Miami

Organisers cancel Volta Miami over venue uncertainties and Covid travel restrictions

Director says the fair is now looking at a number of cities for its third base as question marks hang over Miami

Digital artinterview

From Atari to the No Fly List, artist Yucef Merhi uncovers the pervasive power of technology

The Venezuela-born artist’s pioneering work exploring information systems is on view in two shows in Miami

Experiential art space Superblue (finally) opens in Miami

The inaugural program will feature immersive experiences by Es Devlin, teamLab, James Turrell

Miami’s art world allergic to plan for cat and dog sculpture park

A nearly $1m project to be permanently installed next to the Pérez Art Museum Miami has raised opposition from the local art scene

Superblue unveils installations by James Turrell, Es Devlin and teamLab to inaugurate its Miami space

An outgrowth of PaceX, the experiential art centre is the first in a series of planned venues that focus on the intersection of technology and art

Art marketcomment

Gatherings are taboo in the Covid-19 world, so where does that leave experiential art?

New venture Superblue aims to attract younger audiences by selling tickets for immersive events, but its model is at odds with a socially distanced society

David Castillo is moving his gallery to Miami Design District

The dealer plans to open his new space in the Melin Building in September

Forensic Architecture founder barred from entering US ahead of Miami retrospective

Eyal Weizman, the director of the London-based art and research group, says embassy officials told him an algorithm had identified him as a security threat just two days before his planned departure

UK light artist sues Miami botanical garden over 'unauthorised replicas' of his work

Bruce Munro claims the Fairchild Tropical Botanical Gardens intentionally imitated his works for its festive event known as The NightGarden

First section of Miami’s $100m Underline public art park to open in summer 2020

The ten-mile project will transform a track of land under the Miami Metrorail into a public recreation area

Filmsreview

Review | Art and authenticity in Hong Kong

Leave the Bus Through the Broken Window follows filmmaker Andrew Hevia as he fumbles his way through the often exclusionary art world

Turner Prize shocker: what next? Plus, Teresita Fernández in Miami

We talk to Louisa Buck about the decision to award the Turner Prize to all of the nominees. Plus, Miami-born artist Teresita Fernández tells us about her homecoming show at Pérez Art Museum Miami. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

Hosted by Ben Luke and Helen Stoilas. with guest speaker Louisa Buck. Produced by David Clack, Julia Michalska and Aimee Dawson

Three exhibitions to see in Miami this weekend

From the Rubell Museum’s inaugural display to Sterling Ruby’s first solo museum exhibition

South American galleries face down turmoil

Civil unrest and economic shifts have Latin American dealers doubling down on Miami's international market

Rubells’ new museum offers sweeping survey of contemporary art

Inaugural show in the Miami collectors’ new space, which opens today in the Allapattah district, features more than 300 works

Artistsinterview

'I wanna catch a fish with my bare hands': Laure Prouvost on politics, mythmaking and her 'grandma's' cure-all tipple

The French artist, for whom interviews are treated as a piece of performance art, is showing work in Art Basel's new Meridians section

Miaminews

Welcome to Allapattah: two spaces open this week in Miami’s new arts district

Local collectors Jorge Pérez and the Rubells head west of Wynwood in search of more space to show their art

In Pictures | Immerse yourself in Miami's art

From Kusama's pumpkins to pink furry beasts, our pick of the top art experiences around town this week

Miami’s Art Center/South Florida gets a new facility—and a new name

Oolite Arts is due to move from Miami Beach to a purpose-built space on the mainland

Lawanalysis

Rule of law: Legal tips for art lovers

From new exhibitor regulations at Art Basel in Miami Beach to questions over insurance and taxes

Bill Fontana: Miami sound machine

The artist and composer’s new South Florida-specific installation is an evocative experience

Art fairscomment

When do satellite fairs become space junk?

With at least 19 such events taking place during Art Basel in Miami Beach this year, have we reached "peak fair"?

