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Art Basel Miami Beach 2019

In Grand Ma’s Dream Grand Dad Sculpture of Her Would Look More Like This, Laure Prouvost, 2018.

Miami Art Week is going to be in full swing all over the Magic City with 20 fairs alongside ART BASEL and its partner fair DESIGN MIAMI, and hundreds of pop-up events thoughout the week.

Every year ART BASEL alone showcases over 200 galeries including several French galleries. During this week-long art fair, we can admire the work presented by 20 French galleries such as Perrotin, kamel mennour, Mor Charpentier, Nathalie Obadia, Galerie Frank Elbaz and Galerie Karsten Greve to name a few.

The Meridians, a new sector dedicated to monumental artworks, will debut in the Miami Beach show. It showcases around 30 projects that push the limits of what can traditionally is exposed at an art fair. 5 French galleries are invited: Almine Rech, Galerie Lelong&Co., Galleria Continua, Chantal Crousel, and Ceysson & Bénétière Wandhaff. Lisson Gallery is presenting the work of London-based, French artist Laure Prouvost and her DEEP TRAVEL Ink Collection.

Their Magazines sector present the publications of these three French magazines: Crash, Numéro and Novembre.

Pseudosphère Consol, Nadège Mouyssinat. Design Miami 2019.

The partner fair DESIGN MIAMI is featuring 5 French galleries.
Carpenters Workshop Gallery produces and exhibits functional sculpture by both established and international rising artists and designers who work outside traditional territories of expression.
Patrick Seguin showcases the talent of 20th-century French designers, including Jean Prouvé, Charlotte Perriand, Le Corbusier, and Jean Royère.
Philippe Gravier has developed two concepts: Small Nomad Houses combining art and architecture, and Elements of Architecture combining architecture and sculpture.
Galerie Kreo produces and presents limited-edition pieces by contemporary designers, such as François Bauchet, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Pierre Charpin, and Studio Wieki Somers, among others. The gallery offers lighting from the 1950s to the present day, including masterpieces by Gino Sarfatti.
Galerie Scène Ouverte presents young and established artists who create unique furniture and objects in small editions, with a focus on ceramics. The gallery attaches great importance to the French savoir faire of certain ancestral gestures carried over to the taste of the day, and creates a link between contemporary work and traditional craft.

DESIGN MIAMI's Satellite program invites designers, businesses and institutions to create unique exhibitions with strong curatorial and educational perspectives. Each satellite program reflects a contemporary view onto what’s happening in the design world at large.

Les Ateliers Courbet + Thirlwall Design present Please Be Seated
It is a capsule installation offering a glimpse at French filmmaker Jacques Tati’s humorous satire on modern design, lifestyle, and consumerism as portrayed in his 1958 film Mon Oncle (My Uncle).

KROA, Victor Vasarely, 1968.

Art Basel Satellite Art Fairs: This year, France is well represented for the Art Fair Season with over 35 French galleries!


ART MIAMI is featuring 10 of them with local galleries including Waltman Ortega Fine Art exhibiting the work of François Bard, Jerome Lagarrigue and Alain Le Boucher, Lelia Mordoch Gallery with François Morellet, and Fabien Castanier presenting a solo exhibit from JonOne. Galerie Raphael is featuring the work of Henri Matisse and Marc Chagall. The French galleries Bogéna Galerie, Polka Galerie and Galerie Francesco Vangelli De Cresci are presenting several French artists.

7 French galleries are coming to CONTEXT, among them you can find Lise Braun Collection, ABCYNTH Galerie, Galerie Calderone, Galerie Frédéric Got and Galerie Barrou Planquart. The London-based gallery, French Art Studio, promoting French culture and artist is coming. It is featuring the work of French artists Pierre-Francois Grimaldi, Alban, YZ Claire Fahys and André Nadal.

PULSE is presenting Galerie ALB and Nil Gallery from France, as well as Miami-based Momentum Gallery presenting the work of Vincent Fournier. This year, for PULSE's Prize Nominees, the work of Jean Jullien is highlighted by Chandran Gallery. The PULSE Prize will be announced during a ceremony that will take place during the fair’s Private Preview Brunch on Thursday, December 5th at 12pm.

8 French galleries are coming to SCOPE art fair, among them Kavachnina Contemporary which have a gallery in Paris and in Miami. Come by and visit, here's some of them: l'Atelier 55, Galerie Duret, Had Gallery, PdP Gallery, K+Y Gallery.

