ART BLOG MIAMI - MIAMI
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Art Wynwood is a re-known art fair in Miami that this year 2018 will relocate to the Art Miami and CONTEXT Art Miami site on Biscayne Bay. The fair took its name after the most prestigious and well known art district in the City of Miami
Since its inception in 2012, Art Wynwood has become the premier winter destination contemporary and modern art fair in South Florida, and offers the most diverse, affluent and culturally savvy international audience in the United States. Produced in Miami by Art Miami, the Art Wynwood fair will debut its seventh edition during Presidents Day Weekend, February 15 - 19, 2018, at the former Miami Herald site, which also is the new home of Art Miami and CONTEXT Art Miami, and welcomed 80,000 visitors during Miami Art Week 2017. Art Wynwood will open on Thursday, February 15, with an invitation only VIP Private Preview benefiting the new Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA, Miami). This year, artist Logan Hicks will be the fourth recipient of the Art Wynwood Tony Goldman Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award.
Art Wynwood attracted 36,500 visitors last year 2017, and the fair will continue to showcase a dynamic array of works, featuring emerging talent from the contemporary market, mid-career artists, blue chip contemporary, post-war and modern masters.
ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH
Art Basel Miami Beach takes place once again at the Miami Beach Convention Center during the month of december. This year, over 200 of the world's leading international Modern and contemporary art galleries display artworks by over 4,000 artists, including paintings, sculptures, installations, photography, film, video, and digital art. Visitors can find works ranging from editioned pieces by young artists to museum-caliber masterpieces.
Miami Beach Convention Center1900 Washington Drive Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Private Days (by invitation only) Public DaysThursday, December 7, 2017, 3pm to 8pm
Friday, December 8, 2017, 12 noon to 8pm
Saturday, December 9, 2017, 12 noon to 8pm
Sunday, December 10, 2017, 12 noon to 6pm
In celebration of Art Basel Miami Beach 2017, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami will showcase “How to Unlock a Portal” by Swedish artist Jacob Felländer. Felländer is internationally recognized for his collections of large scale manipulated photographs of cityscapes. This will be his first solo exhibition and debut in the U.S. The exhibition will run from December 7, 2017 – February 11, 2018. Art Basel Miami Beach will take place from December. 7–10, 2017.
This groundbreaking exhibition challenges the definition of photography and contemplates the effect of time, space, perspective and depth. In chronological order, the pieces represent Felländer’s creative journey over the past 15 years. With art methods ranging from charcoal to virtual reality technology, Felländer captures not one frozen moment in time, but rather several moments expanded in time and space. Traveling through a fusion of photography, painting, sculpture and virtual reality, the exhibition presents analogue images taken with a 100-year-old camera.
The exhibition includes multi-exposed analogue prints; mixed media prints, oil pastels and charcoal on pigment prints; projected video, 3D printed sculpture, virtual reality, and prints from the virtual reality world. In his images of cities and landscapes, Felländer captures a span of time in one frame, giving the viewer the impression of seeing space and time skipping intermittently, allowing many perspectives at once.
The Cultural Center of Spain in Miami (CCEMiami) presents the opening exhibition What Might Have Been. And Never Was by the Spanish artist Beatriz Ruibal on November 2 2017 at 7pm. There is free admission.
Beatriz Ruibal is a visual artist and filmmaker. She has earned a place of distinction among the artists of her generation thanks to the intimate quality of her work and her attention to everyday details, inviting spectators to sink into an introspective moment of stillness. Comprising various thematic groups of photographs and four audiovisual productions, the different series in Beatriz Ruibal: What Might Have Been. And Never Was reflect on Ruibal's career-long aesthetic research into the impossibility of recreating—with crystal clarity, no gaps and no contamination—the affective memory that shapes us. In this show the artist does inventory with different photo and video series, asserting the utility of memory and nostalgia as defence mechanisms in a fragmented, globalised world.
