Thursday, July 27, 2017

Amazing Art Headed To Seattle

The Seattle Art Fair opens August 3rd and runs through August 6th. Get ready, get excited, this is going to be a great art fair and it's the only one in Seattle this year. Featuring 100 galleries from the United States with a few International galleries also represented. You can expect to see a lot of amazing artwork. Below you'll find a few preview images.

Some of the biggest and most prestigious galleries in the art-world will be at the Seattle Art Fair: Ameriger|McEnery|Yohe, David Zwimer, Gagosian, Galerie Lelong, Joshua Liner Gallery, Pace Gallery and Perrotin.

Not from NYC but top US galleries will be in Seattle: 101/Exhibit (Los Angeles), David Klein Gallery (Detroit), Dolan/Maxwell (Philadelphia), Gail Severn Gallery (Ketchum, ID), Jerald Melberg Gallery (Charlotte, NC), Mindy Solomon (Miami),  PDX Contemporary Art (Portland), Robischon Gallery (Denver), Roberts & Tilton (Los Angeles), and William Shearburn Gallery (St. Louis).

You may not know this, but some of the best galleries in the world are located in Seattle: Abmeyer+Wood Fine Art, Davidson Galleries, Foster/White Gallery, Greg Kucera Gallery, Winston Wachter Fine Art and Woodside/Braseth Gallery.

Rachel Selekman
Metallic thread, cotton thread, rhinestones and collage on paper
Dolan/Maxwell / Philadelphia

Gay Outlaw
Laminated inkjet print with cast glass
Anglim Gilbert Gallery / San Francisco

Zaria Forman
Pastel on paper

Julie Speidel
Bronze sculpture
Gail Severn Gallery / Ketchum, ID

Alfred Steiner
Watercolor on paper
101/EXHIBIT / Los Angeles

Hiroshi Senju
Acrylic pigments on Japanese mulberry paper
Sundaram Tagore Gallery / New York / Hong Kong / Singapore

Michelle Grabner
Bronze sculpture
Upfor / Portland, OR

Edvard Munch
John Szoke Gallery / New York

Thomas McNickle
Oil on Canvas
Jerald Melberg Gallery / Charlotte, NC

The fair is located in Pioneer Square at the CenturyLink Field Event Center (by the sports stadiums). You'll find some basic info below and you can find information on Projects and Talks on the Seattle Art Fair website. Founded in 2015 by Paul G. Allen, the Seattle Art Fair is produced by Vulcan Inc. and Art Market Productions.


Seattle Art Fair
August 3 - 6, 2017
CenturyLink Field Event Center
1000 Occidental Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134
Seattle Art Fair

1-Day Ticket $20
3-Day Ticket $50
Beneficiary Preview Ticket $150
Includes all public days

Tickets Available Online

Friday, August 4, 11am - 7pm
Saturday, August 5, 11am - 7pm
Sunday, August 6, Noon - 6pm

Dan Fear for is an online art resource for art collectors and all art enthusiast. The site features gallery guides for the major U.S. art cities in every state. You’ll also find guides for Art Museums and Non-Profit art organizations, art appraisers, auction houses and other art services, plus artist listings, and much more. A very useful resource for business travelers and art tourists.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Art Basel Miami Beach
2016 Survey Exhibits

Art Basel in Miami Beach pursues its third year acknowledging 14 artists and their historical artworks prior to the year 2000. Curated booths by leading galleries from North and South America, Europe and Asia will provide insight into the work of Carmelo Arden Quin, Romare Bearden, Graciela Carnevale, Ibrahim El-Salahi, Margaret Kilgallen, Giorgio Morandi, Howardena Pindell, David Reed, George Rickey, Mimmo Rotella, Betye Saar, Barbara T. Smith, Kishio Suga and Jacques Villeglé.

The Survey sector feature small art historical projects, located throughout Art Basel. Usually they are adjacent to the gallery booth. In the past, these exhibits have been very educational.
They provide a great opportunity to help understand the artists vision. These may include solo presentations by an individual artist, juxtapositions and thematic exhibits from artists representing a range of cultures, generations and artistic approaches. Below are four that will be shown this year.


DC Moore Gallery will feature rare photographic works by Romare Bearden (b. 1911, d. 1988), widely recognized as one of the most innovative visual artists of the 20th century. Centered on Bearden’s ‘Projections’, a series of photostatic enlargements and collages from the 1960s, this exhibition will reflect his interest in Cubism, Dadaism, civil rights, jazz and blues performance, as well as personal memories of the rural South.

DC Moore Gallery
Romare Bearden
Evening 9:10 461 Lenox Avenue, 1964
Courtesy of the artist and the gallery


Jacques Villeglé’s (b. 1926) series ‘Painting within Non Painting’ created between the 1950s and the end of the 1970s will be on view at Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois. The works reflect Villeglé’s skepticism around ideas of authorship, traditional aesthetics and pre-determination.

Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois
Jacques Villeglé
14 Juillet, December, 1960
Courtesy of the artist and the gallery


At Peter Blum Gallery, early and rarely seen paintings by David Reed (b. 1946) will be paired with a short film that the artist based on a John Wayne Technicolor VistaVision Western. While film has played a pivotal role in influencing Reed’s paintings, much of the public has not known his work as a filmmaker. The gallery’s show will coincide with the opening of a solo exhibition of David Reed’s new paintings at the Perez Art Museum in Miami.

Peter Blum Gallery
David Reed
Study 10, 1978
Courtesy of the artist and the gallery


Three monumental paintings – two of which have never been exhibited previously – by Howardena Pindell (b. 1943) at Garth Greenan Gallery will draw upon the artist’s first foray into abstraction. Layered onto unprimed canvases, these works have the appearance of vast fields from which light emanates. Organized under the unifying idea of ritual, Betye Saar’s (b. 1926) presentation at Roberts & Tilton will be centered around her seminal work ‘MTI’ (1973), a freestanding altarpiece fusing Gypsy, Indian and Voodoo cultural symbols. Visitors will be invited to participate in the piece by placing a personal offering at its base. The resulting presentation aims to renegotiate the aestheticization of ritualized action, concepts of power and display, and the relationship between installations and sculpture.

Roberts & Tilton
Betye Saar
Mti, 1973 – present
Courtesy of Roberts & Tilton

For the full list of Survey galleries for 2016 and further details on the artists featured in Survey please visit


Art Basel Miami Beach
December 1 - 4, 2016
Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach

Day Ticket $50
Permanent Ticket $105
Students and Seniors with ID, and Groups of ten or more $30
Combination Ticket for Art Basel and Design Miami $60

Public Hours
Thursday, December 1, 2016, 3pm to 8pm
Friday, December 2, 2016, Noon to 8pm
Saturday, December 3, 2016, Noon to 8pm
Sunday, December 4, 2016, Noon to 6pm


Lindsay Brady for is an online art resource for art collectors and all art enthusiast. The site features gallery guides for the major U.S. art cities in every state. You’’ll also find guides for Art Museums and Non-Profit art organizations, art appraisers, auction houses and other art services, plus artist listings, and much more. It’s a very useful resource for business travelers and art tourists.

Art Miami
2016 Preview

Art Miami, is the "can't miss" event for all serious collectors, curators, museum directors and interior designers, providing an intimate look at some of the most important work at the forefront of the international contemporary art movement. Art Miami maintains a rich history as the authentic and longest-running contemporary art fair in Miami, and continues to receive praise for the variety of unparalleled art that it offers. The stylish gallery-like decor showcases the best quality and variety in modern and contemporary art from 125 international art galleries.

Here's a small preview of what you'll discover at Art Miami.

Ruud van Empel "Analogy #1" Fine Art Photography
Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA

Vernon Fisher "Starry Night" Oil and acrylic on canvas
Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Jennifer Lefort "Non-Linear Relationships" Oil and spray paint on canvas
Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami

Dennis Lee Mitchell "Untitled" Smoke on paper
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

Gilles Cenazandotti "Collage Cold" Objects Lost and Found at Sea
Contessa Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Kota Ezawa 'The Storm on the Sea of Galilee' Duratrans transparency & lightbox
Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Marja Pirila, "Milavida #2" Pigment ink print
C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Alexander Calder "Black and Blue Petals, 1963" Gouache on paper
Vallarino Fine Art, New York, NY

Stanley Casselman "Frequency-A2m" Acrylic on silkscreen, canvas
Scott White Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA


Art Miami
November 29 - December 4, 2016
Midtown Miami | Wynwood
3101 NE 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33137

$45 one day
$90 multi-day pass, $30 Seniors, $30 Students 12-18 years
A One Day Fair Pass provides admission to Art Miami and CONTEXT.
A Multi-Day Pass provides admission to Art Miami, CONTEXT & Aqua Art Miami.
VIP Preview Benefit $250

Wednesday, November 30th, 11am - 8pm
Thursday, December 1st, 11am - 8pm
Friday, December 2nd, 11am - 8pm
Saturday, December 3rd, 11am - 8pm
Sunday, December 4th, 11am - 6pm


CONTEXT, is the sister fair to Art Miami, it is committed to the development and reinforcement of emerging and mid-career artists. In the past, it was located right next to Art Miami, however this year it moved north a couple blocks.

