We are not kidding when we say that there was a massive amount of art to be seen and shown from Miami during Art Basel Week. Continuing with our coverage, we are proud to show you the booth of Regen Projects, one of the most prestigious galleries, not only in Los Angeles, but internationally. Its stable of artists would make just about any other gallery insane with jealousy and collectors drool. It includes the top-tier, from John Currin, Richard Prince, Anish Kapoor, and Matthew Barney, […]
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We always look forward to the Pulse art fair because it is one of the only opportunities for those outside of Tokyo or Los Angeles to see the stunning carved woodblocks of Japanese artist Kenichi Yokono. This year at Pulse Miami, Yokono’s work was jointly shown by LA’s Mark Moore Gallery and Vienna’s Hilger Contemporary. Along with the new black and red pieces we previewed before the fair, the two galleries showed several works from Yokono’s recent “Dreamy Gaze” series, which featured lovely young ladies […]
One of our favorite galleries in the world is Tokyo’s Tomio Koyama, which represents many of Japan’s best know artists, as well as such Western artists such as Gert and Uwe Tobias, Mark Ryden and Tom Sachs. At Art Basel this year, Koyama focused mainly on their stable of Japanese artists, including several amazing works by Hideaki Kawashima and Yoshitomo Nara. Check out all the images from their booth, after the jump.
One of the booths we were really impressed with during Art Basel Week was Joshua Liner Gallery’s showcase at SCOPE. It was a diverse group reflecting some of his successes this year from represented artists such as Matsu (interviewed), Kris Kuksi, and Evan Hecox. In addition, the show offered a sneak preview of the tremendous talent in stored for the coming year with works by Dave Kinsey, Dave Kassan, Tony Kanali, Tiffany Bozik, and Travis Louie (interviewed. More images after the jump…
Vernissage TV was on hand to document one of the shows we enjoyed during our visit to Miami for Art Basel Week. As we previously mentioned, Chicago- based artist Dzine brought his sculptures, paintings and installations for an exhibition at the Bass Museum of Art with a custom chandelier and “ghost bike” being some of the standout pieces. Take a look as he walks through and explains his work. Discuss Art Basel week here.
As certain as seeing rain if you go to Seattle, there are some artists we expect to see during any art fair. So, on our first lap through Art Basel, we were alarmed to not find much work of Japanese blue chipper Yoshitomo Nara. But, after a closer look at his represented galleries including Tomio Koyama and Marianne Boesky, we found lots of love behind the curtain hidden away from the casual fair-goers. Long an AM favorite, we saw some rather unique techniques that are […]
At the Pulse art fair, we were constantly running into new and wonderful art work. One of the artists that we were fortunate enough to discover was Laura Ball who showed with both Morgan Lehman Gallery and Kopeikin Gallery. Her primary technique is the use of watercolor with her main subjects being animals and her family members. We found her precision with the dreamy watercolors to be really attractive and one thing that stands out is her use of the blending and bleeding of her watery pigments […]
Following up on our extensive coverage of this year’s Art Basel Miami, AM is proud to present the last of our posts on one of the country’s most exciting outdoor mural projects: Primary Flight. With an all-star roster comprising of this year’s lineup, it was near impossible to be everywhere at once, catching every tag, stencil, wheatpaste, throw up and mural. We were able however to catch up with some pretty heavy hitters on our last day in town…. artists such as Mear One, EWOK, Tristan […]
We previewed Ryan McGinley’s works in this year’s Art Basel Miami previously, now prepare yourselves for pictures from Team Gallery’s booth at the fair. No matter how you picture in your heads how the photographs from small compressed jpegs look framed and in person, it can not prepare you for how fantastic they truly look. McGinley’s photographs were impressive in imagery, color, and size, going up to 108 inches. According to Jose Freire, owner of Team Gallery, McGinley is meticulous in his perfection. He […]
One of the artists we got to hang out with this year at Art Basel was Nick Walker, who flew in all the way over from the UK. If you liked the “mood board” piece that Nick sent us a photo of from his recent trip in Japan, then you’ll like what he did for Primary Flight this year. For these types of murals, Walker likes to mix different elements of his imagery into one integrated piece. In fact, you may want to check out […]