Blue skies, sunshine and crowds of glamorous people – it’s been quite a while since I’ve experienced this heady mix. Throw in some palm trees and here I am in Miami, where else. There is a palpable energy and enthusiasm in the air for Miami art week, the year-long embargo has only increased people’s desire to visit the fairs, socialize, be seen, and of course view and buy art.
Migrate Art presents ‘Scorched Earth’ a charity auction and exhibition of new works by leading artists, organised in direct response to the widespread deliberate destruction of crop fields in Iraq. The participating artists have created new works using paint pigmented with ash collected by Migrate Art from land scorched by these fires.
Next Week: Art & Language, Tony Cragg, Angela de la Cruz, Richard Deacon, Ceal Floyer, Ryan Gander, Shirazeh Houshiary, Peter Joseph, Anish Kapoor, John Latham, Richard Long, Jason Martin, Haroon Mirza, Jonathan Monk, Julian Opie, Richard Wentworth
In advance of its 50th anniversary in 2017, the Lisson Gallery is staging a retrofuturistic survey of historical and contemporary British sculpture and installation that questions where the lines of time, influence and artistic inspiration could be drawn or where they might ultimately lead.