Friday, November 29, 2013

Art Basel Miami Beach
James Edward Deeds, Jr. Kabinett Exhibit

For the 2013 Art Kabinett program, Hirschl & Adler Modern will present a highly focused installation of drawings by newly-discovered Outsider artist James Edward Deeds, Jr. (1908-1987), a near life-long ward of the state of Missouri and colorful mental patient at Nevada, Missouri’s State Hospital, No. 3.

Deeds was committed in 1936 to the state hospital, diagnosed with dementia praecox and schizophrenia. His intricate drawings, measuring approximately 9 x 8 inches, were executed in graphite and crayon on the official ledger paper of the institution that housed him for nearly four decades. The artist sewed them into a crudely bound album and clutched it as a kind of talisman as he endured worsening living conditions, extensive shock therapy and drug regimens. By 1966 the artist transferred the album to his family who inadvertently parted with it. In 1970 it was found in a street side junk heap by a fourteen year-old boy who would safeguard it for next 36 years.

Today Edward Deeds’ 140 double-sided drawings represent the most recent entry to the Outsider art canon. They debuted at the 2011 Outsider art fair in New York and received their first formal exhibition at Hirschl & Adler in January 2013. Sixty works then traveled to Lausanne, Switzerland where they were exhibited at the Collection de l’Art Brut in spring of 2013. A selection will also travel to Paris this fall for a show at Galerie Christian Berst.

James Edward Deeds Jr. (1908-1987)
"MR. WAGONER"/ Blue Jay [161/162], about 1936-1966
Graphite & crayon, double-sided ledger paper, approx. 9 x 8in.


James Edward Deeds Jr. (1908-1987)
"GOING TO PIKES. PEAK"/ Circus Procession [243/244], about 1936-1966
Graphite & crayon, double-sided ledger paper, approx. 9 x 8in.


James Edward Deeds Jr. (1908-1987)
"COW.BOY"/ Landscape with Trees and Figures [233/234], about 1936 -1966
Graphite & crayon, double-sided ledger paper, approx. 9 x 8in.


James Edward Deeds Jr. (1908-1987)
“ANNEY. [125]” (one side of two-sided drawing),
about 1936-66
Graphite & crayon, ledger paper, approx. 9 x 8in.

For further information contact Hisrshl & Adler Modern:
Hirschl & Adler Modern
The Crown Building
730 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10019
Kabinett: Participants are chosen from the Galleries sector to present curated exhibitions in a separately delineated space within their booths. The curatorial concepts for Kabinett are diverse, including thematic group exhibitions, art-historical showcases, and solo shows. Other Kabinett exhibits that we recommend are: Man Ray at Francis M. Naumann Fine Art; Sean Scully at Galerie Lelong; Sam Francis at Van Doren Waxter; Chuck Close at Two Palms; and Jose de Rivera at Valerie Carberry Gallery.

Art Basel Miami Beach
December 5 - 8, 2013
Miami Beach Convention Center

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Thursday, November 28, 2013

Pluse Miami 2013
A Terrifci Must See Art Fair

The ninth edition of PULSE Miami will be at The Ice Palace Studios December 5 - 8, 2013. The 2013 Miami edition will build on PULSE's reputation as the leading US art fair dedicated solely to contemporary art. PULSE Miami will continue to showcase a dynamic and geographically diverse group of established and emerging galleries.

PULSE provides a unique platform for diverse galleries to present a progressive blend of renowned and pioneering contemporary artists, alongside an evolving series of original programming. The fairs distinctive commitment to the art community and visitor experience makes PULSE unique among art fairs and creates an art market experience that is both dynamic and inviting. Located on the South side of the Wynwood Art District, Miami. When you see one of their free Shuttles, jump on it and head over for some terrific art and special projects.

Here's a few artworks featured at Pulse Miami 2013.

 Kim Keever
Courtesy of Adamson Gallery - Washington, DC

MK Guth
Courtesy of Elizabeth Leach Gallery - Portland, OR

Guillermon Srodek-Hart
Courtesy of Kunkei + Kunkie - Berlin

Christofer Kochs
Courtesy of Black and White Gallery - Brooklyn

Robert Montgomery
Courtesy of C24 Gallery - New York

Margaret Bowland
Courtesy of Driscoll Babcock Gallery - New York

Andrew Holmquist
Courtesy of Carrie Secrist Gallery - Chicago

Edward Burtynsky
Courtesy of Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery - New York
Pulse Miami is divided into two sections and is comprised of a mix of established and emerging galleries vetted by a committee of prominent international dealers. The IMPULSE section presents galleries invited by the Committee to present solo exhibitions of artist's work created in the past two years. You can even get your finger nails painted by an artist, one of their special projects.

