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X Contemporary is pleased to announce
exhibitors for the inaugural edition set to take place during Art Basel
Miami Beach. Opening in the Wynwood district, across from Wynwood Walls,
the boutique art fair will present a selection of 27 international
exhibitors from the US, Europe and South America. The art fair will
emphasize a crossover between postwar and contemporary art in specially
curated projects that add depth to the fair’s exhibitions, while
considering the art historic importance of the trends and cultural
influences impacting artists today. The first edition of X Contemporary
will take place on Tuesday, December 2nd through Sunday, December 6th
with a vernissage for VIP guests and press on December 1st, from 5 to 10
2015 X Contemporary exhibitors: Ambacher Contemporary, Munich, Germany ArtStager, New York, NY Artfully Awear, New York, NY Art Shape Mammoth, Brooklyn, NY Berlin Collective, Brooklyn, NY Castle Fitzjohns Gallery, New York, NY Compass Realty, Miami, FL Dorian Grey Gallery, New York, NY Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY Gallery Sensei, New York, NY The Hollows Art Space, Brooklyn, NY Hungry for Fortune, Berlin, Germany & New York, NY KH Fine Arts, Jersey City, NJ Krammer & Stoudt, Brooklyn, NY LGTripp Gallery, Philadelphia, PA LOCUS, Oslo, Norway Nicole Longnecker Gallery, Houston, TX Olive & Orient, Brooklyn, NY Parenthesis, Brooklyn, NY Robert Fontaine Gallery, Miami, FL Sasson Soffer Foundation, Jersey City, NJ TIMEBAG, Medellin, Colombia Torche Gallerie, Belmar, NJ Treason Gallery, Seattle, WA US+U, New York, NY Vertu Fine Art, Boca Raton, FL Willoughby Art Advisory, East Hampton & New York, NY
X Contemporary is excited to highlight a few key exhibitions
presented at the fair, as special projects that will enrich attendee’s
experiences with curated, survey and retrospective style shows.
Michael Klein Arts LLC will present, Grace Hartigan 1960-1965, The Perry Collection,
an exhibition of paintings and collages that represent Hartigan's
Abstract Expressionist style as it evolved in the early 1960s. Hartigan
was a key innovator amongst painters of the New York School and was the
only female artist included in the traveling exhibit The New American Painting,
designed to introduce European audiences to American art. The variety
of paintings in this anticipated exhibition will highlight Hartigan’s
style of vivid color and texture painted on a large scale. The fair will
provide the perfect opportunity to reintroduce Hartigan's work to a
professional audience of dealers, curators and critics. After its
exhibition at X Contemporary, the collection will tour to other
institutions both in the US and abroad.
an art consultant based in New York City and East Hampton that has
served as an advisor to many respected contemporary collections, will
showcase her expertise in post modern, contemporary and emerging art.
Presenting iconic handmade postcard collages created by Jean-Michel Basquiat early in his career, alongside work by renowned UK based mural artist, Hush,
Willoughby Art Advisory will give viewers the opportunity to consider
the genesis of street art incorporation into the New York gallery scene
and its global evolution through today. This thought-provoking range of
work will also include work by artists Peter Dayton, Dora Frost and
photography by the artistic team Cyril Christo & Marie Wilkinson.
Castle Fitzjohns Gallery presents the original Pop Shop sign, painted by Keith Haring
for the Lafayette St. gallery in 1986. The 10-panel Pop Shop Sign
conceived and executed by Keith Haring in collaboration with Andre
Charles extended across and around the building during its renovation
beginning in the winter of 1986. The sign was made from an original
sketch drawn by Haring and served as a temporary placard until it was
removed from the building in the fall of 1987. At the time of its
removal by the City of New York, artist Robin Van Arsdol acquired it for
his private collection where it has remained ever since. It has been
exhibited internationally and was featured in Germany in 2010 and and
was then sent to an exhibition at the Russian State Art Museum in Moscow
in May 2011.
the independently organized artist project based in Colombia, will
present a survey of work by emerging, mid-career and established
Colombian artists, titled Colombia N.O.W. This
project curated by Carlos Uribe, Gabriel Mario Vélez and Maria Luisa
Vélez, invites a public discussion on the country and culture of
Colombia today. In this dynamic exhibition, the artists reflect on
several social, political and emotional landscapes of a contemporary
Colombia. The presentation will include works by artists Fredy Alzate,
Victor Garcés, Sara Herrera and Harold Ortiz.
