early Access Champagne Soirée, Thursday, April 21, 4 to 8 pm, supporting Dallas Contemporary, Dallas Museum of Art, and Nasher Sculpture Center; Catherine D. Anspon COURTESY THE ARTIST AND SAENGER GALERIA, MEXICO CITY Javier Pelaez's Camuflaje #2, 2021-2022, at Saenger Galeria COURTESY THE ARTIST AND MIMMO SCOGNAMIGLIO ARTECONTEMPORANEA, MILAN Tafadzwa Tega's Vatengesi, 2021, at Mimmo Scognamiglio Artecontemporanea The Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas 28

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