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10 Galleries To Look Out For at SCOPE

  • Hashimoto Contemporary
December 3, 2014

Ladies and gentleman, the most frantic contemporary art event of all is only minutes away. The prestigious SCOPE Miami Beach art fair,  located on a wonderful beach at Ocean Drive, was opened yesterday, starting with its exclusive Platinum VIP Brunch and VIP & Press First View, and today opens its doors to the general public. Housed in its monumental pavilion, SCOPE Miami Beach will be welcoming nearly 40,000 visitors over the course of the next six days. Showcasing more than hundred of the world’s best contemporary galleries, thousands of artists will unveil new groundbreaking work during the largest art festival in the US. As part of our comprehensive coverage of Miami Art Week, Art Basel Miami Beach and SCOPE Miami Beach, today we bring you our selection of ten exceptional contemporary urban art galleries exhibiting at this year’s, 14th edition of SCOPE.

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  • Fifty24MX

Fifty24MX

Fifty24MX is a famous Mexico City based art gallery of international renown, passionately dedicated to promotion of young contemporary artists. Showcasing both Mexican and international talents, gallery’s rich roster includes acclaimed artists from the worlds of fine art, street art and graffiti, with an emphasis on cutting-edge exhibitions that offer original and trend-setting visual experiences. Partaking in the 2014 edition of SCOPE Miami Beach art fair, Fifty24MX gallery will be exhibiting highly respectable selection of fresh artworks created by some of its finest artists, including Saner, Miss Van and Curiot. Featured image is showing one of Curiot’s mesmerizing acrylic paintings, titled La Selva de su Palma, which those fortunate enough visitors of SCOPE art fair will be able to see and purchase.

  • Hashimoto Contemporary

Hashimoto Contemporary

Hashimoto Contemorary is a contemporary art gallery located in San Francisco’s dynamic Lower Nob Hill district, and focused on a eclectic core roster consisting of represented local and national artists. With monthly rotating exhibitions, gallery’s exceptional programming features a range of painting, sculpture and installation-based work. Its impeccable reputation of a trend-setting American contemporary art gallery ensures Hashimoto Contemporary’s regular participation in a variety of international art fairs in Miami, New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles. In SCOPE art fair’s booth H09, Hashimoto Contemporary will be exhibiting latest artworks created by renowned artists such as Joel Daniel Phillips, Shawn Huckins, Casey Weldon, Scott Scheidly, Handiedan, and Crystal Wagner. Image above shows one of Crystal Wagner’s breathtaking mixed media sculptures titled Spectrum: Bio Interloper I, and there is no doubt Wagner will be one of the artists to draw huge attention during Miami Art Week.

StolenSpace

London based StolenSpace gallery is one of the most influential British urban art and street art galleries. Founded in 2006 it quickly gained huge international attention for its outstanding international roster of contemporary urban artists influenced by society’s prevailing subcultures. The gallery  offers a wide selection of artworks by leading urban artists of our time, including names such as CYRCLE., Shepard Fairey, Cope2, Miss Van, Word To Mother, Maya Hayuk and D*Face. During SCOPE Miami Beach 2014 art fair StolenSpace gallery will be exhibiting artworks by D*Face, renowned and highly prolific contemporary urban and street artist from London, widely recognized by his eye-catching paintings of graphic shapes, bright colors and comic book images. Featured image is of D*Face’s exceptional mixed media piece titled Wall Hugger 1, collaged reclaimed street poster which is to be showcased at the fair.

  • Wunderkammern

Wunderkammern

Wunderkammern is a highly popular contemporary art gallery from Rome, Italy which shows excellence in promoting the most innovative research of contemporary art in its different forms and languages. The gallery specializes in street, public and relational art and ever since it was founded back in 1998, it has greatly contributed to developing public and street art throughout the city. During SCOPE of 2014 Wunderkammern gallery will be showcasing artworks created by international emerging, mid-career and established artists it represents, including Dan Witz, famous American street artist and realist painter, and Aakash Nihalani, exceptional New York based artist, praised  for his extraordinary works that capture motion and space through varied media such as sculpture and painting, or by interactive means.

  • Mighty Tanaka

Mighty Tanaka

Mighty Tanaka is a renowned urban art gallery located in Brooklyn, New York. Gallery’s highly popular curated events, exhibitions and special projects, passionately devoted to the advancement of breakthrough forms of art, demonstrate the range and breadth of the artistic representations driven by urban expressionism. During SCOPE Miami Beach art fair Mighty Tanaka gallery will be showcasing selection of some of the finest paintings, illustrations and sculptures, created by both emerging and established artists, including names like American artist  glassmaker Zach Puchowitz, and famous Austrian graffiti and urban artist NYCHOS. Featured image shows NYCHOS’ piece titled Dissection of Doberman which is to be exhibited in Mighty Tanaka booth at SCOPE.