New Material Art Fair Joins Miami December Roster

New Material Art Fair Joins Miami's December Roster
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Come December there will be a new face amid the plethora of satellite fairs taking place during Art Basel in Miami Beach. The New Material Art Fair, slated to take over the entire 30-room boutique Eva Hotel Miami Beach — right alongside the Aqua Hotel ...

Miami and Miami Beach history

A history of Miami and Miami Beach - CBS News: "A metropolis today, the City of Miami wasn't incorporated until 1896, with a population of a few hundred. Across Biscayne Bay, an island known simply as "the beach" was a tangle of mangroves and palmettos --an unlikely place to build. But automobile pioneer Carl Fisher had a vision (along with the determination and the money) to bring it to life. By the 1920s, Miami Beach had become America's most fashionable destination. Even the Great Depression couldn't slow its growth, with hotels and homes sprouting up in the style of the day: Art Deco. . . Infused with energy and style from South America and the Caribbean, the region is today considered "the Capital of the Americas." And these days, a capital of design. . . ."


Spring the season for art in Europe

In Europe, 'tis the season for art
While Miamians are used to an art flurry that surrounds Art Basel Miami Beach in the beginning of winter, most of the rest of the world has come to recognize that spring is the peak art season. Numerous major art fairs and events takes place from May ...


Hermès private Miami event - interactive installations, illusions

Hermès private Miami event combines interactive installations, illusions - Business - " . . . Hermès has transformed the Moore Building for the four-hour event, the company’s first such celebration in the United States and only its third in the world, following “A Man’s World” events in Beijing in 2011 and in Paris in 2012. “We’re really excited about Miami, and particularly the Design District, being a center for culture and the arts,” said Peter Malachi, Hermès senior vice president of communications, based in New York. “It’s this incredible coming together of retail, design, and fashion, in a city that is really on the frontier between two continents — Latin America and North America.” Friday’s event, which carries the theme “a sporting life” — the design house’s overall theme for 2013 — is a collaboration between Men’s Artistic Director Véronique Nichanian, who is based in Paris, and Buenos Aires-based artist Leandro Erlich, who designed the conceptual installations, each with a certain scene, infused with a sense of humor and sporting elegance. Think athletic male models dressed in Hermès, wearing scuba masks, juggling or holding skateboards, inside six wood-and-mirror-paneled, faux — but realistic looking — elevators created for the event. With music playing in the background, the elevator doors will open and close, each time with a different assortment of models inside. . . ." (read more at link above)


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