258 Galleries Make the Cut for 12th Edition That Opens December 4.
In 2013 the Art Basel show in Miami Beach will feature 258 leading international galleries, drawn from 31 countries across North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The show presents artwork ranging from Modern masters to the latest contemporary works and includes, for the first time in Miami Beach, a sector dedicated to editioned works. Art Basel in Miami Beach, whose Lead Partner is UBS, will take place at the Miami Beach Convention Center from December 5 to December 8, 2013.
The 2013 Miami Beach show asserts again its status as the premier destination for galleries from the United States and Latin America, with nearly half of this year’s exhibitors coming from those regions. Galleries with exhibition spaces in 31 countries across North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa, including Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Monaco, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey,
United Kingdom, United States, and Uruguay are participating at this year’s show.
A select group of younger American galleries are taking part in the show for the first time, including Elizabeth Dee and Corbett vs. Dempsey in the show’s Galleries sector, 47 Canal in Nova, and Bureau and Real Fine Arts in Positions. Reflecting the international show’s growing link to Asia, new galleries from the region include Tang Contemporary Art and One and J. Gallery, both in Positions, and Singapore Tyler Print Institute in Edition.
The focus of the show remains its Galleries sector, which includes 195 of the world’s best established galleries. Long-time exhibitors are joined by first-time participants such as Pace/MacGill Gallery, one of the leading international photography galleries. After a brief hiatus, Art Basel in Miami Beach also welcomes returning galleries Foksal Gallery Foundation, Galerie Jocelyn Wolff, P.P.O.W, and Timothy Taylor Gallery. Several galleries who previously exhibited as part of Nova or Positions have progressed to the main sector of the show, including Gavlak Gallery, Ingleby Gallery, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Galerie Mezzanin, Proyectos Monclova, Ratio 3, Reena Spaulings Fine Art, Galeria Nara Roesler, and Wentrup.
This year’s Nova sector, which offers younger galleries a platform to present work made in the last three years by one, two or three artists, offers a focused selection of 34 participants. Highlights include works by the artists Aaron Bobrow and David Diao; Deyson Gilbert and Marina Simão; Pamela Rosenkranz and Keiichi Tanaami; Saâdane Afif and Karsten Födinger; Oliver Laric and Aleksandra Domanovi; Charles Atlas; Bharti Kher, Sheela Gowda and Prabhavathi Meppayil; Sam Falls, Wyatt Kahn; Teresa Margolles, Pedro Reyes and Jill Magid; Daniela Ortiz, Rita Ponce de León and David Zink Yi and Matthew Chambers and Phil Wagner.
Positions focuses on curated booths presenting a single artist. In 2013, this sector comprises 16 artists, including Ulrik Heltoft, Gabriel Acevedo Velarde, Lourival Cuquinha, Tom Holmes, Jorge Pedro Nuñez, Dove Allouche, Vijai Patchineelam, Stefanos Tsivopoulos, Nicolás Consuegra, Juan López, Seung Yul Oh, Oriol Vilanova, Nadira Husain, Mathieu Malouf, Laercio Redondo, Wang Yuyang.
Following the long success of a dedicated sector for prints and limited-editioned works at Art Basel’s show in Basel, the Edition sector premiers now in Miami Beach with 13 exhibitors, including first-time Miami Beach participants Alan Cristea Gallery, Crown Point Press, gdm, Pace Prints, Paul Stolper Gallery, and Singapore Tyler Print Institute.
The Public sector will for the first time be curated by Nicholas Baume, Director and Chief Curator of New York City’s Public Art Fund. Both the Public and Kabinett sectors will feature expanded significant offerings in 2013, with an increased number of participating artists and galleries. Further information on Public, the Kabinett and Film sectors and Art Basel’s Conversations and Salon series will be released during the fall.
For the past 11 years, Miami Beach’s leading museums and private collections have timed their strongest exhibitions of the year to coincide with Art Basel in Miami Beach, and 2013 is no different. Miami’s leading private collections – among them the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO), the de la Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space, The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, the Rubell Family Collection and World Class Boxing – will be opening their exhibition spaces to guests of the international art show. The museums of South Florida will be staging important exhibitions to coincide with Art Basel. The Pérez Art Museum Miami will open its new Herzog & de Meuron designed building in December with exhibitions including Ai Weiwei: According to What? and commissioned projects by Yael Bartana, Bouchra Khalili, Hew Locke and Monika Sosnowska. On display at the Bass Museum of Art will be Piotr Uklaski: esl, while the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami will present Tracey Emin: Angel without You. Phyllida Barlow: HOARD will be on view at the Norton Museum of Art and the Wolfsonian-FIU will show The Birth of Rome and Rendering War: The Murals of A. G. Santagata.
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