Art Basel Miami Beach 12
Fair: 6 Dec – 9 Dec 2012
From December 6 through 9, Miami Beach, Florida, will host the 11th edition of Art Basel, the most prestigious art show in the Americas. More than 260 leading galleries from North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa will take part, showcasing works by more than 2,000 artists of the 20th and 21st centuries.
The exhibiting galleries are among the world's most respected art dealers, offering exceptional pieces by both renowned artists and cutting-edge newcomers. Special exhibition sections feature young galleries, performance art, public art projects and video art. The show will be a vital source for art lovers, allowing them to both discover new developments in contemporary art and experience rare museum-caliber artworks.
Top-quality exhibitions in the museums of South Florida and special programs for art collectors and curators also help make the event a special time for encountering art. And every year, a greater number of art collectors, artists, dealers, curators, critics and art enthusiasts from around the world participate in Art Basel - the favorite winter meeting place for the international art world.
We look forward to welcoming you at Art Basel in Miami Beach.
ART VIDEO NIGHTS
or the outdoor screenings at the New World Center, David Gryn has selected eight programs running over four nights.
Location | New World Center, SoundScape Park, 500 17th Street, Miami Beach
Admission to Art Video Nights is free. Visitors are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs.
Wednesday | December 5 | 8pm | Love, Time & Decorum
This year's edition of Art Video opens with a program about body language, behavior, knowledge, and motion: it traces the undercurrent of sensuality and anxiety connecting these otherwise disparate films.
Mauricio Lupini | Repeat after reading (O BA), 2011, 1'29'' | Ignacio Liprandi Arte Contemporáneo
Evandro Machado | Desmaterial, 2011, 7' | A Gentil Carioca
William Kentridge | Anti-Mercator, 2010/11, 9'45'' | Goodman Gallery, Marian Goodman Gallery, Lia Rumma
Adam Shecter | Hydra, 2006, 2'50'' | Eleven Rivington
Ana Prvacki | The Greeting Committee, 2012, 3' | Lombard Freid Gallery
Amar Kanwar | A Love Story, 2010, 5'37'' | Marian Goodman Gallery
Sam Samore | Compendium of Perplexities, 2011, 7' | Team Gallery
Robin Rhode | Open Court, 2012, 1' | Lehmann Maupin
Marie Bovo | Subak, 2010, 4'50'' | kamel mennour
Hans Schabus | Echo, 2009, 3'45'' | Zero...
Wednesday | December 5 | 9pm | Music, Magic & Melancholia
This program is inspired by the magic of music. Artists respond to the sounds of Sigur Rós and Antony and the Johnsons, reflecting on the spectrum of emotions that music can provoke, from anticipation to melancholy, love and rage, and the joys of making noise.
Tim Davis | Counting In, 3'30'', 2012 | Greenberg Van Doren Gallery
Simon Dybbroe Møller | The Loud Speaker, 3'55'', 2012 | Galerie Kamm
Ryan McGinley | Varúð, 2012, 8' | Team Gallery
Adam Shecter | Mysteries of Love, 2002, 3'02'' | Eleven Rivington, Antony and the Johnsons
Ragnar Kjartansson | Ég anda, 2012, 6'15'' | i8 Gallery, Luhring Augustine
Adam Shecter | The Lake, 2003, 4'48'' | Eleven Rivington, Antony and the Johnsons
Nick Abrahams | ekki mukk, 2012, 10'30'' | Courtesy of the artist
Ari Marcopoulos | Detroit, 2010, 7'32'' | Kavi Gupta Gallery, Marlborough Fine Art
Thursday | December 6 | 8pm | Universal, Dreams and Anthems
Animation blends with live-action, fiction with history, the earthly and the sublime. The program concludes with a grand finale: an unusual rendering of the American national anthem.
Mauricio Lupini | Repeat after reading (BADA DIDI), 2006, 58'' | Ignacio Liprandi Arte Contemporáneo
Drew Heitzler and Sam Sharit | ZERO, 2012, 2'30'' | Blum & Poe
Josiah McElheny | Island Universe, 2005-08, 19' | White Cube
Daniel Steegmann Mangrane | 16mm, 2008/11, 4'52'' | Mendes Wood
Pedro Reyes | Baby Marx TV Series (Episode 1: On Surplus Value), 2011, 7'04'' | Labor
Ruben Ortiz Torres, Emmanuel Lubezki | Como TV, 1985, 3'31'' | Galería OMR
David Zink Yi | Huyano y fuga detras, 2005, 3'43'' | Johann König; Hauser & Wirth
Chen Xiaoyun | Love You Big Boss, 2007, 4' | ShanghART & H Space
Thursday | December 6 | 9pm | Waltzing, Driving & Reflections
Dancing, driving, flying through the air: in one way or another, the films in this section feature movement as a formal device or a theme, with a nod to the history of the cinema and the history of music.
