Highlights from Pulse Miami Beach

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CARTWHEEL’s photo highlights from Pulse Art Fair Miami Beach, Dec. 6-9, 2012 — enjoy!

Here’s the scoop from Pulse Contemporary Art Fair:

Pulse is the leading U.S. art fair dedicated solely to contemporary art. Through its annual editions in Miami and New York, PULSE provides a unique platform for diverse galleries to present a progressive blend of renowned and pioneering contemporary artists, alongside an evolving series of original programming. The fair’s distinctive commitment to the art community and visitor experience makes PULSE unique among art fairs and creates an art market experience that is both dynamic and inviting. The fair, divided into two sections, composes of a mix of established and emerging galleries vetted by a committee of prominent international dealers. The IMPULSE section presents galleries invited by the committee to present solo exhibitions of artists’ work created in the past two years. With over 70+ galleries from the States and abroad this is one art fair that is a must-see.


The Virgin Mary of Madelin, 2011 by Dinh Q. Le with Elizabeth Leach Gallery, was the first thing visitors saw upon entering Pulse. View another sculptural work by the same artist in CARTWHEEL’s Best of Miami Beach Art Fairs.

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At our feet, work by Lucky Thief with Galleri Jonas Kleerup from Stockholm, Sweden.

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L to R: Untitled by Herakut; works by Miss Van, with LeBasse Projects.

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This wall by Herakut was just outside the perimeter of the fair. However, it could be seen at this perfect angle from inside the palm courtyard where visitors enjoyed Parma ham sandwiches and free Perrier.

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Seonna Hong’s work was featured on the majority of LeBasse Projects walls.


Frederico Solmi was showing at two booths at Pulse. His works are creepier and more intense in person than they appear in photos because the eyes are bright, fast-moving video orbs mounted under gold leaf and acrylic-painted panel.

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Really dig Vanessa German’s mixed media assemblages with Pavel Zoubok Gallery.

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Photography by Andy Warhol with Danziger Gallery, New York, NY.


Okay Mountain with Mark Moore Gallery. This was one of our most exciting Miami discoveries, as this artist collective is having an upcoming show with Mark Moore in 2013.


Picasso by Erró with Hilger Modern Contemporary.


At Mark Moore Gallery booth in front of work by Andrew Schoultz: L to R: Cindy Schwarzstein, Mark Moore gallery director Catlin Moore, artist Douglas Hoekzema (represented by Miami’s Butter Gallery), publisher of Miami Art Map Ilien Velasco, and Lele Barnett.


Mark Mulroney’s wood figures at Mixed Greens Gallery received a variety of reactions.


Mark Mulroney wood figures with Mixed Greens Gallery.



The popular Space Invader installation at Jonathan LeVine Gallery.


Tom Fellner’s colorful paintings of Japanese kaiju monster toys in woodsy settings were shown with Swiss gallery Balzer Art Projects.


Marcus Kenney with New Orleans’ Jonathan Ferrara Gallery.


Tony Fitzpatrick with New Orleans’ Jonathan Ferrara Gallery.


Burned Tree 1 by David Ellis with Joshua Liner Gallery.

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So much to see in Joshua Liner Gallery’s booth at Pulse. Here, Neo-Dionysian by Kris Kuksi.


Fear of a Kitsch Existence 2, by Manuel Ocampo with Galerie Conrads Dusseldorf.

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