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Archives: 2010
  • Power of Now

    published December 9, 2010

    For many of us, modern art isn’t something necessary or urgent, but rather a luxury few can afford to appreciate. But tucked among the... More >>

  • Traverse

    published December 2, 2010

    Art Asia, established in 2008, is one of Miami's newest fairs. As its name suggests, the fair showcases galleries and artists from the... More >>

  • In What We Trust

    published December 2, 2010

    Art Miami, now in its 21st year, features modern and contemporary paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography, and prints from Europe,... More >>

  • Guerrilla-Style Installations

    published December 2, 2010

    This is the fifth edition of the show, launched in 2006, and will feature projects from New York-based galleries DCKT and Claire Oliver. Oliver's... More >>

  • Indie Time

    published December 2, 2010

    Now in its sixth year, this breezy, indie soirée returns to its roots on South Beach after a brief stay in Wynwood. It features mostly West... More >>

  • Water on the Mind

    published December 2, 2010

    Now in its sixth incarnation, one of Wynwood's lights-out fairs roars back with more than 80 galleries from across the globe and with a section... More >>

  • Subverting the Visual

    published December 2, 2010

    Held at the Deauville Beach Resort, the epitome of Rat Pack panache, NADA boasts booths arranged as French ballrooms, complete with opulent... More >>

  • Applied Design

    published December 2, 2010

    Design Miami/ is the only Art Basel satellite fair that concentrates on applied design elements -- i.e., furniture, lighting design, and... More >>

  • Scoped to Party

    published December 2, 2010

    Daria Brit Shapiro, curator and director of a.m.f. project, has helped engineer, what is sure to be, an unmissable night on this Thursday at... More >>

  • Sister Lives

    published December 2, 2010

    Perhaps the smallest art fair on the planet, this runty sibling to Basel is no amateur hour. Expect to find stocking-stuffer works by the Magic... More >>

  • On the Verge

    published December 2, 2010

    This nifty tossed salad of offerings strikes palatable balances that won't leave you feeling hungry for fresher talent a half-hour after leaving.... More >>

  • Sold!

    published December 2, 2010

    This boutique clambake with the allure of a parking-lot fire sale is an approachable, down-to-earth fair partnering this year with GreenMiami, a... More >>

  • Scope It Out

    published December 2, 2010

    Without a doubt, this is the most internationally recognized satellite fair. It was founded ten years ago by art-world renegade Alexis Hubshman... More >>

  • It's Like Butter

    published November 25, 2010

    It's a rather difficult task for Francesco Lo Castro to describe his steadily growing success. After all, he admits he was nearly dead a year ago... More >>

  • River Runs Through It

    published November 18, 2010

    Most of us know the riddle about the man who has to cross a river while transporting a chicken, a fox, and a bag of grain. How can he get them all... More >>

  • Paper Soul

    published November 4, 2010

    “The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art: Works on Paper” showcases 300 years of insight, struggle, and... More >>

  • Walking and Talking

    published October 28, 2010

    Text-based contemporary art exhibitions are not a new phenomenon. Hans Haacke famously queried guests at New York’s MoMA with a poll... More >>

  • Hit-and-Run Fun

    published October 28, 2010

    Miami is no stranger to the hit-and-run, but only once a year does a commotion like this go down -- one for contemporary art. For the past eight... More >>

  • Buttered-Up Falcon

    published October 7, 2010

    Rich, creamy, and sinfully saturated. Yes, you can describe butter this way, and it's also a good description of the Butter Gallery in Wynwood.... More >>

  • FriendsWithYou and Christy Gates

    published September 30, 2010

    Tomorrow night, at one of the slickest South Beach bars, it's the last call for the Miami Art Museum's New Work Miami (NWM) 2010. The... More >>

  • VIP Card to the Art World

    published September 23, 2010

    Imagine being handed a VIP card to every major circle of the art world. Then try to convince yourself whether or not you can withstand the... More >>

  • Glaciers That Won’t Melt

    published September 16, 2010

    Baby, it’s cold inside. Not the temperature, but the display of decaying, everyday materials frozen in layered resin at Fredric Snitzer... More >>

  • Urban Bundles

    published September 9, 2010

    No, the pile of colorful clothes is not a highly stylized garage sale. It’s visual artist Shinique Smith’s exuberant... More >>

Archives: 2010