NEW WORLD SYMPHONY,
On Oct 1, the New World Symphony will transform into a glowing alternative universe for Alien Jungle to kick off the momentous 30 Anniversary season! The NWS Percussion Fellows and students from USC’s Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation collaborated to explore contemporary culture and classical music through a sensory experience. The event is divided into three parts: a pre-concert audience interaction with percussion instruments; a 1-hour concert with works by Steve Reich, George Crumb, & István Márta; and a closing reception were the audience can mingle with the musicians.
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami Presents
South Florida Cultural Consortium June 8–August 6, 2017
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami will unveil its newest exhibition, South Florida Cultural Consortium on June 8. The exhibition will be on view through August 6, 2017. In cooperation with Miami-Dade County’s Department of Cultural Affairs, the group exhibition presents works by artists exclusively from South Florida. Maria Elena Ortiz from the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) curated the exhibition. The artists’ reception will be held on Thursday, June 15, 7–9 p.m. General admission is $10; it is free for MOCA members and North Miami residents.
The South Florida Cultural Consortium (SFCC) is the largest government-sponsored grant program in the U.S. for artists living in Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Palm Beach and Martin Counties. Hundreds of artists apply each year. This year’s exhibition will showcase the 25 artists who won the prize in 2014 and 2016. This exhibition celebrates the originality and potential of these 25 South Florida artists, who continue to pave their way as expressive leaders of their generation.
Art Wynwood Fair
February 16 - 20th 2017
Art Wynwood fair is the premier winter contemporary art fair produced by Art Miami LLC, and will return to Miami for its sixth edition. Showcasing a dynamic array of work from the underground street movement, emerging young talent, and world-renowned contemporary and modern artists. This year's highlights include legendary street artist Shepard Fairey, also specially curated Cuban art exhibition featuring both iconic artworks from masters the 20th century and work from 21st century artists.
The five-day fair, sponsored by Christie's International Real Estate, will open on Thursday, February 16th with a highly acclaimed VIP Preview to benefit the Miami City Ballet at The Art Wynwood Pavilion (3001 NE 1st Avenue) The major contemporary art fair offers serious collectors, as well as seasoned and budding art enthusiasts the best opportunity to discover and acquire some of the most important works of the era.
Palm Beach Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
January 12-15th 2017
Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary (PBM+C), presented by Art Miami, hosted by the City of West Palm Beach and sponsored by Christie's International Real Estate, will make its debut at West Palm Beach City’s Tent Site between January 12th and January 15th. PBM+C will take place within the intimate and modern setting of a 65,000 square foot clear span pavilion centrally located between City Place and the new luxurious 300 room Hilton West Palm Beach at Dixie Highway and Okeechobee Blvd.825 S Dixie Hwy @ Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Collectors, art connoisseurs and art world luminaries alike will have the opportunity to acquire investment quality Blue Chip contemporary, Post-War works from 60 top international galleries from as far as Japan, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Canada, The Netherlands, Portugal, and Venezuela. The Palm Beach Modern & Contemporary Fair will take place at
Art Basel Miami Beach
December 1st to 4th 2016
Art Basel Miami Beach
December 1 - 4, 2016
Art Basel Miami Beach is the most important art show in the United States. And, the largest with over 500,000 square feet of exhibition space. Leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa show historical work from the masters of Modern and contemporary art, as well as newly created pieces by emerging stars. Paintings, sculptures, drawings, installations, photographs, and films of the highest quality are on display in the main exhibition hall. You'll also find artworks in Collins Park and evening films at SoundScape Park.
Art Basel is comprised of multiple sectors, each of which has its own selection process and committee of experts, who review applicants to select the show participants. The nine show sectors offer a diverse collection of artworks, including established artists and newly emerging artists, curated projects, site-specific experiential work, and video.
