On Tuesday, December 4th, Red Dot Art Fair had a VIP Opening Reception benefiting the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force to inaugurate another edition of a highly successful satellite art fair which took place concurrently with Art Basel Miami Beach: Red Dot Art Fair. (December 5-9, 2012)
With more than 80 national and international dealers showcasing photography, painting, sculpture and works on paper, the fair offered for the first time a solo section for individual projects featuring smaller booths for single artists.
Also for the first time, Red Dot Art Fair presented an experimental fair within its fair, a project by dealer Aldo Castillo who is heavily using the power of online media to promote his latest artistic endeavors, such as the recent Latin American Pavilion & International Wing hosted last May by Art Shanghai, and the upcoming inaugural ArtSpot Miami 2012 hosted at Red Dot.
Vero Beach-based Intrepid Gallery (Booth E108) presented a unique segment within ArtSpot 2012 launching a collective exhibition organized by the Art Marketing Mind, LLC with Silvia Medina as Intrepid’s Artistic Director and art consultant Maria Napoles and art marketing consultant Cary (Tata) Fernandez of the Art Marketing Mind.
A major highlight of the exhibition was the presentation and performances by Venezuelan-born Miami-based Luis Valenzuela, a pioneer in Green Art whose eco-friendly avant garde fashion designs “ART TO WEAR” have been part of international high caliber shows such as the Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week/ The Green Shows and also exhibiting at The Kennedy Center in Washington DC and at the Chelsea Art Museum in New York City.
Valenzuela is the founder of GreenArt USA, EarthDayMiami and EcoArtFashionÂ©. He also launched the first EcoArtFashion Weekâ„¢ in the world.
The two-year-old Intrepid Gallery showcased new works by mid career artists as well as international and national emergent artists that have significantly contributed to the contemporary arts with an emphasis on current ideas and concepts that represent new trends.
Another highlight at Intrepid Gallery ArtSpot 2012, is the iPad installation/traveling exhibition entitled “Light Impressions” by 40 photographers presented and curated by Studio b. in a bright 94″ x 82″ wall of iPhoneography in which 520 images will captivate the viewers with stunning rotating looks.
The Intrepid Gallery booth will also exhibited works by NYC-based abstract painter Barbara Rosenzweig; hyperrealism by New Zealand artist Jenny Bennett; abstract work by Russian artist US-based Elena Bulotova; enhanced digital photography by Colombian-born Miami-based Alicia H. Torres; figurative work by Buenos Aires-based Gaby Grobo; figurative work by Cuban-born Miami-based Alejandro Leyva; abstract work by Hungarian-born California-based Clara Berta; figurative work by Venezuelan-born Miami-based Belina Sierraalta and abstract figurative work by Venezuelan-born Dora Abbo.
Also at Intrepid Gallery, was the work by international photographers/artists: American-born Miami-based Sheila Elias; Venezuelan-born Caracas-based Maria Fernanda Lairet; New York artist Stephanie Bloom; French/Venezuelan Miami-based Jean Pierre Dodel; and Venezuelan-born Caracas-based Magaly Barnola Otaola.
Intrepid Gallery ArtSpot 2012 partners include Eclectic Network Inc; Leonardo Di Tomaso, Betty Alvarez, Doubletree Hilton Grand Hotel Biscayne Bay and Museum Vault.
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