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Basel Week Miami ’09 – Jen Stark @ SCOPE

The AM crew stopped by the SCOPE Fair to take a look at the geometric paper sculptures by Jen Stark during Art Basel Week. The Miami-based artist was showing off her eye-catching pieces of what appear to be precise paper cutouts at the Carol Jazzar Gallery booth. Even after staring at her work for a long while, we still could not really figure out how she was able produce such complex creations. See for yourself, after the jump…

Basel Week Miami ’09 – Rubell Family Collection Video

Last week, we brought you photos from the Rubell Family’s exhibition – “Beg Borrow and Steal” in Miami during Art Basel Week. To round out the coverage, check out this video footage by Vernissage TV as they record the work from this show exploring the role of appropriation throughout modern and contemporary art. Discuss Art Basel here.

Basel Week Miami ’09 – Dan Attoe @ Peres Projects

Less than a month after Dan Attoe‘s highly successful solo exhibition, I’m Done Worryin’ About Shit, at Peres Projects in Los Angeles came to a close, the gallery featured the artist in a solo show at Art Basel Miami.  The show consisted of Attoe’s meticulously rendered paintings and large-scale, highly illuminated neon sculptures.  It certainly was one of the most spectacular booths at Basel’s Art Nova section. More after the jump…

Koons Train Derailed

The Jeff Koons – LACMA $25 million train project previously reported here appears to have hit a snag on the rails, err road. The idea may have sounded great several years ago, but with the current economic climate and in light of the decline of museum’s investment portfolio and donations, the project has been delayed and may be shelved completely. Via Bloomberg. Discuss Jeff Koons here.

Basel Week Miami ’09: Barry McGee Installation @ Deitch

Amongst the many things we’ve seen over in Miami this year, perhaps the most talked about piece of work (certainly between the AM crew and our friends out here) was an previously unsold Barry McGee’s “99 bottle” installation over at Deitch Projects booth at Art Basel. Reputed to have sold for a mere 100K at this year’s fair, it would not have been hard, just among collector friends in Miami to come up with the money and then to split the bottles up. Perhaps not […]

Video: Brendan Monroe @ Richard Heller Gallery

For those that missed Brendan Monroe’s (interviewed) solo at Richard Heller Gallery last month (covered), you also missed out on a fantastic “constellation” installation. Fortunately for you, we recorded some footage of all the hanging sculptures for you to enjoy. As an added bonus, check out another video of the back room in the gallery space that included a sitting sculpture and wall installation after the jump…

Openings: Basel Week Miami ’09 – Art Asia

Showing adjacent to the SCOPE, the Art Asia opened its doors to fair-goers exposing the Art Basel crowd to the special flavor of their region’s art. Featuring art from countries such as Korea, China, Japan, India, Cambodia, Thailand, and Taiwan, the work definitely brought some fresh ideas with its Asian flair. More images after the jump…

Basel Week Miami ’09: SCOPE Fair

If you have been following our coverage, you will know that many of our previews this year for Art Basel Week were from the SCOPE fair. This is because many of the galleries and artists we follow decided to make a showing there. We stopped by to take a look today and snapped some pics to share with you all. This large “finger-cutting” installation from Judith Supine certainly held our attention at the New Image Art booth. Take a look at what else caught our […]

Basel Week Miami ’09 – Art Basel First Look

Earlier today, Art Basel Miami held it’s media preview and AM was on hand enjoy the biggest art show in North America. Much like last year’s Basel (here), the seemingly endless columns of blue chip galleries provided a tsunami of top notch art work for all that will attend this high caliber show. We only had a few hours to run down the aisles, so enjoy this first look at the goodies. We’ll be back soon enough with an in-depth look when we take our time […]

Preview: Basel Week Miami ’09 – Scott Musgrove with Jonathan Levine @ SCOPE

A project by Scott Musgrove that we first told you about here has finally come to fruition – just in time for Art Basel Week. He will be unveiling one of the massive bronze sculptures he has been working on entitled “The Great Lesser PlantSampler” (measuring 66 x 60 inches) at the SCOPE sculpture garden and for a nominal fee of $38K, you can bring one of these babies home with you from Miami. (more info at the Jonathan Levine booth) Take a look at […]