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Preview: Basel Week Miami ’09 – Wynwood Walls

AM swung by Deitch Project’s Wynwood Walls early yesterday to check out the massive mural installation, still in progress. Upon arriving at the complex, we were greeted by Martha Cooper (interviewed) who was busy taking shots of Futura, Shepard Fairey (featured), Os Gemeos and Kenny Scharf as they were busy installing their massive murals. With additional pieces by Aiko, Barry McGee and Swoon (interviewed), expect Wynwood Walls to present an impressive showing later this evening. More pictures after the jump.

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 – “There’s Still Life” by Mauger Modern @ SCOPE

UK based gallery Mauger Modern Art has some familiar names in a group show for Art Basel Week this year. Artists in the lineup include Emil Alzamora, Tim Biskup, Luke Chueh (interviewed), Ron English (featured), Turf One, Jenn Porreca, Erik Mark Sandberg, Geza Szollosi, and Martin Wittfooth so stop by  SCOPE  if you have a chance to check out “There’s Still Life.” More preview images after the jump…

Preview: Basel Week Miami ’09 – Murphy Fine Arts @ Aqua Wynwood

Mark Murphy has been going to Art Basel Week in Miami for a while now. This year, he will be showing at Aqua Wynwood with sixteen artists including Cathie Bleck, Christopher Buzelli, Robert Steven Connett, Brendan Danielsson, Leslie Ditto, Tony Fitzpatrick, Seonna Hong, Dan May (interviewed), Meggs, Mia (interviewed), Joel Nakamura, Jeff Soto (interviewed), Mark Todd, Marco Wagner, Esther Pearl Watson,  and Martin Wittfooth. His fantastic Scribble.08 will be screened daily during the fair at the Aqua Wynwood Lounge. For now, take a look at […]

Preview: Basel Week Miami ’09 – Carmichael Gallery @ SCOPE

Carmichael Gallery will exhibit a selection of work from Simon Birch, Boxi, case, Hush (interviewed), Mark Jenkins, Nunca and Sixeart and a daily site-specific installation from Aakash Nihalani at SCOPE Miami 2009 this year.  Looks like they are already getting ready with the booth setup from the pics they sent us.  Check out more preview images after the jump…

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 […]

A Road Map to Art Basel Week Miami 2009

Here’s a condensed road map of the main fairs we’ll be hitting up as well as a breakdown of all the special events worth checking out while in Miami below. This is by no means a full listing of all the fairs or special events, but these are the main events happening that feature artists and galleries from our movement. There will be much to discover out of sheer happenstance once in Miami. Look for the AM crew at every turn, as we’ll be out […]

Preview: Art Basel Week Miami ’09 – Mark Moore x Kenichi Yokono

Los Angeles’ Mark Moore Gallery sent us a few preview images of works by Japanese artist Kenichi Yokono that will be shown at their booth at Pulse Miami 09. Yokono’s graphic and often grotesque woodblocks – which are carved and painted, but not printed – garnered him invitations to several of Takashi Murakami’s early Geisai fairs, but it wasn’t until Yokono’s self-sponsored installation at Pulse NYC 06 that he started getting attention outside of Japan. Since then, Yokono has shown several times with Mark Moore […]

Preview: Basel Week Miami ’09 – Thinkspace @ Aqua

Thinkspace Gallery will be showing at the Aqua Fair this year with a group of artists including Brian M. Viveros, Mr. Jago, Kris Lewis (interviewed), Ekundayo, Scott Radke (interviewed), Yosuke Ueno, Joao Ruas, Brett Amory, Sarah Joncas, Allison Sommers (interviewed), Tran Nguyen, Nathan DeYoung, Tony Philippou, Imminent Disaster, and Seth Armstrong. Also, as you can see from the image above, they will be bringing along work from Damon Soule to Art Basel Week, a preview for his much anticipated show with them in February of […]

Preview: Basel Week Miami ’09 – CHIMERA @ SCOPE

One of the projects we are excited about this year at Art Basel Week is CHIMERA curated by David Hunt.  The show will feature large-scale works installed around SCOPE by 15 artists including Pedro Barbeito, Melissa Brown, Doze Green, Luis Macias, Christof Mascher, Fernando Mastrangelo, Dave McDermott, Ted O’Sullivan, Christoph Steinmeyer, Ouattara Watts, Andrzej Zielinski, Kevin Zucker, and Stephan Doitschinoff aka CALMA – who is fresh off the big MASP show in Brazil. Of course, as you can see above, Jeff Soto (interviewed) will also be […]