Miami Art Week 2019
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From December 2, 2019

As of December 8, 2019

The high mass of contemporary art returns to Miami. Unmissable event for seasoned and amateur collectors from all over the world, Miami Art Week will be held from Monday 2 to Sunday 8 December with, as a highlight, the 2019 edition of Art Basel Miami Beach without forgetting the various fairs and satellite exhibitions.

The flagship

For its eighteenth edition, Art Basel Miami Beach will receive from Thursday December 5 to Sunday December 8 nearly 200 international galleries handpicked at the Miami Beach Convention Center including the Parisian brand Applicat-Prazan which will exhibit in particular the works of great French painters like Jean Dubuffet and Pierre Soulages. This fair, which attracts more than 70,000 visitors each year, will also inaugurate "Meridians" a new section dedicated to oversized works. 1901 Convention Center Dr, Miami Beach – Info here


The oldest contemporary art fair in Miami, Art Miami will celebrate its thirtieth anniversary this year and will welcome more than a hundred gallery owners from around the world from Tuesday 3 to Sunday 8 December at the Art Miami Pavilion. Among them, two French whose galleries are located in Wynwood: Lélia Mordoch, who will come to present the works of Julio Le Parc, an Argentinian artist exploring all facets of kinetic art, as well as Fabien Castanier, who will exhibit in particular the works of Speedy Graphito, one of the pioneers of the street art movement in France. NE 14th Street & Biscayne Bay, Miami – Info here

Located nearby, the fair CONTEXT, Art Miami’s little sister, will highlight many international artists from Tuesday 3 to Sunday 8 December. French gallery owner Emmanuelle Grelier will exhibit in particular the works of two French women: Anne de Villeméjane and Laurence Perratzi who tackle the issues of masculinity and femininity. NE 14th Street & Biscayne Bay, Miami – Info here

Renowned for promoting the most innovative works, this year SCOPE Miami Beach will bring together more than 130 galleries from Paris, New York and Berlin from Tuesday 3 to Sunday 8 December at the Scope Pavilion located on the beach at Ocean Drive. The French painter Laurence de Valmy, represented by the London gallery Kahn Gallery, will exhibit the works of his series entitled "Embrace", all inspired by the history of the embrace treated by renowned artists like Auguste Rodin and Gustav Klimt . 801 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach – Info here

The cultural marathon will also pass through Aqua Art Miami which, like every year, will take over the eponymous Art Deco hotel on Collins Avenue. Transformed for the occasion into an exhibition hall, the establishment will allow visitors to wander from room to room in order to appreciate the works of fifty artists in mid-career. Present for the third consecutive year, the French Carole Jury, represented by the Italian gallery Alessandro Berni Gallery, will present the oil paintings from her latest series entitled "Flying Kite". 1530 Collins Ave, Miami Beach – Info here

Lovers of decorative art objects with futuristic lines will not fail to go to Design Miami where many French gallery owners like Philippe Gravier, Patrick Seguin or Didier Krzentowski will also stop over from Tuesday 3 to Sunday 8 December near the Miami Miami Beach Convention Center. 1850 Convention Center Dr, Miami Beach – Info here

Powering emerging local and international artists, Pulse, which will be held from Thursday 5 to Sunday 8 December at the Indian Beach Park in Miami Beach, will in particular allow yourself to be captivated by the works of Lyonnais Nicolas Pegon which revolve mainly around eroticism and bestiality. 4601 Collins Ave, Miami Beach – Info here

The exhibitions

The fans of Richard Orlinski's colored resin or hollowed metal bestiary will be delighted. In partnership with the Markowicz Fine Art gallery, located in the Design District, the Parisian sculptor will exhibit certain pieces from his "Born Wild" collection at Mondrian South Beach until Monday, January 27. The opening of this exhibition will take place on Wednesday December 4 at 7pm. 1100 West Ave, Miami Beach – Info here

At Wynwood, the Art Center will welcome many international artists from Thursday 5 to Sunday 15 December, including the French artist Bénédicte Blanc-Fontenille who will exhibit certain pieces from her series entitled "Permanent Stream Excerpt" combining photography and oil painting. These works produced on aluminum plates are part of the continuity of his work carried out around his floating paintings. 151 NW 36 St, Miami – Info here

In the Design District, the French ready-to-wear brand Zadig & Voltaire will present on Friday December 6 some pieces from its latest collection, the fruit of an exclusive collaboration with the Venezuelan artist Jormi Graterol. 102 NE 40th St, Miami – Info here

The Miami Photo Center, the association of Frenchman Frédéric Friedmann, is organizing the second edition of the "Vision Excellence Awards" competition which will reward the photographic work of enthusiasts on Sunday December 1 at 6pm at the Miami Limited Edition. The winners of the four categories will then have their photos exhibited at the Miami International University of Art & Design. 2214 N Miami Ave # 101, Miami – Info here

The multidisciplinary French artist Anna Alexis Michel will present certain pieces from her series entitled "The Meringue Project", a conceptual photography project around a meringue depicting the female sex. These works, which will be exhibited on Thursday December 5 at the Gran Paraiso in the Edgewater district on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the real estate agency Viac Luxury Real Estate, will be discovered among those of other French artists such as the painter Harry Guzzi or the photographer Michel Tessier. 480 NE 31st St, Miami – Info here

Finally, graffiti lovers will be able to learn more about the development of this street art thanks to the Museum of Graffiti which will open on Thursday December 5 in the heart of Wynwood, the street art district of Miami. The establishment will notably highlight the works of specialists in the discipline such as the New Yorkers Sonic and Dondi White or the Franco-American JonOne. 299 NW 25th Street, Miami – Info here


From December 2, 2019

As of December 8, 2019


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