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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


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...


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

Understanding Ed Ruscha

Two pieces by the California artist Ed Ruscha are the impetus for an exhibition of work at the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio (“Regarding Ruscha,” until 17 May). At the center of the show are two of the artist’s prints—Standard Station, 1966, and Ghost Station, 2011—which are the inspiration for work made by local San Antonio artists. In this video clip, Ruscha talks about his working process, why he’s interested in words, and how he thinks about the backgrounds of his pictures.

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