So the whole point of Miami Art Basel is the parties. Wait, no it’s not, it’s the ton-o-fairs available to man or beast. Before I even arrived I was totally confused.
miami art fairs 2011
This week, Charles Saatchi drops a bomb, can art portray the economic crisis, public art in New York, Knoedler closes, a giant forgery scandal and sales from the 2011 Miami art fairs.
Looking at 2011 Art Basel Miami Beach Through the Prism of One Influential Painter
MIAMI — With Soutine in mind, and the world’s best galleries around me, I culled a few great works by mostly 1950s US artists that have Soutine in mind.
Torres Garcia to the Left of Me, Torres Garcia to the Right of Me
MIAMI — Every year art watchers see trends. Many of these are more about the commentator’s interests and fixations than anything real. This year, I kept seeing works by great Uruguayan modernist Joaquín Torres García.
Your Guide to Guides to the 2011 Miami Art Fairs
So, as a service to you (and ourselves) we’ve compiled a help guide to all the guides we could find to the 2011 Miami art fairs.
Don’t Miss Fountain Art Fair at This Year’s Miami Art Fairs
If you need a palate cleanser from some of the more commercial exhibitors at Art Basel Miami 2011, then be sure to check out the always refreshing Fountain Art Fair. Fountain sets itself apart again this year with a rebellious mix of alternative gallery spaces, independent artists, musical performances, and the “self-proclaimed sexiest food truck.”
We’re Off to Miami Today!
Hyperallergic is off to Miami today for the art fairs. Expect daily updates with photos, commentary, observations and news. See you in Miami.