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Miami Beach.

‘You Definitely Need to See This Work in Person': Kenny Schachter at Art Basel in Miami Beach

Kenny Schachter is a London-based art dealer, curator, and writer. The opinions expressed here are his own. For weeks I’d been telling myself, and anyone who would listen, that I was going to skip the 2014 edition of Art Basel … Read More


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Art Basel in Miami Beach | Public | Ryan Gander | Courtesy: MCH Messe Schweiz (Basel) AG

Nicholas Baume on Ryan Gander’s Bodyguard Performance: ‘It Felt Slightly Odd’

The first two nights of Art Basel Miami Beach, the already important Public Art Fund Director and Chief Curator Nichalas Baume seemed significantly more important. That’s because the artist Ryan Gander— whose breeze you may remember from Documenta 13—hired two professional … Read More


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A Look Around the Untitled Art Fair in Miami Beach

The Miami fairs closed yesterday, and now the only remains of the wild week of Art Basel Miami Beach are memories and photographs. Among the highlights was the return, for a third year, of the Untitled fair in a tent on the beach near 12th Street. It’s … Read More


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Fun in the sun

A List of Things at Art Basel Miami Beach That I Don’t Like, In the Order In Which They Occur to Me

I arrived to the party for Glenn O’Brien, celebrating his TV Party show, at Casa Claridge on the early side. The hotel lobby was bathed in hot light from production lamps because a crew was filming the proceedings. A guy … Read More


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The panel.

No Filters At The Art Basel Miami Beach Instagram Panel

Had the concept of art fairs existed in 1410 (the date of some of the earliest surviving canvases), would we have had panels about canvas that praised it as a medium? Would we even have had to ask how canvas … Read More


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The work.

Meyer Vaisman: If I Still Owned Work in Rubell Collection ‘I Would Destroy It’

Right now, the Rubell Family Collection in Miami is hosting an exhibition called “To Have and to Hold,” toasting the 50 years that Don and Mera Rubell have been married and collecting art. It features work from their holdings by … Read More


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sansan

Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe Get Metafictional in Miami

The artists Justin Lowe and Jonah Freeman staged their performance Shadow Pool: A Natural History of the San San International at the Edition hotel in Miami Thursday night. Freeman sat at a table in front of a large crowd and … Read More


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Courtesy Neil Rasmus / BFA

Art Goes Off the Record and Off the Rails at the W

Women in one-piece bathing suits and illuminated lampshades welcomed visitors to the Dom Pérignon-sponsored after-party for Aby Rosen’s dinner at Wall, the club in the W South Beach, last night, which, despite having a color-coded wristband entry system, still left … Read More


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Cibelle Cavalli Bastos Goes Back to the Future

The booth of São Paulo gallery Mendes Wood at Miami Basel was taken over by the artist Cibelle Cavalli Bastos, who–behind a curtain that said “Welcome to Las Vegas” (Vegas was crossed out and the word “Venus” was written over … Read More


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PSA: Somebody Please Get Beyoncé to Gavin Brown’s Miami Booth

The New York art dealer Gavin Brown is the kind of guy who, when asked how the opening of Art Basel was going, responded, “Frothy, to quote the former head of the Federal Reserve Alan Greenspan.” He had a long, … Read More


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At Basel, Naomi Fisher Offers Dancers, Coconuts, Dancarchy

Those who visited Art Basel Miami Beach last year may experience a bit of deja vu at this year’s fair, over in the Arts Nova section, where a row of booths is once again interrupted by an unmarked corridor and … Read More


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A work from the series.

Don’t Miss This Mysterious Richard Prince Series at Mana

Mana Contemporary, the art storage facility and exhibition space in New Jersey, has staged a tiny fair in Miami’s Wynwood this year and if you’re in the neighborhood you should stop by, if only to visit the VIP room. There … Read More


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William N. Copley, Grand Hotel, 1973, at Kasmin.

William N. Copleys Are All Over Art Basel Miami Beach

We don’t usually get to see too much of the work of William N. Copley (1919–96) here in the United States, which is a sad, sad thing because he is one of the most peculiar and interesting artists of the 20th century, a … Read More


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‘The Earth Is Dying!': Naptime with Marina Abramovic

At the opening of Art Basel Miami Beach, a few confused visitors were standing in front of the Beyeler Foundation’s booth, tucked into a corner, where several people were lying on cots, cuddled up with colorful blankets, wearing noise-canceling headphones, … Read More