Visit the Pulse Miami website for additional details, special projects, fair hours etc.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Art Basel Miami Beach
Sculpture Sneak Preview

Here's a preview of some of the sculpture that will be on display at the Art Basel Miami Beach, from December 5th - 8th, 3013. The fair features more than 250 galleries from around the world. Last year about 50,000 visitors attended, making it one of the most popular art fairs in the world. Below is a sneak peak at some of the sculpture, which is just part of the fair. You'll also see paintings, prints, video, installations and much more. If you can make it to this fair, do so, because it's a great art faire, and the weather is Miami Beach is usually nice and warm in December.

Gavin Kenyon
Courtesy of Zero - Milan

Yayoi Kusama
Courtesy of Vicoria Miro Gallery - London

Fernanda Gomes
Courtesy of Galeria Luisa Strina - San Paulo

Katharina Fritsch
Courtesy of Matthew Marks Gallery - New York

Phyllida Barlow
Courtesy of Hauser & Wirth - New York

Perino & Vele
Courtesy of Alfonso Artiaco - Napoli

Elisabetta Benassi
Courtesy of Magazzino - Rome

Matias Faldbakken
Courtesy of Simon Lee Gallery - London & New York

Art Basel Miami Beach is the most important art show in the United States, a cultural and social highlight for the Americas. As the sister event of Switzerland's Art Basel, the most prestigious art show worldwide for the past 44 years, Art Basel Miami Beach combines an international selection of top galleries with an exciting program of special exhibitions, parties and crossover EVENTS featuring music, film, architecture and design.

For additional information visit the ABMB website

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Sunday, November 24, 2013

Aqua 13 Art Miami
A Great Hotel Art Fair

If you've never been to a hotel art fair, you need to see Aqua 13 in Miami Beach. They take over the Aqua Hotel and turn it into mini art galleries, and it's one of the best you'll ever see. The focus of this art fair is on young dealers and galleries with strong emerging and early-to-mid-career artists.

Aqua Art Miami will feature 45 dynamic young galleries from North and South America, Europe and Asia; and innovative special programming including performance art, new media and solo installations. With this commitment to artistic excellence, along with building a dynamic young marketplace with new and increased opportunities around marketing and audience services, The fair opens on December 4th, from 4:00 - 11:00pm with a VIP Preview.

Some of what you'll see at Aqua 13.
Artists and galleries will be identified Sunday afternoon.

Artwork by Eric Mack
Courtesy of Whitespace - Atlanta, GA

Artwork by Amanda Valdez
Courtesy of Prole Drift - Seattle, WA

Artwork by Ben Venom
Courtesy of Get This! Gallery - Atlanta, GA

Artwork by Travis Louie
 Courtesy of William Baczek Fine Arts - Northampton, MA

Artwork by Alicia Suarez
 Courtesy of Ghostprint Gallery - Richmond, VA

Artwork by Alicia LaChance
Courtesy of Hoffman LaChance Contemporary - St. Louis, MO

Artwork by Daniel Petraitis
Courtesy of Victori Contemporary - New York, NY

Artwork by Daniel Diaz Tai
Courtesy of Cancio Contemporary - Miami, FL

Artwork by Pamela Rosales
Courtesy of AWOL Gallery - Toronto, Canada

Artwork by Deanna Lee
Courtesy of Robert Henry Contemporary - Brooklyn, NY


AQUA 13 Art Miami
December 4 - 8, 2013
Aqua Hotel, 1530 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139

$15 One day fair pass (Aqua Only)
$75 Multi-day fair pass (Aqua, CONTEXT and Art Miami)
$10 Students 12-18 years and Seniors

Thursday, December 5th, Noon - 9pm
Friday, December 6th, 11 to 9pm
Saturday, December 7th, 11 to 9pm
Sunday, December 8th, 11 to 6pm

Wednesday, December 4th, 4 - 11pm
VIP Preview: Access for Art Miami, CONTEXT and Aqua Art Miami VIP Cardholders and Press

Additional information on the Aqua 13 Art Miami website

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