What Not to Miss at Miami Project Art Fair
Miami Project Art Fair is going to be among the first art fairs to be opened in December in Miami. Gathering fifty-five galleries from around the world, Miami Project is dedicated to collaboration with those galleries that have years of experience in art industry. Taking place in a beautiful venue – Deauville Beach Resort, it will run parallel with Art on Paper Miami (art fair that takes places at the same time, in the same space). But, let us focus on Miami Project. At Miami Project, visitors are met with an impressive survey of work by Modernist masters, providing fairgoers with the unique opportunity to acquire work by truly established painters, sculptors, and photographers who have shaped major artistic movements. Of course, great pieces of contemporary artists will also be presented. Since it’s one of the first art fairs within colossal Miami art fair week, Miami Project is a great opportunity for collectors to explore the market – and finally, to buy some nice pieces of art. So, let’s see – what should not be missed at Miami Project. Scroll down, and find out!
Robert Fontaine Gallery
The Miami-based Robert Fontaine Gallery will present works by truly amazing artists: Keith Haring, Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol, Tom Wesselmann, Ed Ruscha and Wolf Kahn. The gallery is known in Miami for presenting a platform for emerging, mid-career, established and master artists ranging in historical scope from the origins of Post War to the most current evolutions of digital media, conceptual installation and urban interventionist. Be sure not to miss their booth!
Featured Image: Wolf Kahn – Nantucket Sound, detail (Robert Fontaine)
San Francisco-based Hashimoto Contemporary will present works by Jessica Hess, Joel Daniel Phillips, Scott Scheidly, Crystal Wagner, John Wentz, and 1010). In addition, the gallery is proud to present new and recent works by Handiedan, as well as Erin M. Riley and Gregory Euclide. The list of the artist whose work will be presented at the Hashimoto Contemporary’s booth is amazing – there will be a bit of everything for everyone. Don’t miss it!
Featured Image: John Wentz – Passages No 19, detail (Hashimoto Contemorary)
Smith Andersen North
Smith Andersen North is a gallery from San Anselmo, California. It exhibits work by established and emerging artists, with an emphasis on twentieth-century and contemporary fine art photography and photo-based art. At Miami Project 2015, the gallery will present Gilles Saint Gilles, which is actually a project from husband and wife team Gilles and Camille Saint Gilles. Educated in France in architecture and design, the couple has constructed major architectural monuments throughout the world.
Featured Image: Gilles Saint Gilles – Kaleidescope 19C, detail (Smith Andersen North)
Madelyn Jordon Fine Art
Madelyn Jordon Fine Art is a gallery based in Scarsdale, New York. The gallery seeks to be a source for collectors (both experienced and new to the field) for contemporary art. It showcases the work of US prominent artists as well as that mid-career and emerging. An eclectic sensibility is seen in the presentation of rotating exhibitions in media including, painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking and installation. At Miami Project, Madelyn Jordon Fine Art will present works by DJ Leon, Evan Penny, Steven Hirsch and Antonio Carreno.
Featured Image: DJ Leon – Scala di Turchi, detail (Madelyn Jordan Fine Art)
Durden and Ray
Durden & Ray is comprised of artist/curators who work together to create exhibition opportunities at their Downtown Los Angles space as well as in concert with gallery spaces around the world. Durden & Ray concentrate on small, tightly curated group shows at the space, organized by the members, as well as the hosting of international artists as part of their commitment to global exchange and alternative networks. At Durden & Ray’s booth, the visitors will have an opportunity to see the works by Max Presneill, Roni Feldman, David Leapman, Jenny Hager, Steven Wolkoff, Susan Lizotte, Tom Dunn and Gil Kuno.
Featured Image: Gil Kuno – Waves Gosei, detail (Durden and Ray)
Philip Slein Gallery
Philip Slein Gallery was opened in 2003 in downtown St. Louis by co-owners Philip Slein and Tom Bussmann. In 2011 the gallery established a partnership with long-time art dealer Jim Schmidt, who introduced an important group of American abstract artists to the Philip Slein roster of emerging and established artists. The gallery’s primary focus remains on painters who work in a variety of styles and who have achieved both regional and international reputations. At Miami Project, the gallery will present works by Andrew Masullo, Gary Stephan, Tim McFarlane, Richmond Burton and David Row.
Featured Image: David Row – Gazarig, 2013
Forum Gallery was founded in 1961 by Bella Fiscko in New Yok. Forum Gallery today represents more than thirty contemporary artists and estates. In addition the gallery maintains an important inventory of twentieth-century and contemporary art, with a concentration on American and European modernism and figurative art. At the gallery’s booth, the visitors will see amazing works by Alan Magee, Alyssa Monks, Guillermo Munoz Vera, Louise Nevelson and Brian Rutenberg.
Featured Image: Alan Magee – Surround (for Barry)
Nailya Alexander Gallery
Nailya Alexander Gallery is based in New York. The gallery will be showing works by by photographers Alexey Titarenko, Denis Brihat, Pentti Sammallahti, George Tice, Jane Hilton, and Nicholas Hughes. The gallery will also be hosting a book-signing for Alexey Titarenko’s new monograph The City is a Novel (Damiani, 2015), which was just named by The Wall Street Journal as the of the best new photography books of 2015.
Featured Image: Penti Sammallahti – Solovki, White Sea, Russia (dog on vehicle), 1992, detail
Hirschl and Adler
Hirschl & Adler Galleries was founded in 1952 by Norman S. Hirschl and Abraham M. Adler. The gallery provides a wide range of services to its client base of private collectors, museums, architects, interior designers, art consultants, and other dealers. At Miami Project, the gallery will present Martin Mull, John Moore, Elizabeth Turk and Maria Elena Gonzalez.
Featured Image: Elizabeth Turk – Marble And Baja Beach Stone, detail
Liliana Bloch Gallery
Liliana Bloch Gallery from Dallas represents emerging and mid-career, regional, national and international artists working in a variety of media. The Gallery works with institutional and private curators establishing simultaneous involvement between collectors, for-profit, educational art venues and the general public. The gallery will present two amazing artists: Ann Glazer and Letitia Huckaby.
Featured Image: Letitia Huckaby -Look What a Woman Got 3, Image Installation
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