A lot can be said about OHWOW's quick two-year residency in Miami. In a short time, the gallery-meets-performance space brought us an incredible amount of quality exhibitions as well as unforgettable parties, all coming out of a simple black-and-white warehouse in the middle of Allapattah.
Who can forget exhibits by David Lynch and Neckface, or the group show "Dadarhea"? But everything always seemed to peak during Art Basel Miami Beach, when the gallery put on It Ain't Fair, a tongue-and-cheek play on words that seemed to represent the anti-fair.
And while OHWOW's brick-and-mortar space in Miami is long gone, It Ain't Fair is still coming back. And how could it not? Because despite the gallery's widely reported success in Los Angeles, where it moved its flagship location earlier this year, co-founder Al Moran still a Miami boy at heart.
And this year's "not a fair" brings a first -- a underlying theme of "Materialism," which according to the gallery, "aims to focus on the physicality of artwork, the matter that constitutes an object, and the new methods employed by artists toward approaching material."
Artist tackling the theme, which runs from December 1-4, includes Daniel Arsham, Justin Beal, Anna Betbeze, Ashley Bickerton, Scott Campbell, N. Dash, Sam Falls, Michael Genovese, Luis Gispert, Angel Otero, Ryan Reggiani, Bert Rodriguez, Aurel Schmidt, David Benjamin Sherry, Lucien Smith, Agathe Snow, Nick Van Woert, and Aaron Young.
Thu., Dec. 1, 6 p.m.; Fridays, Sundays, 11 a.m. Starts: Dec. 1. Continues through Dec. 4, 2011