Saturday, November 23, 2013

HOLIDAY POPUP SHOP AT MIAMI PROJECT FEATURES ARTIST-DESIGNED MERCHANDISE FROM PREMIER NONPROFITS

HOLIDAY POPUP SHOP AT MIAMI PROJECT FEATURES ARTIST-DESIGNED
MERCHANDISE FROM PREMIER NONPROFITS

Texas Contemporary

Miami Project, the boutique art fair with contemporary and modern artwork side-by-side in Wynwood fromDecember 3 to 8, 2013, will feature a special popup shop for theholidaysOver 50 pieces of artist-designedmerchandise will be for sale from $10 to $1,000.
These items were commissioned by a wide range of premiere nonprofit institutions from across the country, including: The New MuseumThe Walker Art CenterCreativeTimePrinted MatterProject Row Houses,Art Production Fund, and Museum ofContemporary Art North Miami. During the run of Miami Project, all proceeds fromthe popup shop will benefit the participating institutions.
Merchandise by the vanguard artists represented in the shop will include: playing cards and clocks by Tauba Auerbach, beach towels by John Baldessari and KehindeWiley, unique sculptures by the Bruce High Quality Foundation, a knife by PaulChan, bookplates by Francesco ClementeEric Fischl, and Claes Oldenberg, magnets and mugs by Tracey Emin, skateboards by Liam Gillick, scarves by Peter Halley, water bottles by Joseph Kosuth, unique sculptures by Margaret Lee, waterbottles and scarves by Raymond Pettibon, shopping bags by Richard Prince, a six-in-one screwdriver by Tom Sachs, a travel wallet by David Shrigley, and building blocks
by Lawrence Weiner.
These artist-made items are perfect for holiday shopping. Purchases can be wrapped with giftwrap designed by Daniel Eatock, commissioned by the Walker, free ofcharge.
Nearby the pop up shop will be a unique opportunity for visitors to the fair to take home an artwork for free. At the Perrier Collect Art Giveaway, the public can enter to win a neon sculpture by San Francisco artist Meryl Pataky.
Miami Project is presented with support from the Wall Street Journal, Luxe magazine, Perrier, the Midtown Doral, Porcelanosa, Perrier, New Amsterdam Vodka, and Shellback Rum.

LOCATION
Miami Project will take place at NE 1st Avenue between NE 29th and 30th Streets.
HOURS
Press Preview: Tuesday, Dec 3, 4:30p to 6p
VIP Preview: Tuesday, Dec 3, 4:30p to 10p
Wednesday, Dec 4, 11a to 5:30p
Thursday, Dec 5, 11a to 7p
Friday, Dec 6, 11a to 8p
Saturday, Dec 7, 11a to 7p
Sunday, Dec 8, 11a to 6p
ADMISSION
1-day ticket: $25, any single day Wed to Sun
Multi-day ticket: $40, all days, Wed to Sun
Preview ticket: $30, Tues only
Preview + Multi-day ticket: $50, all days Tues to Sun

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