Miami Project Recap: First Year Art Fair With Staying Power

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Three Wasps Chair by Matjames Metson with Coagula Curatorial at Miami Project.

When Miami Project, a brand new art fair, took place Dec. 4-9, 2012 in Miami Beach, art collectors were able to get an up close view of some of the world’s most exciting galleries. Below, our photo highlights.

About Miami Project:

The inaugural Miami Project, a new contemporary and modern art fair debuted December 4-9, 2012 in Miami’s Midtown / Wynwood Art District. Miami Project will consist of presentations by 65 galleries from around the world selected based on the strength and relevance of their programs. This year’s show will be housed in a comfortable and centrally located modular structure located at NE 1st Avenue & NE 29th Street.

Untitled (10 Piece Cluster), 2012, by Barry McGee with Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco.

Fabian De La Flor with ARTECHO Project, a non-profit for poverty in Latin America.

Larger than life assemblage figures by Matjames Metson with Coagula Curatorial.

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L to R: Charity Burnett and Mat Gleason of Coagula Curatorial with artist Renee A. Fox, who is showing at the gallery this month.

In a custom interactive art performance in an on-site art studio at Coagula titled SEXT ME IF YOU CAN, Karen Finley painted images that fair-goers had sexted to her.

Vito LoRusso with Coagula Curatorial.


Tell the Truth, 2012, by Steve Lambert with Charlie James Gallery.

Give and Give and Give, 2012, by Steve Lambert with Charlie James Gallery.

Give and Give and Give, 2012, by Steve Lambert with Charlie James Gallery.

Charlie James Gallery drew a crowd consistently.

Grizzly Bear Blue, Archival cardboard, glue and screws, 2011, by Scott Fife with Platform Gallery, Seattle.

A Figure of Our Times, Polymer on cotton canvas, 1972, by Roy De Forest with Brian Gross Fine Art.

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Made In China (White Gold), 2012, by Andrew Schoultz with Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, New York.


For more images from Miami art fairs and events that took place in December 2012, see:

The Best of 2012 Miami Beach Art Fairs: CARTWHEEL’s List of Trends, Successes and Discoveries

Photos from Miami Art Fairs

Highlights from Pulse Miami Beach

Our Favorite Moments at SCOPE Miami Beach

Context Art Fair: Sculptural and Bright First Year in Miami

Photos from Fountain Art Fair Miami Beach

Exploring Wynwood Walls in Miami

Fash!On Art Miami Basel Dinner

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