Miami Art Week’s death-defying schedule is a given. But at X Contemporary, anticipation is high for big-scale exhibitions of Grace Hartigan’s paintings and collages from the early 1960s, Timebag art project’s debut from Medellin, Colombia, and Hecho en Cuba, where curator Yubal Marquez Fleites brings in over 100 works by 13 artists never before exhibiting outside of Cuba.
Here, a few of the new or noteworthy happenings:
Events begin at 2:00 pm in conversation with curator Michael Klein and Hart Perry about Grace Hartigan and her 1960s dealer Beatrice Perry. Complimentary Botanical Bar includes new kava tea blends.
The fair will also present a series of events celebrating Wynwood's creative community featuring well known artists from around the world, culminating with an after hours celebration on December 5th, hosted in partnership with the Wynwood Arts Community.
The evening will include a launch party for Uninhibited Urban Art Magazine a new, bi-monthly art publication featuring Miami's Finest HoxxoH in the first edition with The London Police and El Pez from Barcelona in attendance.
We will also host a 3-day series of events curated by Qi Chi Webster including Eli Reed NYC Pop Up Shop, a live skateboard exhibition with pro skaters Eli Reed and Joel Meinholz; live art by Torrick Ablack AKA Toxic; new design releases by Eli Reed with a giveaway of Organika decks.
VIP + PRESS VERNISSAGE: Tuesday December 1st 5:00-10:00pm
Music by The Misshapes
À la Mexique presented by SPƎ N GLISH's (ñ) collection unveils a limited edition of MuyMuy hats to select VIP. À la Mexique is known for evoking the greatest names in the history of fashion and twisting them with the colorful adaption to the Spanish language.
VIP + PRESS BRUNCH: Wednesday December 2nd 10:30 a.m. - 12:00pm Francesa Wade, Creative Director of General Assembly will give a playful crash course on “How To By Art” for VIPs at RUVAN's exhibition, booth B8, across from The Living Room.
Wednesday Dec 2nd | 12:00pm – 9:00pm