Artistsinterview

Ebony G. Patterson: new garden-inspired installations reveal an original thinker in full bloom

The artist’s exhibition at the Pérez Art Museum Miami is an intense, immersive experience

In pictures: must-see works at Design Miami

From lady lamps that light up at the touch of a nipple to experimental Italian design, here are some pieces from the 14th edition that caught our eye

You have to renovate to accumulate: three South Florida museums expand in very different ways

The Norton Museum of Art, the Boca Raton Museum of Art and the Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College show that museum expansions can take different sizes and forms

Jillian Steinhauer. with additional reporting by Helen Stoilas

Miami’s art scene will keep on growing

The city is young, but it is making a noticeable mark internationally when it comes to contemporary art

In pictures: tapestries are on trend at Art Basel in Miami Beach

From repurposing commercially made tapestries to weaving works themselves, contemporary artists take on textiles

A gift for Chicago, a new work for Norway, and a Rothko rockets in price: talking points at Art Basel in Miami Beach

From a Tschabalala Self painting donated to the Art Institute of Chicago to Goshka Macuga's commission the Norwegian parliament

Ella Fontanals-Cisneros plans to take her Latin American art collection worldwide

Works from the 3,000-strong collection have already travelled to Mexico, Ecuador and Brazil and in 2019, Fontanals-Cisneros plans to “cross even more uncharted waters”

Art Basel in Miami Beach has become Latin American art’s El Dorado

Just as the fair has transformed the city’s image and economy, it has also had a big influence on the neighbouring region's flourishing art trade

Collector's eye: Jorge Pérez

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

Pedro Reyes and Carla Fernández: 'death to planned obsolescence'

The Design Miami Visionary award-winners tell us about their projects at the fair

Marketanalysis

In debt we trust: the rise of art-secured lending

The rapid growth in the number of loan providers, from private banks to specialist lenders, could transform the art market’s relationship with the financial markets

Collector's eye: Dennis Scholl

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

Exhibitionsinterview

Larry Bell: Through the looking glass

With an exhibition at ICA Miami, we speak to the artist about his innovative work, from transparent cubes to sensuous colour installations

In pictures: 15 years at Art Basel in Miami Beach

From the fair's director Marc Spiegler playing football on the beach to the collector Jorge Pérez getting a lift from rapper Wyclef Jean, some of our favourite images from the archive

Agony Uncles: the Haas Brothers

The stylish siblings answer your questions about the art world

'Tania Bruguera's bravery always stands out': art world responds to Cuban artist's arrest

Activist is among several artists detained in Havana on Monday ahead of planned protest

Art marketcomment

Will art market speculation ever go away?

Fifteen years on since we first reported from Art Basel in Miami Beach, art as an investment has taken a new form

Politicspreview

Latin American galleries reassess sales strategies for Miami Art Week after border crackdown

Trump's decision to station 15,000 troops at the country's southwest border has further soured political relations between the US and its South American neighbours

Judy Chicago’s career and journey into the art-historical canon celebrated in new show

Exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Miami includes test plates for the artist's most famous work, The Dinner Party

Dealers take a stand against transphobia at Miami's fairs

Exhibitors at Art Basel in Miami Beach and beyond respond to comments by President Trump with a wide range of queer art

Top shows to see in Miami this week

From a tribute to the feminist stalwart Judy Chicago at the ICA to a reunion of the AfriCOBRA artist at MoCA

Artist accuses Florida officials of censoring his photographs of queer life

Organisers at Bal Harbour show asked Pacifico Silano to remove his images with partial nudity and descriptions referring to pornography

Collectorsinterview

Ella Fontanals-Cisneros: From Miami to the world

The collector and champion of Latin American art tells us why she is closing her warehouse space and giving works to Spain

Miami collection of Ella Fontanals-Cisneros bound for Madrid

The Wynwood space will close this year, with some works donated to the Spanish government

ARTificial intelligence

A string of shows across the US, starting in Miami, examines the impact of technology on identity and raises the question: what does it mean to be human?

The Warehouse goes Pop

Warhol, Johns and Lichtenstein are among the stars of a show drawing on the collection of Martin Margulies

Allora & Calzadilla rebuild in Puerto Rico

Artist duo's new piece at ICA Miami responds to US policies towards the island

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