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ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH
Issue 1, Wednesday, 04 December 2013  | Download this issue

A museum for all seasons?

News Miami’s new institution aims to become a year-round cultural destination

News and analysis

‘Art Basel will stay in Miami,’ director says

News Rumours about a move to California had been fuelled by uncertainty over the rebuilding of the convention center

Rubell director returns to Africa

News Curator Mark Coetzee is in charge of the continent’s first major contemporary art museum

In the fair jungle, Miami Project looks fit to survive

News The young Wynwood-based event has cultivated a serious atmosphere—and may expand into another city

Also in this issue

Photographers plant the US flag abroad

News New collection donates work to embassies

 

Koolhaas to design a new Miami space

News The Dutch architect is designing the Faena Arts Center, which is due to open in July 2015

Art Miami embodies the South Beach aesthetic

News The city’s longest-running fair—don’t even think of calling it a satellite—is the best place to find bright, showy art

Ink Miami: like night and day

News This print fair offers a cosy alternative to the convention centre chaos

The world’s most visible invisible artist

Interview Ai Weiwei can't travel, but his art and message can

In plain view: the wood and the trees

Interview Living with a rainforest tribe for 15 years shaped Hugo França’s distinctive approach to furniture-making

Starchitects make their mark in Miami

News analysis The big names of architecture lured to attract the super rich to the city

The new gallerists hanging in Miami

Feature Young galleries are looking above and beyond the blue-chip giants

Homages to Miami’s tropical landscape

Interview Three artists' projects inspired by nature

Confessions of an art dealer: Wim Peeters

Interview The partner of Office Baroque Gallery, Brussels reveals his secrets

Diary

When Marina met Jacolby

Guests at Untitled’s opening gala on Monday were treated to a historical artistic encounter when the young performance and video artist Jacolby Satterwhite, bristling with mini-monitors and resplendent in a spandex suit emblazoned with orgiastic...

 
Exhibitions

Our pick of shows to see when in Miami this week

Previews of the must-see exhibitions on during Art Basel Miami Beach at the city’s museums and private collection spaces
Video

Kehinde Wiley's new republic

Look closely at Kehinde Wiley’s paintings: they may remind you of something. Since the early 2000s, Wiley has been painting portraits of young black people in the traditions of European portraiture. His sitters are often strangers he meets in cities around the world, with whom he works to select historic paintings as models for new portraits. (He calls the process “street casting.”) At the Brooklyn Museum, “Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic” (20 February-24 May) highlights 60 of these works, including a new stained glass piece and a new sculpture.

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