A Girls’ Guide to ABMB 2012

Monday, Dec. 3

5-9pm | Event: Film Screening by RMP
RPM Project – Rhonda Mitrani l Patricia Schnall Gutierrez l Marina Font presents an opening celebrations of Ann Marie Was Here…, a multi-media installation that humorously captures predicaments of the modern woman. On view thru January 6, 2013.
RMP Screening Room, 2626 NW 2 Avenue, Wynwood

6pm | Opening: MADA / Wynwood Galleries
Alejandra Von Hartz, Arevalo, Dot Fiftyone Gallery, Robert Fontaine Gallery, Glottman, Hardcore Art Space, KaBe Contemporary, Diana Lowenstein, Now Contemporary Art, Pan American Art Projects, Sammer Gallery, & The Screening Room
Miami Art Dealers Association, Various locations, Wynwood

Tuesday, Dec. 4

7-10pm | Opening: Closer at Spinello Gallery
A visual study of the interaction between two people, multidisciplinary artists Antonia Wright and Ruben Millares present Drinks On Me, part of group exhibition, CLOSER — curated by Anthony Spinello at Spinello Projects. On view thru January 5, 2013.
Spinello Gallery, 2930 NW 7th Avenue, West of Wynwood

Wednesday, Dec. 5

10:30am | Curator Talk: Mari Carmen Ramirez
Book Launch, Pulses of Abstraction in Latin America, Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection, and public talk by Mari Carmen Ramirez – Curator of Latin American Art at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston.
CIFO Art Space, 1018 North Miami Avenue, Downtown

11:30am | Conversation: Jillian Hernandez and artist Rachel Lachowicz
Jillian Hernandez, MOCA Education Outreach Coordinator speaks with artist Rachel Lachowicz on her creative approach to feminist topics and production.
PULSE Miami Lounge, 1400 N. Miami Ave, Downtown

7pm – Midnight | Exhibition Opening: Migrating Inwards
“Migrating Inwards” unites the work of two ArtCenter alumni, Wendy Wischer and Antonia Wright, and two resident artists, Luis Garcia-Nerey and David Zalben. Wischer invokes the viewer to reflect on the sensation of flight as if looking out from above while simultaneously observing inwards. Zalben evokes innocence and freedom with his flock of birds leading the eye into the space. Garcia-Nerey invites viewers to construct themselves within his work while Wright explores different realities existing at the same time. On view December 5-26, 2012.
Art Center South Florida, Lincoln Road, Miami Beach

Thursday, Dec. 6

9am – Noon | Event: Breakfast at the Bakehouse
Exhibitions and open artist studios with a light breakfast, Thursday and Friday morning.
Bakehouse Art Complex, 561 NW 32 Street, Wynwood

10:30am | Public Talk: Curatorial Approach to Collecting
Talk by Inés Katzenstein, Director of Art History Department at Torcuato di Tella University, Buenos Aires. Followed by a guided tour of the current exhibition Said/Unspoken.
CIFO Art Space, 1018 North Miami Avenue, Downtown

1:30 – 3pm | Curator Tour: Art Public
The Bass Museum of Art, in partnership with Art Basel Miami Beach, will work with Christine Y. Kim, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art and co-founder of LAND, to curate Art Public. Outdoor sculptures, interactive performances, site-specific installations and public artworks within an open and public exhibition format located in Collins Park. RSVP at artpublic_tours@bassmuseum.org
Bass Museum/Collins Park, 21 Street and Collins Ave, Miami Beach

3pm | ABMB Art Salon: Walead Beshty and Silvia Karman Cubiñá
Art Salon presentation at Art Basel Miami Beach with Walead Beshty, Artist, Los Angeles in conversation with Silvia Karman Cubiñá, Executive Director and Chief Curator, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach.
Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami Beach Convention Centre, Hall D, Miami Beach

