PULSE Miami 2012 opens this week

Zackary Druker, At Least You Know You Exist, 2011. Courtesy of Luis De Jesus Los Angeles and PULSE Contemporary Art Fairs.

PULSE Miami 2012

December 6–9, 2012

Private preview benefiting the Lotus House
Tuesday, December 4. Invitation only.

Museum preview morning
Wednesday, December 5. Invitation only.

VIP brunch
Thursday, December 6. Invitation only.

The Ice Palace Studios
1400 North Miami Avenue (at NW 14th Street)
Miami, FL 33136

Public hours
Thursday, December 6, 1–7pm
Friday, December 7, 11–7pm
Saturday, December 8, 11–7pm
Sunday, December 9, 11–5pm

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PULSE Miami 2012 opens this week!

PULSE Contemporary Art Fair presents PULSE Miami 2012, a leading art fair dedicated to international contemporary art, from December 6 to 9 at The Ice Palace Studios in Miami. Currently in its eighth edition, PULSE Miami will open on Tuesday, December 4th, with a special preview evening and silent auction hosted by artnet Auctions, benefiting the Lotus House Women’s Shelter in Miami. This year’s fair will be home to eighty-six national and international galleries, presenting exhibitions that span across all media, from works on paper, paintings, and sculptures, to performances, installations, and video art.

New international exhibitors joining PULSE Miami this season include The Fine Art Society Contemporary (London), presenting works by Chris Levine, celebrated for his iconic TIME cover portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II; Nuova Galleria Morone (Milan), showing legendary Italian conceptual artist Maria Lai; Galerie Alex Daniels-Reflex Amsterdam (Amsterdam) featuring a roster of international talents; and VIGO GALLERY (London) displaying geometric paintings by Biggs and Collings.

Additional highlights include Danziger Gallery (New York), showing photographs by “The Sartorialist” Scott Schuman, and works by Robert Frank, and Edward Weston; Yossi Milo Gallery (New York), displaying Chris McCaw’s unique sunburn images and Charles Freger’s Wilder Mann series; Josée Bienvenu Gallery (New York) offering pieces by Julianne Swartz and Ken Solomon; Shoshana Wayne Gallery (Santa Monica), featuring the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s 2012 Contemporary Artist Award winner, Kathy Butterly; VON LINTEL GALLERY (New York) bringing a group showing of works by Marco Breuer and Catherine Howe; and GALERIE STEFAN ROEPKE (Cologne/Madrid) displaying works by Iva Gueorguieva.

Special projects
The latest edition of PULSE PLAY>, the fair’s ongoing video lounge series, will be home to WATCH SOME MOVIES by Casey Neistat, an interactive film archive featuring the artist’s works and an “Information Booth” manned by Casey Neistat himself, where he will field inquiries on proclaimed areas of proficiency including boxing, Nintendo 64, carpentry, long-distance running, the Second World War, filmmaking, Instagram, cell phones, mountain climbing, Malcolm X, painting, and more.

PULSE MIAMI 2012 continues its signature series, PULSE PROJECTS, an engaging selection of installations throughout the fair, proposed by galleries and not-for-profit institutions. PULSE PROJECTS enables the exploration of artistic practice outside of the confines of a booth, and lends to larger solutions within the context of the fair. This year’s projects feature Zackary Drucker‘s At least you know you exist, 2011, a short film shown earlier this year at MoMA PS1 (New York), and brought to PULSE by LUIS DE JESUS LOS ANGELES (Los Angeles); and Carlos Rigau’s Hello Deconstructing Fantasy, 2012, of LMAKprojects (New York), which has previously been shown at the de la Cruz Collection (Miami). Additional PULSE PROJECTS include Alan Rath’s, Absolutely, Positively, 2012, courtesy of the artist and Hosfelt Gallery (San Francisco/New York) and Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery (New York); Nives Widauer’s Dialog with Analog – Settle (Sculpture), 2011, courtesy of Hilger modern/contemporary (Vienna); David Opdyke‘s Garden of Earthly Delights, 2012, courtesy of the Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery (New York) and the artist; Shantell Martin’s Continuous Line, 2012, courtesy of Black & White Gallery Project Space (Brooklyn); Jenna Spevack’s Seeding The City, 2012, courtesy of Jenna Spevack and Mixed Greens (New York); THIS END UP, a traveling mobile group exhibition by The West Collection (Oaks, PA); Kyle Trowbridge‘s Untitled Rant, 2012, courtesy of Dorsch Gallery (Miami); Venske & Spänle‘s marble installations, courtesy of the artists and Margaret Thatcher Projects (New York); Dinh Q. Lê‘s The Virgin Mary of Medellin, 2011, courtesy of the artist and Elizabeth Leach Gallery (Portland, OR); a special screening of Invader‘s Art 4 Space, courtesy of Jonathan LeVine Gallery (New York); and a collaborative performance by Generic Art Solutions, presented by Jonathan Ferrara Gallery (New Orleans).