At NADA you can find 4 French galleries but also several publishing houses like We Do Not Work Alone and Bleu Acier . The latter was founded by Erika Greenberg-Schneider, knighted Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres by the French Government as she is promoting French Artists and Culture. Her gallery is presenting the work of Dominique Labauvie and Richard Dupont.

SPECTRUM is back with 4 French Galleries: Alain Mimouni, Mecenavie, Haumani Gallery and Cab'Art/ARPAC (a Reunion Island Art Association featuring Konix, Jakè, Floé, Pandakroo, Lütfiye Kösten and Sandrine Langlade).

If you are walking through AQUA, come visit the 4 galleries! Singulart, Gallery Quinze featuring the work of David Ferreira, you can even talk to the artist. BP PROJECT : Maryam Alakbarli (an incredible artist from Azerbaïdjan) and Galerie Le Capricone which is featuring works from several French artist as Olivier Courty, Vincent Gachaga, or Nolwenn Samson, Christophe Gallard and many others.

Don't forget to go to UNTITLED, ART for their 8th edition, the curated Miami born fair is hosting the French Gallery Les Filles du Calvaire which presents 3 artists including French webdesigner, Edouard Wolton.


Piotre captured by Le Photographe du Dimanche (lephotographedudimanche.com)

Connoisseur of urban art? Piotre returns to Miami for an invitational-only event at the Walt Grace Vintage Gallery. Piotre will come for a live performance in the heart of Wynwood, made possible with the support of Corsair.

Credit: Museum of Graffiti

On the occasion of Miami Art Week 2019, the Museum of Graffiti will open its doors to the public for the first time on December 5. Find the world's first museum to be exclusively dedicated to the evolution of graffiti art form!
The Museum experience includes an exhibition space and a gift shop stocked with limited edition merchandise and exclusive items from the world’s most talented graffiti artists.


Oolite Arts Studio Visit

The ART BASEL Breakfasts and Brunches!

Saturday, Dec 7 from 10.30am to 12pm: Oolite Arts Open Studio, Brunch and Tour.
If you are coming, you will be able to explore the residents' studios and get a tour of the gallery exhibition On the Road II led by its curator Larry Ossei–Mensah.
Among the residents, you will find Marielle Plaisir a French Caribbean artist based in Miami. She is also presented by the De Buck Gallery at UNTITLED, ART fair.

Saturday, Dec 7 from 9am to 12pm: Carol Jazzar's Breakfast and Studio Visit at her home-studio. She will presents her new collage serie. Address: 158 NW 91 Street, El Portal. Info: caroljazzar@mac.com

Black Power Naps/Siestas Negras. Platonic Play Party Workshop at MDC.

During Art Miami Week, MDC will present Black Power Naps/Siestas Negras, an immersive, multi-sensory installation offering rest as a form of reparations. Created by artists Navild Acosta and Fannie Sosa, the installation invites visitors to lounge on a variety of embellished beds, replete with gauzy canopies, serene lighting, therapeutic sound vibrations, and other restorative props. On December 4, the artists will activate the installation with Guided Nap Meditations and DJ soundscapes from bed.
Black Power Naps/Siestas Negras is a part of Where the Oceans Meet, an exhibition of modern and contemporary art that resonates with the pioneering thought of two Caribbean writers, Lydia Cabrera and Édouard Glissant.


Wax Manuscripts, Thierry Alet, 2017.

ART NOW FAIR is located in the heart of South Beach, next to the Miami Beach Convention Center and the Fillmore. This year, Art Ruche is featuring the work of Thierry Alet thanks to their patnership with the Guadeloupe's DAC.

I'm Not A Trophy by Arno Elias.

The Sagamore Hotel will present Arno Elias's project: I’m Not a Trophy. In partnership with Markowicz Fine Art Gallery, it unveils an exhibition entirely dedicated to endangered species and indigenous cultures that is centered on the work of the French artist and wildlife photographer.
The exhibit opens December 4 and will remain on view through February 2020. 

Markowicz Fine Art, will also partner to present the French sculptor Richard Orlinski to exhibit his sculptures from the Born Wild collection. He will be coming on December 4 at 7 pm for the Mondrian’s Cocktail Reception.