ArteAmericas Celebrates 10th Anniversary With More Provocative Programming
This weekend ArteAmericas, the leading platform for the art of the region, is poised to distill the growing enthusiasm for Latin American art to a defining essence.
"For 10 years, we have been the only fair of Latin American art in Miami, which has been a challenge and an opportunity," says Emilio Calleja, the fair's vice president, adding that this year's edition promises to be "the most provocative yet."
International art dealers, museum curators, and collectors are all slavering over the quality of contemporary work pouring out from Latin American cities ranging from Caracas to Mexico City, Sao Paulo, and Buenos Aires.
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The boutique ArteAmericas fair, housing 50 galleries from Latin America, the U.S,. and Spain will feature the work of 300 international artists and include photography, painting, sculpture, video, installation, and multimedia works by top contemporary names and renowned masters.
"Argentina is the showcased country with 17 galleries attending, one of which, Rubbers International, is the oldest gallery in Latin America", adds Calleja who says that this year the fair is unveiling a new section devoted to photography called "FOTOAMERICAS."
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ArteAmericas runs March 2-5 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Tickets cost $12. For event info or hours call 305-857-0027 or visit arteamericas.com.
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