CONTEXT Art MiamiNovember 29 - December 4, 2016 / Midtown Miami | Wynwood
118 NE 34th Street (NE 1st AVE & NE 34th ST), Miami, FL 33137
CONTEXT is the sister fine art fair to Art Miami. CONTEXT is committed to the development and reinforcement of emerging and mid-career artists. The fair's open atmosphere creates a meaningful dialogue between artists, galleries and collectors while providing the ultimate platform for established and emerging galleries to present cutting-edge and emergent talent. The 75 international galleries vetted by the CONTEXT Selection Committee will exhibit highlights from their gallery programs, solo artist exhibitions and/or curated projects. Now in its third year, the fair will take place in a standalone 45,000-square-foot pavilion directly adjacent to the Art Miami Pavilion.
The combined exhibition space will increase the overall roster of galleries to 200 participants and cover 250,000 square feet. Convenient parking is available for both fairs through the use of a four-story parking garage with 2,000 spots, located directly across the street from the Art Miami and CONTEXT Pavilions as well an additional garage a few blocks away. A network of complimentary shuttle buses will run round-trip service between Art Miami, CONTEXT, Aqua Art Miami and Art Basel Miami Beach.
Art Miami Art Fair
Art Miami is the leading internationalcontemporary and modern art fair that takes place each December during art week at the midtown Miami complex in the renowned Wynwood Arts District.
It is one of the most important annual contemporary art events in the united states, attracting more than 82,000 collectors, curators, museum professionals and art enthusiasts from around the globe annually.
Entering its 27th edition this 2016, Art Miami remains committed to showcasing the most important artworks from the 20th and 21st centuries in collaboration with a selection of the world’s most respected galleries.
Art Basel Miami Beach
Every year when Art Basel Miami Beach comes to town, it generates much more than just revenue, it instills a sense of Miami’s presence on the world stage as a destination of luxury and lifestyle. There is people moving here from all over the world only to visit this unique Fine Art event.
Art Basel was launched in Miami Beach in 2002, transforming South Florida into a cultural mecca of unmatched art, design, entertainment and creation. The annual four-day contemporary art exhibition has remained largely unchanged since its launch, drawing art collectors, luxury brands and celebrities from every corner of the world.
Art Basel Miami Beach is the largest convergence of people from the international art world who descend upon a single location for a spectacular week of cutting edge art and sublime events. The main and only winter meeting place for the international art world Art Basel Miami Beach will take place December 1-4, 2016. Entering its 13th Edition, at the nexus of North America and Latin America, Art Basel Miami Beach presented artwork from across the globe. Over 250 of the world’s leading galleries participate, drawing over 70,000 visitors each year.
Boca Raton Art Fair
Art Boca Raton took place for the first time March 1821, 2016 at the International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches at the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University with 42 galleries exhibiting and 14,000 attendees. “This is one of our most successful contemporary art fair launches in the past 20 years,” said David Lester, cofounder and coorganizer of Art Boca Raton. Lee Ann Lester, cofounder and coorganizer said, “We were delighted to kick off this first year of Art Boca Raton with significant galleries from New York, London, Paris, Miami, Tel Aviv, São Paulo and Bogotá exhibiting important 20 th century masters. Exhibitors reported strong sales to collectors from New York, Chicago, Miami, Naples, Vero Beach, and a year round and winter residents of Boca Raton.”
Art Wynwood 2016
The image in the left is the well-known Wynwood Walls where Art Wynwood, Miami’s five-day International Contemporary Art Fair, took place during Presidents Day Weekend
The 2016 edition solidifies the Fair’s reputation as the winter season’s premier art fair with this year’s roster of 70 international galleries presenting emerging, cutting edge, contemporary and modern works of art. Art Wynwood will be held in the spacious CONTEXT Art Miami Pavilion, which together with Art Miami, attracted over 72,500 attendees during the last December 2015
Young Arts Week
National Young Arts Week is YoungArts’ signature program. A life-changing experience that supports young artists in the visual, literary, performing & design arts, this program fosters interdisciplinary collaboration and offers guidance to prepare for a career in the arts.
