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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.

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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.

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Art Miami
December 4 - 9, 2018

Pulse Contemporary Art Fair
December 6 - 9, 2018

The Salon Art + Design at the Park Ave

The Salon Art + Design Show
, running November 8 to 12, features  the world's finest international galleries exhibiting historical, modern and contemporary furniture, groundbreaking design and late 19th through 21st century art. The show will be at the Park Avenue Armory, with its immense 55,000-square-foot Wade Thompson Drill Hall—modeled after 19th-century European train stations—and historic rooms designed by leading period designers Louis Comfort Tiffany and the Herter Brothers. The show is where art of all stripes, from classic and abstract antiquities to Art Nouveau, Deco, Mid Century Modern and the 1970’s, 80’s and 90’s culminating in the latest work of emerging masters, collide in NYC.

Over fifty galleries will be exhibiting at the show, along with designer tours, and special exhibition showcases such as a special collection of work from legendary crystal house Lalique.

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The Salon Art + Design
November 8 - 12, 2018

Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue
New York, NY

TEFAF New York: Art & History at the Armory

With everything from ancient artifacts to gilded age finery, the New York TEFAF (The European Fine Art Fair),  runs from October 27 to the 31st (though VIP ticket holders can get in October 26) at the Park Avenue Armory, overflowing with art vendors, panels, and special exhibitions.

This year, the TEFAF hosts 93 exhibitors from around the world including Michele Beiny, Blumka Gallery, Siegelson, Vanderven Oriental Art, Tomasso Brothers, and more.

There is also a wide array of panes for those of you looking to learn and not just buy. Style Renaissance: The Rise of Old Master Dress in Current Fashion, examines how designers like Louis Vuitton and Gucci are finding inspiration from 18th century fashion and how old masters effect new styles. Old Wine in New Bottles: How to Look at Indian Modern Art hilights at post-Colonialism Indian modern art movement and its spread across Asia. Men and Jewelry: Does an Earring Have Gender? is a panel in conjunction with the Met’s current Jewelry: The Body Transformed exhibition and seeks to examine the role jewelry has played in men’s fashion over the centuries and dispel gender norms.

To learn more, go to:

TEFAF New York
October 27 - 31, 2018

Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Ave
New York, NY 10065

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