2012 Exhibitors, jury & selection committee
The complete list of PULSE MIAMI 2012 exhibitors includes ADAMSON GALLERY (Washington, D.C.), Alex Daniels / Reflex Amsterdam (Amsterdam), Galerie Anita Beckers (Frankfurt), Benrimon Contemporary (New York), Josée Bienvenu Gallery (New York), GALERIE ANDREAS BINDER (Munich), bitforms gallery (New York), Black & White Gallery/ Project Space (Brooklyn), Brancolini Grimaldi (London), CONRADS (Duesseldorf), Danziger Gallery (New York), Davidson Contemporary (New York), Dorsch Gallery (Miami), espaivisor – Visor Gallery (Valencia), La Estación Arte Contemporáneo (Chihuahua), Rosamund Felsen Gallery (Santa Monica), NIEVES FERNANDEZ (Madrid), Jonathan Ferrara Gallery (New Orleans), The Fine Art Society Contemporary (London), Freight + Volume (New York), ftc. Berlin (Berlin), Nohra Haime Gallery (New York), James Harris Gallery (Seattle), Patrick Heide Contemporary Art (London), Hilger modern/contemporary (Vienna), Hosfelt Gallery (San Francisco/New York), Kuckei + Kuckei (Berlin), GALERIE MARTIN KUDLEK (Cologne), Jonathan LeVine Gallery (New York), Lawrie Shabibi (Dubai), Elizabeth Leach Gallery (Portland), LeBasse Projects (Culver City), Joshua Liner Gallery (New York), LMAKprojects (New York), Galerie Lot 10 (Brussels), Diana Lowenstein Gallery (Miami), LUIS DE JESUS LOS ANGELES (Los Angeles), M + B (Los Angeles), Man&Eve (London), Ellen Miller Gallery (Boston), Yossi Milo (New York), Mixed Greens (New York), Mark Moore Gallery (Culver City), Nuova Galleria Morone (Milan), Pablo’s Birthday (New York), La Galerie Particulière (Paris), Purdy Hicks Gallery (London), Yancey Richardson Gallery (New York), GALERIE STEFAN ROEPKE (Cologne), Tyler Rollins Fine Art (New York), ROSE GALLERY (Santa Monica), Mary Ryan Gallery (New York), Julie Saul Gallery (New York), Schroeder Romero (New York), Carrie Secrist Gallery (Chicago), Galeria SENDA (Barcelona), Shoshana Wayne Gallery (Santa Monica), David B. Smith Gallery (Denver), MARC STRAUS (New York), Galerie Michael Sturm (Stuttgart), Margaret Thatcher Projects (New York), Cristin Tierney Gallery (New York), TOMLINSON KONG CONTEMPORARY (New York), TORCH (Amsterdam), Fred Torres Collaborations (New York), VIGO GALLERY (London), VON LINTEL GALLERY (New York), WAGNER + PARTNER (Berlin), Rick Wester Fine Art (New York), Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery (New York), Miyako Yoshinaga (New York), Jerome Zodo Contemporary (Milan), Pavel Zoubok Gallery (New York).

IMPULSE MIAMI 2012 exhibitors are Adah Rose Gallery (Kensington), ALARCON CRIADO (Sevilla), balzerARTprojects (Basel), Black Square Gallery (Miami), Brunnhofer Gallery (Linz), C24 Gallery (New York), Galleri Jonas Kleerup (Stockholm), AI KOWADA GALLERY (Tokyo), NARWHAL (Toronto), THE RESIDENCE GALLERY (London), SCARAMOUCHE (New York), WIDMER + THEODORIDIS (Zurich), and GALERIE WITTENBRINK (Munich).

IMPULSE artists are eligible to receive the PULSE PRIZE, a monetary grant that is awarded to an emerging artist of distinction, selected by the PULSE Committee, a typically closed jury that will expand for the first time this season to include Silvia Karman Cubiñá, Executive Director and Chief Curator of the Bass Museum of Art, Miami; art advisor Alistair Hicks of Deutsche Bank AG; and esteemed journalist Alexandra Peers. The 2012 PULSE PRIZE winner will be announced on Friday, December 7th.

Nonprofit organizations exhibiting at PULSE Miami 2012 include LegalArt (Miami), Girls’ Club (Fort Lauderdale), The West Collection (Oaks, PA), Dimensions Variable (Miami), and RENDR (Wheeling, IL).

PULSE Miami 2012 is excited to be partnered with artnet Auctions and Miami Downtown Development Authority, and sponsored in part by Living Divani, Elizabeth Stevens & Co., Travelers Insurance, Société Perrier, Heineken, MALIN+GOETZ, 42Below Vodka, and RENDR.

To purchase tickets, access the full schedule, and view a complete list of exhibitors, please visit www.pulse-art.com.

The PULSE Miami 2012 auction benefiting the Lotus House may be viewed here.

For additional information or images, please contact Eunice Kim, Director of Public Relations, GCCS, at ekim@artinfo.com or 646 753 9061.

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