Filed under: Art Fairs, Art Market, Art World, Miami, Must-Sees | Tags: 101/exhibit, Alex Ebstein, Andrew Schoultz, Andrews Basurto, Aqua Art Miami, Bass Museum of Art, Brian Fee, Corinna Belz, Dave Cole, David Lyle, Dirk Park, Dodge Gallery, Erin Langner, Erwin Wurm, Fahamu Pecou, Gerhard Richter, Hugh Scott-Douglas, James Rieck, Jaq Chartier, Jason Yarmosky, Jass-minh Moore, Jenny Saville, Keith Sonnier, Lyons Wier Gallery, Martin Wittfooth, Mary Henderson, Mike Simi, NAP, Norton Museum of Art, OHWOW, Primary Flight, Robert Yoder, Scooter La Forge, Season, Silverman Gallery, Tanya Bonakdar, The Pace Gallery, Thomas Scheibitz, Tim Okamura
There are tons of great fairs and plenty of projects to check out while you’re in Miami this year. Our staff and contributors wanted to give you the heads-up on a few things we think are definitely worth checking out. There are hundreds of other things we could have mentioned, but let’s start here…Big thanks to Brian Fee, Erin Langner, and Alex Ebstein. Check out their recommendations after the jump! And be sure to tell us your recommendations in the comments section!
Filed under: Art World, Q&A, Seattle | Tags: Aqua Art Miaim, Art Basel Miami Beach, Dirk Park, Erin Langner, Jaq Chartier, Jenny Heishman, Platform Gallery, Pole Drift, Seattle, Seattle Art Museum
Prole Drift stands within an older mixed-use building, angled between the top and bottom of a steep hill in Seattle’s International District. Much in the same way its name references a connection between the upper and the working classes, Dirk Park’s new venue inhabits a space of intersection somewhere between a traditional gallery, a studio and an open place for artistic experimentation.
Residing among the affordable studios, Park and artist Jaq Chartier rent and use for their own practices. Prole Drift’s positioning within this modest art center of sorts prompts reconsideration of how commercial galleries can manifest. Anyone familiar with Aqua Art Miami, Park and Chartier’s annual west coast intervention at Art Basel Miami Beach, would expect no less from Park, whose ventures manifest unhindered by the confines of the established.
I caught up with Dirk to find out more about his approach to creating the new gallery. - Erin Langner, Seattle Contributor
Installation view from An Empty Vase. Conceived by Matthew Offenbacher and Jenny Heishman. 2011. Image courtesy of Prole Drift.
Filed under: Art World, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, DC, Los Angeles, Must-Sees, New York, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle | Tags: Claire Sherman, David Rathman, Frohawk Two Feathers, Gianna Commito, Heyd Fontenot, Jaq Chartier, Jonas Wood, Josh Smith, Kenneth Noland, Kristine Moran, Must-Sees, Robert Jessup, Steve Roden, Tomory Dodge, William Swanson
Kristine Moran, Slow-wave 2, 2011 | Oil on canvas, 60 x 54 inches. Courtesy of Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, New York
It’s March, which means art fairs and new spring openings. The snow is melting (somewhat) and it’s time to hit the pavement to see some new work. The editorial staff at New American Paintings have put together a list of more than 40 of the top painting exhibitions on view at private galleries across the country this month—from New York to Los Angeles, Chicago to Miami, and more—including more than a dozen shows from artists previously included in New American Paintings and featuring dozens of notable and not-to-be-missed shows from across the country.