Scope is the art fair that many people like to disparage but this year’s installment was rather good and worth a trip.
Housed in a large tent near the Art Miami and Red Dot art fairs and, as always, attached to Art Asia, the greater prominence ensured more foot traffic than last year (two gallerists told me sales and traffic were better this year) and the lofty space made it much more conducive to looking at art.
There are few installations at Scope, which makes it feel a bit more commercial than some of the other fairs, but on the upside there were more charity-related activities than at any other fair I visited. Check out the back wall when you visit, where you can text message to purchase items that benefit charity. My favorite item was these bread “loafers.”
The SCOPE Art Fair is located at 3055 North Miami Avenue, Miami, Florida, and it will continue until Sunday, December 5, 2010. Check the website for times.
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I’m not sure who the artist was but the “ice cream” framed “You’re Fired” piece was at ada gallery.
Ice cream frame is..http://www.ryanrothart.com/Ryan_Roth_Art/Artwork/Artwork.html
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