arteamÃ©ricas â€“ the premier fair of art from Latin America â€“ will be returning to Miami for the 7th consecutive year. For four days, with the presence of 70 galleries, the Miami Beach Convention Center will be an epicenter of Latin American culture, where the traditional, modern and contemporary will converge. Donâ€™t miss out on this unique opportunity to see paintings, sculpture and multimedia art from established masters and emerging artists, representing decadesâ€™ worth of artistic evolution throughout Latin America â€” all under the same roof.
Arteamericas Brings The Best Latin American Art To Miami For The 7th Year In A Row
MIAMI, FL arteamÃ©ricas, the premier fair of art from Latin America, will be
returning to Miami for the seventh consecutive year. Starting on Friday, March 27 through Monday, March 30 , arteamÃ©ricas will showcase the latest trends in paintings, sculpture and multimedia from contemporary artists as well as renowned masters at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
In just seven years, arteamÃ©ricas has become one of the worldâ€™s most important and prestigious fairs of Latin American art. The best galleries from Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Haiti, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Spain, Uruguay, the Dominican Republic, the United States and Venezuela will be in attendance this year.
With them, they will bring works by internationally celebrated artists, including Fernando Botero, Lygia Clark, Wifredo Lam, Armando ReverÃ³n, JesÃºs Soto, Rufino Tamayo, JosÃ© Pedro Costigliolo, LeÃ³n Ferrari, and JoaquÃn Torres-GarcÃa. Vanguard contemporary artists including Alexandre Arrechea, JosÃ© BedÃa, Tony Bechara, Eduardo Chapela, TomÃ¡s Espina, BastÃ³n DÃaz, Mauro Giaconi, Maria Monteagudo, Santiago Porter, and Hugo Zapata, among others. This yearâ€™s fair will be a place where art collectors and art professionals alike will gather among the present trends in paintings, sculptures, and conceptual art multimedia that distinguish the regionâ€™s art.
The 2009 edition of arteamÃ©ricas will welcome the return of many galleries from previous years, as well as many new additions, all carefully selected by an Advisory Committee of art experts. Participating galleries include: Aldo de Sousa, Del Infinito Arte, FundaciÃ³n Leopoldo Torres AgÃ¼ero, PabellÃ³n 4, Van Eyck Galeria de Arte and Via Margutta Arte ContemporÃ¡neo, from Argentina; GalerÃa El Museo and GalerÃa Sextante, from Colombia; GalerÃa Jacob Karpio, from Costa Rica; dpm Arte ContemporÃ¡neo, from Ecuador; Carlos Woods Arte Antiguo y ContemporÃ¡neo, from Guatemala; GalerÃa Fernando Pradilla and Joan Guaita, from Spain; Galerie Bourbon-Lally, from HaitÃ; Alfredo Ginocchio, Quetzalli, and Nina Monocal, from MÃ©xico; GalerÃa Arteconsult, Aleman & Grimberg, from PanamÃ¡; La GalerÃa, from PerÃº; Arte Berri and Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery, from the Dominican Republic; GalerÃa Sur, from Uruguay; La Carniceria, GalerÃa Durban Segnini, and Juan Ruiz Galeria, from Venezuela.
Latin American art in the United States is widely represented by: Alonso Arte, PanAmerican Art Projects, ArÃ©valo Arte, Art Formz, Cernuda Arte, Dot Fifty One, Diana Lowenstein Fine Art, Durban Segnini Gallery, dpm Arte Contemporaneo, Latin Art Core, Praxis International Art, Sammer Gallery, The Americas Collection, Cecilia de Torres LTD, Henrique FarÃa Fine Art, Ruiz-Healy Art, and I Box, among others.
Prestigious art institutions and museums will be present at arteamÃ©ricas. Those participating include Bass Museum of Art, CIFO/ Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Lowe Art Museum, MAM / Miami Art Museum and MOCA / Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Art Ft. Lauderdale, the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, Museo del Barrio from New York, MoLAA from California; Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, and Washingtong DCâ€™s Inter- American Development Bank.
Year after year, arteamÃ©ricas exceeds all expectations with outstanding exhibits, a diverse audience, and excellent sales, while maintaining its intimate, boutique feel. The art available at arteamÃ©ricas ranges from $2,000 to close to one million dollars.
arteamÃ©ricas is directed by Leslie PantÃn, serving as the fairâ€™s president, Emilio Calleja as Vice President; and Diego Costa Peuser, publisher of Arte al DÃa Internacional and
director of PINTA Art Fair in New York as Fair Director of arteamÃ©ricas.
Sponsors include American Airlines, FedEx, BacardÃ and The Miami Herald / El Nuevo Herald. arteamÃ©ricas is also made possible with the support of the Miami Beach Visitor & Convention Authority and the Greater Miami Convention and Visitorâ€™s Bureau, as well as its media partners: Arte al DÃa, Art Nexus, Art Circuits, AmÃ©rica EconomÃa, Casa & Estilo, Hispanic Magazine, Latin Trade, Miami Monthly, Selecta, Social Affairs, Wynwood Art Magazine, Vanidades and Vista Magazine.
Visit arteamÃ©ricas online at www.arteamericas.com for more information.