Every year, approximately 170 Finalists come to Miami to participate in National Young Arts Week.
During the weeklong participants across ten disciplines take master classes & workshops with internationally renowned leaders in their art field.
Throughout the National Youngs Art week, the finalists' work is further adjudicated to determine additional award levels, including a monetary award up to $10,000. Finalists share their talents with the public through performances in classical, jazz, voice, dance and theater, as well as film screenings at New World Center. Art, design and photography exhibitions take place in the YoungArts Gallery; and Writers’ readings take place at the YoungArts Jewel Box. National YoungArts Week in Miami took place January 3-10, 2016 at 2100 Biscayne Blvrd, Miami, FL 33131. Ph 305-377-1140
Perez Art Museum Miami - PAMM
This last exhibit during winter 2015 is a site-based installation encompassing a group of mixed-media
sculptures, which the artist cast inside a swimming pool using an experimental
The ensemble relates to Lobo’s interest in the intersections among
cultural, technological, and corporeal systems of consumption. The artist’s point of
departure is a set of concrete forms derived from massive storm drain
components, reduced to human scale.
Lobo’s research-intensive, process-oriented production begins with deep
immersion in a broad spectrum of topics. In recent years, the
Miami-based artist has focused on ways in which the human body extends into
socioeconomic space, and vice versa.
Pérez Art Museum Miami / 1103 Biscayne Blvd. Miami,FL,
Art Center South Florida
Art Center South Florida is presenting the exhibition Textual Undercurrents
by Elysa D. Batista, a Miami based artist that makes three-dimensional work
exploring signs and text as sculptural communicators of coded information.
evolution of language as a form of interpreting the world is a constant
investigation in her work. Batista carves and cuts manipulated digital
typography onto materials ranging from wood, cardboard, foam core, cork or
mechanically assisted onto materials such as plexiglass. Batista’s words allow
the viewer to decode his/her own meaning through the multiplicity of
Exhibition Dates: From August 6, 2015 to October 4, 2015 - Closing ceremony at 11: 30
Address: ArtCenter/South Florida, 924 Lincoln Road, Suite 205, Miami Beach, FL
Art Miami - New York
Art Miami New York, is an international contemporary and modern art fair that will premiere next May 14-17, 2015 at the world renowned Pier 94 in NY city.
Art Miami New York will host 100 leading international contemporary galleries providing a fresh opportunity to acquire important never before exhibited works from both the primary and secondary markets in an intimate light. The fair will cater to both seasoned and new art collectors who are looking to experience the best of what the global contemporary art market has to offer in New York City., the "Big Apple"
The versatile and rich selection of works on display will have a strong focus on emergent talent, as well as mid career cutting-edge artists, anchored by a fresh selection of secondary market works by top name artists from the Modern & Post War eras.
It is estimated that nearly 1,200 artists from over 50 countries will be on display. The Fair will commence with an elegant invitation-only VIP Preview on Thursday, May 14th from 2–5 PM. The VIP Preview will provide collectors, art advisors, curators, and members of the press with the first look and opportunity to acquire the finest works available in the market before the fair opens to the public that evening through Sunday, May 17th. Art Miami New York will complement the Frieze art fair.
Miami International Film Festival
Be a part of the action and volunteer with Miami International Film Festival!
For 10 exciting days, March 6-15, 2015, MIFF will welcome film enthusiasts and professionals from around the world to celebrate the best of international cinema. As one of our grandest events to date, we'll need a stellar team of volunteers to make the Festival a remarkable experience for all our guests. Get involved, meet new people, and discover the latest in international cinema.
The mission of Miami International Film Festival (MiamiFF) is to bridge cultural understanding and encourage artistic development and excellence by provoking thought through film. By bringing the best of world cinema to Miami, MiamiFF presents the city and the film industry with a singular platform that fosters creative and technical talent. Miami International Film Festival had its beginnings as the main activity of the Film Society of Miami, Inc., which was founded in 1983.
