Carole A. Feuerman
Shuli Sade David Salle
Alessandro Balteo Yazbeck
Willys de Castro
Diana de Solares
Joaquin Torres Garcia
Mana Contemporary announced its inaugural Miami Art Fair, Mana Miami: an ambitious agenda of exhibitions, roundtable discussions, and events that will take place daily during the city's art week.
For its Miami art fair debut, Mana Contemporary presents a compilation of special projects all reflecting an organizational mission of collaboration and community. Held on Mana’s Wynwood campus in a 140,000-square-foot facility spread over 22 acres, the shows will take place from December 2 – 7, 2014 in conjunction with Art Basel Miami Beach.
Mana Contemporary is a leading arts organization with locations in Jersey City, Chicago, and Miami that serve as hubs for influential artists, collectors, gallerists, designers, curators, and critics. Its campuses feature studios, exhibition and performance spaces, art services, and educational programming, all providing an unparalleled environment for creating and experiencing art. By exposing and exploring the artistic process, Mana Contemporary offers an exciting way to discover and learn about art while artists are enabled to experiment and collaborate across all disciplines, forms, and media.
Mana Contemporary is home to the Richard Meier Model Museum, Gary Lichtenstein Editions, the Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation, the Walter De Maria Foundation, the Middle East Center for the Arts, Shen Wei Dance Arts, the Keating Foundry, and more. For more information, please visit our website.
Curated by Eugene Lemay,
Mana Monumental features twenty-one artists whose work finds meaning in immen- sity. Each of the show’s participants has a studio in, has exhibited at, or is otherwise connected with Mana.
Artists include: Aboudia, Doug Argue, José Bedia, Orit Ben-Shitrit, Ofri Cnaani, Stanley Casselman, Francesco Clemente, Sante D’Orazio, Simon Edmondson, Quin Feng, Carole A. Feuerman, Urs Fischer, Kate Gilmore, Ron Gorchov, KAORUKO, KAWS, Benjamin Keating, Eugene Lemay, Alfred Leslie, Yigal Ozeri, Maria Pavlovska, Richard Prince, Milton Resnick, Shuli Sade David Salle, Julian Schnabel, Ray Smith, Max Snow, Edvins Strautmanis, and Michael Zansky
Classic shapes are contorted and reinvented in this gritty exhibition of twenty-three Latin American artists, all working in geometric abstraction. Curated by Osvaldo Romberg, Dirty Geometry declares war on orthodox geometric style in favor of a playful, erotic ethos.
Artists include: Emilia Azcárate, Alessandro Balteo Yazbeck, Cecilia Biagini, Willys de Castro, Sigfredo Chacón, Emilio Chapela, Eduardo Costa, Marcolina Dipierro, Eugenio Espinoza, Jaime Gili, Mathias Goeritz, Juan Iribarren, Bárbara Kaplan, Ramsés Larzábal, Raúl Lozza, Beatriz Olano, César Paternosto, Alejandro Puente, Luis Roldán, Osvaldo Romberg, Diana de Solares, Joaquín Torres-García, and Horacio Zabala
Gary Lichtenstein Editions At Mana
Gary Lichtenstein’s screen-printing studio, Gary Lichtenstein Editions, produces high-quality, limited-edi- tion images from its headquarters at Mana. Its most recent projects, featured in GLE at Mana, include collab- orations with a range of artistic luminaries.
Artists include: Marina Abramović, Bob Gruen, Charles Hinman, Robert Indiana, Richard Meier, and Jessica Stockholder
Mana Sessions is a series of daily roundtable discussions led by prominent art world insiders and cultural tastemakers. Exploring themes such as alternative museum pedagogy, the evolution of independant art publications, social media-driven shifts in aesthetic perception, and the significance of non-conformity, each conversation provides an in-depth analysis of relevant, critical issues facing artists and creative practitioners today.
Wednesday, December 3, 3PM
A Dialogue About the Creation of the "I feel ya" Exhibition Moderator: Andrew Bevan, style features director, Teen Vogue Featuring: Paula Wallace, president and co-founder, SCAD; Greg Brunkalla, new media director; André 3000 Benjamin, musician
Thursday, December 4, 10AM
Perpetual Syncretism: Rail(s) in Dialogue Featuring: Phong Bui, artist and publisher, The Brooklyn Rail; Nina Johnson-Milewski, publisher and founder, The Miami Rail; Cameron Gainer, artist, The Third Rail
Thursday, December 4, 2PM
This Is What I’d Tell You If We Were Alone: A View of Alternative Pedagogy Moderator: Jarrett Earnest, co-director at 1:1 Featuring: Sean J Patrick Carney, comedian, artist and writer; Joe Kay, co-founder, Soulection; Andrea Arrubla, artist; Josh Lawson, artist
Friday, December 5, 12PM
Dirty Geometry Roundtable Moderator: Osvaldo Romberg, artist and curator, Dirty Geometry Featuring: Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, art historian and curator; Pablo León de la Barra, curator, Latin America, Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative
Friday, December 5, 5PM
24/7: Formal Strategies for Addressing Perception in a Digital Age Featuring: Alex Bacon, curator; Harrison Tenzer, curator; Torey Thornton, artist; Anna-Sophie Berger, artist
Saturday, December 6, 2PM
Identifications: A Discussion About Non-Conformity, Labeling, and Forms of Identity Presented by: Witches of Bushwick
Moderator: C. Finley, artist Featuring: Alli Coates, artist; Hayden Dunham, artist; Abel Macias, artist; Signe Pierce, artist; Ilana Savdie, artist; James Moore, artist
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Opening: Tuesday, December 2, 5:30PM–10PM
318 NW 23rd Street
Miami, FL 33127
Wednesday, December 3, 10AM–9PM
Thursday, December 4, 10AM–9PM
Friday, December 5, 10AM–9PM
Saturday, December 6, 10AM–9PM
Sunday, December 7, 10AM–5PM
General Admission: $20
Seniors/Students: $15 (Must present valid ID)
Group Admission (10 or more): $10 each
Multi-Pass (4-day entry): $25 each;
re-entry for all public hours of the fair
Free for children under age 10
Free shuttle buses provided to and from
Mana Miami, Art Miami, and Art Basel Miami Beach