Visit Miami’s private collections during Art Basel
The carnival that is Art Basel in Miami Beach is not just a fair; the district’s greatest collectors also open their exhibition spaces to the public to present their latest acquisitions, organized in one-off exhibitions.
Read on to find out what Miami’s best private collections will show off when the crowds arrive next week.
CIFO: Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation
“Toda percepción es una interpretación: You are part of it” presents works by a multitude of international artists from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros and CIFO collections, organized around ideas concerning “toys, actions, inventors of games and the players ”, all inspired by Charles Baudelaire’s ideas on how children relate to recess objects. On the list are dozens of artists, from all over the Americas, including Paulo Bruscky, Luis Camnitzer, Joseph Kosuth, Barbara kruger, Marta Minujin, and Mira Schendel.
1018 North Miami Avenue. Open to the public from November 30 to December 4, hours vary.
Collection De La Cruz
“Progressive Praxis” brings together a host of artists from younger and older generations, from Marc Bradford and Rachel harrison To Arturo Herrera and Glenn Ligon. The exhibition promises “a critical understanding of our changing visual culture” and features new works by artists like Joe bradley and Isa Genzken as well as a new site-specific installation by Walead Beshty.
23 NE 41st Street. Open to the public. Hours during Art Basel Miami Beach: November 29 to December 3, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Margulies Collection
The exhibition presented at the Margulies Collection at the Warehouse is an investigation into the paintings of the artist of Greek origin Jannis Kounellis spanning nearly three decades, from 1983 to 2012. A massive installation of works by Anselm Kiefer was in progress at the time of printing.
591 NW 27th Street. Admission requires a $ 10 donation to Lotus Village homeless shelter.
3841 NE 2nd Avenue, open December 1 to 2 from 9:00 a.m., Art Basel VIP card required.
Rubell Family Collection
The Rubells are offering a trio of shows to see this month.
“New Shamans / Novos Xamãs: Brazilian Artists” includes examples of artists such as Sonia Gomes, Daniel Steegmann Mangane, and Eli Sudbrac. Organized by the Getty Research Institute, it will be “Video Art in Latin America: Selections from Brazil”, examining the value of decades of production in this revolutionary medium.
95 NW 29th Street. Open to the public from November 30 to December 4, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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