International Contemporary & Modern Art Fair

December 2 - 7, 2014

Special Programs and Events from the 2013 Edition
December 3 - 8, 2013

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Ongoing Throughout Fair Hours

 

VIP Preview

Tuesday, December 3 | 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.

VIP Cardholders and Members of the Press
Collectors, curators, artists, art enthusiasts and members of the press are invited to experience an exclusive First View of the highly anticipated Art Miami Fair and CONTEXT Fair for a cocktail reception benefiting the new Perez Art Museum Miami. This can’t-miss event is the first opportunity to acquire the finest works from the emerging, cutting-edge, contemporary and modern art movements prior to the fairs opening to the public the following day. Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.

Artist's Reception @ CC LOUNGE

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Special Guest: Cindy Crawford

The Keszler Gallery, in conjunction with Art Miami, is proud to present a retrospective of large-scale versions of famed photographer Marco Glaviano’s best-known black and white images of Supermodel Cindy Crawford in the CC Lounge. Ms. Crawford will be in attendance at the opening reception when the new works will be revealed.


One Art Nation Seminar | Understanding the Artist: Permanence is Forever

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 | 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: CONTEXT VIP Lounge

Speaker: Juan Travieso | Host: School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

One Art Nation Seminar | Framing A Legacy: Succession Planning for Art Collectors

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 | 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: CONTEXT VIP Lounge

Speaker: Peggy Hollander | Host: The Wall Street Journal

For many collectors, their interest in acquiring art is a passion. The formulation of a comprehensive succession plan for a collection is significant, important, and challenging. The presentation will provide a roadmap for the process and give consideration to building a professional team to facilitate the planning strategies.

One Art Nation Seminar | The Art of Winemaking and the Artist behind the Label

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 | 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: CONTEXT VIP Lounge

Speaker: Julia Jackson | Host: Cenyth


Symposium on Collecting Art by Women

Thursday, December 5, 2013 | 9 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. (followed by tours starting at 11 a.m.)
Location: Maserati VIP Lounge at Art Miami

Art Miami is partnering with Art W and the Institute for Women and Art at Rutgers University (IWA ) to host a symposium on collecting women artists, which will begin with a breakfast reception and presentation, followed by guided tours highlighting the work of internationally renowned women artists displayed by galleries around the fair.

Sixth Annual Museum Professionals & Curators Brunch

Thursday, December 5, 2013 | 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location: Maserati VIP Lounge at Art Miami

Art Miami and CONTEXT invite all museum professionals and curators to enjoy a delectable brunch in Art Miami’s VIP Lounge while mingling with peers, Art Miami dealers, Fair Director Nick Korniloff and Curators Julia Draganović, Elena Forin and Claudia Löffelholz of LaRete Art Projects. By Invitation Only - RSVP Required.

One Art Nation Seminar | Understanding the Artist: Permanence is Forever

Thursday, December 5, 2013 | 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: CONTEXT VIP Lounge

Speaker: Juan Travieso | Host: School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

One Art Nation Seminar | Miami Beach Art Deco

Thursday, December 5, 2013 | 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: CONTEXT VIP Lounge

Speaker: Judith Frankel | Host: Miami Design Preservation League

PAMM’s Big Jam

Thursday, December 5, 2013 | 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Location: Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) hosts a special celebration for the grand opening of its state-of-the-art new building designed by world-renowned architects Herzog & de Meuron. Multimedia art collaborative LOS JAICHACKERS will stage a one-night-only performance in and around the 200,000-square-foot facility. Art Miami and CONTEXT VIP Cardholders, Exhibitors and Press will have access to the exclusive event. VIP registration required


VIP Guided Tour with Carol Damian

Friday, December 6, 2013 | NOON

Carol Damian, Director of the Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, leads an intimate guided tour of the fairs for VIPs. Space is limited and VIP Registration required.

One Art Nation Seminar | Disaster Mitigation Planning for Private Collections

Friday, December 6, 2013 | 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: CONTEXT VIP Lounge

Speaker: Blythe O’Brien | Host: Global Fine Art Practice at Aon

One Art Nation Seminar: Panel Discussion: Art as an Investment?

Friday, December 6, 2013 | 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: CONTEXT VIP Lounge

Speakers: Vivian Pfeiffer, Julia Draganovic and Dr. Carol Damian | Host: Christie’s Education

A piece of art to enjoy is certainly a driving factor when making a purchase but what about art as an investment? With the art market showing signs of resiliency, art is a unique alternative investment option. In fact, some investors rank art second only to real estate as the best investment. Collectors have created a hefty supply and demand system as the years have gone by, but the question remains: How can you find a piece that will appreciate in value?
Panel members include Vivian Pfeiffer, Director of Private Sales of Christie's, Dr. Carol Damian, Director & Chief Curator of the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, and Julia Draganovic, Independant Curator.


The Bloggers’ Guide to Art Miami – A HYPERALLERGIC EVENT

Saturday, December 7, 2013 | 11 a.m.

Hyperallergic editors Hrag Vartanian, Mostafa Heddaya and Jillian Steinhauer take to the aisles of Art Miami + CONTEXT for an hour-long tour of the fair. Join them as they stop to point out their highlights, provide background about some notable artworks and engage in dialogue with dealers, who will be available to answer any of your questions. There will be informal discussions following the tour. Space is limited and VIP registration required.

BOOK SIGNING @ JACKSON FINE ART BOOTH #A42

Saturday, December 7, 2013 | 2 p.m.
SCENE by Jeannette Montgomery Barron

Scene is a remarkable compendium of portraits of renowned personalities from arguably the most exciting era of New York City underground culture, the 80s. Scene is photographer Jeannette Montgomery Barron’s album of that exciting and innovative era.

Art Circuits' Latin Art Tour

Saturday, December 7, 2013 | 4 p.m.

Liana Perez of Art Circuits guides a tour of the Fairs and provides an intimate look into the forefront of Latino Art. Space is limited and VIP Registration required.

ZOOM IN Award Presentation

Saturday, December 7, 2013
Location: Courtyard at CONTEXT

The culmination of the new ZOOM IN video exhibition is the presentation of the inaugural ZOOM IN Award. One of the five artists screening their works in the courtyard will be chosen by an independent committee of experts on video art.

Art Miami After-Party at Bakehouse Art Complex

Saturday, December 7, 2013 | 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Location: 561 NW 32nd Street Miami, FL 33127 (www.bacfl.org) T: 305-576-2828

Bakehouse Art Complex hosts an after-party for Art Miami + CONTEXT. Artists’ studios and galleries are open. Art Miami + CONTEXT VIP Cardholders and exhibitors will receive complimentary admission. There is a $10 donation for the general public. Enjoy complimentary beverages and live entertainment.


One Art Nation Seminar | Haitian Art 101: Past, Present and Future

Sunday, December 8, 2013 | 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
CONTEXT VIP Lounge

Speaker: Eveline Pierre | Host: Haitian Heritage Museum

One Art Nation Seminar | Miami Beach Art Deco

Sunday, December 8, 2013 | 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
CONTEXT VIP Lounge

Speaker: Judith Frankel | Host: Miami Design Preservation League


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