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A 'Whirring Darvish' at NY Armory Art Show

A performance piece by Darvish Fakhr was hard to miss on the first day of the Armory Art Show, New York’s oldest and largest contemporary art fair. Wearing a mash-up of traditional Middle Eastern dress - a fez from Oman, caftan from Iran and robe from a shop in London - Fakhr tooled about on a motorized, illuminated skateboard covered with what looked like a prayer rug.  He called it “Whirring Darvish,” and said it was about sending up stereotypes of the Middle East.   “It’s a...

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