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Art Miami 2012 EVENTS
3101 NE 1st Avenue
Miami, FL 33137


December 5th, 2012 - December 9th, 2012
 
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BANKSY Out of CONTEXT

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 – Sunday, December 9, 2012, During Fair Hours

CONTEXT Art Miami and photo-sharing platform I PXL U have partnered to exhibit five walls equaling six-and-a-half-tons in weight, each displaying an iconic stencil by one of the world’s most prominent graffiti artists. Key information on the exclusive exhibition and the artist will be distributed on-site


Sugar & Gomorrah

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 – Sunday, December 9, 2012, During Fair Hours

Peter Anton's experiential “Sugar & Gomorrah” is the world's first art installation in which the viewer journeys in a reworked carnival ride through a modern interpretation of the destruction of a Sodom and Gomorrah-like world. Attendees will be able to enjoy the ride as part of the outdoor exhibition area.


ART FROM BERLIN

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 – Sunday, December 9, 2012, During Fair Hours

ART FROM BERLIN will be Miami’s first showcase of some of the most celebrated Berlin galleries, presenting contemporary, international and innovative works specific to the state of Berlin, sponsored by the European Union, and on display in the CONTEXT Art Miami Pavilion. Works by renowned artists such as Christine Rusche, Christine Klatt, Franziska Klotz, Levke Leiss, Susanne Ring, Inka & Niclas, and Eva Betram will serve as the highlights of this special exhibition. ART FROM BERLIN is supported by BERLIN LOUNGE in cooperation Haus am Waldsee.


Art Video | New Media Lounge

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 – Sunday, December 9, 2012, During Fair Hours

Video Program: Girls or Boys? Who Cares?!
The Art Video | New Media Lounge, located in the CONTEXT Art Miami Pavilion, will showcase a carefully selected group of works sourced from museums, private collections and art institutions across Europe and the United States. The program is curated by Julia Draganovic, Elena Forin and Claudia Loffelholz, fouders of LaRete Art Projects.

“Boys or girls? Who cares?!” presents a series of video art works approaching the polemic gender issues in modern society, and questioning the ongoing debate about the current roles of men and women. Video art works include: Said Atabekov’s Battle for the Square, courtesy of Videoinsight, Turin; Gerald Byrne’s Homme à Femmes (Michel Debrane), courtesy of Mudam Musèe d’Art Moderne du Grand-Duc Jean, Luxemburg; Eli Cortiñas’s Dial M for Mother, courtesy of Stiftung Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf; Oded Hirsch’s 50 Blue, courtesy of Collection Robert Bielecki, New York; and Laurel Nakadate’s Fever Dream with Rabbit, courtesy of Heather and Tony Podesta Collection, Washington DC.


VIP Guided Tour with Carol Damian

Friday, December 7, 2012 – Time: TBD

Carol Damian, Director of the Frost Art Museum leads an intimate VIP guided tour of the fairs.


Lincoln Schatz Book Signing

Friday, December 7, 2012 – 4 to 6 p.m.

Location: Art Miami VIP Lounge
Just as the nation is settling in after the election and reflecting on the year coming to a close, video artist Lincoln Schatz (whose Esquire Magazine Portrait of the 21st Century won him national critical acclaim) is releasing a major new book and simultaneous portrait presentation at Washington, D.C.’s National Portrait Gallery: THE NETWORK: Portrait Conversations In THE NETWORK, Schatz offers a stunning and unique portrayal of contemporary American leadership and innovation. Representing government, business, science, technology, and culture, Schatz’ eighty-nine subjects include father of the Internet Vint Cerf, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Emmy Award-winning journalist Cokie Roberts, Republican strategist Karl Rove, liberal heavyweight Vernon Jordan, National Cancer Institute Director Dr. Harold Varmus, and Miami-based art collector and philanthropist Mera Rubell. Lincoln Schatz is represented by CONNERSMITH., Washington, DC. The Network may be seen at Art Miami, booth B19


The Bloggers’ Guide to Art Miami

Saturday, December 8, 2012 – 11 a.m.

Artist/blogger Joanne Mattera takes to the aisles for an hour-long tour of the Fair, stopping to admire artwork and engage in dialogue with dealers. There will be informal discussions following the tour.


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