Happenings: The Miami Art Fairs Edition
This week, the Artsy team is on the ground in Miami as we cover NADA Miami Beach, Design Miami/ and Art Basel in Miami Beach, as well as a host of other art fairs and exhibitions. Be sure to follow our Miami editorial highlights, which we’ll be updating throughout the week. Even if you won’t be in Miami, Artsy will keep you in the loop on what you’re missing!
Elsewhere in Miami, some highlights from satellite fairs: at Pulse, Jonathan LeVine Gallery shows Alex Gross, Yancey Richardson Gallery shows Kenneth Josephson, and Von Lintel shows Rosemarie Fiore. At UNTITLED., bitforms shows Clement Valla, Denny Gallery shows Lauren Seiden, Hales Gallery shows Hew Locke, and Fred.Giampietro Gallery shows Melissa Brown. At Art Miami, Contessa Gallery shows David Datuna, Lisa Sette Gallery shows Siri Devi Khandavilli, and C. Grimaldis Gallery shows Grace Hartigan and Anthony Caro. At CONTEXT,Nohra Haime shows Francisca Sutil and Gregg Louis, Porter Contemporary shows Jeff Huntington, and Susan Eley Fine Art shows Chase Langford. At SCOPE, Yellow Peril shows Hao Ni; Aqua,Jack Geary Contemporary shows Federico Cataneo; and at Ink Miami, Graphicstudio USF shows Alex Katz.
...and at Miami museums, the Perez Art Museum Miami opens with a host of inaugural exhibitions, including Ai Weiwei’s “According to What?” and the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami’s opens a show of Tracey Emin’s works in neon, “Angel Without You.”
In the news last week, The Armory Show’s 2014 exhibitor list was announced (Art in America), Sotheby’s held its first auction in mainland China (Bloomberg), a building-sized Louis Vuitton trunk was assembled and disassembled in Moscow’s Red Square (The Art Newspaper), and Yayoi Kusama’s show at David Zwirner is the new art world attraction, rivaling last summer’s Rain Room at MoMA (New York Times).
And in case you missed it, watch John Elderfield as he spoke to Artsy about his newest Willem de Kooning show at Gagosian Gallery; Cai Guo-Qiang’s studio shared installation photos from his new show “Falling Back to Earth”; and catch up on our extensive preview of Design Miami/ including a 10-point guide to the fair, insider picks from experts like Architizer, dealer profiles including Louisa Guinness, a Design 101 to prep you for the fair, and a spotlight on architecture at the fair.