In Art Nova, the galleries of Art Basel Miami Beach present new works, produced in the last two years, by a maximum of three artists. 64 international galleries have been chosen for the sector this year by the Selection Committee, and works by more than 130 artists from around the globe are on display. The galleries include both emerging and established galleries with young and innovative programs.
This year a record of 17 solo presentations appear in the Art Nova sector, presenting works by Andrew Kerr (BQ), Marc Bijl (The Breeder), Valie Export (Charim Galerie), Rashid Rana (Gallery Chemould Prescott Road), Anna Maria Maiolino (Galleria Raffaella Cortese), Phillip Estlund (Gavlak), Lorraine Oâ€™Grady (Alexander Gray Associates), Geoffrey Farmer (Catriona Jeffries Gallery), Esther Stocker (Krobath), BarrÃ£o (Galeria Laura Marsiaj), Dan Attoe (Peres Projects Berlin), Michael Beutler (Galleria Franco Soffiantino), Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian (The Third Line), Jota Castro (Galerie Barbara Thumm), Jose DÃ¡vila (TravesÃa Cuatro) and Marine Hugonnier (Max Wigram Gallery).
Below please find a full list of participating galleries and artists; a detailed description follows.
A Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro / Jarbas Lopes, Paulo Nenflidio
BQ, Berlin / Andrew Kerr
The Breeder, Athens / Marc Bijl
Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York / Fred Eerekens, Ariel Orozco, Olivier Mosset
Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami / Mika Tajima, Matthew Weinstein
Casas Riegner Gallery, Bogota / Gabriel Sierra, Icaro Zorbar, Mateo LÃ³pez
Charim Galerie, Wien / Valie Export
Gallery Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai / Rashid Rana
Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris / Pierre Ardouvin, David Renggli
Centre for Opinions in Music and Art, Berlin / Guillaume Bijl, Nicolas Guagnini, Michael Kunze
Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milano / Anna Maria Maiolino
GalerÃa Salvador DÃaz, Madrid / Teresa Margolles, Marina NuÃ±ez
Distrito 4 Contemporary Art Gallery, Madrid / Caetano de Almeida, Alexander ApÃ³stol, IvÃ¡n Navarro
Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris / Kaz Oshiro, Wallace Berman
FarÃa FÃ¡bregas GalerÃa, Caracas / Magdalena FernÃ¡ndez, JosÃ© Gabriel FernÃ¡ndez, Eduardo Costa
Zach Feuer Gallery, New York / Nathalie Djurberg, Dana Schutz
Galerist, Istanbul / Haluk AkakÃ§e, Mustafa Hulusi
Gavlak, West Palm Beach / Phillip Estlund
Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam / Ryan Gander, David Maljkovic, Mariike van Warmerdam
Alexander Gray Associates, New York / Lorraine Oâ€™Grady
Green On Red Gallery, Dublin / Gerard Byrne, Fergus Feehily, Niamh Oâ€™Malley
GalerÃa Enrique Guerrero, MÃ©xico D.F. / Olga Adelantado, Yui Kugimiya, Miler Lagos
Harris Lieberman, New York / Karl Haendel, Simon Dybbroe MÃ¶ller
hiromiyoshii, Tokyo / Nao Tsuda, Yutaka Aoki
GalerÃa Horrach Moya, Palma de Mallorca / Lida Abdul, Jorge Mayet, Joana Vasconcelos
I-20 Gallery, New York / Gonzalo Lebrija, Moris (Israel Meza Moreno), Eduardo Sarabia
Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh / Richard Forster, Peter Liversidge
Galerie Martin Janda, Wien / Benjamin Butler, Milena Dragicevic, Roman OndÃ¡k
Michael Janssen, Berlin / Monique van Genderen, Aaron Spangler, Enoc Perez
Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver / Geoffrey Farmer
kbk arte contemporÃ¡neo, MÃ©xico D.F. / Moris (Israel Meza Moreno), Fernando Carabajal, Ale de la Puente
Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens / Lina Bertucci, John Bock, Helmut Middendorf
Krobath, Wien / Esther Stocker
Galeria Leme, SÃ£o Paulo / Luiz Braga, Marcelo Moscheta, Sandra Gamarra
Lombard-Freid Projects, New York / Tala Madani, Nathaniel Mellors, Claire Harvey
Galeria Laura Marsiaj, Ipanema-Rio de Janeiro / BarrÃ£o
Galerie Mezzanin, Wien / Katrin Plavcak, Mandla Reuter
Nature Morte/Bose Pacia, New Delhi, New York / Radhika Khimji, Suhasini Kejriwal, Aditya Pande
Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles / Adrian Ghenie, Ciprian Muresan, Serban Savu
Peres Projects, Berlin, Los Angeles / Dan Attoe
Prometeogallery di Ida Pisani, Milano / Rosella Biscotti, Regina JosÃ© Galindo, Santiago Sierra
MarÃlia Razuk GalerÃa de Arte, SÃ£o Paulo / Cabelo, Felipe Cohen, Kboco
Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York / Claire Fontaine, K8 Hardy, Matias Faldbakken
Regina Gallery, Moscow / Sergey Bratkov, Claire Fontaine
Daniel Reich Gallery, New York / Paul P., Futoshi Miyagi
Galeria Nara Roesler, SÃ£o Paulo / Cao GuimarÃ£es, O Grivo, Marcelo Silveira
Gabriele Senn Galerie, Wien / AndrÃ© Butzer, Claire Fontaine, Hans Weigand
Gallery SKE, Bangalore / Sudarshan Shetty, Avinash Veeraraghavan
Slewe Galerie, Amsterdam / Steven Aalders, Krijn De Koning
Galleria Franco Soffiantino, Torino / Michael Beutler
Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv / Sharon Yaâ€™ari, Ofir Dor, Haim Elmozlino
Nils Staerk, Copenhagen / Superflex, Miriam BÃ¤ckstrÃ¶m, Gardar Eide Einarsson
Standard (Oslo), Oslo / Gardar Eide Einarsson, Oscar Tuazon
The Third Line, Dubai / Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian
Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin / Jota Castro
TravesÃa Cuatro, Madrid / Jose DÃ¡vila
Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles / IlÃ¡n Lieberman, Julio CÃ©asar Morales, Julia Meltzer/David Thorne
Galeria Vermelho, SÃ£o Paulo / Daniel Senise, Chelpa Ferro, AndÃ© Komatsu
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles-Culver City / Ruben Ochoa, Tam Van Tran
Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou / Duan Jianyu, Huang He
Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen / Joachim Koester, Elmgreen & Dragset, Jonathan Monk
Wentrup, Berlin / Cristian Andersen/David Renggli, Thomas Kiesewetter
Max Wigram Gallery, London / Marine Hugonnier
Zero…, Milano / Pietro Roccasalva, Hans Schabus
The Breeder (Athens) presents a new installation by Dutch artist Marc Bijl, whose works are often statements about today’s social structures, misusing slogans, logos, symbols and codes, and thereby reflecting upon nationalism, terrorism or religious extremism. Galleria Raffaella Cortese (Milan) presents recent works of Anna Maria Maiolino, who is central to the development of late-20th-century art in Brazil and Latin America. Maiolino shows new videos and photographs discussing the role of women in a patriarchal society.