Mauricio Lupini | Repeat after reading (DIBA DUDA), 2006, 55'' | Ignacio Liprandi Arte Contemporáneo
David Adamo | Anniversary Waltz, 2007, 3'54'' | Ibid
Jesper Just | Sirens of Chrome, 2010, 12'38'' | James Cohan Gallery, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Galerie Perrotin
Jack Early | What to do with a drunken sailor?, 2011, 5'44'' | McCaffrey Fine Art
Takeshi Murata and Billy Grant | Night Moves, 2012, 6'01'' | Salon 94
Terence Gower | New Utopias, 2010, 17' | Labor
Susanna Wallin | Echo Park, 2012, 2' | Courtesy of the artist
Sefer Memişoğlu | Breeze, 2011, 8'18'' | NON
Michael Sailstorfer | Raketenbaum, 2007, 1'30'' | Johann König
Friday | December 7 | 8pm | Shadows, Circles & Fire
Forward, backward, repetition, circles and spirals: these films move in their own particular ways through space and time, emphasizing the transitory and the fleeting.
Mauricio Lupini | Repeat after reading (SA BA DA BA), 2011, 1'29'' | Ignacio Liprandi Arte Contemporáneo
Guy Ben-Ner | Foreign Names, 2012, 4'48'' | Konrad Fischer Galerie
Cao Fei | Shadow Life, 2011, 10' | Lombard Freid Gallery
Mircea Cantor | Sic Transit Gloria Mundi, 2012, 3'43'' | Yvon Lambert
Andrea Bowers | Shadows (Aztec Dancers at Protest March, Los Angeles, 2011), 2012, 5'05'' | Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Praz-Delavallade, Andrew Kreps Gallery
Rashaad Newsome | Shade Compositions (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Preview), 2012, 25' | Marlborough Gallery
Daniel Arsham | Tearing up the Museum, 2011, 2'16'' | Galerie Perrotin
Friday | December 7 | 9pm | Laughing, Wondering & Meditating
Young men posing amid traffic in the Chinese city of Guangzhou; a fictional factory that produces canned laughter for sitcoms; a rickety elevator in a building where odd things happen. The films in this program explore different kinds of strangeness, ranging from works embracing unexpected encounters, to humor, anxiety and madness.
Mauricio Lupini | Repeat after reading (BIM BOM), 2006, 47'' | Ignacio Liprandi Arte Contemporáneo
Julieta Aranda | Springtime, 2010, 1'23'' | Galería OMR
Melanie Smith | Elevador, 2012, 7'49'' | Galeria Nara Roesler
Sam Samore | Glossary of Delusions, 2010, 6' | Team Gallery
Dineo Seshee Bopape | The Problem Of Beauty, 2009, 7'19'' | Stevenson
Julika Rudelius | Rituals, 2012, 14' | Galerie Michael Janssen
Theaster Gates | Sun Salutation, 2011, 4'41'' | Kavi Gupta Gallery
Yoshua Okon | Canned Laughter, 2009, 9'56'' | Mor Charpentier
Jordan Wolfson | Untitled, 2007, 3' | Johann König
Friday | December 7 | 10pm | Spirit, Breath & Air
This program begins with breath, but also touches on the visual and the tactile, with explorations of everyday life, locations and objects.
David Zink Yi | Pneuma, 2010, 1'23'' | Hauser & Wirth, Johann König
Chen Xiaoyun | Bi, 2007, 5'30'' | ShanghART & H Space
Sam Samore | Archipelago of Enigmas, 2012, 16' | Team Gallery
Hu Xiangqian | The labor song I night, 2012, 7'12'' | Long March Space
Pierre Bismuth | Following the left hand of Jacques Lacan, 2012, 5' | Team Gallery
Eija-Liisa Ahtila | Fishermen (Etudes, no. 1), 2007, 5'40'' | Marian Goodman Gallery
Jumana Manna | Blessed Blessed Oblivion (censored), 2010, 23' | CRG Gallery
Nate Boyce | Reliquary House (excerpts), 2011, 2'58'' | Altman Siegel
Saturday | December 8, 6pm to December 9, 6am | Bliss
Special dusk-to-dawn screening in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) North Miami and the New World Center.
Bliss is a 12 hour video work by Ragnar Kjartansson, filmed at his performance at Performa 11 in New York in 2011. It features the final aria of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, with full cast in period costumes, scenery and orchestra.
Ragnar Kjartansson | Bliss, 2012, 12 hours | i8 Gallery, Luhring Augustine