7-11pm | Opening: Storefront
Exhibition of storefronts and shopwindows through the Design District. Organized by Ibett Yanez, director of the de la Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space and Tiffany Chestler,  manager and curator for the Craig Robins Collection.
Buena Vista Building #120, 180 NE 39th Street, Design District

7-10pm | Exhibit: Raneytown
Primary Projects will host a two-part, two-venue initiative during Miami Art Week. Raneytown, a solo exhibit by Miami native, New York-based artist Rebeca Raney will metamorphose the gallery into a rainbow-coated site.
Primary Projects, 4141 NE 2 Ave, Suite 104, Design District

Friday, Dec. 7

9am – 1pm | Open Studios: Artists in Residence at Cannonball
Current Residents: Patricia Hernandez, Jiae Hwang, Lucas Leyva, Jillian Mayer, Pioneer Winter and others.
Cannonball (formerly LegalArt), 1035 N. Miami Avenue, Downtown

Noon | Curator Tour: Art Miami
Carol Damian, Director of the Frost Art Museum leads an intimate guided tour of the Art Miami pavilions. Tour will start at the Frost Art Museum booth.
Art Miami, 3101 NE 1st Avenue, Midtown Miami

1pm | ABMB Salon: Artistic Practice; Street Art in the Middle East: Alternative Forms of Political Expression
Speakers: James Brett, Founder and Curator, the Museum Of Everything, London; Tala Saleh, Author of Marking Beirut; Khobar, Saudi Arabia; Moderator: Princess Alia Al-Senussi, Patron, London
Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami Beach Convention Centre, Hall D, Miami Beach

6pm | ABMB Salon: Latin Art Market, Challenges and Opportunities in Brazil and Mexico
Speakers: Mireya Escalante, Director, Isabel and Agustin Coppel Collection, Mexico City; Ana Leticia Fialho, Art Market Researcher, São Paulo; Moderator: Charmaine Picard, Art Critic and Writer for The Art Newspaper, New York
Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami Beach Convention Centre, Hall D, Miami Beach


Saturday, Dec. 8

10am | ABMB Conversation: Asia Focus, Why Japanese Post-War Art Matters Now
Panelists: Doryun Chong, Associate Curator, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York;  Allan Schwartzman, Chief Curator, Inhotim, Minas Gerais; Director, Rachofsky Collection, Dallas; Mika Yoshitake, Assistant Curator, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; Moderator | Alexandra Munroe, Samsung Senior Curator of Asian Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami Beach Convention Centre, Info Zone D, Miami Beach

10am – 2pm | Open Studios: Fountainhead Studios
Nearly 25,000 sq. ft of artist workspace, with over 30 artist studios. Jenny Brillhart, Moira Holohan, Don Lambert, Natalya Laskis, Michael Balbone, Carmen Tiffany, Karen Starosta-Gilinski, Lori Nozick, Cynthia Cruz, Scott Shannon, Nicole Doran, Marcos Valella, Carla Fache and others.
Fountainhead Studios, 7339 NW Miami Court, Little River

10am – 2pm | Open Studios: Fountainhead Haus
Open studios of Miami artists Augustine Woodgate, Clifton Childree, Cristina Lei Rodriguez, Manny Pieres and Typoe.
Fountainhead Haus, 5500 NE 7 Avenue, Morningside

11 am | Tour: The Bloggers’ Guide to Art Miami
Artist/blogger Joanne Mattera takes to the aisles for an hour-long tour of the Art Miami Fair, stopping to admire artwork and engage in dialogue with dealers. There will be informal discussions following the tour.
Art Miami, 3101 NE 1st Avenue, Midtown Miami

5pm | ABMB Salon, Artist Talk: Painting Forever
Tala Madani, Artist, Los Angeles; Oscar Murillo, Artist, London; Moderator: Chris Wiley, Kaleidoscope Associate Editor and Artist, New York
Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami Beach Convention Centre, Hall D, Miami Beach