Aqua Art Miami, is in Miami Beach and is also related to Art Miami. It attracts diverse and distinguished exhibitors with an interest in supporting young and established galleries with strong emerging and mid-career artists while retaining the fair’s signature relaxed vibe and lively energy. It has become a favorite gathering spot for collectors, curators and art-lovers to discover fresh talent and acquire new works while exchanging cultural ideas and forming meaningful connections.


Dan Fear for is an online art resource for art collectors and all art enthusiasts. The site features gallery guides for the major U.S. art cities and every state. You'll also find guides for Art Museums and Non-Profit art organizations, art appraisers, auction houses and other art services, plus artist listings, and much more. It's a very useful resource for business travelers and art tourists.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Satellite Art Show - Miami Beach
2016 Second Edition Preview

I consider Satellite’s Art Show to be an intriguing addition to Miami’s Art Fair. Last year they exploded onto the scene with their recognition as an alternative Art Fair. This year, at the Parisian Hotel in Miami Beach, Satellite, offers a variety of art, music, performance, installation, new media and tech.

All performances mentioned in this blog are implemented during normal fair hours. Here is the link for general information on tickets and hours.

You will not want to miss the introduction to Satellite’s Performance Art / Installation. In the U.S. there has been widespread debate over our prevalent cultural and political situation. For those of us who would like an expression to our present state devote yourself to the hotel’s front parking lot for Jen Catron and Paul Outlaw’s site-specific installation and performance piece, F+++ IT, for which the artist duo, in “an homage to the most mundane yet extraordinary ritual of pouring milk into a cereal bowl,” will be performing in a 3,000-gallon fountain of perpetually pouring “milk.” Reacting to the cultural gluttony found within and beyond Art Basel Miami Beach, and to the current political state of the nation at large, the fountain is both despondent and triumphant—a statement of cyclical cynicism and forced acceptance in the form of a ridiculous and absurd gesture.

After entering the hotel take care of yourself and your sensory overload with an arts-focused therapeutic holistic cleaning at the Soothing Center. The Soothing Center is also an "intra-lational" art exhibition that brings together makers and practitioners from New York and Los Angeles to exhibit a special brand of psychoactive art that actively affects the viewer through chemistry, participation, and biohacking by utilizing wearable architecture, video meditations, herbalism, and poetic gestures. The body can recalibrate through poetic gestures, biohacking, and non-traditional mediations. Exercises will include visitors therapeutically ridding themselves of the surplus of assorted fair pamphlets they’ve been half-heartedly carrying around.

If you are too relaxed after visiting the Soothing Center, acquire a drink at Digital Virtual Reality Lounge, located inside the fair lobby’s bar area, and drift off into one of four immersive digital landscapes by acclaimed digital artists Alfredo Salazar Caro, Miyö Van Stenis, Brenna Murphy, Theo Trian, and Rosa Menkman.

Satellite continues to fascinate the visitor as you proceed between exhibitions which have been repurposed into a unique and otherworldly pathway, making visitors’ transitions between floors an exciting and exploratory process.

One such exhibit you will be presented with is, Les Provocateurs, an “afro-futuristic erotica DIY queer cabaret” from New Orleans by Juilliard-trained ballet dancer, Diem Massad Al-Jouni, known also by her performance identity Dangerous Rose.

Another exhibit, FAMOUSONMARS Custom Tattoo Parlor, will be one-part art installation, one-part pop-up shop where everything is for sale and most objects are meant to be worn. Produced in collaboration with Witchoria, the presentation will feature mounted artwork; wearable art objects; and live tattooing with a strong focus on feminism, intersectionality, and social codification.

To conclude a day of extraordinary pleasures, The Pérez Art Museum Miami Contemporaries Penthouse, will offer robust arts programming during standard fair hours as well as after-hours (9 p.m. until late). A musical curation for which NYC outsider music venue Trans-Pecos has been tapped to create a pan-stylistic survey of current musical practice in America. Linking up with record label Loma Vista (Iggy Pop, Marilyn Manson), visitors should expect performances from local rapper Denzel Curry’s ULT crew; NYC punk phenomena Show Me the Body and Sick Feeling; Baltimore-based queen rapper Abdu Ali; and more.

I have faith that Satellite Art Show will transcend, invoke, and inspire the visitor.


December 1 - 4, 2016
The Parisian Hotel
1510 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139

General Admission $10
Tickets Available Online

Thursday, December 1st, 3pm - 10pm
Friday, December 2nd, Noon - 10pm
Saturday, December 3rd, Noon - 10pm
Sunday, December 4th, Noon - 6pm


Lindsay Brady for is an online art resource for art collectors and all art enthusiasts. The site features gallery guides for the major U.S. art cities and every state. You'll also find guides for Art Museums and Non-Profit art organizations, art appraisers, auction houses and other art services, plus artist listings, and much more. It's a very useful resource for business travelers and art tourists.