This December the art world will converge on Miami Beach for the 15th Art Basel Miami Beach show, which presents a diverse line-up of galleries featuring modern and contemporary art, along with parallel programming produced in collaboration with local institutions. The Art Basel Miami Beach 2016 show will feature 269 leading international galleries, drawn from 29 countries across North and South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. Exhibitors will present works of art – from historically significant projects and film, to painting, photography and large- scale sculpture.
Notables for this year’s show include the return of Galerie Nagel Draxler following a five-year hiatus. After previously participating in the show’s proposal based sectors, eight exhibitors will join the Galleries sector for the first time, including: Altman Siegel, Bergamin & Gomide, Cherry and Martin, GALLERYSKE, Galerija Gregor Podnar, Labor, Menconi + Schoelkopf and Pilar Corrias.
Art Basel Miami Beach runs December 1-4, 2016. For complete show details, please visit Artbasel.com/miami-beach
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“NOT TO MISS” SATELLITE FAIRS
SPECTRUM – Interactive Programming
The theme for this years show is [ELEVATE]— Heightening your senses at the hub of the art world. Spectrum Miami is set to feature top galleries and artists from across the U.S. and around the world, along with entertainment, curated projects, and evening events. Every year, Spectrum Miami’s Spotlight Artist Program provides collectors a focused look at several cutting-edge artists who will each be creating a site-specific solo exhibition. This year, the artists selected are Michele A Utley Voigt, Nick Fedaeff, Elka Leonard and Michael Shewmaker.
Spectrum Miami Tent 1700 NE 2nd Ave. at NE 17th St., Miami. Visit Spectrum-miami.com
SCOPE MIAMI BEACH – Emerging artists
The 16th edition of SCOPE Miami Beach returns to the sands of Ocean Drive and 8th Street. Featuring 125 International Exhibitors from 22 countries and 57 cities. SCOPE is once again poised to lead the charge for emerging contemporary art market. Visit Scope-art.com
CONTEXT ART MIAMI – Cutting edge art
CONTEXT ART MIAMI will present three unique, specially curated exhibitions for its fifth edition, by guest curators Claire Breukel, Christoph Cox and Valérie Lamontagne, featuring sculpture, sound and immersive mixed reality experiences.
- CONTEXT PROJECTS – Curated by Valérie Lamontagne, will offer fairgoers a chance to view 3D “performative” wearable designs.
- SCULPTURE GARDEN – Curated by Claire Breukel, will be a curatorial program of site-specific artist’s presentations displaying experimental and innovative developments in contemporary sculpture.
- SOUND POSITIONS – curated by Christoph Cox, will create immersive and intimate situations for listening to works by an international selection of mid-career and established sound artists.
NE 34th Street Miami (bet NE 1st Ave& Buena Vista Blvd). Visit contextartmiami.com
ART MAIMI -International selection
Set to showcase an array of iconic and exemplary works, dynamic projects and special installations from more than 130 international exhibitors, Art Miami returns for its 27th installment during Art Week in Miami. The 2016 line-up will feature over 130 galleries from more than twenty different countries, exhibiting important modern masters and blue chip, contemporary artists as well as sought after living artists from the around the world. Look for works from Frank Stella, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Willem de Kooning and Ed Ruscha. Joining the esteemed contemporary artists to be offered at Art Miami are Academy Award winner Adrien Brody, who displayed his “Hooked” exhibition at both Art New York and Art Southampton earlier in the year. The acclaimed actor and artist will debut his most recent works at this year’s fair. 3101 NE 1st Ave, Miami. Visit artmiamifair.com