Art Miami NY

May 10, 2015

New York is getting a new modern and contemporary art fair under the wings of Art Miami ownership team. As you can guess, it’s called Art Miami New York, and it will have its debut during Frieze Week, one of the most important art events in the city, as well as a number of post-war and contemporary art auctions. Striving to become another reference point for art of the 10th and 21st century, Art Miami New York is joining other fairs produced by Art Miami, such as CONTEXT, Aqua, Art Wynwood, CONTEXT New York, Art Southampton and Art Silicon Valley / San Francisco. Art Miami New York will offer some never-before-exhibited works from both primary and secondary markets and gather both experienced and new art collectors and lovers. Nearly 1200 emerging and established artists from over 50 countries and 100 leading international art galleries are ready to showcase their work. At Art Miami New York, the visitors will also be able to attend a number of events, art talks and tours.

Galleries, Artists, Events

The lists of galleries and artists participating at Art Miami New York are really impressive. Nearly 30 galleries will make their debut at an Art Miami fair, many of which are bringing some very famous artists. London’s Omer Tiroche Contemporary Art will present a fresh selection of works by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Willem de Kooning, Yayoi Kusama, Sol LeWitt, Nam June Paik, Claes Oldenburg, Frank Stella and Andy Warhol, among others, while some Robert Rauschenberg works can be see at David Richard Gallery. Galerie de Bellefeuille is coming with a group of established and emerging artists from Canada, Gallery Forsblom Helsinki is bringing contemporary Finnish artists, and De Buck Gallery New York will highlight the works from the Gutai and Zero Art Movements. Coming to the fair will also be UNIX Gallery (currently showing Peter Anton), Paul Stolper Gallery London and Galerie Ernst Hilger Vienna. When it comes to artists, the list is really inexhaustible - to name a few coming from all artistic spheres, there will be works by Yves Klein, Kehinde Wiley, Cy Twombly, James Turrell, Bert Stern, Julian Schnabel, David Hockney, David LaChapelle, Gerhard Richter, Liu Bolin, Jasper Johns, KAWS, Vik Muniz, Banksy, Takashi Murakami, Mr. Brainwash, Shepard Fairey and many, many others.

Art Miami New York 2015, pier, press, vip
Left: Renee Stout - Spirit of Marie Laveau, 2009- 2015. Colored pencil, varnish and spray paint on lithograph. 21 x 21 in / Right: Jaune Quick-to-See Smith - Face of Ancient America, 2013. Oil on canvas. 48 x 36 in. Courtesy of Accola Griefen Gallery

Events and Talks

Among the events to be held at Art Miami New York, there will be the Art Symposium, gathering opinion leaders and industry experts who will discuss the matters of art every day from May 15th till May 17th at 1pm. The Guided Tours of the fair will go on the same days at noon, 2pm, 4pm and 3.30pm for families. A special book signing of MARIPOSA X, a collection of 200 previously unreleased photographs from New York’s underground 1980s scene is scheduled for May 17th from 3pm till 6pm. It will be dedicated to famous French photographer and stylist Maripol, known for her 80s images of Madonna, Grace Jones and Naomi Campbell.

Art Miami New York 2015, pier, press, vip
Left: Damien Hirst - Psalm 73: Quam bonus Israel!, 2008. Butterfies and household gloss on canvas, 18 x 18 in / Right: Kehinde Wiley - Defend and develop the island together, 2006. Oil on canvas. Courtesy of Jerome Zodo Contemporary

Practical Information

Art Miami New York 2015 will be held from May 14th until May 17th at PIER 94, on 55th Street and Westside Highway in New York City. The opening is set for May 14th from 1pm to 5pm and is described as an elegant invitation-only High-Tea VIP Preview. The fair will be open from 5pm to 9pm on May 14th and from 12pm to 8pm on May 15th, 16th and 17th. Tickets go from $25 for a one-day pass to $55 for a multi-day pass; students 12-18 years and Seniors 62 years + can get the $15 ticket, while children under 12 can go in for free if accompanied by an adult. For more information, visit Art Miami New York official website.

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List of Exhibitors and Floor Plan

Here is the floor plan of Art Miami New York, and just below it the full list of participating galleries at the fair's first edition, along with all the artists they will bring.

Featured images: Francis Celentano - Alpha Red Alternates, 1969. Acrylic on canvas, 35 x 48 in. Courtesy of David Richard Gallery
Robert Rauschenberg - Orange Floats (Runts), 2007, detail. Pigment transfer on polylaminate, 61 x 73 1-2 in. Courtesy of William Shearburn Gallery
All images courtesy of Art Miami New York