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Street Art Isn’t a Crime Until Somebody Steals It: Banksy in Miami

I’m finding it a little hard to feel upset at the Banksy “exhibition” that was on display in Art Miami and its sister fair Context this past week. Others have found reasons to boycott the affair, and Marc and Sara Schiller, two street art aficionados I respect, wrote on Wooster Collective that they are calling out the Miami Art Fair for letting all this happen: “Knowing that Banksy has condemned the show, they could have easily rejected the exhibition and not legitimized the stolen artwork. But they didn’t. And this tells you a lot about what their motivations are.”

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Art Miami Debuts CONTEXT sister fair and Unveils “Sugar and Gomorrah” Carnival Ride

Now in its 23rd year as the anchor art fair for the city of Miami, Art Miami, the premiere international contemporary and modern art fair, continues to respond to the interests of serious collectors and this year will debut CONTEXT Art Miami, its new sister art fair featuring emerging and cutting edge artists.

While Art Miami will continue to present the most important contemporary and modern artworks from over 125 of the world’s most prominent art galleries, its inaugural sister fair, CONTEXT Art Miami, will highlight works by emerging and mid-career cutting-edge artists from 65 hand-selected galleries.