International artist network, Berlin Collective
works to connect artists with new exhibiting and collaborating
opportunities. The group’s presentation at X Contemporary will include
works by artists Eric Slayton, Elena Lyakir and Javier Barrera. In
presenting these works together, the comparison becomes relevant to
understanding each artist’s journey and discovery. The selection
highlights bold work by Eric Slayton and the addition to his Gravity Collection. As well as, new work by artist Elena Lyakir titled, City Parks Romance.
The presentation will also showcase a intaglio prints series by Javier
Barrera, in which the artist uses hybrid forms of traditional and
About X Contemporary X
Contemporary is a contemporary art fair established in 2015 under the
direction of Matthew Eck with a focus on galleries and cultural
institutions who promote the work of emerging and midcareer artists.
Location 240-252 NW 25th St. Miami, FL 33127
Dates December 1-6, 2015
Hours December 1 | VIP vernissage, 5-10 p.m. December 2 | Open to the public, 12-9 p.m. December 3 | Open to the public, 12-9 p.m. December 4 | Open to the public, 12-9 p.m. December 5 | Open to the public, 12-9 p.m. December 6 | Open to the public, 12-6 p.m.
Tickets Single Day $10 Single Day Plus $20 Run of Show $25
Fair Contact P.O. Box 20191 Greeley Square Station 4 East 27th Street New York, NY 10001
Green City Market's Outdoor Season Closes October 31 Moves Indoors to Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum November 7 for the Winter
Green City Market's last outdoor market takes place October 31 in
Lincoln Park and at the Fulton Market. Both markets will host a
Children's Mini Pumpkin Decorating and Costume Party and other
activities from 9 a.m. to noon.
The Lincoln Park Green City
Market moves indoors to the Peggy Notebaert Museum (2430 N. Cannon Dr.)
beginning Saturday, November 7 and runs through April.
Halloween Special Children's Activities:
Lincoln Park: - Pumpkin Painting - Costume Contest - Seasonal Tasting - Jack Chaps, Dog Detective Book Reading Fulton at Halsted: - Pumpkin Painting - Seasonal Tasting
Green City Market Indoor Market: Hours: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Peggy Notebaert Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Dates: Saturday, November 7, 14 and 21 Wednesday, November 25 Saturday, December 5 and 19 Saturday, January 9 and 23 Saturday, February 6 and 20 March 5 and 19 April 2, 16 and 30
Green City Market Closes Its Outdoor Market on Halloween
Green City Market Moves Indoors November 7 photo credit: Cindy Kurman, Kurman Communications
About Green City Market
Green City Market showcases sustainable practices. From that first
year in 1998 next to the Chicago Theatre to the present time, Green City
Market has morphed into Chicago's most vital farmer's market that
industry leader Alice Waters calls "the best sustainable market in the
Chicago's Green City Market has been named one of America's Top 10
Farmer's Markets by USA Today. Located in Lincoln Park, the independent
nonprofit market was founded in 1998 by the late Abby Mandel, chef,
author, and entrepreneur to encourage local, sustainable agriculture.
Now in its 17th year, the market has come a long way since its humble
beginnings. What started as a handful of vendors in an alley next to the
Chicago Theater has since grown into the best and biggest farmers
market in Chicago with more than 60 vendors and 175,000 visitors per
Green City Market operates a second outdoor market at Fulton Market
on Saturdays during the summer. Outdoor markets close at the end of
October. The Lincoln Park market moves indoors to the Peggy Notebaert
Museum beginning Saturday, November 7 and runs through April. Visit http://www.greencitymarket.org for additional information.
