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Shirley Jaffe
Reports from Art Basel Miami Beach are coming in fast and furious from Marshall N. Price, Nancy Hanks Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art.
(Marshall, did your new iPhone arrive in time for the fair?)
He spotted the work above by Shirley Jaffe today at Pulse — “Another killer work by Shirley Jaffe who is still working away at 91 years of age,” Marshall wrote.
Here are a few other works of art that caught Marshall’s attention:
1. The opening of the UNTITLED art fair:
ABOVE: Nina Chanel Abney at Kravets Wehby’s booth.
ABOVE: Face jugs in Asya Geisberg’s booth.
ABOVE: Brian Belott in Zurcher Gallery’s booth.

2. i feel ya: SCAD + Andre 3000 Benjamin exhibit
ABOVE: Andre 3000 installation in progress.

3. From the Pulse fair:
ABOVE: Tm Gratkowski, Paper Crete #43 and Paper Crete #42, 2014. Paper and pigmented concrete. Walter Maciel Gallery.
ABOVE: Ruud van Empel, Identity 1-3 and Promise, 2014. Archival pigment print. Wagner + Partner Gallery.
ABOVE: Jean Lowe, Get Thee Behind Me, Satan, 2007.  Who Was Suzy Q? 1996. It’s Your Turn, 2008. Boy Crazy, 2009. Enamel on papier-mache.
ABOVE: Emil Lukas, Small Hallucination # 1362, 2014. Thread over painted wood frame with nails. Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco.
ABOVE: Viola Frey, Fallen Man, c. 1994. Ceramic. Rena Bransten Projects, San Francisco.




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