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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

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

From the Collection: Looking at Process

Rosa and Carlos de la Cruz’s exhibition “From the Collection: Looking at Process” is an extended documentary that uses a wide range of media, patterns and processes to trace evolutions in contemporary art. Housed in the couple’s 30,000 sq. ft...
Selections from the Collection Time Echoes and Origins: Italian Interwar Design The Birth of Rome Rendering War: the Murals of A.G. Santagata Dawoud Bey Song Dong, the Wisdom of the Poor: a Communal Courtyard Arte Povera: Calzolari, Kounellis, Pistoletto Anselm Kiefer: Paintings and Sculpture, 1986-2006
Video

The travails of Ai Weiwei

In 2011, the artist Ai Weiwei was arrested by Chinese authorities on charges of posing a threat to national security. He was released 81 days later, but the harassment did not end there. A new documentary looks at Ai’s life following his release and the troubles he has faced since. “I have a difficult life,” he says in the film. “It doesn’t make me weaker or stronger. I just have to face it.”

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