Monday, September 30, 2013

UNTITLED, Second Edition, Dec 4-8

“The beach is Miami's greatest public space. Having the fair at the water's edge is bringing art to the heart of the city.” 

UNTITLED Miami Beach Announces Second Edition Fair Dates For ...
UNTITLED Miami Beach has announced their second fair which will run simultaneously with Art Basel Miami. The fair launched in 2012, is on from December 4 – 8, 2013. UNTITLED.’s curatorial approach to the traditional art fair model places an emphasis on the viewer’s experience by contextualizing the artworks exhibited at each booth. The fair presents a selection of international galleries and not-for-profit spaces, positioned side by side to create a less segregated fair installation. . . . Located directly on the beach in the heart of South Beach at Ocean Drive and 12th Street, UNTITLED. Miami Beach is housed in a unique temporary structure ... UNTITLED. is also pleased to announce its partnership with the Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach. The Bass Museum has chosen UNTITLED. as the site for its 2012 gala fundraiser to be held on Monday, December 3, 2012, in conjunction with the Vernissage prior to the fair’s official opening. (read more at link above)

Monday, September 23, 2013

Israel Museum's new art curator

Mira Lapidot’s appointment as the Israel Museum’s new art curator--

Sailing the flagship of Israeli art
Sailing the flagship of Israeli art. Israel Museum's new art curator strives to maintain her commitment to local art while avoiding experimental exhibitions that other museums prefer. 'This isn't just a place,' she says.  ...(read more at link above)


Monday, September 16, 2013

Miami art scene "“The Miami art scene is burgeoning and growing exponentially,” notes Kelli Bodle, the museum’s assistant curator who coordinated the exhibition. She says she has seen the number of Miami artists selected for the show increase every year. That geographical tilt is immediately evident at the entrance to the exhibition. . . . " (read more at link above)

Monday, September 9, 2013

Nicholas Baume to curate Art Basel Miami Beach

Nicholas Baume to curate Art Basel Miami Beach « AMA: "Nicholas Baume, the director and chief curator of the New York-based Public Art Fund, has been announced as the director and chief curator of Art Basel Miami Beach’s outdoor sculpture exhibition, to be held in December 2013. Entitled “Public”, the third edition of the exhibition is to be co-produced with Miami Beach’s Bass Museum of Art, and will be staged in the waterfront park in front of the institution."

Monday, September 2, 2013

The job of an artist

The woman behind the NSA scoops - "“The job of an artist is to express things; we’re not activists, we’re not organizers, we’re not politicians. So even though I do have political beliefs, my job as an artist is to express how I’m perceiving the world,” Poitras said in a 2011 video interview with the New York Times. ”And so the work I’ve tried to do as a storyteller, as a filmmaker, as somebody who captures images, is to create documents, to create a record, and to create a record that’s grounded in human stories.”"

NYTimes: Art & Design