Sunday, Dec. 9

11:30am | Lecture: Currency, Value, Hype
Led by Martha Buskirk, Professor of Art History of Criticism at Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, Massachusetts, presented by Miami Art Museum and University of Miami Department of Philosophy.
Miami Art Museum, 101 W. Flagler Street, Downtown

9am-1pm | Brunch and Tour: Following the Line at Girls’ Club
Brunch reception and informal tours of Following the Line: contemporary drawings from the collection of Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz, led by curator Carol Jazzar and gallery director Sarah Michelle Rupert.
Girls’ Club, 117 NE 2 Street, Fort Lauderdale


Art Basel Miami Beach

Miami Beach Convention Center, Entrances on Convention Center Drive and Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
$42 one-day ticket

Aside from the more than 200 galleries showing Modern and Contemporary art from around the globe, Art Basel Miami Beach presents an interesting program of curated and alternative platforms for exhibition including:

Nova: galleries representing two to three of their artists with new works

Eleven Rivington, New York | Hilary Berseth, Michael DeLucia, and Katrin Sigurdardottir
Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin | Anne Chu, Meg Cranston, and Rose Wylie
Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City | Tania Pérez Cordova, Nina Beier

Kabinett: curated exhibitions including thematic group exhibitions, art-historical showcases and solo shows for rising stars

Galerie Barbara Thumm | series of drawings titled “The Greatest Film Never Made” by Fiona Banner
Lia Rumma, Milan | recent installations by Marina Abramovic

Positions: single major projects from one of artist

Fitzroy Gallery, New York | Colby Bird
Labor, Mexico City | Irene Kopelman
Mor Charpentier, Paris | Julieta Aranda
Ramiken Crucible, New York | Andra Ursuta
Galerie Michel Rein, Paris | Latoya Ruby Frazier
Spinello Projects,  Miami | Agustina Woodgate

PULSE Art Fair

1400 N. Miami Avenue, Downtown
$20 general admission

Dedicated solely to contemporary art, Pulse brings together exciting projects from galleries, non-profit spaces and artists.

Girls’ Club, Fort Lauerdale | Site-specific installation by Julie Davidow
Dorsch Gallery, Miami | Jenny Brillhart, Felecia Chizuko Carlisle, Elisabeth Condon
La Galeie Particulie’re, Paris | photographs by Claudine Doury
Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica | Rachel Lachowicz
Adah Rose Gallery, Kensington | mixed media sculptures by Jessica Drenk
Scaramouche, New York | video sculptures by Katja Loher
Cannonball | video installation by Jillian Mayer, titled MEGAMEGA UPLOAD (2012)

NADA Art Fair

Deauville Beach Resort, 6701 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
free admission

The only non-profit fair coming to town this week, NADA provides a unique offering of new and underexposed art from galleries, publications, non-profit spaces and artists. Be sure to check out the site-specific sculpture by local artist Lori Nozick at fair’s entrance.

American Contemporary, New York | Daphne Fitzpatrick
Cumulus Studios, New York | functional outdoor objects by contemporary artists
Nicole Klagsburn Gallery | work from gallery artists
Locust Projects, Miami | special presentation
Lisa Cooley, New York | new work by Alice Channer, Liz Craft, Alan Reid, and Cynthia Daignault

Little Collector | just-for-kids tours of NADA Miami Beach

Scope Art Fair

110 NE 36 Street, Midtown Miami
$20 general admission, student discounts available

One the more broader-scoped fairs is Scope Miami, bringing together multiple creative industries, including fashion, film, music and performance in their new 100,000 ft2 pavilion in Midtown Miami.

