Miami Art Week 2015

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Welcome to the most important week in contemporary art.

NEW THIS YEAR

X Contemporary

The symbol X represents a destination point and an area of intersection, an evocative title for a new breed of art fair that will emphasize a crossover between the visual arts, fashion and brand collaborations. The fair is under the direction of Matthew Eck.

When: Dec. 1-6, 2015. Vernissage and press preview, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 5 to 10 p.m. Public showing, Wednesday, Dec. 2-Saturday, Dec. 5, noon to 9 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 6, noon to 6 p.m.
Where: 227-247 N.W. 24th St., Wynwood
Tickets: $10 general admission, $25 multi-day pass.
Info: x-contemporary.com

Satellite

Conceived by artist Brian Whiteley, founder of the SELECT Art Fair, this new alternative exhibition will be presented at several beachfront venues, each venue stewarded by renowned art curators and groundbreaking art organizations. Projects span the gamut of art, music, performance, installation, new media and technology activations. SATELLITE will also provide additional programing at the Deauville hotel, home of Miami Project and Art on Paper.

When: Dec. 1-6, 2015. Press preview and Vernissage, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 4 to 10 p.m.; Public showing, Wednesday, Dec. 2, noon to 9 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 3 through Saturday, Dec. 5, noon to 10 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 6., noon to 6 p.m.
Where: Four locations within a one block radius of the North Shore Amphitheater, 72 Ave., on Miami Beach
Tickets: Free
Info: satellite-show.com

Art on Paper

Art on Paper’s inaugural Miami Beach edition, the new sister fair to the popular Art on Paper New York City, will exhibit sculpture, drawing, painting, and photography, all unified by the medium of paper.

When: Dec. 1-6, 2015. Preview, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 5 to 10 p.m.; Public showing: Wednesday, Dec. 2, Thursday, Dec. 3, Friday, Dec. 4, Saturday, Dec. 5, 11 to 7 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Deauville Beach Resort, 6701 Collins Avenue on Miami Beach
Tickets: Fair pass for Miami Project and Art on Paper, $60; multi-day ticket, $40; One-day ticket, $25.
Info: thepaperfair.com

MIAMI BEACH FAIRS

Art Basel Miami Beach

Art Basel Miami Beach keeps growing every year. For 2015, there are 267 exhibitors from 32 countries showing around 4,000 modern and contemporary works inside the Miami Beach Convention Center. ABMB has a new director this year. The new position, Director Americas, will be filled by Noah Horowitz, who joined the ranks in August, from New York where he was the executive director of the Armory Show in New York, which holds the distinction of being the first large exhibition of modern art in America, having been founded in 1913.
Last year, almost 73,000 people attended Art Basel Miami Beach, a four-day event considered one of the world’s preeminent art show events for modern and contemporary art.

Art Miami
Art Miami

When: Dec. 3-6, 2015. Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., private view by invitation only. Vernissage on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., by invitation only. Public showing: Thursday from 3 to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday from noon to 8 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m.
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach
Tickets: $47 day ticket; $100 permanent pass.
Info: artbasel.com

Aqua Art Miami

Now in its eleventh season, this long running fair showcases young and established galleries with strong, emerging and mid-career artists, more than 100 of them represented from 28 cities and 10 countries. One of the draws to Aqua is its location – in a classic South Beach hotel. The director of Aqua Art Miami, appointed this year, is Katelijne de Backer, who was also affiliated with the Armory Show – she was its director for 12 years before leaving in 2011.

When: Dec. 2-6, 2015. VIP Preview, 3 to 10 p.m. Public viewings Thursday, Dec. 3 from noon to 9 p.m., Friday, Dec. 4 and Saturday, Dec. 5 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Aqua Hotel, 1530 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Tickets: $15 one-day pass; $85 multi-day pass (multi-day pass includes access to Art Miami and Context)
Info: aquaartmiami.com

Design Miami

A marketplace for design where the world’s top galleries gather to present museum-quality exhibitions of 20th and 21st century furniture, lighting and objets d’art. Two smaller programs, Design at Large and Design Curio, complement the main exhibition. Design at Large presents large-scale works and Design Curio, begun last year, invites designers, curators, innovators and galleries to present cabinets of curiosity throughout the fair.

When: Dec. 1-6, 2015. Collectors Preview, Tuesday, Dec. 1 noon to 6 p.m., Vernissage, 6 to 8 p.m., invitation only. Public viewings Wednesday, Dec. 2 and Thursday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 4, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 5, noon to 8 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 6, noon to 6 p.m.
Where: Meridian Avenue and 19th Street, Miami Beach Convention Center
Tickets: $25 one-day pass; $65 combo ticket
Info: designmiami.com

Ink Miami Art Fair

With its focus on modern and contemporary works on paper by internationally renowned artists, exhibitors are selected from among members of the International Fine Print Dealers Association. Founded in 2006 to coincide with Art Basel, the fair has attracted a loyal following among museum curators and committed collectors of work on paper of 20th century masterworks and just-published editions by leading contemporary artists.

