Tag: Miami

Art Industry News: Uh Oh, Looks Like Miami Was a ‘Super-Spreader Event’ as Art-World Revelers Fall Ill With COVID + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know this Friday, December 17. NEED-TO-READ UNESCO Adds Arabic Calligraphy to “Intangible Cultural Heritage” List – The heritage body has accepted a proposal by a coalition of 16 Arabic-speaking countries to add Arabic calligraphy to its list of precious cultural ...

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Kandis Williams, Marcellina Akpojotor Shine at Art Basel Miami Beach – ARTnews.com

Tucked away in a corner of the Miami Beach Convention Center is Art Basel’s Positions Section, in which 19 galleries offer single-artist presentations. Two of the most dynamic booths on offer in this year’s fair, which runs through Saturday, feature work by Kandis Williams (at L.A.’s Night Gallery) and Marcellina Akpojotor (at Rele Gallery of Lagos and Los Angeles). For her booth, Williams offers ...

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See Photos From Artnet and Maestro Dobel Tequila’s Miami Art Week Event Celebrating Mexico’s Contemporary Art and Design Community

It took a while, but soon enough, the traffic up Collins Avenue started flowing as freely as the Dobel cocktails at Ocho, the expansive rooftop bar atop Soho Beach House Miami, on the evening of November 30. Guests came to toast the second consecutive year of a partnership between Artnet and Maestro Dobel Tequila, forged in support of Mexico’s Pocoapoco, an arts residency and ...

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An Artist Tried to Sell Her Actual Human Eggs as an NFT at Art Miami in Some Sort of Sign of the Times + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Monday, December 6. NEED-TO-READ Controversial Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden Plan Approved – After many, many meetings, the National Capital Planning Commission in Washington, D.C., has officially approved the controversial revamp of the Hirshhorn Museum’s sculpture garden. The ...

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Experts weigh in on NFT craze during Art Basel Miami Beach

MIAMI – Non-fungible tokens allow creators to make money every time their works sell even when they are not involved in the transaction. The companies involved with the NFTs make fees. Cryptocurrency investors see it as an opportunity. The artworld is intrigued by the secondary market.NFT’s made headlines in March when Mike Winkelmann, better known as digital artist Beeple, made history. The 40-year-old designer ...

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Lenny Kravitz wows at private party during Miami Art week

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Legendary rocker Lenny Kravitz gave a private performance Friday for a star-studded crowd that included Leonardo DiCaprio and local Latin boy band CNCO during Miami’s Art Week.The lavish party is an annual affair hosted by business mogul and art collector Wayne Boich. He and his wife also hosted a private dinner before the Richard Mille After Dark event at ...

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The Best Booths at NADA Miami 2021 – ARTnews.com

If fatigue was setting in from Art Basel Miami Beach’s VIP preview on Tuesday, it didn’t show during the opening of NADA Miami on Wednesday, where dealers, collectors, and more crowded into Ice Palace Film Studios to see booths by around 170 galleries. On the whole, those enterprises trend younger than the ones that show at Art Basel, but the offerings this year at ...

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What Was on Trend During Art Basel Miami Beach 2021 – ARTnews.com

Art Basel, NADA, Untitled, high-profile parties, runway shows, concerts, gallery dinners, performance art—there’s been a whole lot to see and do this week in Miami. Although the mood may have been slightly dampened by continued travel restrictions and the prospect of continued Covid spread, activity largely progressed as planned. But what did it all mean? And what might we stand to learn about the ...

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