ABBA Fine Art, Miami | Debra Holt
Andenken Gallery/The Garage, Amsterdam | collage by Amanda Marie
Art Felicia, Liechtenstein | sculptures by Anke Ellerghard
Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art, Miami | Shoshana Weinberger
Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington DC | Amy Boone-McCreesh, Matthew Mann, Milana Braslavky
LeMieux Galleries, New Orleans | Kathryn Hunter, Kate Samworth and Theresa Honeywell
Mironova Gallery, Kiev | Tatiana Tret, Jessica Lichtenstein
NOoSPHERE Arts, New York | Sol Kjok
Swensen Gallery at Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami | Bianca Pratprius and Ernesto Kunde
Vertice Galería de Arte, Peru | Alessandra Rebagliati, Mariana Tschudi

Aqua Art Fair

Aqua Hotel, 1530 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
$10 general admission

A unique approach to art fair exhibitions, Aqua showcases its young dealers and galleries in hotel rooms at the two-story Aqua Hotel in South Beach with sculptures and special projects in the hotel’s central courtyard.

Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York | Marilla Palmer, Yolanda Sanchez and Kim Ucklyama
Mayer Fine Art, Norfolk, VA | Kristin Skees, Sheila Giolitti, Katie Hudnal and Leigh Anne Chambers
Pole Drift, Seattle | Lisa Liedgren
Jeanie Madsen Gallery, Santa Monica | Jennifer Verge and others
Zia Gallery, Winnetka, IL | Fumiko Toda, Melissa Jay Craig, Mary Burke and others
Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta | Sarah Emerson, Meg Aubrey, Ann-Marie Manker and others

Babel Shield | special project installation by Jen Pack at the Aqua Courtyard

Art Miami

3101 NE 1 Avenue, Midtown Miami/Wynwood
$20 one-day pass

A pavilion fair with ever expanding breadth, Art Miami focuses on modern and contemporary art from a bevy of international dealers and galleries.  Launching this year is Art Miami Context, which is set to bring a curated group of 50 galleries to present cutting edge work by emerging and mid-career artists.

Pace Prints, New York | Ghada Amer, Wangechi Mutu, Kiki Smith, and others
Sundaram Tagore Gallery, New York | Kim Joon, Jane Lee, Judith Murray and others

CONTEXT Art Miami Pavillion

Art Video | New Media Lounge: Girls or Boys? Who Cares?! a selected group of works sourced from museums, private collections and art institutions across Europe and the United States, curated by Julia Draganovic, and Claudia Loffelholz, fouders of LaRete Art Projects.


Beachside, 12 Street and Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
$20 admission, discounts for students, seniors

The only fair this year to tackle the beach head on, Untitled has set up a beachside pavilion to house contemporary works by international artists.

Dimensions Variable, Miami | Adler Guerrier, Frances Trombly and Leyden Rodriguez
Loyal, Malmö, Sweden | Jackie Gendel, Jesse Greenberg, Ara Peterson, Francine Spiegel
Monya Rowe Gallery, New York | Larssa Bates, Angela Dufresne, Devin Troy Strother


2200 NW 2nd Ave, Wynwood
free admission

An alternative to the mega-mart sensibility of the familiar fairs, Seven presents work from a small coalition of New York and London-based galleries, with a majority of the galleries presenting solo exhibitions from female artists.





Art and Culture Center of Hollywood | Multiple exhibitions
Elisabeth Condon: The Seven Seas
Millree Hughes and Peter Boyd McLean: Lummox
Antonia Wright and Ruben Millares: Love on an Escalator
Rosemarie Chiarlone and Susan Weiner: Obstruction
ABMB hours: Tuesday – Friday, 10 am – 5 pm, Saturday – Sunday, Noon – 4 pm. Closed Mondays.
1650 Harrison Street, Hollywood

Girls’ Club Collection | Following the Line
Contemporary drawings from the collection of Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz, curated by Carol Jazzar. Works on view include internationally renowned artists such as Louise Bourgeois and Alice Neel, and current practitioners on the world stage such as Tracey Emin, Joanne Greenbaum, Klara Kristalova and Wangechi Mutu. South Florida artists include Naomi Fisher, Beatriz Monteavaro and Jorge Pantoja.
ABMB hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 9am-1pm
Girls’ Club, 117 NE 2 Street, Fort Lauderdale

