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MUST SEE ART CURATED BY SEBASTIEN LABOUREAU

MUST SEE ART CURATED BY SEBASTIEN LABOUREAU

With so much to see during Art Week it's challenging to make sure you dont miss the best of the best. Our Curator, Sebastien Laboreau, has chosen these Art Week highlights especially for you!

SPECTRUM NORTH Alexander Ilichev
EXHIBITED AT: Spectrum Miami
TITLE OF PIECE: North
ARTIST NAME: Alexander Ilichev
CURATOR’S STATEMENT: A beautiful portrait by Russian artist Alexander Ilichev, the texture and composition leads the viewer directly to the soul of the subject, and indirectly opens a way to our own soul!
MEDIUM USED: Acrylic on Canvas
SIZE(S): Price: 47” x 39”
PRESENTING GALLERY: The Artbox Gallery
WEBSITE: www.theartboxgallery.com

MiAMI STREET PHOTOGRAPHY HISTORYMIAMI - La Havana
EXHIBITED AT: HistoryMiami Museum
TITLE OF PIECE: La Havana
ARTIST NAME: Alex Webb
CURATOR’S STATEMENT: What a strong photograph from world acclaimed American Photographer, Alex Webb, entitled LA HAVANA. Very impactful through its colorful composition.
WEBSITE: www.historymiami.org

ART-MIAMI-Chagal-Les-Maries-dans-le-ciel-de-Paris-1980-81
EXHIBITED AT: Art Miami
TITLE OF PIECE: Les mariés dans le ciel de Paris
ARTIST NAME: Marc Chagall
DATE OF CREATION: 1980-1981
CURATOR’S STATEMENT: Hardly anything can go wrong with Marc Chagall, one of the most prolific and poetic artist of the 20th century, once again shown at ART MIAMI. Everything is right, the composition, the story telling, the metaphoric symbolism that talks to our souls and heart.
MEDIUM USED: Oil and tempera on canvas
STYLE OF PIECE: Modern
SIZE(S): 130 x 89 cm
PRESENTING GALLERY: Galerie Boulakia Paris
WEBSITE: www.boulakia.net

TOMASSETTI - Portrait of Robin Williams
EXHIBITED AT: Eduardo Rubin Studio Gallery
TITLE OF PIECE: Robin Williams
ARTIST NAME: Gianfranco Tomassetti
DATE OF CREATION: 2015
CURATOR’S STATEMENT: Gianfranco Tomassetti is with no doubt a modern ink master, using the most traditional artistic medium to amaze us with the intricacy and the technical maestria in his art. This portrait of the late Robin Williams can only let us think of a modern ARCIMBOLDO, using whimsical elements from all his movies to pay homage to a star left too soon.
MEDIUM USED: Ink Drawing on Paper
SIZE(S): 40x30cm
PRESENTING GALLERY: Eduardo Rubin Studio Gallery
WEBSITE: www.tomassettiart.com

AQUA - Imamura - Hope
EXHIBITED AT: AQUA
TITLE OF PIECE: Hope
ARTIST NAME: Eri Imamura
DATE OF CREATION: 2015
CURATOR’S STATEMENT: Textile artists are invading the art world and are gaining notoriety among international collectors. Imamura shows unparalleled technical mastership using antique kimono fabric together with urban iconography sharing a vibrant and colorful composition with the viewer.
MEDIUM USED: seed beads, cut beads, 24K gold beads, antique Kimono fabric
STYLE OF PIECE: Contemporary
SIZE(S): 24 x 33 x 3 inches
PRESENTING GALLERY: La Lanta Fine Art
WEBSITE: www.lalanta.com

CONTEXT Jeff Robb - Flow.jpeg
EXHIBITED AT: Context
TITLE OF PIECE: Flow #2
ARTIST NAME: Jeff Robb
DATE OF CREATION: 2016
CURATOR’S STATEMENT: Jeff Robb is a master in lenticular photography, surprising and disorienting the viewer in front of this particular artwork, losing perspective, scale and orientation for the pure pleasure of the eyes.
MEDIUM USED: Lenticular Photograph
STYLE OF PIECE: Contemporary
SIZE(S): 100 x 100 cm (39 x 39 in)
PRICE: Price upon request
PRESENTING GALLERY: Shine Artists
WEBSITE: www.shineartists.com

Gallery-212 - Miguel Paredes - Walking Away From Kaos
EXHIBITED AT: Art Without Borders Miami International Exhibition
TITLE OF PIECE: Walking Away From Kaos
ARTIST NAME: Miguel Paredes
DATE OF CREATION: 2016
CITY OF CREATION: Miami
CURATOR’S STATEMENT: Miguel Paredes is the perfect illustration of the mix between urban art techniques and more traditional ones. This painting, a clear homage to Hiroshige, takes the viewer to a wonderful travel through its lively and colorful composition.
MEDIUM USED: Oil On Canvas
STYLE OF PIECE: URBAN JAPANESE
SIZE(S): 50x50
PRESENTING GALLERY: Gallery 212 Miami
WEBSITE: www.Gallery212Miami.Wordpress.com

