FAAM Urban Art Week Showcases Leading International And Local Street Artists 2/12/15 – 2/16/15

FAAM Urban Art Week Showcases Leading International And Local Street Artists
Thursday: 12-9 pm / Friday, Saturday: 3-9 pm / Sunday: 1-6 pm / Monday: 3-9 pm
2105 N Miami Avenue
Miami, FL

Thursday, February 12th at 6 pm
Arts & Business Council Legal Forum:
Panel discussion on copyright & Street Art
Tickets: www.ArtsBizMiami.org

Friday, February 13th at 5pm
Urban Art Week Opening Party
Complimentary cocktails, Live Painting, Painting on Vintage Porsches
FAAM Street Art Movie Screening
Open to the public

Saturday, February 14th from 6pm to 10pm
Guntram Von Habsburg Foundation Cocktail Reception
hosted by Hublot with curated cocktails by Rhum Clement
By invitation only: rsvp@CarmaPR.com

Sunday, February 15th from 1pm to 6pm
Arts & Business Council
Mimosas, Guided Tours, and Live Painting
Open to the public

Monday, February 16th at 5:30pm
Faam Major Street Art Auction
Open to the public

Auction Highlights Include
Banksy, London, New York, Bristol, Estimate $100,000 – $120,000
Keith Haring, Untilted, Subway drawing, $100,000 – $120,000
Shepard Fairey, American, born, Estimate $50,000 – $60,000
KAWS, Skull Painting, Estimate $15,000 – $20,000
Ron English, Spongebob Grin, $15,000 – $25,000
Phase 2, Untitled, $12,000 – $15,000
Banksy, Morons, Estimate $8,000 – $12,000

Lead Sponsors
Hublot/ Rhum Clément/ Parkhaus1/ K2/ Perrier/ Árvero Limoncello/ Balthazar/ Whitewall Magazine/
Luxury Concierge

Charity Partners
The Arts & Business Council of Miami
Guntram von Habsburg Foundation

A five-day festival will transform Wynwood’s SPACEBY3 into a vibrant urban setting with streets and avenues showcasing world’s leading street artists, live music, and provocative discussions. Organized by Fine Art Auctions Miami (FAAM), the event will take place over the President’s Day Weekend (Feb. 12-16, 2015) culminating on Monday, February 16, with an auction sale benefitting the Arts and Business Council of Miami and the Guntram von Habsburg Foundation. To view the auction catalog, click here.

“Home to some of the world’s greatest street art, Wynwood is an inviting arena for both local and international street artists to express their creativity and add to the growing landscape of the area,” says FAAM Founder and Director Frederic Thut. “In our third year of the Urban & Street Art Exhibit and Auction, FAAM is excited to be a part of an important developing sector in the art world.”

The event brings together an outstanding lineup of local and international street artists, including award-winning performing artist Chris Brown aka Konfuzed in collaboration with Kai and The London Police; C&R: Christian Volckman and Raphael Thierry; Federico Massa a.k.a. IENA CRUZ; Abstrk; Quake; Arive; Michael “Xeno” langebeck; Hox; Luis Berros; Astre 74; and Jose Mertz. Works created on-site will be included in the auction to benefit the charity partners. The exhibition and auction will also include works by Banksy, Keith Haring, and Shepard Fairey. The creative talent will be matched by thoughtful talks by leading industry experts.