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Studio Visit: Zachary Armstrong
Zachary Armstrong has found a universal truth in his artwork—that a yearning for the open mind of childhood connects us all. Sitting in his light-filled studio in Dayton, Ohio, Armstrong is surrounded by relics of his own childhood, objects and drawings...
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Art Basel 2014: 14 Rooms
One of the highlights of Art Basel 2014 is an exhibition neatly tucked behind the main halls in a smaller gallery. "14 Rooms" is curated by current art-world darling Hans-Ulrich Obrist of London's Serpentine Gallery and Klaus Biesenbach of MoMA...
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Miami Art Week 2013: Color Chaos
There are over 16 million noted colors and artists have long sought to capture several—if not most—of them. Even Pantone's GEO system is composed of 2,058 new solid colors. Options are limitless, combinations even more so. Across last week's art...
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Scene, by All: Miami Art Week 2013
Dave Wilfert of The World's Best Ever never misses Miami Art Week. The founder of one of the internet's top arts and culture sites and a seasoned fair-goer, Wilfert grabbed our eye with a picture of this perforated piece of "motivational blotter...
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Miami Art Week 2013: Photography
Every December, Miami is packed with contemporary art from around the world, and the range of media from across the fairs that set up their temporary annual digs is astounding. Jumping out from the myriad sculptures, paintings, videos, performance...
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It's Nice That + NTS Radio's Black Impulse Playlist Our creativity-championing friends over at It's Nice That have let the folks from Black Impulse on NTS Radio hijack their weekly mixtape—resulting in two hours of music, most of which you've probably...
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Miami Art Week 2013: Dove Allouche
As part of Art Basel's "Positions" program, selected galleries are invited to present the work of a single artist. As part of this year's program, Parisian gallery Gaudel de Stampa presented an ethereal series of photographs by French artist Dove...
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Miami Art Week 2013: Brazil ArtFair
A new fair has entered the landscape of Miami's ever-expanding art week. Opening today, 4 December 2013, the Brazil ArtFair is housed in a spacious 25,000 square foot exposition tent, located near the Wynwood Art District. There, 15 Brazilian galleries...
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David Datuna: Viewpoint of Billions
Melding enough types of buzzworthy gadgets to make any technologist drool, NY-based artist David Datuna's new multimedia piece "Viewpoint of Billions" is likely one of the first pieces of art to be specifically created with Google Glass. Building...
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Art Basel 2013: Paint, Zippers and Partnering
With the history of art stretching back to the earliest stages of humanity, it can be difficult to enter unexplored frontiers. The following artists presented work at this year's Art Basel that, whether by means of innovation or refreshing clarity...
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Art Basel 2013: Light and Fire
Like moths to flame, light art—and its use within, and as a complement to, sculpture—attracted the attention of many visitors at this year's 44th edition of Art Basel. Lamp-like orbs and rods, shadow art and even live fire mesmerized spectators. The...
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Art Basel Hong Kong: West
More than delivering the caché of the Art Basel name, the inaugural Hong Kong edition contextualized Asian art in the global community. Showcased aside it, an array of Western artists rounded out the festival with grandeur, color and abstraction...
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Art Basel Hong Kong: East
After six years of galleries, artists and buyers surging upon Hong Kong's ART HK festival, Art Basel has taken the reigns to build upon Asia's creative boom, bring the local market global and take global audiences local. With 50% of the fair required...
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Art + Design in Miami: Perspective Shift
Zipping past thousands of exhibitors in dozens of venues during Miami Art Week, it's easy to miss a piece here and there. After a while, you start to appreciate artists that make you look twice. Toying with perception, detail and physical distance...
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Art + Design in Miami: Photography
The vast presentation of photography at last week's art fairs in Miami included an array of highly impressive artists. Among the tremendous amount of work on display below are five picks of the most compelling photographers at Art Basel, Pulse and...
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Interview: Thomas Girst
BMW asked us to join them for part of Miami's Art and Design week, and between the fairs and the tours of private collections we had the chance to sit down with Thomas Girst, BMW Group's Head of Cultural Engagement, to hear what they've been up to...
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Art + Design in Miami: Comic Aggression
Artists have plenty of cause for complaint: politics, sexuality, war, the commercialization of the art market. Too witty for sincere criticism, the discontents at Art Basel 2012 and surrounding Miami fairs decided to childishly air their respective...
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Interview: Jiminie Ha and Item Idem
by Laila Gohar "White Zinfandel is not a magazine about food, it's a magazine inspired by food" says Cyril Duval, a conceptual artist better known as Item Idem. The artist is collaborating with Chef Leif Hedendal for the release of White Zinfandel...
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Miami Art Week: Beyond Art Basel
Sponsored content: The early days of Art Basel Miami have proven the staying power of satellite fairs and independent exhibitions surrounding the behemoth Swiss import. Public murals, boutique shipping and interior design rival the mainstream...
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Miami Shopping Guide: Art Basel Edition
Sponsored content: Next week Art Basel and its plethora of satellite fairs will hit Miami, bringing the international art community together for the industry's most important stateside event of the year. Amidst all the new talent on display are...
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Art Basel: Other Worlds
While several works at this year's Art Basel touched upon the animalistic side of humanity, another parallel looked to the future with otherworldly and scientifically driven design. From a Nouveau Realism throwback to forward-thinking student work...
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Institute of Intimate Museums
A collection of dioramas by artist Kenji Sugiyama, "Institute of Intimate Museums" proved to be one of the most engaging displays at Scope Basel 2012. Spanning the artist's output from 1999 to 2008, the works serve as clever variations on traditional...
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Art Basel: Photography
Amidst the staggering amount of work we see at the fairs in Miami, one of the major highlights for me, as a CH contributor and a photographer myself, is to see something that catches my eye in a new way. Whether it's discovering unknown talents, seeing...
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Art + Design in Miami: Painstaking Process
In our third selection of the goods from Art Basel and the surrounding Miami fairs, we focus on the meticulously detailed and painstaking work of artists who tend to get romanced by the details. Below you'll encounter precise and repetitive line drawings...
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