Art Wynwood Fair 2015
Last FEBRUARY 12-16, 2015 Art Wynwood fine art fair featured 70 international galleries presenting emerging, cutting edge, contemporary and modern works and will have its own distinct identity and design. A unique feature is the highlight of street art, murals, pop surrealism and other genres from the contemporary underground movement.
Art Wynwood is perfectly positioned to further the growing worldwide recognition of this movement by providing the enthusiast and seasoned art world traveler alike a distinctive opportunity to explore, learn and collect one of the most significant art movements of our time. Art Wynwood 2015 coincided with the 27th edition of the prestigious Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach (based less than five miles from the Art Miami Pavilion), which transforms Collins Avenue into a multimillion-dollar presentation of yachts and super-yachts.
The art fair showcased a diverse range of fresh and edgy works by established, mid-career and emerging international contemporary and urban street artists from around the globe. Art Wynwood shines a spotlight on Midtown Miami and the Wynwood Arts District as an international cultural destination flourishing yearlong. The fair will continue to distinguish the Wynwood Arts District as Miami’s epicenter where art, fashion, design and the culinary arts intersect.
February 14, 2015 - April 26, 2015
Mónica Bengoa’s works in felt, paper, embroidery may be best understood within the interdisciplinary contexts of contemporary artistic practices.
The artist’s grounding in Post-Minimalist strategies including repetition, labor-intensive hand work, and subjective content reflect her passionate interest in the ordinary details of seemingly unimportant activities, events, places, things, and routines as subject matter.
Exercices de Style / Exercises in Style are directly based on the French writer Raymond Queneau’s book of the same title. Bengoa has reproduced nineteen stories from Queneau’s ninety-nine stories, each of which is an unusually inventive literary variation of the first brief story titled “Notations / Notation.” Bengoa has followed Queneau’s titles for each story and retained the page numbers on each of her works. Her principal objective was to create a visual form in diverse mediums corresponding to his innovative literary exercises.
In realizing this extraordinary visual-literary dialogue, Bengoa developed a series of processes, beginning with tearing out the pages, wrinkling them, photographing them, working on them digitally, hand tracing and then cutting each word to create a visual transformation of a literary gem.
Nationally and internationally recognized, her work was shown at The Drawing Center, New York (2014); MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2007); 52 Venice Biennial (2007); IV Biennale Internationale de la Photographie et des Arts Visuels de Liège, Musée d’Art moderne et d’Art contemporain, Liège, Belgium (2004). Among her many awards: The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York (2015); FONDART Grant, Ministry of Culture, Santiago. Bicentennial Grant. Project, “Felt as a new material for an optic exercise.” (2009)
The translations of the French stories in English will be accessible as an e-book in an iPad inside the gallery. This exhibition is curated by Julia P. Herzberg, guest curator. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile, Embassy of Chile provided the transportation of the art work. Additional support has been provided by the Facultad de Artes, The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and the Isabel Aninat Galeria de Arte in Santiago.
Beaux Arts Festival of Art | Miami 2015
(Last January 2015)
Location: University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida (South) Show Dates: 1/17/15 - 1/18/15
The 64th Annual Beaux Arts Festival of Art takes place on the grounds of the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida on January 17th and 18th, 2015. The Festival of Art is free to the public and offers live eclectic music, children's art experiences, fabulous dining options, and free admission all weekend to the Lowe Art Museum.
The Beaux Arts Festival of Art is run entirely by Beaux Arts Miami, a volunteer support organization of the Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami. The first festival, originally called the Clothesline Sale, was held in the spring of 1952 in order to give young artists a chance to meet the buying public. The festival became an annual project, and is now a juried show recognized as one of the leading art shows in the country. Proceeds from the Beaux Arts Festival of Art go to the Lowe Art Museum for the purposes of funding exhibitions, capital improvements, children's programming (including Art and School Camps and Hands on Community Outreach) as well as acquisitions for the museum's collection.
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