ART & DESIGN TAKE OVER MIAMI
art and design-lovers everywhere have journeyed to miami, where — during this week — art basel miami beach and design miami/ will open their doors to collectors, curators and enthusiasts alike. the two events — together with a packed program of offsite installations, exhibitions, workshops, talks and creative programming — form miami art week 2021, which takes over the coastal city in full floridian fashion.
stay tuned as we bring you the latest must-see exhibitions and events, and discover designboom’s definitive guide of recommendations for the week ahead.
FIVE ECHOES BY ES DEVLIN
‘five echoes’ by es devlin is a dynamic and multisensory installation featuring a temporary forest and, at its center, a monumental labyrinth sculpture for visitors to explore. chanel commissioned the artwork to celebrate 100 years of its iconic fragrance, CHANEL N°5, through a synesthetic experience animated by light, color, and sound. once the installation closes, the team will replant the forest of over 1,000 plants, shrubs, and trees in parks throughout miami-dade county. At the same time, the labyrinth components will be recycled and repurposed.
nov 30 – dec 21
lucas samaras, XYZ 0868 (chinoiserie), 2012/2021 © lucas samaras
PACE VERSO AT ART BASEL
to coincide with the physical presentation of NFTs in pace gallery’s booth at art basel miami beach, pace verso — the gallery’s NFT platform — will release works by glenn kaino and DRIFT artists lonneke gordijn and ralph nauta, who collaborated with musician and digital art pioneer don diablo on their first NFT.
art basel miami beach
nov 30 – dec 5, 2021
miami beach convention center
DAVID SHRIGLEY X RUINART
for one evening only, david shrigley will present its second collaboration with ruinart. set within the miami beach botanical garden from 5-7pm, visitors will discover life-size interpretations of shrigley’s works. ‘carte blanche 2020-2021,’ presents a didactic journey on the elaboration of champagne wines. using his humorous drawings, the artist raises awareness on the environmental circumstances ruinart faces on a daily basis.
miami beach botanical garden
nov. 30, 2021
RIMOWA ‘AS SEEN BY’
since its first aluminum suitcase was debuted in 1937, rimowa has become synonymous with the strikingly minimalist metal. now, this legacy is being celebrated with “as seen by,” a traveling exhibition of artworks by local artists throughout the world curated by rimowa in partnership with art collective, the community.
rimowa design district
115 ne 40th st.
nov 30 to dec 5, 2021
‘NEW NATURE’ AT DESIGN MIAMI/ CURIO 2021
house of today presents khaled el-mays’ latest collection at design miami / curio 2021. dubbed ‘new nature’, the collection captures the blurred lines of emergence, a moving state where volumes shift, interact and weave together before taking solid shape.
design miami/ curio
dec 1 to dec 6, 2021
FAENA ART PROGRAMMING
faena art is celebrating 10 years of supporting the arts by continuing to create a platform for artists to push the boundaries of their artistic practice. live from november 30 to december 5, faena art programming for miami art week 2021 will include artist commissions, partner installations and public exhibitions by pilar zeta, andrés reisinger, carlos betancourt, refik anadol, nancy baker cahill, and auriea harvey.
nov 30 – dec 5, 2021
DANIEL ARSHAM ‘SKETCHBOOK’ SIGNING AT THE MIAMI BEACH EDITION
on wednesday, december 1st from 4:00pm-6:00pm, daniel arsham will be having a special sketchbook signing at the miami beach EDITION at the lobby bar.
dec 1, 2021
lobby bar at the miami beach EDITION
ALEX ISRAEL X SNAPCHAT AT THE BASS MUSEUM
visitors to the bass art museum in miami beach will be able to see the work of alex israel come to life in a virtual, three-dimensional way. the alex israel x snapchat exhibition presents five of the artist’s self-portraits that use snapchat’s augmented reality technology to create immersive experiences. the exhibition expands on the artist’s 2019 self-portraits series with three brand new works.
nov 29 – may 1, 2022
ALLIED WITH POWER: AFRICAN AND AFRICAN DIASPORA ART FROM THE JORGE M. PÉREZ COLLECTION
through a large donation of cuban art in 2017, an earlier donation of latin american art in 2011, and significant gifts through acquisition funds, jorge m. and darlene pérez have added more than 500 works of modern and contemporary art to pamm’s permanent collection. allied with power: african and african diaspora art from the jorge m. pérez collection celebrates their most recent acquisitions, which consists of a sizable selection of international african and african diaspora artists.
perez art museum
nov 7, 2020—february 6, 2022
james cohan gallery – yinka shonibare CBE © art basel
the 2021 edition of art basel miami beach – art basel’s first in-person fair in miami beach since 2019 – will feature 253 leading galleries from around the globe presenting the highest quality of works across all media, from rare and historical masterpieces to new pieces by today’s emerging artistic voices. in addition to showcasing exceptional art within its galleries, positions, nova, survey and edition sectors, the fair will also present 16 large-scale artworks in meridians; 25 carefully curated exhibitions as part of the kabinett sector; as well as 10 panels as part of the fair’s renowned conversations series.
december 5 – 8
miami beach convention center
‘the bedroom’ by crosby studios
design miami/ is the global forum for design. each fair brings together the most influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce. occurring alongside the art basel fairs in miami (each december), and basel, switzerland (each june), design miami/ has become a premier venue for collecting, exhibiting, discussing and creating collectible design. design miami/ returns to miami beach for the 17th edition of design miami/ held december 1 – december 5, 2021.
dec 1 – dec 5, 2021
the 10th edition of untitled art miami beach features an expanded curatorial platform with four guest curators: natasha becker, miguel a. lópez, estrellita brodsky and josé falconi. brought together for their diverse perspectives and regional expertise, the curators will nurture dialogue between participating galleries — over 145 — and artists to generate a more global and inclusive conversation.
nov 29 – dec 4
the 19th edition of NADA miami is dedicated to showcasing new art and to celebrating the rising talents from around the globe. NADA miami is the one of the only major american art fairs to be produced by a non-profit organization, and is recognized as a much needed alternative assembly of the world’s youngest and strongest art galleries dealing with contemporary art.
dec 5 – 8
ice palace studios, 1400 N miami ave