When: Dec. 2-6, 2015. Wednesday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 3, Friday, Dec. 4 and Saturday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Suites of Dorchester, 1850 Collins Ave. (19th St.), Miami Beach
Tickets: Free
Info: inkartfair.com

NADA Art Fair Miami Beach

The New Art Dealers Association is an assembly of the world’s youngest and strongest art galleries dealing with emerging contemporary art. First launched in 2003 in Miami Beach, NADA now has fairs in New York and Cologne, in addition to Miami Beach.

When: Dec. 3-5, 2015. Opening preview by invitation, Thursday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Public showing: Thursday, Dec. 3, 2 to 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 4, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Fontainebleau Hotel, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Tickets: $40 run of show, $20 single day.
More info: newartdealers.org

Pulse Miami Beach

Founded in 2005, this contemporary art fair has editions in New York and Miami Beach and is recognized for providing the international community of emerging and established galleries with a dynamic platform for connecting with a global audience.

When: Dec. 1-5, 2015. Tuesday, Dec. 1, Private preview brunch, invitation only, 1 to 4 p.m., opening celebration, 4 to 7 p.m. Public showing: Wednesday, Dec. 2, Thursday, Dec. 3., Friday, Dec. 4, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with sunset celebration from 5 to 7 p.m.
Where: Indian Beach Park, 4601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
Tickets: $25 one-day pass; $40 multi-day pass
Info: pulse-art.com

SCOPE Miami Beach

SCOPE Miami Beach’s monumental pavilion will once again be situated on historic Ocean Drive. Over 100 exhibitors and 20 selected Breeder Program galleries will present groundbreaking work, alongside SCOPE’s special programming, encompassing music, design and fashion. Long-established as the original incubator for emerging work, SCOPE’s Breeder Program celebrates its 14th year of introducing new galleries to the contemporary market.

When: Dec. 2-6, 2015. VIP Opening, Platinum first view, Tuesday, Dec. 1, noon to 4 p.m., VIP and Press Preview 4 to 8 p.m., VH1 reception, for VIP, Press and Invited Guests, 8 to 9 p.m.; Public showing: Wednesday, Dec. 2 through Sunday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m..
Where: Scope Pavilion, 801 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
Tickets: $35 general admission; $100 VIP, $150, Platinum first view
Info: scope-art.com

UNTITLED
UNTITLED

UNTITLED

Untitled is an international curated art fair founded in 2012 and housed in a customized beachfront pavilion. The fair highlights a mix of established and emerging galleries in discussion with an architecturally designed venue that furthers Untitled’s innovative approach to the standard fair model.

When: Dec. 2-6, 2015. VIP and press preview, invitation only, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 4 to 8 p.m. Public showing: Wednesday, Dec. 2 through Saturday, Dec. 5, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Ocean Drive and 12th St., Miami Beach
Tickets: $25 general admission
Info: art-untitled.com

Miami Project

Miami Project returns in 2015 for its fourth edition, bringing the best in modern and contemporary art to the fair’s new waterfront location at The Deauville Beach Resort. Miami Project Edition 4 will feature 60 top galleries from around the world. Miami Project runs concurrently with Art on Paper Miami.

When: Dec. 1-6, 2015. Tuesday, Dec. 1, preview, 5 to 8 p.m.; Public showing: Wednesday, Dec. 2 – Saturday, Dec. 5, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: The Deauville Beach Resort, 6701 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
Tickets: $25 one-day pass; $35 multi-day pass
Info: miami-project.com

Fridge Art Fair

Fridge celebrates creative freedom and diversity, encouraging exhibitors to explore all possibilities within their spaces. Exhibitors are drawn from the world art community and include dealers, collectives and unrepresented artists – many regulars, and some new to Fridge. This year the Fair welcomes a major collaboration with Art Shape Mammoth, who will curate and present large-scale sculptures and performances, including dance and movement artists.

When: Dec. 3-6, 2015. Thursday, Dec. 3, 4 to 9 p.m., Friday, Dec. 4 and Saturday, Dec. 5, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Holiday Inn Miami Beach, 4333 Collins Avenue on Miami Beach
Tickets: $10 one-day pass
Info: fridgeartfair.com

MAINLAND MIAMI FAIRS

Art Miami

Entering its 26th edition, Art Miami showcases the most important artworks from the 20th and 21st centuries in collaboration with a selection of 125 international galleries.

