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Brian Eno, Adrien Brody to Exhibit at Art Miami and Context Fairs

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Art Basel Miami Beach and the slate of art fairs and events that make up Miami Art Week always bring  celebrities to South Florida. Madonna has already made her 2016 Art Basel plans public. According to an announcement from Art Miami LLC, she could be rubbing elbows with actor Adrien Brody and musician Brian Eno, who'll both exhibit art at Basel satellite fairs in December.

Brody, known for his Academy Award-winning performance in The Pianist (and the giant smooch he planted on Halle Berry when he accepted his Oscar), will show his most recent works of visual art at Art Miami, one of the largest and most mainstream fairs on the Art Week circuit. Amid Art Miami's typical fare of Warhols and Lichtensteins will be Brody's paintings. He recently showed Hooked, a series of paintings of fish at Art Miami's sister fair in New York, Art Southampton.

Meanwhile, at Context, Eno will show a series of light boxes that "seamlessly phase through combinations of seductive self-generated ‘colourscapes,'" a statement from the fair describes. Eno showed similar pieces at the Venice Biennale last year; they glowed like a visual take on his ambient, electric musical work, which has influenced artists ranging from Talking Heads and Devo to U2.

Brody will be in attendance during Miami Art Week, an Art Miami rep says, but Eno won't be there in person.

The celebrity news came as Art Miami, Context, and Aqua Art Fairs released their exhibitor lists yesterday, with several local art spaces taking part. At Art Miami, Miami's Diana Lowenstein, Robert Fontaine, and Pan American Art Projects, among others, will show alongside legendary local gallerist Bernice Steinbaum.

Fontaine is also listed among the exhibitors at Context, as well as Miami's Gallery Ca' d'Oro, who represents the Cracking Art Group behind the colossal crayon-colored animal sculptures such as 2010's enormous pink snails.  

At Aqua, LEBO Studios and Projects Gallery will represent Miami.

Aside from Art Basel, Art Miami LLC's events are the first major ones to release their lists of exhibitors. So begins the deluge of Art Basel-related news that'll take over Miami's cultural corners from now until December. Feels like it starts earlier every year, doesn't it?

Art Miami
November 29 through December 4 at 3101 NE First Ave., Miami. Tickets cost $30 to $250. Visit art-miami.com.

Context Art Miami
November 29 through December 4 at 34th Street between NE First Avenue and Buena Vista Boulevard, Miami.. Tickets cost $30 to $250. Visit contextartmiami.com.

Aqua Art Miami
November 30 through December 4 at the Aqua Hotel, 1530 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Tickets cost $15 to $90. Visit aquaartmiami.com

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