The 16th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach opens to the public on the afternoon of Thursday, December 7, with a preview day on Wednesday, December 6. The fair will bring together more than 268 galleries from 32 countries to the beach city. (Part 2 looks at the exhibitors in the other sectors of the fair.) Among the highlights are Rodrigo Torres at Rio de Janeiro’s A Gentil Carioca, Kevin Beasley at New York’s Casey Kaplan, and Barthélémy Toguo at Stevenson Gallery of Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa.
Click the photos below to see works on offer at the fair.
ALL IMAGES: COURTESY THE ARTIST AND THEIR GALLERY; ADDITIONAL CREDITS WHERE NOTED
Lucas Simões, Abismo [Abyss], 2017, concrete, metal, and paper.
Casey Kaplan, New York
Kevin Beasley, In my other dream I imagined a landscape, 2017, house dresses, kaftans, t-shirts, socks, du-rags, altered garments, altered fitted caps,
altered bed sheet, butterfly pin, resin. JASON WYCHE
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Anri Sala, Light pushing #2, 2002, black-and-white photograph on baryta paper.
Cheim and Read, New York
Ron Gorchov, Pleione, 2016, oil on linen. BRIAN BUCKLEY
Helen Frankenthaler, Enigma, 1975, acrylic on canvas.
Contemporary Fine Arts, La Jolla, California
Sarah Lucas, Silver Hippy, 2017, tights, fluff, chair. JOCHEN LITTKEM
Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago
Brian Calvin, Observation, 2017, acrylic on linen.
Cristina Guerra, Lisboa
Monk, Untitled (layout for Parking Structure with additional object) I, 2017, hand-tufted wool.
DAN Galeria, São Paulo
Josef Albers, Structural Constellation, 1962.
David Nolan Gallery, New York
Mel Kendrick, Red Holes 2, 2016, mahogany and red Japan color.
Di Donna, New York
René Magritte, Le Baiser, 1957, gouache on paper.
Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art, New York
Robert Rauschenberg, Periwinkle Shaft, 1979–80, solvent transfer, acrylic paint, gesso, gel medium, silk and various fabrics, mirrored Plexiglas, wood, plastic, comb, painter’s brush, and sculptural fish on five shaped wood panels with electric light.