/gallery/ads/2270.jpg?u=1563685961

Log In   ·   Become A Member

Art Miami And Sister Fair, CONTEXT Art Miami, Draws Over 84,000 Fairgoers

Lee Fryd

Mira Lehr in front of "Magenta Mangrove" at the Art Miami Rosenbaum Gallery space. (Courtesy Photo)

"How do you like your company," Mira Lehr's art dealer, Howard Rosenbaum, asked of Rosenbaum Gallery's sprawling Art Miami booth, where her large Mangrove inspired canvasses hung alongside Picasso's, Miro's, a Mark Bradford that sold for five million and a Rothko that broke records with its sale. We were at Art Miami's opening night, the party that kicks off the Art Basel week, with such glamour, it's easy to forget the serious money that underpinning it.

"This was our most successful fair to date when you consider the volume of sales of important art works, the overall quality of the artists and respected international galleries that exhibited," Nick Korniloff, Director of Art Miami, said. Blue chip artists including Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol, David Hockney, Robert Indiana, Damien Hirst, George Condo, Wifredo Lam, Jackson Pollock, Josef Albers, Alexander Calder, Jeff Koons, Willem de Kooning, Roy Lichtenstein, Marc Chagall, Ed Ruscha, Keith Haring, Frank Stella and Richard Serra, filled the hall. Next door was Art Context, linked by a VIP area.

Forest Whitaker, Brooke Shields, Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary, Beth Rudin DeWoody, Audrey and Martin Gruss, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and his wife Aileen Kennedy, Alice Louise Walton, Eileen Guggenheim, Kim Heirston, The Originals actress Claire Holt, Josh Altman of the Altman Brothers, Brandon Boyd, NFL player Gosder Cherilus, Chip Bowers, President of Business Operations, Miami Marlins, United States Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, and Alan Dershowitz were among those browsing and shopping.

We were arrested by New York philanthropist and jewelry designer Kara Ross' interactive exhibit. "Unleashed by Kara Ross is a non profit media company that celebrates and supports female artisans and entrepreneurs," said Jacqueline Brennan. "We're here at Art Miami doing an augmented reality showcase of our film series, 'Connecting Thread.'"

Later that week, another sister fair, Aqua Art Miami, opened. "We curated an engaging variety of artists and galleries that show work by people who are thinking outside of the box and creating new art that pushes boundaries," said Director Grela Orihuela, who curated the successful five day showcase.




Related Articles:

Be the first to comment on this article. (Just fill out the form below)
 

Submit Your Comment

Please note, you are not currently logged in. Your comment will be submitted as a guest.
To submit your comment as a member, please click here.
Your Name:
Location:*
Comments:*
* Comments will be reviewed and posted in a timely fashion
* All fields are required
Question:*
What color is a banana?
(For spam prevention, thanks)
 
 
/gallery/ads/2131.gif?u=1563685961
/gallery/ads/2257.gif?u=1563685961
/gallery/ads/1539.jpg?u=1563685961
BNB Bank
For over 100 years Bridgehampton Bank has been the East End's hometown bank. Many success stories...one bank, BNB!

Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home
We pay less,and so do you.With over 1,000 stores in our buying group, we can get the lowest prices from the best flooring manufacturers and pass the savings on to you.Visit our other locations: Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home, 675 North Sea Road,Southampton, NY 11968

CP Complete- Landscape Design & Construction
Paul Guillo And Chris Hall Two Of The Most Respected Names In The Community Together, they are partners in CP Complete. They bring their years of experience and integrity to creating and renovating luxury backyards.

Brown Harris Stevens is the quintessential luxury real estate firm, with a history of leadership and a culture of professionalism and discretion dating back to 1873
Brown Harris Stevens is the quintessential luxury real estate firm, with a history of leadership and a culture of professionalism and discretion dating back to 1873. At every level of Brown Harris Stevens, you will find highly experienced, knowledgeable experts, single-mindedly devoted to your interests and your satisfaction. With offices in the Hamptons, New York City, Palm Beach, and Miami our brokers are exceptional - leading the field with the quality of their work ethic, their outstanding success rate and the sheer quantity of their transactions.

Southrifty Drug 54 Jagger Lane, Southampton Village
Southrifty Drug is a small, neighborhood pharmacy with limited shelf space, and we have to be very selective about which over-the-counter items we carry. As a result you'll find a no nonsense concentration of very effective, high quality and useful products on our shelves. In this new section, we feature a number of these products that we feel are especially worthy of your consideration.