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Under the Radar: Sean Fader, Bianca Pratorius, Michele A. Utley Voigt

by The Artslant Team
ArtSlant is an open Arts community with over 200,000 free, user-generated artist profiles. The support of our community is an essential part of our mission — from our magazine to our residency and prize. Every week our editors select the best artist profiles from under the radar. This week we select artists exhibiting at the conflagration that is Miami Art Week. Sean Fader – New York City, performing at Satellite Art Show Michele A. Utley Voigt – Malibu, CA, exhibiting at... [more]
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Wednesday Web Artist of the Week: Miyö Van Stenis

by Christian Petersen
Miyö Van Stenis is a Venezuelan new media artist currently based in France. Her work explores of the ubiquity and influence of technology, often seen through a strong socio-political lens. An interest in political themes, frequently related to her home country, gives her work an uncommon and vital weight in the world of new media art. In turn, by presenting these themes through digital and web-based interfaces her work has a unique relatability that other mediums might struggle to achieve. Van Stenis’ work is included in two shows at Satellite art fair during Art Basel Miami Beac... [more]
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The Miami Art Fairs: Here’s What You Need to Know

by The Artslant Team
Closing out what can only be described as a relentlessly brutal year, the excesses that are Art Basel Miami Beach and Co. find themselves in the unenviable position of celebrating surfeit in a time of global angst and suffering. But who are we kidding? A sinking shoreline, mosquito-borne pathogens, and a fascist president-elect aren’t stopping this party. Yes, facing the indulgences of Miami Art Week might get you feeling a bit more existential than usual—even in the best of years, Miami’s the source of many a perplexing Why does this exist? moment. So, in the smallest of... [more]
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The Must-See Museum Shows during Miami Art Week

by Neil Vazquez
Art Basel attracts seasonal art world devotees to eat, drink, and spend incredible amounts of money on contemporary art at fairs pitched across Miami Beach and the mainland. Running concurrently with the fairs is Miami Art Week, an amalgamation of the city’s best museum and gallery shows, vying for international attention. In recent years the local museum scene has gone from sparse to highly competitive. The Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is not quite four years old, and the two-year-old Institute of Contemporary (ICA) is already nipping at its heels with its top-notch programming. These, pl... [more]
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Under the Radar: David Rios Ferreira | Zed Nesti | Naira Mushtaq

by The Artslant Team
ArtSlant is an open Arts community with over 200,000 free, user-generated artist profiles. The support of our community is an essential part of our mission — from our magazine to our residency and prize. Every week our editors select the best artist profiles from under the radar. Follow your favorite artists to see new work and exhibitions by adding them to your watchlist. David Rios Ferreira – New York City ... [more]
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Weaving the Illusion: Petros Chrisostomou's Megalomaniac

by Robyn Ashley for Barnebys
[SPONSORED POST] Barnebys is the leading auction aggregator, listing thousands of artworks for auction from around the world. Here is one of our favorites: Petros Chrisostomou (London, 1981) produces works concerned with sculpture and architecture as well as photography. The miniature interiors featured in his works provide a backdrop of grandeur—or often, bleakness (see Untitled (Button), 2010)—to everyday objects through their architectural accuracy; the ordinary is then theatrically arranged through the use of dramatic lighting and staging conventions. Born in Lond... [more]
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Natalia Zuluaga Kicks Off ArtCenter/South Florida’s Latest Chapter with “An Image”

by Audrey L. Phillips
When ArtCenter/South Florida opened on Lincoln Road in 1984, in the heart of South Beach, the street was “nearly abandoned and severely dilapidated.” Today the center, which hosts exhibitions, classes, and a studio residency program, is credited with kickstarting the revitalization of the mall and its surrounding area. Following the appointment of Natalia Zuluaga as Artistic Director this August, ArtCenter itself is getting something of a revitalization. Dynamic changes are underway as the promising Bard Center for Curatorial Studies graduate begins her tenure with an ambitious ex... [more]
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The Artist Positioning Himself as Richter’s Crown Prince

by Edo Dijksterhuis
Next year Eberhard Havekost turns fifty: time to balance the books. The press release for his current solo at KINDL positions Havekost “among the most important German artists of his generation.” The artist himself probably doesn’t agree with an accolade this generic, especially when it’s accompanying the kind of self-confident display of painterly power that is Inhalt. The show takes up two full floors and doesn’t leave much wall space unused. The works on show are so diverse, they could have been created by three or four different artists. Most recognizable as Ha... [more]
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Under the Radar: Hyounsang Yoo | ashley DRAPES | Joshua Sheridan

by The Artslant Team
ArtSlant is an open Arts community with over 200,000 free, user-generated artist profiles. The support of our community is an essential part of our mission — from our magazine to our residency and prize. Every week our editors select the best artist profiles from under the radar. Follow your favorite artists to see new work and exhibitions by adding them to your watchlist. Hyounsang Yoo – Chicago ... [more]
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What do we do now? [Updating]

by Joel Kuennen
Farcical fascist, Donald Trump, will be winging his way through the next four years at the head of the United States government. Fuck this. Stay angry. Be helpful. Be safe. Artists have a duty to remain committed to the critique of society and while this list is not just art-related, our lives and our practices must confront and accept their political implications. Friends and family have been sharing resources — thank you to those of you who shared yours with us. Below is an updating list of resources and organizations for all vulnerable peoples and their allies to survive the o... [more]