Galeria Salvador Diaz (Madrid) will present works by Teresa Margolles from the performances held at the Mexican Pavillon of this year’s Venice Biennale, including photography, cloths soaked in blood and mud from Mexican crime scenes together with a new video work by Marina Nunez. Galerist (Istanbul) exhibits two established Turkish artists, Mustafa Hulusi and Haluk Akakce. A new series of photo-realist oil-on-canvas-paintings by Hulusi will be juxtaposed to a presentation of Akakce’s sculptures, which marks an exploration of a totally new medium for the artist.
The Annet Gelink Gallery (Amsterdam) mounts a group show whose emphasis lies on story-telling, featuring paintings and videos by Meiro Koizumi, new conceptual works by Ryan Gander and collages and videos by David Maljcovic. Harris Liebermann (New York) presents a two-artist project with Simon Dybbroe Moller and Karl Haendel uniting their different approaches to art making. Galerie Mezzanin (Vienna) presents a dialogue of painted portraits by Katrin Plavcak and photographic works by Mandla Reuter, both artists sharing an interest in basic questions concerning image production, history and cultural politics.
Another group exhibition is on view at the booth of Nature Morte / Bose Pacia (New Delhi / New York) featuring works by three South Asian artists Jagannath Panda, Radhika Khimji and Suhasini Kejriwal, spanning several media – from large-scale paintings by Panda to the playful sculptures by Kejriwal to meticulous work on paper by Khimji. Prometeogallery (Milan) installs a group show on social investigation and historical transformation featuring a film by Rossella Biscotti, a sculpture by Regina Jose Galindo and a photographic series by Santiago Sierra, who illustrates the passing of time through a documentation of gypsies’ teeth. A dialogue between Miriam BackstrÃ¶m, Gardar Eide Einarsson and Superflex at the booth of Nils Staerk (Copenhagen) focuses on the concept of the art work challenging the role of an artist in contemporary society.
Reena Spaulings Fine Art (New York) brings together Matias Faldbakken, Claire Fontaine and K8 Hardy, each one an artist who has elaborated a particular way of interrogating the use of value in popular culture. Regina Gallery (Moscow) mounts a group show featuring Sergey Bratkow and Claire Fontaine both representing the debate about capitalist society in the International context. Bratkov’s photographs portraying every day life since the collapse of the Soviet Union are opposed to Fontaine’s new neon piece â€œAmerikaâ€ in their K. font.
Peres Projects (Berlin/Los Angeles) mounts a solo show of new works by Dan Attoe, presenting paintings and neon sculptures. His neon sculptures are illuminated renderings of his line drawings, which are drawn from the world depicted in his paintings, presenting road-side motels, dive bars, cartoon animals and imagined conflicts. Franco Soffiantino Gallery (Torino) installs a site-specific solo presentation of works by Michael Beutler, consisting of a 3,000-square-meter large rolled-up carpet. The viewer only sees the open end of the carpet, revealing the pattern and the different materials and colors woven into it, hinting at what there would be to see if the carpet would be unrolled.
SKE Gallery (Bangalore) shows a dialogue of two Indian artists by presenting a skeleton of a wooden boat by Sudarshan Shetty and a video projection of water, creating an image that is somewhere between a wave and a cloud, by Avinash Veeraraghavan. Three emerging Isreali artists – Sharon Ya’ari, Ofir Dor and Haim Almoznino – have a group presentation at the booth of Sommer Contemporary Art (Tel Aviv) each working in different media and each representing different stages in their career.
In her solo show at the booth of The Third Line (Dubai), Iranian artist Monir Sharhroudy Farmanfarmaian will install a new mirror mosaic, a medium that has been used in Iran as an architectural ornamentation since the eighteenth century. The installation will transform the space into an experience reflecting colour and light, continually shifting in response to the movement of the visitors. Vitamin Creative Space (Guangzhou) presents a joint project titled â€œInterior,â€ created by two Chinese artists Duan Jianyu and Huang He. The paintings by Duan and the installation by Huang form this â€œinteriorâ€ space and present a border where elements from daily life meet fantasy.
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