PULSE Miami 2013 opens Thursday

PULSE Contemporary Art Fair

December 2, 2013

December 5–8, 2013

The Ice Palace Studios
1400 North Miami Avenue


Photographers, digital media artists, painters, sculptors, online DJs, and performance artists, presented by 90 U.S. and international galleries and partners, will be featured at the ninth edition of PULSE Miami, opening Thursday, December 5 at The Ice Palace Studios at The Ice Palace Studios.

Many of the artists exhibited in the main section of the fair are currently experiencing the success of major museum exhibitions, awards, and sold-out gallery shows. Yancey Richardson (New York) will feature portraits from South African photographer Zanele Muholi, winner of the 2013 Carnegie International Fine Prize. Los Angeles-based ROSEGALLERY is bringing a selection of William Eggleston dye transfer prints from his new series, “Chromes,” which is currently on view at the Tate Modern in London. Other highlights from ROSEGALLERY include Jo Ann Callis’s pigment prints (the subject of a 2014 Aperture monograph) and Manfred Müller, who has a forthcoming show at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery. Thomas Witte’s papercut artworks, which are causing a stir at Grand Central Station in New York, will be a main part of Davidson Contemporary’s (New York) booth. Danziger Gallery (New York) will bring the rare Corinne Day Kate Moss (9x) photograph—the only other print is in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London. Following the success of Tim Youd’s live performance at PULSE New York, Coagula Curatorial (Los Angeles) will premiere the artist’s video Retyping ”Stranger Than Paradise,” featuring, and filmed at the loft of, Richard Edson, the breakout star of Jim Jarmusch’s film Stranger than Paradise. Also from California, Hosfelt Gallery (San Francisco) will present  works from Jay DeFeo, Patricia Piccinini, and William T. Wiley; and Shoshana Wayne Gallery (Santa Monica) will feature Jeffrey Gibson, Michal Rovner, Dinh Q. Lê (from the rare “Cambodia” series), and Rachel Lachowicz, among others.

Digital media always has a visible presence at PULSE. MA2 Gallery (Tokyo) will showcase acclaimed Japanese video artist Ken Matsubara. Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery (New York), who leads the field in promoting the work of digital-based artists, will present new works by Airan Kang and Alan Rath. Galerie Michael Sturm (Stuttgart) will feature prominent Chilean video artist Gianfranco Foschino, who is widely collected in South America.

New international galleries contribute to the strong list of exhibitors at PULSE Miami 2013. VERTICE GALLERY (Peru) will highlight Peruvian artists such as Macarena Rojas, Alessandra Rebagliati, and Ana Cecilia Farah. ADN Galería (Barcelona) will present Moroccan multi-media artist Mounir Fatmi. Turkey is represented by SANATORIUM (Istanbul), which will exhibit large-scale canvases by Emin Mete Erdogan and watercolors by Ahmet Dogu Ipek. Zemack Contemporary Art (Tel Aviv) will feature the figurative art of internationally recognized Israeli artists.  With a focus on artists from throughout Southeast Asia and the Pacific Rim, Tyler Rollins Fine Art (New York) will feature new works by Australian artist Tracey Moffatt. A highlight of the booth of Cologne gallerist Stefan Roepke will be a work by Montenegrin-born, Brooklyn-based artist Aleksandar Duravcevic titled Room no 1 (2013), an installation including ornate wooden wall panels, charred to black. From Hong Kong, newcomer to PULSE Contemporary By Angela Li (Hong Kong) will feature works from photographer Peter Steinhauer’s new “Asian Markets” series.

Additional highlights include NF (Madrid) (formerly Galeria Nieves Fernandez), exhibiting Mateo Maté, who is opening shows at three Madrid museums in November: the Lazaro Galdiano, the National Library and the Cerralbo.  The Fine Art Society Contemporary (London) will premiere–newly released and never before seen in the US–work by duo Rob and Nick Carter. Diana Lowenstein Gallery (Miami) will present a Loris Cecchini wall installation. Long-time exhibitor Von Lintel Gallery (New York) will feature artists new to the gallery including Klea McKenna, Floris Neusüss, Pierre Cordier and Gundi Falk. Carrie Secrist Gallery (Chicago) returns with new works by Michael Robinson, as well as by Andrew Holmquist, fresh off his recently sold-out gallery show.

The eleven galleries exhibiting in IMPULSE will feature solo projects from rising young artists. Highlights include photographs from Cristina De Middel’s critically acclaimed series, “Afronauts,” at Black Ship (New York); selections from Anja Hitzenberger’s Taken: Chinese Fast Food photographed at a Beijing food court at Michael Steinberg Fine Art (New York); Scott Schuman, The Sartorialist, who has emerged over the last few years as an internet sensation with his fashion-centric street photography, will be at Danziger Gallery (New York); M2A – Gallery for Contemporary Art (Dresden) returns to PULSE with the figurative paintings of Michael Klipphahn. Newcomers Galerie Sturm (Nuremberg) will present Tobias Buckel’s abstract paintings, and LA galería – Arte Contemporáneo (Bogotá) features sculptures by young Columbian artist Carlos Castro. Other IMPULSE exhibitors include David Spriggs at Art Mûr (Montreal), Ruth Gómez at La New Gallery (Madrid), Michal Macku at Paci Contemporary (Brescia), Francesco Sena at Eduardo Secci Contemporary (Florence), and Justin Orvis Steimer at TINCA ART (New York).
For a complete list of special projects, exhibitors and to purchase tickets, please visit www.pulse-art.com.

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