Miami Art Week 2013: Brazil ArtFair

The debut of a new festival composed entirely of contemporary Brazilian art and design

A new fair has entered the landscape of Miami’s ever-expanding art week. Opening today, 4 December 2013, the Brazil ArtFair is housed in a spacious 25,000 square foot exposition tent, located near the Wynwood Art District. There, 15 Brazilian galleries, 20 leading design studios and hundreds of artists are showcasing works across the fine arts, culture and design. From innovative twists and traditional furniture all …

Dead Man’s Hand

Photographer Jonah Samson's photo book of intricate noir-themed miniature scenes

In the midst of two recent gallery shows, photographer and CH contributor Jonah Samson put out a new book titled “Dead Man’s Hand.” This self-published offering, with a run of only 200 signed and numbered copies (10 of which are special editions that include a hand-painted silver print), contains a series of 20 thematically linked photographs, as well as found pin-up imagery and clippings from …

Alex Prager: Face in the Crowd

A look behind the complex scenes in the pioneering photographer's major museum exhibition in Washington, DC

Over the last ten years, photographer Alex Prager has staged fantastical dream-like scenes behind every image she captures. On 23 November 2013, Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC launched Alex Prager: Face in the Crowd, which marks the young photographer’s first-ever solo museum exhibition in the United States. The exhibition features 29 photographs and four films by the LA-based artist. One of the films, …