When: Dec. 1-6, 2015. VIP Preview, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Public showing: Wednesday, Dec. 2-Saturday, Dec. 5, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Art Miami Pavilion, 3101 N.E. 1st Ave., Wynwood/Midtown
Tickets: $40 one-day pass; $85 multi-day pass (multi-day pass includes access to Context and Aqua Art Miami)
Info: art-miami.com

CONTEXT

The sister fair to Art Miami, CONTEXT is dedicated to the development and reinforcement of emerging and mid-career artists. Ninety-five international galleries, vetted by the CONTEXT Art Miami Selection Committee, exhibit highlights from their gallery programs, solo artist exhibitions and curated projects.

When: VIP Preview, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Public showing: Wednesday, Dec. 2-Saturday, Dec. 5, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: The Context/Art Miami Pavilion, 2901 N.E. First Ave., Wynwood/Midtown
Tickets: $40 one-day pass; $85 multi-day pass (multi-day pass includes access to Art Miami and Aqua Art Miami)
Info: contextartmiami.com

ArtSpot Miami

ArtSpot showcases international artwork & focuses on Latin American art. International galleries, art collectives, and art projects focus on current trends in sculpture, painting, photography, works on paper and mixed media installations. This year’s edition features ceramics, glass, metal and a special project entitled “Art Travels: Cuba,” which contains artwork acquired during the Cuban Biennial 2015.

When: Dec. 2-6, 2015. VIP preview, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 6 to 10 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 3-Saturday, Dec. 5, 1 to 9 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 6, noon to 6 p.m. Evening hours, 7 to 9 p.m.
Where: 1700 N.E. 2nd Ave., Miami.
Tickets: $20 general admission; $50 preview and five-day show pass; VIP late night party pass, $20 (over 21 event)
Info: artspotmiami.com

Spectrum Miami

Spectrum Miami will take place alongside Red Dot Art Fair. The juried, contemporary art show features an international slate of artists and galleries, providing dealers with access to thousands of innovative works.

When: Dec. 2-6, 2015. VIP preview, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 6 to 10 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 3-Saturday, Dec. 5, 1 to 9 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 6, noon to 5 p.m.
Where: 1700 N.E. 2nd Ave., Miami.
Tickets: $20 general admission (Thursday and Friday, complimentary admission, Saturday and Sunday, $20; valid for one-day only for both Spectrum Miami and Red Dot Art Fair
Info: spectrum-miami.com

PINTA Miami

An intimate international art fair of select exhibitors invited to present the best modern and contemporary art from Latin America, Spain, and Portugal, PINTA was founded in 2007 and has updated its format to present a fully curated fair, featuring an international team of recognized curators chosen to direct each of six designated sections of the fair.

When: Dec. 1-6, 2015. Invitation only preview, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 6 to 9 p.m. Preview, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 5 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 3-Saturday, Dec. 5, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Mana Wynwood, 318 N.W. 23rd St., Wynwood
Tickets: $20 one-day pass; $45 three-day pass
Info: pintamiami.com

Red Dot Miami
Red Dot Miami

Red Dot Miami

A fair for galleries specializing in emerging, mid-career and established artists, Red Dot presents its work in a sophisticated and friendly environment.

When: Dec. 1-6, 2015. Opening reception benefit for Multiple Sclerosis Society, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 6 to 10 p.m. Public showing: Wednesday, Dec. 2, noon to 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 3-Saturday, Dec. 5, noon to 8 p.m., Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.
Where: 1700 N.E. 2nd Ave., Miami.
Tickets: $20 one-day pass, includes Spectrum and Red Dot; Opening night reception and week pass, $25. Tickets may be purchased on site for opening reception.
Info: reddotfair.com

Miami River Art Fair

An international contemporary art fair now in its fourth year, the fair at the Miami Convention Center has the revitalization efforts of the Lower Miami River at its core.

When: Dec. 3-6, 2015. VIP Collector’s Preview, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 6 to 11 p.m. Public showing Thursday, Dec. 4-Sunday, Dec. 6, noon to 8 p.m.
Where: Miami Convention Center, James L. Knight International Center, 400 S.E. Second Ave., Downtown Miami
Tickets: Admission is free with printed pass available on website.
Info: miamiriverartfair.com

Prizm Art Fair

A cutting-edge art fair whose goal it is to expand the spectrum of international artists from the African Diaspora and emerging markets to reflect global trends in contemporary art.

When: Dec. 2-6, 2015. Opening reception by invitation only, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 7 to 10 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 2-Friday, Dec. 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 5 ad Sunday, Dec. 6, noon to 5 p.m.
Where: Miami Center for Architecture & Design, 100 NE First Avenue in Downtown Miami
Tickets: $10
Info: prizmartfair.com

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