Green City Market is funded by individual donations, corporation
sponsorships, grants and fund raising events. It is a 501 (c) (3)
independent farmers market .
Sitting down with the most interesting and influential industry leaders... one drink at a time.
you could have a drink with anyone, who would it be? A Drink With is a
one-of-a-kind web series that sits down with celebrities, artists,
athletes and entrepreneurs over a drink and shares their inspiring
success stories. We capture true personalities. Whether it's a coffee or
beer, our relaxed atmosphere allows our interview subjects to get
comfortable and open up in thoughtful and unexpected ways.
Hilary Sawchuck interviews Pattie Boyd, Henry Diltz, and Carinthia West
ICONIC PHOTOGRAPHS ARE ON DISPLAY IN AN EXHIBIT CALLED "VISIONS OF A
MAGIC TIME" AT THE HILTON | ASMUS. IS THERE ANYTHING ABOUT A
PARTICULAR PHOTO YOU TOOK THAT MAKES YOU SMILE BECAUSE YOU KNOW WHAT'S
GOING ON BEHIND THE CAMERA?
CARINTHIA WEST: Quite
a few. The one of Mick [Jagger] and Linda Ronstadt is a favorite of my
own pictures just because I know he was thinking naughty thoughts, and
she was thinking romantic thoughts. Say no more.
PATTIE BOYD: There
is a photograph I took in India when we were meditating with Maharishi
[Mahesh Yogi]. The Beatles were writing music for "The White Album".
They were all pretty friendly and it was a creative time, but I've got
one shot of Paul [McCartney] and John [Lennon] sitting together. John is
just looking at Paul, and Paul is making some sort of face, and I just
wish I knew what had been said! There is something going on!
HENRY DILTZ: A lot
of the photos I took were taken on adventures. For album covers with a
group we would try to get out of town away from girlfriends, managers
and telephones. We had no cell phones in those days, so we'd go spend
the night in the desert, go somewhere far away from town and spend a day
or two and have a real adventure. You could get some great pictures
that way rather than just standing in a studio with lights.
FROM DINNER PARTIES WITH ROYALTY TO BEING FRIENDS WITH MUSIC LEGENDS, WHAT HAS BEEN THE MOST MEMORABLE DRINK YOU'VE HAD?
PATTIE: The first
time that I came to America with [former husband] George Harrison. We
stayed at the Plaza Hotel and we were 21-22ish, and I had my first
margarita. I couldn't believe it! It was the most delicious, most
fantastic drink and to have it there in this glamorous setting with
George... it was beautiful. It was fabulous.
From Aerosmith to the Blues to the Beatles, Crosby, Stills
& Nash to the Doors, Hilton | Asmus FOTO celebrates the history of
music through a series of documentary exhibitions by some of the finest
photographers of the past half century. If you are curious about the
other photography offered at Hilton | Asmus FOTO, our complete Artist
Directory can be found at the link below.
Call forth the ghosts of the past with High Concept Labs this Saturday
and commune over performances, installations, film screenings, and
libations throughout three floors of Mana Contemporary Chicago. Costume
contest, surrealist photo booth, tasty elixirs, tarot card reading, and
much more await. Read more >
We were hoping to raise $5,000 with the inaugural CAR Community
Campaign, and are thrilled to report that we reached our goal! Not only
did we hit our goal, but thanks to the hundreds of supporters who
chipped in we exceeded our goal, raising a total of $5,314. Read more >
The fourth and final screening of Daviel Shy's experimental
feature-length film at Nightingale Cinema | Thursday, November 5, 7 pm |
Follow Focus is a screening series that aims to bring audiences into
conversation with the filming process. Four screenings are held
throughout the year, following the development of a single film project.
Each screening helps to shed light on the director’s inspirations,
their artistic process, and the collaborations that create opportunities
for growth. Read more >