The five-day show attracted more than 40,000 visitors and high-net-worth collectors who interacted with the specially curated programming, including live art demonstrations, the Spotlight Program, Art Labs, and the Discoveries Collection: presenting a series of unique discoveries from this year’s exhibitors.
This year’s Art Labs included: TRIBUTE TO THE MASTERS: KINETIC INSTALLATION presented by Contemporary Art Projects USA; TINY PRICKS PROJECT presented by Contemporary Art Projects USA; ART ON OLED presented by LG Display and THE ZENITH OF ART: SCULPTURE MEETS COUTURE presented by Zenith Art & Fashion.
The 2019 Spotlight Program presented the selected group of recipients: Diego Victoria, Ilan Neuwirth Pop Art, Studio Jackie, The Wall of Arts, and Woodrow Nash Galleries. The Red Dot Miami Discoveries Collection presented a selection of unique discoveries from this years exhibitors, including Agora Gallery, Atelier Without Borders, Contemporary Art Projects USA, Hadani Gallery, Kirill Simakov Collection, The Lawley Group, and Steidel Gallery. The Discoveries Collection at Red Dot Miami showcased a broad range of artists work priced at $5,000 or less.
Contemporary Art Projects USA artist Luis Kaulani placed the first piece of the weekend, ‘Metal Shape 2063’, along with Jackie Fuch’s diptych Well, Well, Well.. and ‘What Do We Have Here?’ By the end of the fair, Renssen Art Gallery had placed 12 pieces, including three originals, ranging from $10,000 to $12,500.
Additional exhibitor sales highlights at Red Dot Miami include:
- Gallery Art placed 32 pieces, including 10 Banksys, a Warhol, and a Dali.
- Contemporary Art Projects USA placed three Luis Kaulani pieces at $10,000 each and two Leo Di Tomaso’s “Tribute to Pablo Picasso” at $4,500 each.
- Renssen Art Gallery placed 12 pieces, including three originals, ranging from $10,000 to $12,500.
- Sammoun Fine Arts placed five pieces, including “Sunrise on the Beach” at $26,000 and “Luminere et Lavande” at $37,100.
- Blu Egg Interiors & Art Gallery placed six pieces, including “Red + Blue” at $1,605.
- Diego Victoria Fine Art placed four pieces, including Norman Libman’s “Abstract” at $25,000.
- Studio Jackie placed 15 pieces, including “Office Party” at $9,000; “I Want My Life in the Clouds” @ $4,000; and “Vintage Playboy in a Bag” at $5,000.
- The Lawley Art Group placed 11 pieces, including three Tanner Lawley paintings at $1,440 each and two Raphael Crump pieces.
- Woodrow Nash Galleries placed “Husani” at $11,500 and a sculpture at $6,500.
- Roka Art Gallery placed four pieces, including three Eduardo Cabrer Resin Block pieces at $2,00 each.
- Easton Art Galleries placed “Queen of Games” at $3,500 and a mixed media sculpture at $3,000.
- Steidel Fine Art placed a ceramic vessel at $3,000.
- Artlink International placed “Crash the Thing,” watercolour on paper, at $2,800.
- European Art & Design placed Red Bike’s “Freedom” sculpture at $2,500.
- Atelier Without Borders placed five Sebastian Heynig’s prints at $200 each.
Red Dot Miami Award Winners included:
- Directors’ Award: Zenith Art & Fashion
- Best Booth Design: Contemporary Art Projects USA
- Best International Exhibitor: The Gallery Steiner
- Best New Exhibitor: The Wall of Arts
- Sculpture: Ilan Neuwirth Pop Art
About Spectrum Miami and Red Dot Miami
Spectrum Miami and Red Dot Miami have grown to become the ultimate destination for the fine art industry professional and contemporary art enthusiast who collectively seek a more accessible experience with exhibits showcasing the world’s most progressive portfolios by some of today’s elite artists, galleries, and emerging talents.
With tens of thousands of art aficionados and collectors flocking to see the artwork of the 1,000+ artists showcased by over 250 exhibitors, these are two non-stop, not-to-be-missed destination Miami Art Week shows.
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