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Miami Art Show Showcase Part 4: Design Miami & Context Art Miami


We’re continuing our coverage of the deluge of art shows in Miami this December, so don’t forget to check out parts one, two, and three.

Performed in conjunction with Art Basel, Design Miami is touted as a global forum for design with collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics from around. Running December 5  to 9 next door to the Miami Beach Convention Center at Meridian Avenue and 19th Street, Design Miami specializes in furniture, lighting and “objets d’art”. Works from Berlin’s Functional Art Gallery, Galleria Antonella Villanova of Florence, and New York’s Magen H. Gallery will be on display. The show will also have panel discussions and talks on socially sustainable architecture, modernism, design education and more.

Context Miami, running December 4 - 9 at the former Miami Herald site at Bayscane Bay, is an companion to the Art Miami show. Context is dedicated to the development and reinforcement of mid-career artists, providing an oppotunity for galleries to get acquainted with less seen and newer talent. Along with talks and exhibitors, Context has special works on exhibition such as Stefan Yordanov’s "Pegasus 2.0", Julian Voss-Andreae’s “Quantum Meditation” and Jorge Jiménez Deredia’s “Pareja”.

To learn more, go to:

Context Art Miami
December 4 - 9, 2018

Design Miami
December 5 - 9, 2018

Miami Art Show Showcase Part 3: Untitled, Ink, & NADA

Michael Joo Single Breath Transfer (Bikini), Mold-blown glass. Photo by Keith Park

Just when you thought Miami might actually be done with art shows, we’re here to fill you in on even more slated for this December! For more, see parts one and two.

Founded in 2012, Untitled Miami Beach (December 5 - 9) at Ocean Drive and 12th Street in South Beach, is an international curated art show looking at a wide range of disciplines from contemporary art. The Untitled curatorial team curates a selection of galleries, artist-run exhibition spaces, and non-profit institutions and organizations specially for the show. Along with a wide selection of exhibitors the show also has special events such as the book launch of Devan Shimoyama: Cry, Baby, with the artist in attendance and doing a panel discussion beforehand. “Sheldon Scott: lifelong affirmations during childhood acts of faggotry” is a performance piece on childhood queerness and identity. And Changing Room is an installation and performance presented by Girls’ Club featuring dancer/choreographer Jenny Larsson in collaboration with visual artists Lucinda Linderman, Michelle Weinberg and Natalie Zlamalova.

Ink Miami Art Fair (December 5 - 9) at the Dorchester Miami Beach (1850 Collins Ave, Miami Beach), transforms the hotel into a extensive art gallery. The Fair is unique among Miami's fairs for its focus on modern and contemporary works on paper by internationally renowned artists.

The 16th edition of NADA Miami (December 6–9) at Ice Palace Studios (1400 N Miami Ave), is dedicated to showcasing new art and to celebrating the rising talents from around the globe. Seeking to emphasize talents from outside the “art establishment”, NADA (which stands for New Art Dealers Alliance)  features sculptures and installations such as Miami’s Fringe Projects by Detroit-based artist and creator of the Heidelberg Project, Tyree Guyton.

To learn more, go to:

Untitled, Miami Beach
December 5 - 9, 2018

Ink Miami Art Fair
December 5 - 9, 2018

NADA Miami
December 6 - 9, 2018

Miami Art Show Showcase Part 2: Art Basel Miami & Scope


As we pointed out in part one, Miami is going to be awash in art shows this December, each one vying for the attention and patronage of art collectors and seekers.

Art Basel Miami Beach (December 6 - 9), at the Miami Beach Convention Center (1901 Convention Center Drive), is part of the globe-spanning art shows based out of Switzerland, features over 200 galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa with Modern and contemporary art, as well as new and emerging talent. The exhibition hall will include paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, and films for show-goers to peruse. The show includes a series of lectures and panel discussions on subjects such as sustainable museum funding, art education, and what art audiences are like in the 21st century. Exhibitors include Alfonso Artiaco, Bodega, DAN Galeria and many more.

The Scope Miami Beach art show (December 4 - 9) at 801 Ocean Drive, is now in its 18th edition, and has been honored by the City of Miami Beach Mayor’s Office and Commission for its extraordinary cultural impact. Scope Miami Beach features 140 International Exhibitors from 25 countries including Art Unified, Gallery We, Modus, and more. The show will be curated by art magazine Hi-Fructose, and look at contemporary and street artists such as Okuda, HOTTEA, and AJ Fosik. Hi-Fructose will also be conducting a series of panel discussions.  A special exhibition by Netherlands-based artist Hajar Benjida, “Young Thug as Paintings”, pays homage to the cultural capital of Jeffery Lamar Williams, better known as Young Thug, one of the most influential musical artists of this generation by juxtaposing him with some of history's most revered works of art.

To learn more, go to:

Art Basel Miami Beach
December 6 - 9, 2018

Scope Miami Beach
December 4 - 9, 2018

Miami Art Show Showcase Part 1: Art Miami & Pulse


The sunny sands of Miami Florida are about to be besieged by a tidal wave of art dealers, artists, and parties as a bevy of art shows come to the city. Art Miami (December 4 - 9 at the former Miami Herald site, Biscayne Bay), now in its 29th installment, specializes in modern and contemporary art from the 20th and 21st century. Galleries such as Acacia Gallery, DIE GALERIE, and Liquid Art System will be taking part in the show. Art Miami also exhibits a wide range of new and up-and-coming artists throughout the show.

The Pulse Art Fair (December 6 - 9, at Indian Beach Park), began its life in 2005 and to this day specializes in new and contemporary art. On special presentation is the Projects portion of the show, with this year’s piece from Miya Ando called Moonlit Clouds, which will lead attendees into the show with elegant silk banners inspired by Buddhist teachings. The Perspectives portion of the show includes workshops and Q&A segments on meditation and architecture, while the Collaborations exhibitions features new and strange installations from artists such as Antonyo Marest, Adrienne Elise Tarver, and Windy Chien. And of course there will be a wealth of galleries exhibiting on the show floor as well.

To learn more, go to:

Art Miami
December 4 - 9, 2018

Pulse Contemporary Art Fair
December 6 - 9, 2018

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