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Basel Week Miami ’15: Art Basel Miami Beach // Positions Sector

One of the biggest criticisms of art fairs leveled by art lovers is that it is not the proper venue for properly conceived and realized artist exhibitions. Fair booths typically contain a collection of discrete works that are made to be sold and consumed. Art Basel Miami Beach’s Positions sector is the response to this criticism. The galleries that show in this part of the fair are given a platform for a single artist to present one major project. This includes installations or exhibitions that include multiple works […]

Basel Week Miami ’15 / Recap: Untitled

Another strong satellite fair seen during this year’s Basel Week Miami was certainly Untitled. Showing a diverse selection of contemporary works, the roster included 119 international galleries, not-for-profit exhibition spaces and institutions from over 20 countries. From familiar and well established names to young, new emerging talents from around the globe, the fair included paintings, installations, sculptures as well as performance art pieces. Aside from classic works by Barry Mcgee, Claire Rojas, Jen Stark, Daniel Arsham or Ed Moses, Untitled introduced us to some new names and fresh […]

Releases: Bom.K – “Fight For Love” Bronze Sculpture

After successfully releasing his Aérotik Pink Malpa and Aérotik Black Malpa resin sculptures back in February (featured), Bom.K has another sculptural edition to offer. Fight For Love consists of a modified brass knuckle and its base, both casted in  zamak and bronze with a hand finished process that gives them a raw, wornout feel. Knuckles have been popularly used as a defense tool for centuries, and are global symbol of direct fight and raw power used by many groups and organizations that promote aggressive behavior. They are originally designed to as an effective strike […]

Previews: Jan Kalab – “Tension” @ BC Gallery

On the 10th of December, BC Gallery in Berlin will be opening a solo show by Czech artist Jan Kalab (interviewed). Tension will include a new series of his recognizable round canvases as well as a large sculpture following along the lines of his circle inspired works. The title of the show comes from the structure of his paintings, which are based on a perfect circle. And when using a limited color palete, these pieces carry a strong feeling of tension. With border colors clashing against the […]

Basel Week Miami ’15: Art Basel – First Look

On December 2nd at 11am, the 2015 edition of Art Basel Miami Beach opened its doors for their most important guests. Collectors, critics, curators and art lovers from around the world quickly found their way through the maze of gallery booths, looking for the their favorite artists. Over 250 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa, are showing and offering work from the masters of modern and contemporary art, as well a new generation of emerging stars. Paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, films, and editioned works by […]

Basel Week Miami ’15 / Showing: Daniel Arsham – “The Future Was Written” @ Young Arts

On the 1st of December, YoungArts Foundation hosted a book release, signing, and exhibition by Daniel Arsham, one of the events surrounding Basel Week Miami. Fictional Archaeology is the NY-based artist’s latest book with the first copies signed and sold to visitors of his current show in Miami, The Future Was Written. Including some 2,000 chalk objects, typical Arsham future artifacts, this interactive exhibition invites visitors to use them to leave their own cave drawings or hieroglyphics. From sneakers, electronic gadgets to sport equipment and pilot helmets, the […]

Streets: Jun Ong – “Star” // Urban Xchange (Malaysia)

After sharing with you the murals Sabek & DALeast painted for the Urban Xchange event in Malaysia, here is now a look at an artist that went in a completely different direction. The five story high lighting installation shaped like a star from architect Jun Ong is situated in an unfinished concrete building and required five hundred meters of steel cables and LED strips. The stunning geometric work lodged in the unused structure in Butterworth is inspired by the term “glitch,” or error in the system, which can […]

Upcoming: Slinkachu @ MAR Museum of Art

Every year, three critics under 40 choose three artists under 40 to show at the MAR Museum of Art in Ravenna, Italy as part of the annual Critica In Arte exhibition (opening tonight, November 28th). This year, Slinkachu was chosen by Davide Caroli to put on display a selection of photographs documenting his work on the streets staging clever scenes with his miniatures, like the one seen above created in Moscow in 2012 entitled All Alone. The UK-based artist will also be unveiling a new installation which you can see him […]

Basel Week Miami ’15: Os Gemeos // Tiroche Deleon Collection @ Mana Wynwood

Fans of the twins attending Basel Week Miami next week should add visiting the Tiroche Deleon Collection to their itinerary. Sem Titulo (Untitled) is a sculptural installation piece from Os Gemeos that features a giant head mounted on the chassis of a Volkswagen Beetle and brings to life something seen earlier in their Serenade painting. The complex work from the Brazilian street art duo was first seen in a series of Vertigem exhibitions (like at CCBB Brasilia) and now will be on view at Mana Wynwood along with other […]

Previews: “Work In Progress” Los Angeles Popup Show

Tonight in Los Angeles, the Work In Progress popup show (317 S. Boylston Street) curated Doug Davis and Roger Gastman will open their doors to Black Friday shoppers and keep art available for purchase all the way through Christmas (December 27th). Featuring work from a diverse roster of artists including Ed Ruscha, Lisa Schulte, John Baldessari, POSE, REVOK, Richard Colman, Shawn Kolodny, Adam Wallacavage, Cleon Petersen, Tasya Van Ree, Sage Vaughn, and more, the new exhibition held in an old karaoke bar will allow you to take […]