Blog / Art Basel Miami Beach: A Curator’s Eye

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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:
NinaChanelAbney
ABOVE: Nina Chanel Abney at Kravets Wehby’s booth.
Face-jugs
ABOVE: Face jugs in Asya Geisberg’s booth.
BrianBelott
ABOVE: Brian Belott in Zurcher Gallery’s booth.

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

3. From the Pulse fair:
TmGratkowski
ABOVE: Tm Gratkowski, Paper Crete #43 and Paper Crete #42, 2014. Paper and pigmented concrete. Walter Maciel Gallery.
RuudvanEmpel
ABOVE: Ruud van Empel, Identity 1-3 and Promise, 2014. Archival pigment print. Wagner + Partner Gallery.
Jean-Lowe
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.
Lukas
ABOVE: Emil Lukas, Small Hallucination # 1362, 2014. Thread over painted wood frame with nails. Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco.
viola-frey
ABOVE: Viola Frey, Fallen Man, c. 1994. Ceramic. Rena Bransten Projects, San Francisco.

 

 

 

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