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Miami Art Week 2014: Splatters, Drips and Drops: Well-designed, colorful chaos across painting and sculpture at multiple fairs

Miami Art Week 2014: Splatters, Drips and Drops


There’s most likely thought behind every minute detail within an artist’s work—even if that stray droplet or bleeding line feels more like the product of chance. At this year’s Miami Art Week many pieces embraced—even celebrated—the chaos of fluidity……

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Miami Art Week 2014: Smears, Swipes and Strokes: Painted works defined by the thickness of brushwork and beyond

Miami Art Week 2014: Smears, Swipes and Strokes


Regardless of the movement within contemporary art, process and technique translate to scene and sensation. The following works found across Miami Art Week all invoke sustained strokes, be that caked-on smears stretching across a canvas to petite tip……

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Scene, by All: Miami Art Week 2014: Instagram highlights from the city’s art extravaganza

Scene, by All: Miami Art Week 2014


There are two verifiable facts pertaining to every Miami Art Week: first, no one can make it to everything; second, someone managed to capture what you missed and put it up on Instagram. That makes the week-long, multi-fair event a perfect fit for……

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I Feel Ya: Andre 3000 + SCAD at Art Basel Miami: The musician shares his inner-most thoughts to connect with an audience, hoping to inspire others to open up to each other

I Feel Ya: Andre 3000 + SCAD at Art Basel Miami

by Chérmelle D. Edwards

“I feel ya,” a new exhibition with Savannah College of and Art Design (SCAD) and André 3000 Benjamin, made its Art Basel Miami debut exploring the intersection of three artistic disciplines: fashion, film and art within a……

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Daniel Arsham’s Modern Pompeii in Miami: We speak with the wunderkind artist about his new work, Art Basel and Werner Herzog’s best life advice

Daniel Arsham's Modern Pompeii in Miami

by Laura Feinstein

Here at Cool Hunting we’re big fans of Daniel Arsham. In the last few years, the 34-year-old designer, architect and co-founder of Snarkitecture has worked with everyone from musicians Pharrell and Chromeo to famed choreographer……

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Miami Art Week 2014: Theo Jansen’s Dream Machines: Whimsical, moving sculptures at the oceanfront Strandbeest pop-up exhibition

Miami Art Week 2014: Theo Jansen's Dream Machines

For anyone attending Miami Art Week, the pop-up exhibition, Strandbeest, blends the best elements of the week—sun, sand and powerful, innovative art—into one one. Presented by luxury watch brand Audemars Piguet and the Peabody Essex Museum, Strandbeest……

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FAVD + The Miami Beach Edition Travel Guide: Explore Art Basel based on carefully selected recommendations from your social network

FAVD + The Miami Beach Edition Travel Guide

After a successful soft launch during the most recent fashion weeks across NYC, Paris, London and Milan, web and iOS travel app FAVD is heading south to Miami for Art Basel. In addition to offering carefully tailored guides from trusted voices (be……

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Grey Area + FriendsWithYou Pool Party: Technicolor artist Jen Stark on her inflatable collaboration for Miami Art Week

Grey Area + FriendsWithYou Pool Party

As the art world heads south for their annual beachside getaway, galleries, museums and brands prepare themselves for the influx that is Art Basel Miami Beach. Among them this year will be Kyle DeWoody’s Grey Area. After the success of last year……

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Studio Visit: Zachary Armstrong: The Ohio-based artist speaks about the importance of taking on art like a kid as he heads to Art Basel Miami 2014

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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C#CKFIGHT: A beautifully brutal short film by Miami filmmaker Julian Yuri Rodriguez

C#CKFIGHT


Screening at this year’s prestigious Slamdance Film Festival (in the Anarchy Shorts category), “C#CKFIGHT” is a nine-minute long mind-bending and voyeuristic exploration of a sweat-soaked back-room brawl. Born…

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