MIAMI RIVER ART - Afrodisiaco
EXHIBITED AT: Miami River Art Fair
TITLE OF PIECE: Afrodisiaco
ARTIST NAME: Fernando Espinosa
DATE OF CREATION: 2016
CITY OF CREATION: Uruguay
CURATOR’S STATEMENT: A Large Whimsical Composition From Uruguayan Artist Fernando Espinosa.
MEDIUM USED: Photography
STYLE OF PIECE: Figurative
SIZE(S): 4 X 6 FT.
PRICE: $12,000
PRESENTING GALLERY: Nina Torres Fine Art
WEBSITE: www.NTFineart.com

Untitled MiamiBeach - Noisefields
EXHIBITED AT: Untitled, Miami Beach
TITLE OF PIECE: Noisefields (1974)
ARTIST NAME: Woody Vasulka
DATE OF CREATION: 1974
CURATOR’S STATEMENT: In our digital media age, it is always interesting to examine the works of pioneering video artists, Steina and Woody Vasulka, who share their perspective on the digitalization of images and manipulation of electronic energy that impacts our every day lives in such a radical manner.
MEDIUM USED: Iris Print
STYLE OF PIECE: Video still
SIZE(S): 26” x 25”
PRESENTING GALLERY: Berg Contemporary
WEBSITE: www.art-untitled.com/miami-beach

FRIDGE - Trump
EXHIBITED AT: Fridge Art Fair at The Betsy Hotel
TITLE OF PIECE: Trump
ARTIST NAME: Johan Wahlstrom
DATE OF CREATION: 2016
CITY OF CREATION: New York
CURATOR’S STATEMENT: Politics is always a key subject matter for contemporary artists. Wahlstrom’s Trump is obviously full of criticism and, above the personae, a whole reflection about our democracies.
MEDIUM USED: Oil on canvas
STYLE OF PIECE: Fridgetastic
SIZE(S): 16” x 16”
PRESENTING GALLERY: The Betsy Hotel presents A Curated Mini-Fridge
WEBSITE: www.fridgeartfair.com

RED DOT - Nude 008 - Sergey Mozer
EXHIBITED AT: Red Dot Miami
TITLE OF PIECE: Nude 008
ARTIST NAME: Sergey Mozer
CURATOR’S STATEMENT: We can certainly see the architectural background of Sergey Mozer in this quasi-abstract, well-balanced and enticing nude, that makes the viewer think of references to Matisse or Calder...
MEDIUM USED: Acrylic on stretched canvas
SIZE(S): 3” x 3” x 1.5”
PRICE: $2,400
PRESENTING GALLERY: ARTBLEND
WEBSITE: www.mozerart.com

PRIZM Firelei Baez Busqueda Oshun
EXHIBITED AT: Prizm Art Fair
TITLE OF PIECE: Busqueda Oshun O-delay
ARTIST NAME: Firelei Baez
DATE OF CREATION: 2016
CITY OF CREATION: New York
CURATOR’S STATEMENT: Firelei Baez needs no introduction. She is now the most well- known Dominican artist in the art world. This fantastic work makes us think about our own origins and impact on a world that surpasses each of us.
MEDIUM USED: Archival print chine collée and acrylic on paper
SIZE(S): 210 in x 24 in
PRESENTING GALLERY: Artist
WEBSITE: www.prizmartfair.com

ArtConcept
EXHIBITED AT: Art Concept
TITLE OF PIECE: Human Excavation Purple
ARTIST NAME: Fredrik Raddum
DATE OF CREATION: 2016
CITY OF CREATION: Oslo
CURATOR’S STATEMENT: The new comer this year ART CONCEPT is showing a very strong art selection. Fredrik Raddum amazes us through this humorous sculpture resonating inside us through existentialist questions.
MEDIUM USED: Bronze
STYLE OF PIECE: Figurative
SIZE(S): 75cmx50cmx40cm
PRESENTING GALLERY: Hans Alf Gallery
WEBSITE: www.hansalf.com

PULSE Miami Marbles
EXHIBITED AT: PULSE Miami Beach.
TITLE OF PIECE: Miami Marbles
ARTIST NAME: Anne Spalter
DATE OF CREATION: 2016
CITY OF CREATION: Miami, FL and New York, NY
CURATOR’S STATEMENT: Pulse will present very innovative multimedia and augmented reality artworks from artist Anne Spalter, always very enjoyable to interact with, as we live in an era where art, technology and muti-media all mix together for the pure pleasure of viewers and collectors.
MEDIUM USED: Inflated vinyl / fabric sphere, Augmented reality app Miami Marbles
STYLE OF PIECE: Contemporary Installation and Virtual Reality
SIZE(S): dimensions variable
PRESENTING GALLERY: PULSE Miami Beach
WEBSITE: www.pulse-art.com

INK - Open Sea
EXHIBITED AT: INK Miami
TITLE OF PIECE: Open Sea
ARTIST NAME: Sandra Cinto
DATE OF CREATION: Project initiated April 2015, signed June 2016
CITY OF CREATION: Tampa, FL
CURATOR’S STATEMENT: Sandra Cinto is a celebrated Brazilian artist. This inspired and whimsical intricate visual transports the viewer into another dimension.
MEDIUM USED: Cyanotype
STYLE OF PIECE: Contemporary, Works on paper
SIZE(S): 22” x 30”; bleed image
PRICE: $2,500
PRESENTING GALLERY: Graphicstudio
WEBSITE: www.graphicstudio.usf.edu

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