Currently in in town for Basel Week Miami, Audrey Kawasaki (interviewed) is in the process of painting a pretty sweet mural at the Hotel of South Beach. Already at it for the last 5 days, the Los Angeles-based artist hopes to complete the wall featuring one of her seductive females by tomorrow. The piece she is painting is part of this year’s “Fearless Walls” curated by Goldman Global Arts // Jessica Goldman. Head over for a look yourself if you are in town. Discuss Basel Week Miami here. Discuss […]
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Tomorrow (December 2nd) in London, Lazarides will be opening a Banksy Print Gallery at the Mondrian Hotel. Specializing in selling limited editions from the infamous street artist on the secondary market, the space in South Bank will also feature a collection of photographs as well as ephemera from that period of time. Take a look at a few sneak peeks and head over to 22 Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PD if you are interested on Tuesday – Saturday (11am–7pm). Discuss Banksy here.
Those who walked by the Pace Prints booth at Art Basel Miami Beach (covered) may have been surprised to see a new print available from KAWS. Entitled PIRANHAS WHEN YOU’RE SLEEPING, the image is taken from a piece the Brooklyn-based artist painted for a show back in 2014 in the Caribbean (covered). Available currently exclusively at the gallery’s booth at the fair, the edition size is 50 for the 60 x 46 inch silkscreen with the price at $18,000. Photo credit:[email protected] Arrested Motion. Discuss Basel Week Miami here. Discuss KAWS […]
Winter in Miami is in name only as beach weather is still in effect. Basel Week Miami is also bringing the heat as galleries and artist are presenting their best works currently to art lovers world wide who have travelled in to experience the fairs and surrounding festivities. On the top of everyone’s list is of course the main fair – Art Basel Miami Beach – and for good reason as 269 blue-chip galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa will be presenting the tastiest […]
For those who enjoyed Ugo Rondinone’s Seven Mountains (covered) recent installation on the outskirts of Las Vegas, here is your change to see a miniature version of this during Basel Week Miami. The Bass has acquired “one mountain” so to speak or Miami Mountain to be more exact from the Swiss artist and installed the multicolored sculpture permanently at Collins Park (on the corner of 21st Street and Collins Avenue). Stop by while in town to take in the 42 foot tall tower of brightly colored boulders yourself – […]
Following up on their collaboration on a exhibition (covered) for Basel Week Miami last year, art dealers Larry Gagosian and Jeffrey Deitch will be teaming up a new group exhibition entitled DESIRE at the Moore Building (191 NE 40th Street). Curated by Diana Widmaier-Picasso, the show will “explore modern and contemporary approaches to eroticism in art” and feature a impressive roster of artists. Included will be work from Noboyushi Araki, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Balthus, Allen Jones, Walter Robinson, Vanessa Beecroft, Jeff Koons, Ed Ruscha (seen above), Hans Bellmer, Harmony […]
Another must-see show to add to your Basel Week Miami itinerary is Jose Parla’s site specific installation at the YoungArts Jewel Box (2100 Biscayne Boulevard). Entitled Roots, the commissioned paintings and sculpture are part of the Rolls-Royce art program and will see the Brooklyn-based Cuban-American artist’s return to the locale of his formative years in the 1980s and early 90s. Curated by Laurie Ann Farrell of the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), the exhibition will travel to a museum there in 2017. Parla further states – “My grandfather, pilot Agustin Parlá once said […]
For this year’s Basel Week Miami, Tim Biskup (featured) will be working on a project called The Dog. (1306 North Miami Ave). The bar, dancehall, and art gallery rolled into one will feature site-specific work from the Southern California-basd artist outside and inside the space with artwork and editions available for those interested. RSVP here and learn about other artists involved and stop by November 30th – Dec 3rd from 6 pm to late. Discuss Basel Week Miami here. Discuss Tim Biskup here.
Continuing his Whole Glory project, Scott Campbell will be bringing the concept to Basel Week Miami at the Juxtapoz Clubhouse (2400 NW 5th Street). The idea behind project (supported by Milk), which has already been successfully held to London, New York, and Los Angeles, is not for the faint of heart. A play on the infamous “glory hole,” participants will be asked to put their arm inside a hole where the renowned tattoo artist will ink something on their arm from behind the installation without them approving the design […]
Another booth to pay attention to during Basel Week Miami is a group showing from Spoke Art at SCOPE. They plan to bring works like Scott Scheidly’s pink portraits, Joan Cornellà’s black humor infused pieces, Casey Weldon’s vibrant paintings, Abigail Goldman’s morbid sculptures, and Eelus’ dark portraits, along with other contributions. Take a look at more preview images below… Discuss Basel Week Miami here.