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Issue 4, Saturday, 06 December 2014  | Download this issue

Latin American art has its day in the sun

News analysis As US curators look south, collectors begin to take note

News and analysis

Seek and ye shall find

News analysis Most dealers are playing it safe but there are surprises in store for the more intrepid collector

Can satellite fairs give artists their first big break?

News It doesn’t happen every day, but a sharp-eyed curator’s visit could be a stepping stone to future success

Aboriginal collection goes walkabout

News Works bought in Australia by Dennis and Debra Scholl will visit five US museums

Also in this issue

Another look at ‘The Responsive Eye’

News El Museo del Barrio to add a Latin American twist to important 1960s exhibition

 

ArtCenter South Florida's windfall will benefit local artists

News Residency programme will focus on artistic development

Roll up, roll up for the magical art-history tour

News analysis When the fair seems too much to handle alone, a guided tour could be the answer

Storm brewing over historic Miami homes

News analysis Preservationists urge City to rein in developers’ desire to replace older properties with “McMansions”

Design age dawns for Latin America

Feature From Mexico to Chile, a new generation is combining traditional craftsmanship with contemporary ideas

Group therapy is the way to go

Interview Mexican artist Pedro Reyes's roaming clinic comes to Miami

Peter Marino: meet the architect

Feature From East Hampton gardens to Louis Vuitton purses, subtle doesn’t come into it

New season at the Warehouse

Feature Programme includes new acquisition by Mario Merz and a Miami debut for Brancusi

My Miami: Mark Handforth

Interview The sculptor reveals his favourite haunts

Art Miami launches New York fairs

News New editions will coincide with the Armory and Frieze New York

Diary

Shout out to my boy, Sean

You never know when the old-boy network might come in handy. It certainly worked for the dealer James Fuentes when, on the opening day of Art Basel in Miami Beach, he halted the artist formerly known as P Diddy in his tracks by shouting the name of...

 
Exhibitions

Our pick of shows to see when in Miami this week

Previews of the must-see exhibitions on during Art Basel Miami Beach at the city’s museums and private collection spaces
Video

Kehinde Wiley's new republic

Look closely at Kehinde Wiley’s paintings: they may remind you of something. Since the early 2000s, Wiley has been painting portraits of young black people in the traditions of European portraiture. His sitters are often strangers he meets in cities around the world, with whom he works to select historic paintings as models for new portraits. (He calls the process “street casting.”) At the Brooklyn Museum, “Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic” (20 February-24 May) highlights 60 of these works, including a new stained glass piece and a new sculpture.

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