In the Field: A Tale of Three Art Fairs

Artwork in Scope art fair’s entrance. Photo: Amanda Jiron-Murphy

Ask anyone who attended last week’s art fairs in Miami what the experience is like. Before they so much as utter a word, odds are that they will make the face that most of us reserve for expressing how we feel after we’ve eaten Thanksgiving dinner. Yes, it’s that overwhelming! I speak from experience, as this year marked my first trip to Miami to see the art fairs for myself. I called the gallery district in Wynwood my home base and from there made pilgrimages out to three art fairs: Scope, Pulse, and Art Basel. Here are a few of my favorite things I saw/did in list form: Continue reading

Now Blooming on the Beach

Will Ryman's 65th Street at Art Basel Miami, Sagamore Hotel beachfront, Miami Beach. Photo by Didier Leroi for VernissageTV. (Used by permission.)

We’ve posted a few times about Will Ryman’s 58th Street currently on view just outside the Phillips. Though it currently resides at the corner of 21st and Q Streets, the sculpture is named for the cross street on New York’s Park Avenue where it debuted earlier this year. Ryman’s 65th Street is now in bloom more than the few blocks away its title suggests. It adorns the beach in a special Art Basel Miami installation through December 4. Take a look at it in the Post‘s slideshow of some of the festival’s most intriguing art.