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Monochrome and Polychrome Collide for Art Basel Miami Beach

As part of Art Basel in Miami Beach, a modern and contemporary art fair that highlights galleries and the newest developments in the visual arts, Carsten Höller created an installation piece for the Fondazione Prada. The installation, “The Prada Double Club Miami” is only open for a few days as part of Art Basel and is a fully-functioning nightclub.

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From Memphis to Miami: The Message and Work of Italian Architect and Designer Massimo Iosa Ghini

On November 30th Miami’s design elite descend on the YoungArts Jewel Box for From Memphis to Miami – an evocative, 180-minute flash exhibition unveiling the work and message of Italian design legend Massimo Iosa Ghini.

For one night only, Brickell Flatiron joins forces with the National YoungArts Foundation and leading Italian design brands; Barausse, Casalgrande Padana, Milldue, Margraf, Oikos, Platform, Snaidero, and Zucchetti.Kos, to showcase Iosa Ghini’s prolific work and 30 years of creative activity.

Marc Fornes / THEVERYMANY Constructs Self-Supporting Perforated Pavilion at Miami Art Basel

In light of the recent kickoff of Art Basel Miami, Marc Fornes / THEVERYMANY has shared its Labrys Frisae Pavilion, which was installed at Art Basel Miami from 2011 to 2014. Constructed from aluminum less than one millimeter thick, the installation sought to blur the distinction between edge and space through “an immersive, multisensorial experience.”

“The structure’s interior leads a visitor to lose their time as they peruse the curves and try to understand the space,” which changes as viewers move throughout, especially at night, when shadows emerge through the shell’s intricate perforation.

Detail. Image Courtesy of MARC FORNES/THEVERYMANYTop view. Image Courtesy of MARC FORNES/THEVERYMANYExploded axonometric view. Image Courtesy of MARC FORNES/THEVERYMANYCurves and paths. Image Courtesy of MARC FORNES/THEVERYMANY+ 13

FR-EE / Fernando Romero EnterprisE Reveals Latin American Art Museum for Miami

On the heels of President Barack Obama’s recent decision to reform US immigration policy, FR-EE / Fernando Romero EnterprisE has released designs for a new Latin American Art Museum (LAAM) in Miami. The four-story museum, characterized by elongated, cantilevering terraces and sculpture gardens, hopes to become “the most significant institution for displaying Latin American art in America.” Continue reading to learn more.

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