ART MIAMI, AMERICA'S FOREMOST CONTEMPORARY ART SHOW, ANNOUNCES 2017 SELECTION OF INTERNATIONAL GALLERIES TO DEBUT AT NEW WATERFRONT LOCATION; ONE HERALD PLAZA
Art Miami Kicks Off Art Week Miami With VIP Private Preview
on Tuesday December 5t h and Runs Through Sunday, December 10 th , 2017
(MIAMI, FL – October 10, 2017) - Art Miami , returning for its 28t h edition, opening December 5t h and continuing through December 10t h , has announced its 2017 exhibitor list. Renowned as one of the nation’s leading international contemporary and modern art fairs, Art Miami will showcase an array of iconic and exemplary works, dynamic projects and special installations from more than 140 international galleries from over 22 countries representing over 60 cities.
This year’s fair will kick off on the evening of Tuesday December 5t h, with a VIP Private Preview to benefit the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) , sponsored by Christie's International Real Estate . This is the sixth co nsecutive year that PAMM has been the fair’s exclusive VIP Preview benefactor and Art Miami LLC has already donated more than $150,000 to further the museum’s collection and mission. The partnership remains an integral part of Art Miami’s larger commitment to the city of Miami.
As one of the top ranked international art fairs for attendance in the U.S. and second most attended globally, Art Miami attracts more than 85,000 new and established collectors, curators, museum professionals, members of the press and art world luminaries annually. This year, Art Miami, and its sister fair, CONTEXT Art Miami, will debut in a brand new prestigious waterfront location, on the former site of the Miami Herald. With the new location, nestled between the Venetian Causeway and MacArthur Causeway and just east of Biscayne Blvd, Art Miami and CONTEXT Art Miami will offer an unprecedented level of convenience and a renewed connectivity to the activities and collectors on Miami Beach with accessible parking, a complimentary shuttle service between fairs and a Uber service for VIP ticket holders throughout the week.
Presenting the finest investment quality paintings, photography, prints, drawings, design, sculpture and video art, with works from the 20t h and 21s t centuries, the 2017 line-up features acclaimed international galleries showcasing important modern masters and blue chip contemporary artists as well as the most sought after living artists from around the world.
There will be thousands of works at this year’s show from more than 960 artists including David Hockney, Joseph Albers, Alexander Calder, Yayoi Kusama, Cy Twombly, Jean Michel Basquiat, Pablo Picasso, Willem de Kooning, Roy Lichtenstein, John Chamberlain, Damien Hirst, Marc Chagall, Donald Judd, Ed Ruscha, Donald Sultan, Gerhard Richter, Andy Warhol, Edward Hopper, Keith Haring, Frank Stella, Richard Serra, Anish Kapoor, Robert Rauschenberg, Peter Blake, Jeff Koons, Joan Miró , Grayson Perry and Gavin Turk.
Together with its international affiliates, Christie’s International Real Estate will host an elegant booth at the main entrance of the fair, featuring luxury residential property listings from around the world.