Miami Art Museum | New Work 2012
Recent and newly commissioned work by approximately a dozen Miami-based artists, featuring site-specific installations, sculpture, painting, and photography.
ABMB hours: Tuesday – Friday, 10 am – 5 pm, Saturday – Sunday, Noon – 5 pm. Closed Mondays.
101 Flagler Avenue, Downtown

Bass Museum of Art | Endless Renaissance
The Bass Museum of Art will present six individual solo artist projects by contemporary artists: Eija-Liisa Ahtila (Finland), Barry X Ball (USA), Walead Beshty (UK), Hans-Peter Feldmann (Germany), Ged Quinn (UK) and Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook (Thailand).
ABMB hours: Thursday – Monday, 10am – 6pm
2100 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

The Wolfsonian – Florida International University | Describing Labor
Describing Labor draws on artist Esther Shalev-Gerz’s research into depictions of work and working figures from the late nineteenth through the mid-twentieth century. Through new works of video, audio, and photography, Describing Labor gives image to this often unseen figure whose labor fabricates the physical world.
ABMB hours: Open daily noon-6pm; Fridays noon-9pm; closed Wednesday.
1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach

Art Center South Florida
Curated studio visits by appointment Thursday-Sunday, December 6-7 & 9, 9am-12pm. RSVP to exhibitions@artcentersf.org, space limited.
800-810 & 924 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach

Wynwood Studios
Open studios Thursday, December 6, 9am-1pm: Gavin Perry, Beatriz Monteavaro, Gean Moreno, Oliver Sanchez, Magnus Sigurdarson, Michael Vasquez and others
1549 NW 28th Street, Wynwood

Bakehouse Art Complex
The Bakehouse Art Complex is a not-for-profit organization that provides affordable studios, exhibition galleries, and professional development opportunities.
561 NW 32nd Street, Wynwood

Downtown Studios
Open studios, Friday, December 7, 9am-1pm: Chris Carter, Dimensions Variable, Jim Drain, Naomi Fisher, Adler Guerrier, Kathleen Hudspeth, Legal Art, Leyden Rodriguez, George Sanchez, TM Sisters, Frances Trombly, Thom Wheeler and Bas Fisher Invitational.
122 NE 11th Street, Downtown

Cannonball (formerly LegalArt)
Open Studios, Friday, December 7, 9am-1pm: Tour the state-of-the-art facility and to explore the live/work studios of current residents: . Each resident will be available to discuss his/her current work.
1035 N. Miami Avenue, Downtown

Fountainhead Studios
Open Studios, Saturday, Dec. 8, 10am-1pm: Jenny Brillhart, Moira Holohan, Don Lambert, Natalya Laskis, Michael Balbone, Carmen Tiffany, Karen Starosta-Gilinski, Lori Nozick, Cynthia Cruz, Scott Shannon, Nicole Doran, Marcos Valella, Carla Fache and others.
7339 NW Miami Court, Littler River

Fountainhead Residency
Open studios, Saturday, Dec. 8, 9am-1pm:
Rowan Smith, Cape Town, South Africa; Gudmunder Thoroddsen, Reykjavik, Iceland; Jacin Giordano, Hartford, CT; Parker Ito, Los Angeles, CA; Naama Tsabar, New York, NY
5600 N Bayshore Drive, Buena Vista

Red Bridge Studios
Open studios, Tuesday, December 4, 8:30-10pm: Robert Thiele, Carol Brown, Luisa Basnuevo, Kristen Thiele, Salvatore La Rosa, Francesco Casale, Lou Anne Colodny / under the bridge; Project Space: William Cordova, Peter Hosfeld, Kerry Phillips, Stephan Tugrul, in conjunction with the Museum of Art North Miami Vanity Fair Party.
12425 NE 13th Ave, North Miami

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